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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. 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
  5. Novel Ceramic Membranes for Efficient Hydrogen Recovery

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT AND TRANSFER, INC.            Topic: 26a

    The conversion of carbon-containing feedstocks to hydrogen and syngas will play important roles in the 21st century in the form of large plants for converting natural gas to liquids, hydrocarbons to chemicals, biomass to fuels and chemicals, and small units for powering fuel cells. Advancements in hydrogen membrane separation technologies have the potential to reduce costs, improve efficiency, and ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  6. Cotton Rat: Animal Model Predictive of Clinical Responses to HSV Vaccines

    SBC: VIRION SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Genital herpes is one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections worldwide and is associated with substantial morbidity. The impact of genital herpes as a public health threat is amplified because of its epidemiologic synergy with HIV. Epidemiological studies consistently demonstrate that HSV infection increases the risk of HIV transmission and acqu ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Early detection of prostate cancer in urine

    SBC: New Horizons Diagnostics            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men, and the second leading cause of cancer death. However, when prostate cancer is diagnosed in its early stages, it can be effectively treated and cured. Combined with the digital rectal examination, the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test has been widely used to detect prostate cancer in its early stages. ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Innovative Computer Prototype for HIV Screening and Brief Intervention

    SBC: RESEARCH CIRCLE ASSOCIATES            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): HIV continues to be a major public health problem in the United States, but there has been limited penetration of HIV prevention services in many healthcare settings. Novel methods for seamlessly integrating HIV prevention into medical practice are needed. The proposed Phase 1 STTR project seeks to establish the feasibility of designing key components of an inn ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Lentiviral gene therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis

    SBC: LENTIGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II, Hunter syndrome) is an X-linked recessive inherited disorder caused by absence of iduronate-2-sulfatase, resulting in systemic accumulation of glycosaminoglycans heparan sulphate and dermatan sulphate. Affected individuals suffer from skeletal abnormalities, organomegaly, life- threatening obstructive airway disease, and, ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Optimizing Operating Room Efficiency

    SBC: ADVANCED PROCESS COMBINATORICS, INC.            Topic: NIBIB

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Optimal use of operating room (OR) personnel and resources is an important problem from multiple perspectives. Unanticipated waits and delays continue to add tremendous costs and negatively impact outcomes. There are over 55 million ambulatory and 45 million inpatient procedures performed in the U.S. annually, with increasing case complexities and patient comor ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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