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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 New MicroRNA-1291 Replacement Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Disease

    SBC: MIRNA THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. There is a clear need for more effective therapies to treat deadly pancreatic cancer disease. MicroRNAs (miRNA or miR) are a large group of short, noncoding RNAs that control posttranscriptional gene expression in human cells, and there is increasing evidence for the exi ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A novel 3D cell culture human uterine contractility assay for high-throughput scr

    SBC: CHEMOSEN3D, INC.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Several disorders in reproductive medicine are results of changes in smooth muscle contractile activity. Increased myometrial contraction can lead to preterm labor, which affects 12% of the US population. However, the mechanisms involved in the transition from uterine quiescence to contractility at the onset of labor are not well-known. As a result, the managem ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. A smart needle guide template for MRI-guided transperineal prostate biopsy

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and the Surgical Navigation and Robotics Laboratory (SNR) at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) propose to develop and test a Smart Template to guide transperineal targeted prostate biopsiesand subsequent therapy under magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The project aims to solve the problem of poor diagnostic yield in prostate b ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. AutoRegister: A system for enhancing the accuracy of tumor change detection

    SBC: CORTICOMETRICS LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project proposes to build an integrated software-based system for enhancing the accuracy of tumor change detection. The intent of the system, called AutoRegister, which is to be deployed on a clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner platform, is to automate the alignment of a patient's brain scan with that of a prior scan, such that subseque ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Developing Inhibitors of the STARS/SRF Pathway for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

    SBC: Jenesis Biosciences LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, affecting an estimated 8.3% of the population. Unfortunately, the majority of individuals with diabetes continue to have suboptimal control ofglucose, therefore new and improved approaches to prevention and treatment are sorely needed. Dr. Mary Elizabeth Patti's laboratory at the ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
  9. Development of small near-infrared laser system capable of improving immune respo

    SBC: SEMINEX CORPORATION            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The broad and long-term objective of this project is to amplify the effectiveness of vaccines without the use of chemical or biological adjuvants. We will address this objective by demonstrating the feasibility for small laser- based devices to enhance responses to intradermal vaccination. A number of investigators have shown that a promising new way to make va ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. DNP Polarization Agents for Real-Time Metabolic Imaging and Clinical Diagnosis

    SBC: DYNUPOL, INC.            Topic: NCI

    Project Summary / Abstract Although standard MRI techniques provide valuable structural insight, a related technique known as magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) adds powerful real-time metabolic information about the tissues under study. MRS provides early detection of disease, monitoring treatment efficacy, and, in the case of cancer, a dramatic reduction in unnecessary biopsies. However, bro ...

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