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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. Algorithm to Identify Patients at Risk of Medication-Related Hospitalization

    SBC: L. KRENK, INC.            Topic: R

    The long range goal of this fast track research application is to improve healthcare quality and reduce healthcare costs nationwide among those at risk for medication related hospitalizationThe specific objective of this proposed research is to develop an algorithm that uses existing electronic health information to efficiently identify patients at risk of medication related hospitalization so tha ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. An Advanced Lung Organomimetic to Reproduce Human Airway Pathophysiology

    SBC: Pneumax, LLC            Topic: 113

    PROJECT SUMMARYThree of top five causes of death in humans globally are lung relatedchronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseCOPDlower respiratory infections and lung cancers collectively account for over eight million deaths annuallyCurrentlyin preclinical settingstatic cell cultures and animal models are the most widely used systems for mechanistic and translational studiesHowevercritical limitation ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Portable Device for Accurate Mouse Tail Vein Injection

    SBC: Technology Commercialization Partners LLC            Topic: OD

    PROJECT SUMMARYABSTRACT To datethe standard method to access a mouse tail vein is manual injectionbut its yield rate is poor in generalThis leads to multiple needle insertions associated with tissue damage and painBesidesfailure in tail vein injection leads to data lossand thereby more animals will be required to compensate itFinallythe dose variation induced by unreliable injection increases erro ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Automated Rodent Research Home Cage Monitoring System for Animal Welfare

    SBC: Tricorder Array Technologies LLC            Topic: 100

    PROJECT SUMMARY The for profit small business concernTricorder Array Technologies LLCwill developin partnership with the University of Alabama at BirminghamSIDECAReSensing and Integrating Data for Environmental Conditions in Animal ResearchThis device will automate collection of relevant data that will enhance consistency in animal models used to study human health treatment researchOur innovative ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Developing a Small Peptide to Control Autoimmune Inflammation In Type 1 Diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIAID

    TypeDiabetesT Daffects an ever growing populationWhile this disease typically has been associated with juvenilesthe disease in adult populations is rapidly increasingThe defining clinical component is insulin losswhich occurs because of sustained inflammation in the isletsAt present there is no means to prevent or reverse insulin lossA major inflammatory pathway in T D that contributes to insulin ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Development of An Integrated High Throughput Imaging and Image Analysis Platform for Muscle

    SBC: CytoInformatics LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There is growing awareness that weakness of muscle is a significant biomedical health issue associated with many different chronic diseases and aging There are a variety of different diseases that affect muscle including muscular dystrophy fibromyalgia cerebral palsy amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myasthenia gravis each of which carries its own uniqu ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Development of a Wearable Fluorescence Imaging Device for Intraoperative Identification of Brain Tumors

    SBC: Bioptics Technology LLC            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACTApproximatelypeople in the United States have been diagnosed with a primary brain tumorOf thesemalignant gliomasMGsaccount for approximatelyof all intracranial tumorswith an overall patient survival rate of onlyMore than any other cancerbrain cancer has lasting physicalcognitiveand psychological impacts on a patient s lifeand the highest per patient initial cost of careSurgical resection r ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Direct-read monitor for airborne viral pathogens

    SBC: Aerosol Devices Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Aerosolized pathogenssuch as Influenza virusescan spread rapidly and silently throughout a populationcausing severe outbreaks that can be difficult to controlEarly detection of these airborne pathogens is key to controlling outbreaksespecially among vulnerable populations such as in hospitalstreatment centers or nursing homesYet available methods are neither rapidnor portableCurrent methods rely h ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Enabling dexterous surgery at the tip of a flexible endoscope: A low-cost, disposable, steerable sheath.

    SBC: EndoTheia, Inc.            Topic: NIBIB

    Project Summary AbstractThe objective of this proposal is to perform proof of concept experiments for a new thin walledsteerable sheath that can pass through a standard colonoscope port and dexterously maneuver surgical instruments at its tipClinical significance comes from the fact that overpatients per year in the USA have unnecessaryinvasive surgery to remove a section of their colonClinical li ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prisons

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIA

    The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world There are over state and federal prisons housing over million prisoners in the United States The demographics of the prison population are shifting Longer sentences and constrained options for early release compound this trend The older adult segment of prison populations has more than tripled since The health ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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