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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. "Extra Innings”: Using Serious Gaming and the Science of Baseball to Teach Science and Mathematics

    SBC: DFUSION INC.            Topic: 999

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Due to the rapid advances in science technology engineering and mathematics STEM the United States has been at the forefront of innovation and technology development in the science health and biomedical fields However these continuing advances are in jeopardy as there is a growing national shortage of trained STEM workers While the need for a STEM li ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. A Clinical 3D Movement Analysis System for Assessing Lower Extremity Injury Risk and Recovery in Athletes

    SBC: BIONIKS            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The mission of Bioniks is to develop and commercialize accurate low cost movement analysis systems for clinicians ergonomists athletic trainers and other professionals interested in quantifying human movement Our initial focus is on developing computer enhancements for inexpensive D cameras like the Microsoft Kinect These enhancements surpass the accura ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A simple and effective diagnostic test for gastrointestinal bleeding to improve patient outcomes

    SBC: CUMBERLAND PHARMACEUTICALS INC.            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Problem Lower gastrointestinal bleeding is a significant medical problem in the United States accounting for more than hospital admissions and tens of billions of dollars of healthcare spending annually It is common for bleeding from a single site to stop and restart multiple times The three modalities now used to diagnose and locate gastrointestina ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. A universal vaccine for the prevention of meningococcal meningitis in Africa

    SBC: Omvax, Inc.            Topic: R

    For more than years sub Saharan Africa has suffered with high rates of endemic meningococcal disease and periodic epidemic epidemics involving over cases In a low cost serogroup A polysaccharide protein conjugate vaccine MenAfriVac was introduced in the region The vaccine confers protection against serogroup A MenA disease as well as asymptomatic nasopharyngeal MenA carria ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Advanced Polymer-Based Micro-sensor for Radiation Detection and Measurement

    SBC: SEACOAST SCIENCE, INC.            Topic: NIEHS

    Project Summary This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project proposes the development and optimization of a commercially viable novel polymer based radiation dosimeter for wide spread deployment The radiation dosimeter proposed herein is a disruptive technology with a significant market Although many commercial radiation dosimeters measure individual radiation load dose quantificatio ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. An Agent-Based Modeling Platform for Environmental Biotechnology

    SBC: MICROVI BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Hazardous compounds in waters and soils are subject to a complex dynamic web of interactions among physical chemical and biological constituents in the natural environment Computational modeling has been proven indispensable to hazardous substances remediation particularly integrated modeling of pollutant hydrogeological fate and transport For the first t ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. An epitope focused nanoparticle vaccine for MRSA and biodefense

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overall Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive bacteria which possesses a multitude of virulence factors It is a frequent and severe pathogen in hospitals and of increasing concern in the community where it results in severe skin infections pneumonia bacterial endocarditis and sepsis A significant proportion of these infections are the result of methici ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Assessment of the glucagon receptor blocker REMD-477 on insulin requirements in type 1 diabetes

    SBC: REMD Biotherapeutics Inc.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Fast Track Insulin remains the primary and often the only treatment for type diabetes mellitus T D However it is associated with chronic iatrogenic hyperinsulinemia secondary hyperlipidemia higher incidence and severity of cardiovascular complications and life threatening hypoglycemia events A higher mortality vs due to cardiovascular ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. A user-friendly scalable microfluidic platform for enhanced neuron-cell culture

    SBC: Xona Microfluidics, Inc.            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantNeuron cell culture is widely used for studies in basic researchdrug discoveryand toxicity testingTraditional neuron cell culture approaches result in random growth of processes which prevent the study of their unique polarized morphologyOur goal is to provide robustuser friendlyand cost effective culture platforms to manipulate and access neurons and their subcellu ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Blockade of histamine-releasing factor as a new prophylactic and therapeutic strategy for food allergy

    SBC: Abwiz Bio, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The prevalence of food allergy has been dramatically increasing for the last few decades Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network www foodallergy org estimates that up to million Americans have food allergies Six to eight percent of children under the age of three have food allergies and nearly four percent of adults have them Signs and symptoms of food all ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
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