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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. Dressing Assistant: Home Technology to Sustain Independent Dressing in Dementia

    SBC: Inventors' Workshops, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    AbstractPersons living with dementiaPWDoften require assistance with routine activities and daily tasksWorkloads placed on caregivers often results in high levels of physical and emotional stressand depressionand higher overall morbidity and mortality ratesFocus group of caregivers for individuals with mild to moderate dementiaidentified dressing the PWD as the most pressing and stressful daily co ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Enhanced Software Tools for Detecting Anatomical Differences in Image Data Sets

    SBC: Ligo Analytics            Topic: 105

    Project Summary Morphometric analysis is a primary algorithmic tool to discover disease and drug related effects on brain anatomy. Neurological degeneration and disease manifest in subtle and varied changes in brain anatomy that can be non-local in nature and effect amounts of white and gray matter as well as relative positioning and shapes of local brain anatomy. State-of-the-art morphometry meth ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 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. Discovery of Zika virus therapeutics using a replicon assay

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: R

    ABSTRACT The Zika virusZIKVis the cause of an explosive pandemic of infections across South and Central Americathe Caribbeanand the southeastern region of the United StatesZIKV is a flavivirusa family of small positive strand RNA viruses that includes Dengue virusDENVWest Nile virusWNVYellow fever virusYFVand hepatitis C virusHCVZIKV is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes of the Aedes genusFor the ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A software tool for objective identification of concussion-related vision disorders using a novel eye-tracking device

    SBC: Oculogica Inc            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT This project will create the first objective measurement toolthe VisBoxfor the vision subtype of concussionVSCThis will enable physicians to identify VSC without an eye care professionalfor referral to a vision specialist for personalized vision therapy recommendationsThe persistence of concussion symptoms beyond several weeks is often a life altering situation for affected individualsand ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Toward Automated Spike Sorting via Ground Truth Neural Recordings

    SBC: Leaflabs, LLC            Topic: 101

    PROJECTSUMMARY Scaling extracellular electrophysiology to higher channel counts is hindered by the burden of data handling storageand especially preprocessinge gspike sortingThe burden of spike sorting can in principle be reduced through a combination of high density multielectrode arrayprobetechnology and algorithm optimization to yield a spike sorting method that is both highly accurate and full ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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