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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 April, 2020.

  1. Analytics-Based Platform for Diabetic Retinopathy Care Management

    SBC: Retinal Care Inc.            Topic: NEI

    ABSTRACT Despite the overefficacy of diabetic retinopathyDRtreatmentit continues to be the leading cause of blindness in working age AmericansOvermillion adults in the US have diabetesOf thesewill develop DR andwill develop vision threatening DRVTDRCurrentlyless than half of all patients with diabetes receive the recommended annual dilated eye exam andof those diagnosed with VTDRonlyundergo timely ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of a Novel Bio-Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 300

    Development of a Novel Bio Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair Project Summary Abstract This project proposes the development of a novel mesh adhesive system for abdominal hernia repair utilizing surface modification of polymer surgical mesh to allow for improved tissue fixation with a poloxamine hydrogel adhesiveMore thanmillion Americans undergo hernia repair with surgical mesh each ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Developing and validating a podocyte cell-based diagnostic assay for identifying recurrent focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis patients

    SBC: InDepth Pharmaceuticals, LLC            Topic: 400

    Diagnosing glomerular diseases accurately and in timely fashion is key to developing a successful treatment plan and thereby prevent their progression to ESRDend stage renal diseaseHowevertheir successful diagnosis remains challenging due to the complex diagnostic procedures used including invasive renal biopsiesThusthere is a compelling need to develop simplified procedures to detect glomerular d ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Production and Characterization of Human Immunoglobulin Producing Goats for Diagnostic Reagents and Therapeutics

    SBC: SAB Capra LLC            Topic: NIAID

    Project Summary Abstract The ultimate goal of this phase II STTR proposal is to expand the capabilities of SABandapos s diversitAbplatform by continuing advanced development of Transchromosomic goatsTcGsThis will be accomplished by producing male and female goat endogenous immunoglobulin gene knockout cell lines that contain SAB Capraandapos s human artificial chromosomeHACwhich encodes the entire ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. Fully Human Antibody Combinations for the Prevention of Seasonal Influenza Infection

    SBC: IDBiologics, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Our overarching goal is to develop a monoclonal antibody based product for the prevention of seasonal influenza in high risk patientsIt is estimated there aredeaths annually related to seasonal influenza worldwideIn the United Statestheinfluenza season was classified a high severity season withdeathsandhospitalizations attributed to influenzaserving as a reminder of the continued severity of influ ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Automated Intestinal Electrical Stimulation for Diabetes

    SBC: Transtimulation Research Inc.            Topic: 200

    Diabetes affects more thanof Americans and costs over $billion inin USAMedical therapies have limitations in treating diabetic patients with obesity due their common side effects of weight gainBariatric surgery has been proposed for treating diabetic patients with promising outcomesIn this projectwe propose a novel method of intestinal electrical stimulationIESfor treating diabetesPhysiologicallyt ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of an M Protein-Deficient Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine for Aerosolized Vaccination of the Lung

    SBC: HEARTLAND VACCINES LLC            Topic: NIAID

    Project Summary Abstract Respiratory syncytial virusRSVis a major respiratory pathogen in human infants and elderly individualsRSV infection is the principal cause of hospitalization of infantsand is a leading cause of infant mortality worldwideIn elderly adultsRSV infection accounts fordeaths annually in the US aloneDespite the high impact of RSVthere is presently no licensed vaccine despite deca ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Identifying hereditary cancer patients in low-resource community cancer settings using an innovative informatics solution

    SBC: SGgenomics, Inc.            Topic: 101

    PROJECT SUMMARYHereditary cancer risk assessment in low resource community cancer settings is a signi cant unmet clinical needUnfortunatelymost community cancer clinics do not have adequate access to genetics expertise and patients are not systematically assessed for hereditary riskNew cost e ective and practical approaches are needed to assess and identify patients at risk for hereditary cancer c ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Targeted Chelation for Reversal of Vascular Calcification

    SBC: Elastrin Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    PROJECT SUMMARY Medial arterial calcification is a form of vessel hardening in which calcium deposits are found in the medial layer of elastic and muscular arteriesspecifically on elastic fibersleading to arterial stiffening and tearingAn independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in diabetic and chronic kidney disease patientsit predisposes the patients to cardiovascular mortality and lo ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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