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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. CardioPort to Enable Intracardiac Beating Heart and Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery

    SBC: Nido Surgical, Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantThe goal of this Fast Track STTR project is to develop a novel CardioPortTM surgical device that will enable minimally invasive beating heart repair without use of cardiopulmonary bypassCPBThere is a critical unmet need for new instruments to improve the surgical repair of heart defects in childrenCurrent best surgical practices involve either open heart surgery wit ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. T SS needle protein inhibitors for the treatment of P aeruginosa infection

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The inability to treat many Gram negative bacterial infections effectively with existing antibiotics is a major medical crisis Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a prime example of clinical isolates from critically ill patients are resistant to three or more drugs The overall goal of this project is to address the critical medical need by a novel approach of iden ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. New heterocyclic inhibitors of filoviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: H

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Ebola and Marburg viruses belong to the family Filoviridae and can cause fatal hemorrhagic fevers characterized by widespread tissue destruction with an incubation period of days Because of the safety concerns these viruses are designated as the biosafety level agents Currently there is no effective vaccine or therapeutic treatment against filoviral i ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Nitric Oxide Microfluidic Sensor

    SBC: CLINICAL SENSORS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This Small Business Innovation Research SBIR Phase I project aims to develop a microfluidic based nitric oxide NO sensor as an early sepsis risk assessment device Sepsis causes significant strain on the U S healthcare system consuming over $ billion annually due to extended hospital stays and significant morbidity and mortality Rapid diagnosis and in ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. New small molecule inhibitors of arenaviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: R

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Lassa fever virus LASV and Machupo virus MACV are hemorrhagic fever arenaviruses which are classified as Category A Agents Currently there are no licensed LASV or MACV vaccines and LASV MACV therapy is limited to use of the nucleoside analog ribavirin which is only partially effective and associated with significant side effects The impact of arenavirus ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Live-attenuated ETEC Anti-Diarrhea Vaccine Construction via Synthetic Biology

    SBC: Codagenix Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The development of vaccine to combat Enterotoxigenic E coli ETEC is vital given the pathogenandapos s global impact on million individuals annually however an entirely new non conventional approach is needed Field studies have suggested that inert antigen based vaccines to combat ETEC have andquot essentially no efficacyandquot Therefore a vaccin ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Development of an Antigen Capture Assay for Babesia microti

    SBC: Biopeptides, Corp            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Babesia microti the primary etiologic agent of human babesiosis is a tick borne eukaryotic apicomplexan pathogen that is an increasing threat to the US public health Although B microti is primarily a tick borne pathogen it can be transmitted by transfusion of infected blood Despite the well recognized threat there is no FDA licensed test to screen donor ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Inhibitors of the viral nucleoprotein polymerase co factor interaction for human RSV and MPV therapy

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Human respiratory syncytial virus hRSV and human metapneumovirus hMPV are non segmented negative strand viruses NNSV and are the leading causes of acute respiratory tract infections in infants worldwide In addition hRSV is a significant cause of disease in elderly populations and can often be fatal for patients with compromised immune systems Currently no vaccines are available and exis ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Antibody targeting of ADAM for treatment of triple negative breast cancer

    SBC: Adecto Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Triple negative breast cancers TNBCs account for of breast cancer deaths and lack targeted therapies Drs Sonenshein Mineva and Romagnoli and their co workers recently identified the non essential cell surface protein ADAM A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease as a pivotal promoter of breast tumor growth and metastasis and validated it as a target o ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Therapy for drug resistant influenza strains by nucleic acid targeting of respiratory airways

    SBC: Abcombi Biosciences Inc            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Antiviral drugs are a crucial countermeasure for influenza A virus IAV particularly in circumstances of increased IAV incidence or if a vaccine is unavailable e g virulent H N IAV However the emergence of IAV strains that are resistant to current antivirals H N underscores the need for new treatment strategies particularly those that modify the host response IAVs ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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