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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 New Non-Invasive Approach for Accessing Pulmonary Arterial Stiffness in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

    SBC: Arcus-Med LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Pulmonary hypertensionPHis a disease affecting approximatelyof the general population that is characterized by abnormally elevated mean pulmonary artery pressuremPAPand pulmonary vascular resistancePVRIf left untreatedPH can ultimately lead to right heart failure and deathCurrent diagnostic approaches utilize invasive right heart catheterizationRHCto measure mPAP and PVREarly detection of PH leads ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. IRE1beta Inhibitors: Novel Therapeutics to Manage Excess Mucus in Asthma

    SBC: Irex Pharma LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Overmillion Americans have asthmawhich places an economic burden on the U Sof $billionAirway mucus overproduction is a hallmark of asthmaand the quantity and tenacity of mucus are increased during airway exacerbationsMucolytics degrade mucusbut do not reduce its productionAlthough corticosteroids and other anti inflammatory therapies indirectly decrease mucus productionand anti cho ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development of a predictive moderate throughput assay to screen novel Designer Proline-rich antimicrobial peptide Chaperone protein inhibitors (DPCs) against multi-drug resistant pathogen

    SBC: Arrevus, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Multi drug resistantMDRbacterial infections represent a significant threat to public healthIt is estimated that the impact of antibiotic resistance will continue to grow resulting in a global economic burden of $trillion and causingmillion deaths annuallyMany of the therapeutics currently under development represent traditional antibiotic approaches or next generation antibiotics that will likely ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Use of a Designer Proline-rich antimicrobial peptide Chaperone protein inhibitor (DPC) for treating antibiotic resistant pneumonia

    SBC: Arrevus, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Project SummaryInfectious disease is the third leading cause of death in the United Statesand hospital acquired infectionsHAIsin particular affectmillion patients annuallyThe most common type of HAI is pneumoniaoften caused by multi drug resistantMDRpathogens such as Staphylococcus aureusPseudomonas aeruginosaKlebsiella pneumoniaeEscherichia coliand Acinetobacter baumanniiRates of antibiotic resis ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Pudendal neuromodulation for incontinence and sphincter dyssynergia after spinal injury

    SBC: Dignify Therapeutics LLC            Topic: 106

    Spinal cord injurySCIfrequently produces severelife long bladder and bowel dysfunction that result in urinary and fecal incontinenceas well as sphincter dyssynergia that causes urinary retention and fecal impactionCurrent standard of care for incontinence consists of adult diaperswhile bladder and bowel voiding require multiple times daily catheterization of the bladder and regular digital extract ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Automated CRISPR Screening Using the CellRaft Technology

    SBC: Cell Microsystems, Inc.            Topic: 400

    Project SummaryGenome wide functional genetics has been recently made possible by pooled library based CRISPR Casgene editing technologyBy randomly knocking out thousands of geneslarge scale screens can be conducted for functional geneticsdrug sensitivity and other phenotypesCurrently howeverthis forward genetic approach is largely relegated to live dead screens in mammalian cellsImproving the sop ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A recombinant matrix to improve autologous tissue grafts

    SBC: inSoma Bio Inc            Topic: 102

    Abstract The objective of this proposal is to validate a new regenerative tissue matrix which studies to date indicate may be possible of redefining the limits of autologous fat graftingThis objective is motivated by the currently limited surgical options available to themillion patients undergoing reconstructive plastic surgery each year to treat body disfigurement and dysfunctionA core component ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Picture Me Fit: Engaging Youth in Community-Based Prevention

    SBC: Prevention Strategies, LLC            Topic: 600

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Approximately one third of all U S adults and children are obese and at risk for a wide range of related chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease hypertension diabetes stroke osteoarthritis sleep apnea and certain types of cancer The Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and other expert resources recognize that although indivi ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. STTR Phase I: An ultrasonic device for rapid tomographic rodent tissue and vasculature imaging

    SBC: Sonovol, Inc.            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will build a state of the art imaging tool for rodent disease quantification using ultrasound. Hundreds of millions of dollars in the US are spent annually on preclinical drug efficacy studies, as all candidate cancer therapeutics must be screened in rodents prior to any clinical trials. Academic and industry drug researchers make use ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  10. STTR Phase I: Robust, portable holographic imaging for label-free analysis of blood samples in the field

    SBC: M2 Photonics Innovations            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project seeks to develop a novel holographic microscope system for examining cytological samples, such as blood smears, at the point of care. Current blood cell analysis techniques require manual examination by expert technicians, resulting in a costly and time-consuming test. The project proposes to develop a compact, portable, inexpensive, a ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
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