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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. Developing a Scalable Manufacturing Process for an Oral Bacteriophage Product that Prevents Cholera

    SBC: PhagePro, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Cholera is an acute and severe disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae that is spread primarily through contaminated water sources due to a lack of adequate sanitation infrastructure. The World Health Organization estimates that there are at least 3 million cases globally per year, 40 percent of which are spread through household transmission. Current prevention methods req ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. IRE1beta Inhibitors: Novel Therapeutics to Manage Excess Mucus in Asthma

    SBC: Irex Pharma LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Over 25 million Americans have asthma, which places an economic burden on the U.S. of $81.9 billion. Airway mucus overproduction is a hallmark of asthma, and the quantity and tenacity of mucus are increased during airway exacerbations. Mucolytics degrade mucus, but do not reduce its production. Although corticosteroids and other anti-inflammatory therapies indirectly decrease mucus ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 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. Exhaled breath drug detection using differential mobility spectrometry

    SBC: Vox Biomedical LLC            Topic: NIDA

    Project Summary This proposal seeks to expand upon breath analysis technology that is being actively studied as the focus of NIH grant #6R42DA049655-02 and leverage this technology for rapid COVID-19 diagnostics. There is a dire need for sensitive and specific diagnostic tests for COVID-19 that can be performed quickly. The differential mobility spectrometry (DMS) breath analysis technology curren ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. 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
  10. Dynasore Analogues for Ocular Surface Protection

    SBC: MEDCHEM PARTNERS LLC            Topic: NEI

    7. PROJECT SUMMARY Diseases of the ocular surface are among the top reasons for visits to eye care practitioners. These conditions can severely affect eyesight and quality of life. Symptoms may include blurry vision, discomfort or pain, redness and itching, and in severe cases, blindness due to corneal scarring. Many ocular surface diseases are initiated by loss of tear film homeostasis and can be ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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