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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. AHTP-comet: development of an automated, high throughput comet assay system

    SBC: Engineering Resources Group, Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY Genomic instabilityinduced by DNA damageand partly mitigated by DNA repair and antioxidantsplays a critical role in the pathogenesis of many major human diseasessuch as neurodegenerationcancer and cardiovascular diseasetogether with agingThere is a critical need for automated assays that can perform these assessmentsand bring them into greater routine usewhich will help advance our ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Targeting neurotoxic alpha-synuclein aggregates for Parkinson's disease therapy.

    SBC: Vova Ida, LLC            Topic: 999

    SUMMARYParkinsonandapos s diseasePDis the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimerandapos s diseaseADaffecting more thanmillion people in the United StatesBecause age is the major risk factorthe prevalence of both diseases is steadily increasing as our population agesPD belongs to the group of protein misfolding neurodegenerative diseases that are due to the misfolding and ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Targeting glioblastoma stem-like cells with custom-designed viral vectors

    SBC: Lacerta Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    GlioblastomaGBMis the most lethal form of adult brain cancers with a median survival of andltmonths despite aggressive standard chemoradiationGBM are formed by GBM stem like cellsGSCsa major contributor to tumor recurrence and a natural focus for therapeutic developmentThere are two main reasons responsible for treatment failurehigh intraand inter tumor cellular and molecular heterogeneity with mu ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Randomized, Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Longeveron Mesenchymal Stem Cell (LMSC) Therapy for Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    SBC: Longeveron LLC            Topic: NIA

    The metabolic syndromeMetSis a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular diseasetypediabetes mellitusand mortalityand currently affects andgtof US adultsMetS is associated with endothelial dysfunctiondecreased circulating endothelial progenitor cellsEPCsand a pro inflammatory stateWe have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic mesenchymal stem cellsMSCsrestor ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Create Ultralong DNA Constructs in One Assembly Step

    SBC: FIREBIRD BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES LLC            Topic: 400

    Create Ultralong DNA Constructs in One Assembly Step Firebird Biomolecular Sciences LLCSteven ABenner Foundation for Applied Molecular EvolutionShuichi Hoshika AbstractFrost andampSullivan found aglobal market for DNA oligos at $million$million for genesPrivate investment in DNA synthesis companies like TwistGinkgoand DNA Script give collective valuations of several billion dollarsFederal public i ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Therapeutic Administration of Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling Mimetics to Ameliorate Type Diabetes

    SBC: ONEVAX, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    Type Diabetes T D results from a breakdown of self tolerance that is characterized by immune cell mediated destruction of the insulin producing cells in the pancreas Ultimately glucose metabolism is interrupted resulting in the development of life threatening complications such as heart disease and renal failure T D affects an estimated million Americans with more than new patie ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Probabilistic Modeling for Software Guided Radiotherapy Patient Plan QA

    SBC: SUN NUCLEAR CORP.            Topic: 103

    Errors in the planning and delivery of radiation therapy can result in inferior outcomes for patients The magnitude of this problem is now well appreciated from cooperative group trials and other sources At present however there are few concrete tools to reduce the chance of plan errors passing undetected Current practice uses a variety of error mitigation means such as human inspection of th ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Identification of Small Molecule Amyloid Beta Peptide Reducing Agent

    SBC: Smart Biomolecules, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    Alzheimer s disease AD is a multifactorial heterogeneous and enormously complex disorder characterized by progressive intellectual deterioration Although remarkable advances have been made in unraveling the biological basis of the disease in the last two decades that immense knowledge has not been translated in to successful therapy With the failure of secretase inhibitors at the clinical tr ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Developing a novel therapy for diabetic retinopathy

    SBC: Everglades Biopharma, LLC            Topic: W

    Project Summary Diabetic retinopathy DR is a leading cause of vision loss affecting about million people worldwide A major breakthrough in DR therapy is the recent approval of vascular endothelial growth factor VEGF inhibitors However anti VEGF therapy has limited efficacy with a number of side effects The critical barrier is how to identify other angiogenic targets for alternative or ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A Randomized Blinded Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Longeveron Mesenchymal Stem Cell LMSC Therapy for Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    SBC: Longeveron LLC            Topic: NIA

    The metabolic syndrome MetS is a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular disease type diabetes mellitus and mortality and currently affects andgt of US adults MetS is associated with endothelial dysfunction decreased circulating endothelial progenitor cells EPCs and a pro inflammatory state We have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic me ...

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

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