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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. Innovative Tools for Three Dimensional Traction Force Microscopy of Single Cells

    SBC: SIMMETRIX INC.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Tractions exerted by individual cells on their surroundings play a critical role in mechanical events in biology such as tissue contraction folding cell shape changes or cell movements and in many basic cellular functions such as biochemical signaling proliferation and differentiation These processes are in turn implicated in the progression of diseases like cancer atherosc ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Ultrasound Based Device to Guide Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease Using Skin Elasticity as a Biomarker

    SBC: Microelastic Ultrasound Systems, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Ultrasound Based Device to Guide Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease using Skin Elasticity as a Biomarker ABSTRACT Sclerotic chronic graft versus host disease cGVHD develops in of allogenic Human Stem Cell Transplant HCT recipients and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality GVHD is treated with immunosuppression which puts patients at severe risk of infection ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. POC 2-D Diffusion Assay for self-monitoring of BNP

    SBC: SENTILUS            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this STTR proposal is to develop a 2-D diffusion point-of-care assay (POC) for B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP). The primary goal of the proposed work is to create a test format that will allow patientswith chronic heart failure to quantitatively self-monitor serum levels of BNP. Determination of baseline level of BNP and changes in this level ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Science Take-Out Kits for Environmental Health Education

    SBC: Science Take-Out, LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nearly percent of death and disease worldwide is linked to environmental factors WHO therefore it is critical that the general public has basic understanding of how the environment affects their health and how they might protect themselves against environmental exposures Unfortunately environmental health content is typically covered on a very ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. New generation of catheters for treatment of atrial fibrillation

    SBC: NOCTURNAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Atrial fibrillation remains the most commonly occurring cardiac arrhythmia. It is associated with a lower quality of life and a higher rate of morbidity and mortality. Cryotherapy and radiofrequency catheter ablations for the purpose of eliminating atrial fibrillation have become a mainstream treatment option. They produce lesions that block the spread of elect ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. Novel Focal Adhesion Kinase autophosphorylation inhibitors against pancreatic cancer

    SBC: CUREFAKTOR PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Due to the absence of effective therapies, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. This study focuses on the development of new small molecule inhibitors targeting Focal Adhesion Kinase against pancreatic cancer. Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) has been shown to play an important role in tumor cell survival, including p ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. AML MutationCounter a tool to detect residual and recurrent leukemia

    SBC: Asystbio Laboratories, LLC            Topic: 102

    Abstract AsystBio LLC proposes to market a molecular tool kit called AML MutationCounter to count somatic mutations in genes that contribute to the development of acute myeloid leukemia AML We have developed a set of reagents and computer programs for application of next generation sequencing to count AML gene mutations The tool kit is versatile and can be used with either of the two major DNA ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Evaluation of TRB-N0224, a Proprietary Chemically-Modified Curumin, for the Treat

    SBC: TRAVERSE BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Traverse Biosciences Inc. is a pre-clinical stage drug development company working to commercialize new chemical entities which act to resolve inflammatory conditions through pleiotropic host-modulation of pathologically unrestrained matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and pro-inflammatory cytokines. The company's lead drug candidate, TRB-N0224, is a proprie ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Recombinant Botulinum Neurotoxin for Treatment of Spastic Disorders

    SBC: Cytodel, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) is the active ingredient in pharmaceutical products like Botox(R) (Allergan), which FDA has approved for therapeutic and aesthetic indications. Because of its inherent toxicity,the dose of BoNT required to treat spasticity disorders in large muscle groups is uncomfortably close to the toxic dose range. ...

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