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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Drug Activation of HSF1 for Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    SBC: CHAPERONE THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARY The studies proposed here address a significant health issue the high incidence of acquired deafness from noise overstimulation that can result from recreational and workplace related activities and from service in the military Through a robust academic pharma partnership between investigators at the Kresge Hearing Research Institute with long standing interests and expertise in ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. Novel immunotherapy strategy for treatment of pancreatic cancer

    SBC: Oncotab, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Pancreatic cancer has the worst prognosis of all cancers and is the fourth leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States Patients usually present with advanced disease making curative attempts difficult Surgery is the only curative therapy since radiotherapy and chemotherapy remain largely ineffective coupled with undesirable side effects Desp ...

    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. 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
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