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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. AAV2-ASPA-Based Metabolic Intervention for Alzheimer's Disease

    SBC: ASKLEPIOS BIOPHARMACEUTICAL, INC.            Topic: NIA

    Abstract We propose to initiate preclinical development of a gene therapeutic targeted to Alzheimer's Disease. The World Health Organization's and Alzheimer's Disease International's report on Dementia (2012) recognizes that the global burden of AlzheimerDisease is forecast to worsen significantly with prevalence predicted to double every 20 years. Interventions that could prov ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Bullet Proof vascular graft to prevent dialysis access cannulation injury

    SBC: Innavasc Medical, Inc.            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Abstract Synthetic arteriovenous grafts AVGs can provide life sustaining vascular access for dialysis patients but are subject to multiple modes of failure and complications related to chronic needle cannulation poor graft identification delayed access and bleeding These graft needle cannulation associated complications translate to millions of dollars in health care expense ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Method to Increase Buprenorphine Treatment Capacity and Effectiveness

    SBC: CBT4CBT, LLC            Topic: R42

    The goal of this fast track STTR proposal is to expand buprenorphine maintenance therapy for opioid dependent patients Over million people in the US are addicted to opiates Providing effective agonist therapy methadone or buprenorphine coupled with behavioral counseling greatly improves outcomes reduces morbidity and reduces societal costs Methadone maintenance treatment has been limit ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Multivalent Lyme Disease Vaccine Targeting Tick-Host-Pathogen Interactions

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against Lyme disease by targeting Ixodes scapularis proteins critical for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission from the tick to mammalian host Earlier work has identified four tick proteins Salp TRE tHRF and TSLPI that facilitate different steps of spirochete transmission and immunity against these protein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A novel protein engineering tool for rapid manufacturing of designer nucleosomes

    SBC: Epicypher, Inc.            Topic: 103

    PROJECT SUMMARY Nucleosomes are the basic building blocks of chromatin and composed of bp DNA wrapped around a core histone octamer Chromatin function is controlled by the dynamic addition removal of histone post translational modifications PTMs Significantly alterations in specific PTMs are associated with changes in gene expression driving the emergence progression of many cancer ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A novel therapeutic approach for Acute Lung Injury/ARDS

    SBC: BIOMARCK PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of the proposed project is to advance the development of novel peptides targeting MARCKS (Myristoylated Alanine-Rich C Kinase Substrate) protein as platform drug molecules for the treatment of Acute Lung Injury (ALI) and its more severe form, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), thereby providing the first pharmacologic therapeutic for this ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A Platform Technology for High-Throughput Screening of Gene Regulatory Elements

    SBC: Element Genomics, Inc.            Topic: 200

    Project Summary Abstract The goal of this proposal is to develop a novel high throughput platform for understanding gene regulatory elements in order to identify new drug targets for common diseases The human genome encodes approximately genes Understanding how those genes are regulated and how this correlates to complex cell phenotypes has long been a major focus of our team Follow up p ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. CellRaft Array for Screening and Isolation of Highly Effective Cytotoxic T Cells

    SBC: Cell Microsystems, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Cell Microsystems Inc is an early stage biotechnology company whose mission is the commercialization of a novel cost effective platform enabling the identification and efficient isolation of viable cells based on morphologic and fluorescence signatures as well as characteristics that change over time The CellRaft technology is based on a unique cell array recently developed ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Delivery of pathogen trapping antibodies for vaginal protection

    SBC: MUCOMMUNE, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Despite immense efforts in behavioral interventions to promote safer sexual practices sexually transmitted infections STIs continue to be a pandemic worldwide Unfortunately there are no effective vaccines or microbicides for the majority of STIs A pathogen specific safe effective and discreet vaginal microbicide that does not require daily or sex associ ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of fluorescence-based receptor binding assays for the detection

    SBC: SeaTox Research Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are becoming frequent occurrences off the coasts of the United States, particularly in coastal waters of New England, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. Historically, HABs have beenassociated with fish kills and marine mammal mortalities; however, their effects on human health and economic loss due to HAB contamination of se ...

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