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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. A novel anti gonorrhea immunotherapeutic

    SBC: Planet Biotechnology Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health problem worldwide Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ng the causative agent of the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea has become multidrug resistant and has achieved superbug status Novel therapeutics against Ng are urgently needed Complement C is a key arm of innate immune defenses A mechanism used by several pathogens including Ng to esca ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Transparent Surgical Mask to Improve Patient Caregiver Communication Minimize Errors and Increase Patient Satisfaction

    SBC: FaceView Mask, LLC            Topic: 600

    PROJECT SUMMARY Hearing loss innate and acquired occurs in over million Americans and globally in over million people To compensate many with hearing impairment rely on the combination of audio information and visual cues from the face cheeks nose and eyes to facilitate speech understanding In healthcare settings this important visual communication is severely hindered by the ubi ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Unified System for Wireless Optogenetics and Brain Microdialysis for Small Molecules Prototype Development and Validation

    SBC: AMUZA, INC            Topic: 101

    PROJECT SUMMARY While optogenetics is well suited for understanding the dynamic activity of neural circuits the first central theme of the NIH BRAIN Initiative PAR its neurochemical impacts remain largely uncharacterized due to a lack of appropriate tools Given that the predominant mode of cellular interactions is neurochemical commercial development of such tools will fulfill the ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. An integrative multi phenotype pipeline for drug evaluation pharmacogenomics and attribute prediction

    SBC: PHENVOGEN LLC            Topic: 300

    PROJECT SUMMARY The process of drug discovery is costly and many promising compounds fail during clinical trials By then expenses upward of $ million dollars per failed drug may have incurred and these financial risks hamper research efforts and ultimately reduce the availability of treatment options In this research proposal we are using systematic approaches to map the relationships be ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Augmenting Dual Energy CT for Novel Contrast Agents

    SBC: NEXTRAST, INC            Topic: 300

    Project SummaryAbstract Our long term goal is to revolutionize the effectiveness of CT imaging for millions of Americans across a broad range of abdominal diseaseDual energy CTDECTprovides powerful clinical diagnostic potential but remains heavily underutilized despite wide scanner availabilityDECT allows materials to be differentiated based on their relative X ray attenuation at low versus high e ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Automated electrophysiological analysis of neural circuitry using a novel nano electrode array for intracellular recording of membrane potential

    SBC: CYION TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: 101

    Summary Nervous systems process information by integrating the electrical activity of neurons in complex networks The alterations in the flow of electrical activity through neuronal networks of the brain play a causal role in the pathogenesis and or the appearance of symptoms of neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases A fundamental goal of BRAIN Initiative is therefore to elucidate how the ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Automated Electrophysiology Assessment of Drug induced Cardiotoxicity Based on Parallel Noninvasive Nanoelectrode Array

    SBC: CYION TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    Summary Drug safety issues pose a serious challenge to the health and well being of patients The development of our innovative technology aims to address a significant gap in the in vitro assessment of drug induced cardiotoxicity which is the number one reason for withdrawals of all marketed drugs as well as the premature termination of promising drug development candidates Pressured by the eno ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Breakthrough sub cellular D chemical composition research platform for live cells based on the new invention of nanoscale confocal photothermal IR micro spectroscopy n CPIR

    SBC: Anasys Instruments Corp.            Topic: 100

    Abstract This proposal will lead to a Breakthrough sub cellular D chemical composition research platform for live cells based on the new invention of sub micron confocal photothermal IR micro spectroscopy CPIR Label free sub micron chemical imaging and spectroscopy has long been sought for visualization of biomolecules and materials in complex living systems Many diseases first manifest ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Caveolae Targeted Cisplatin Immunoconjugates for Effective Lung Cancer Therapy

    SBC: Cavatar LLC            Topic: 102

    Abstract Caveolae at the endothelial cells surface can selectively rapidly and actively pump targeted antibodies out of the bloodstream and into underlying tissue in vivo even when they are conjugated to high molecular weight cargo Based on this exciting recent discovery we also found that caveolae pumping system enables unprecedented tumor specific targeting and penetration Taken together ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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