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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. A simple assay system for rapid detection of circulating tumor cells

    SBC: TELOVISION, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Metastasis or dissemination of primary tumor cells is the major cause of mortality in cancer patients Circulating tumor cells CTCs in the bloodstream are key players in the establishment of metastatic tumors Recent studies demonstrated that the number of CTCs present in patient blood directly correlate with cancer progression recurrence and survival rate ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. CG-GRID: Computational Genetics Grid Resource for Interaction Discovery

    SBC: PARABON COMPUTATION, INC.            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Advances in DNA sequencing technology have now made it practical and affordable to generate datasets containing millions of genetic attributes that can be tested for association with disease susceptibility The computational complexity of searching for genetic interactions over such high dimensional datasets imposes great challenges for genome wide associatio ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development of Compounds for the Prevention and Treatment of Rhabdomyolysis

    SBC: Virtual Drug Development Inc.            Topic: NIDDK

    ? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this Phase I STTR project is to establish the feasibility of developing a small-molecule therapeutic agent designed to prevent rhabdomyolysis-induced renal failure. Rhabdomyolysis accounts for 7% to 10% of cases of renal failure in the US. Rhabdomyolysis results from muscle injury that leads to the release of myoglobin, which is then deposited ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Disposable paper-based electrochemical metal ion sensors for water safety testing

    SBC: ZANSORS            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I application aims at developing a generalizable electrochemical biosensing platform for detection of metal ions in water. Specifically, the main objective of the project is to validate the design of a convenient, cost-effective electrochemical ion (E-ION) sensing platform for direct detection of metal ion contaminants such as mercury (Hg2+), silver ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Enhancing mtDNA Repair During Stroke Reperfusion to Reduce Brain Damage

    SBC: EXSCIEN CORPORATION            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Attempts to develop drug treatments for acute stroke have not fulfilled expectations. Perhaps best illustrating this unsatisfactory situation is the hisory of therapeutic strategies directed at the inhibition of reactive oxygen species (ROS). While decades of laboratory and clinical studies make it clear that ROS are pathogenically important across the entire s ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Exosomal drug formulations

    SBC: 3P BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): More people in the U.S. (160,340 per year) die of lung cancer than of prostate, breast, and colon cancer combined. The most common type of lung cancer, non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), accounts for 75% of all lung cancers. Regrettably, 85% of all patients diagnosed with NSCLC eventually die of the disease within 5 years, due to micro-metastasis and relapse. ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Field-Side Mobile-Device Oculomotor Function Assessment

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1.6 - 3.8 million concussions occur annually. Although striking, these figures are vast underestimates of the actual number of afflicted individuals because many who have suffered a concussion are never diagnosed because they do not seek medical advice. During competition and practice, athletes are ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Harvesting specific plant metabolites from hairy root cultures using magnetized n

    SBC: NAPROGENIX, INC.            Topic: NCCIH

    DESCRIPTION: Plants produce a wide variety of valuable bioactive metabolites, but these are commonly present in low concentrations in the wild-type plant. This makes the separation and purification of these compounds complicated and expensive. The applicant company, Naprogenix Inc, has developed a technology for increasing the yields of specific bioactive metabolites in mutant plant cell cultures ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Metal ion-functionalized soluble nanopolymers: A new analytical platform for plas

    SBC: Tymora Analytical Operations, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Mass spectrometry based proteomics is an emerging technology that has seen possible applications everywhere The technique can potentially use one drop of our blood to reveal onset and progress of diseases Current Randamp D using plasma serum proteome sample sets however is severely limited by the high complexity and dynamic range of protein concentrations ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Minimal piggyBac vectors for chromatin integration

    SBC: EXSCIEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIGMS

    In this grant, we describe novel transposon piggyBac vectors engineered to deliver transgenes as efficiently as currently available piggyBac systems, but with significantly less helper DNA co-delivered into the host genome. To generate these plasmids, we first identified an important and previously unreported aspect of transposon biology, that the full-length terminal domains required for successf ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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