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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. Development of novel compounds for the treatment of atrial fibrillation

    SBC: Elex Biotech, Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Atrial fibrillation AF is the most prevalent type of cardiac arrhythmia in the developed world affecting million people in the United States alone a number that is expected to double by because of population aging Current pharmacological options are ineffective which may be in part because these drugs fail to target key pathogenic mechanisms Recen ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. StrikeVEMP: Automated Portable Bone-Conducted Force Stimuli for Recording Acceleration-Produced coVEMPs

    SBC: Ear And Skull Base Center, Inc.            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Each year million Americans go to health care providers because of vertigo dizziness or balance problems It is the second most common complaint heard in doctorandapos s offices and will occur in of the nationandapos s population at sometime in their lives From through of US adults aged years and older million Americans had ve ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. Preclinical and neuroimmunologic study of RTL1000 for methamphetamine addiction

    SBC: Virogenomics BioDevelopment Inc            Topic: R41

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Methamphetamine MA dependence is associated with long term damage to regions of the brain that control cognitive and psychiatric function One third to one half of MA dependent adults experience persistent cognitive and other psychiatric disorders up to three years or longer into remission The neuropsychiatric impairments that persist following abstinence ar ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A screening assay for chemicals that affect the differentiation of human neural cells.

    SBC: Nzumbe, Inc.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Human brain development represents a highly vulnerable time to chemical exposures because immature cells are actively undergoing differentiation into more complex cell types e g neurons astrocytes oligodendroglia to form neural circuits A major reason for this vulnerability is that neuronal differentiation requires critical time dependent changes to the ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Identifying activators of interferon regulatory factors for neuroprotection

    SBC: Neuralexo, LLC            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States However less than of patients are eligible for the current approved interventions of tissue plasminogen activator or thrombectomy We seek to develop new therapeutics to reduce the extent of damage and functional impairment resulting from ischemic injury to the brain an area of signi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of Novel Compounds for Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias in CPVT

    SBC: Elex Biotech, Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Abstract Current therapies to treat the orphan disease catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia CPVT have potential side effects so severe that hospitalization is required upon treatment initiation and severely exacerbate depression and fatigue in children that already have psychological issues due to this devastating life long life threaten ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Evidenced-based Firefighter Worksite Health and Safety Intervention

    SBC: Odyssey Science Innovations, LLC            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Worksite health promotion is a means to improve employeesandapos lifestyles enhance their wellbeing and increase productivity while reducing healthcare and disability costs However most existing worksite health programs are not evidence based Our company Odyssey Science Innovations LLC was formed by experienced health promotion researchers to take our ...

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