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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Portable System with Li Foil MWPC Neutron Detectors

    SBC: Radiation Detection Technologies, Inc.            Topic: DTRA14B005

    At the completion of the research and development effort a Li foil multi-wire proportional counter (MWPC) neutron detector with more than 625 cm^2 of active area will be included in a portable radiation detection system. The system is expected to have an intrinsic thermal neutron detection efficiency of 55% or greater and gamma-ray rejection ratio (GRR) of 1.0x10^-8 or better. A gamma-ray spectrom ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Novel Silica-Based Organic Polymer for Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry

    SBC: Prosolia, Inc.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Most samples of chemical interest are complex mixtures making the usual combination of chromatography with mass spectrometry MS a natural choice However the increased demand for chemical analysis by mass spectrometry in many areas of science makes it imperative to increase efficiency of analysis by minimizing sample workup and overall analysis time which ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Low Cost, Quantitative, Chemical Specific Device for Illicit Drug Detection

    SBC: MKS Technology            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal will assess the quantitative capabilities of surface enhanced Raman scattering SERS detection of cocaine and marijuana metabolites in urine samples Combining low cost instrumentation and novel chemical sensing provides an innovative new approach for diagnosing illicit drug use Current methods use a colorimetric indicator to screen specimens fo ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Lowering the Cost of Imaging for Retinal Microvasculature in Diabetic Patients

    SBC: AEON IMAGING, LLC            Topic: W

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Recently we found extensive remodeling of the microvasculature of the retina occurring in some diabetic patients much earlier than expected This provides the potential for novel biomarkers However the equipment is too expensive for most clinics and small practices These early retinal microvascular changes cannot be seen with routine clinical examination o ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Discovery of Oligodendrocyte Stimulators

    SBC: Medosome Biotec, LLC            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Up to of low birth weight preterm infants manifest some form of periventricular white matter injury PWMI making it the most common form of brain injury affecting premature infants In the US infants per year are born at risk for PWMI and about children per year will develop PWMI World wide infants will be born each year at ri ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A new generation of targeted therapeutics for the treatment of cancer

    SBC: NERX BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Development of novel lung cancer therapeutics targeting the DNA damage response Abstract Lung tissue is constantly exposed to a wide variety of inhaled chemical agents While the majority of these maybe innocuous those that damage DNA have severe consequences Thus the DNA damage response DDR and DNA repair in these tissues is extremely important The vast ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Diagnosing aggressive prostate cancer by spectroscopic photoacoustic tomography

    SBC: Vibronix, Inc.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Prostate cancer PCa is the No killer among male cancer patients The ultimate test is based on transrectal ultrasound guided needle biopsy and histological examination of fixed prostate tissues This conventional diagnostic procedure is invasive missing cases of cancer due to small sampling volume Moreover it leads to an overtreatment of patients du ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A biochemical companion diagnostic platform to measure kinase inhibitor pharmacodynamics in leukemia

    SBC: MICROFLUIDIC INNOVATIONS, LLC            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Kinase inhibitors created a new paradigm in chemotherapy and are a major focus of new oncology drug development The Bcr Abl inhibitor imatinib was a breakthrough drug for chronic myelogenous leukemia with overwhelming early results however at least of patients are either intolerant resistant or experience recurrence within years and individual respo ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Lentiviral Vector for the treatment of Fanconi Anemia

    SBC: Rimedion, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantIn this Phase II STTR application Rimedion seeks to commercialize a novel treatment for patients suffering from Fanconi anemia and request funding for a Phase I II clinical trialThe product will utilize a HIVbased lentiviral vector expressin the Fanconi anemia A proteinThe strong scientific support for this approached is strengthened by a successful Phase I STTRThe ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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