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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. A simple assay system for rapid detection of circulating tumor cells

    SBC: TELOVISION, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Metastasis or dissemination of primary tumor cells is the major cause of mortality in cancer patients Circulating tumor cells CTCs in the bloodstream are key players in the establishment of metastatic tumors Recent studies demonstrated that the number of CTCs present in patient blood directly correlate with cancer progression recurrence and survival rate ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Metal ion-functionalized soluble nanopolymers: A new analytical platform for plas

    SBC: Tymora Analytical Operations, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Mass spectrometry based proteomics is an emerging technology that has seen possible applications everywhere The technique can potentially use one drop of our blood to reveal onset and progress of diseases Current Randamp D using plasma serum proteome sample sets however is severely limited by the high complexity and dynamic range of protein concentrations ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Universal amplifier system for high-fidelity multi-modal biosignal recordings

    SBC: REFER2INPUT, LLC            Topic: 213

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The measurement monitoring and use of bioelectric signals has evolved from the measurement of the electrical activity of the heart to encompass tissues ranging from cardiac skeletal and smooth muscles to brain and peripheral nerve tissues Together with this development has been the evolution of specialized equipment to capture and interpret these minute sig ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Development of Novel S. aureus Antibiotics with Reduced Resistance Susceptibility

    SBC: NOVALEX THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Widespread antibiotic use has accelerated S aureus resistance to almost all marketed antibiotic classes including beta lactams fluoroquinolones macrolides aminoglycosides tetracyclines as well as the newer linezolid and daptomycin Methicillin resistant S aureus MRSA is an increasing public health threat with deaths from MRSA infections already compar ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development of broad spectrum Hepatitis C Virus NS3/4A protease inhibitors

    SBC: NOVALEX THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This is a collaborative proposal to develop inhibitors with reduced susceptibility to resistance and improved genotype spectrum of activity against the NS A protease of the Hepatitis C virus HCV Over three percent of the worldandapos s population is infected with the hepatitis C virus HCV Unfortunately the current best treatment is still quite challeng ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Next Generation Semiconductor-Based Radiation Detectors Using Cadmium Magnesium Telluride

    SBC: BRIMROSE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: 23c

    At present, CdZnTe is considered the material of choice for efficient, room temperature gamma-radiation detection systems used for the detection and identification of radionuclides. Despite the advances in CdZnTe materials technology during the last decade, the major impediments in the progress of - ray detection technology are the low yield of device quality materials and detectors, and the limit ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  7. Long life radio frequency surface plasma source

    SBC: MUONS INC            Topic: 30d

    The development of H- ion sources with highest performance is essential for the success of the next generation of high power proton accelerators. Project X at Fermilab needs a CW H- Ion Source that satisfies demanding performance specifications: 10 mA CW beam current with normalized transverse rms emittance 0.2 mm-mr, fast chopping capability, fast intensity variation, and high availability. Man ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  8. Development of VPL Vaccine for RSV

    SBC: SIGMOVIR BIOSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Project Summary Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is recognized as the single most important viral cause of acute respiratory disease in infants and young children worldwide. Elderly populations and immunocompromised individuals are also at significant risk for serious RSV disease. Despite this very substantial disease burden imposed by RSV worldwide, there are no vaccines available. Severa ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Developing a Nrf2 activator for the treatment of scleroderma

    SBC: CUREVEDA, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Scleroderma is a devastating autoimmune disease with a chronic course, involving the overproduction of collagen leading to fibrosis of the skin and connective tissues. The disease has a range of symptoms including pain,stiffness and swelling of the joints, shortness of breath and gastrointestinal complications. More than 50% of patients with the aggressive form ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Topically-delivered Targeted Gene Suppression of Immune Activation in Psoriasis

    SBC: Exicure, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): AuraSense Therapeutics (AST), along with Northwestern University, is applying a recently developed technology using oligonucleotide-functionalized nanoparticles (called spherical nucleic acids or SNAs) to control protein expression. These easily synthesized nanoparticles can have either DNA or RNA shells, and are less than 50 nm in hydrodynamic diameter. SNA co ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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