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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. 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
  2. Delivery of pathogen trapping antibodies for vaginal protection

    SBC: MUCOMMUNE, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Despite immense efforts in behavioral interventions to promote safer sexual practices sexually transmitted infections STIs continue to be a pandemic worldwide Unfortunately there are no effective vaccines or microbicides for the majority of STIs A pathogen specific safe effective and discreet vaginal microbicide that does not require daily or sex associ ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Optimization of the Production and Isolation of the Novel Antifungal Occidiofungin

    SBC: Sano Chemicals, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Occidiofungin is a cyclic nonribosomally synthesized antifungal peptide with submicromolar fungicidal activity against a broad spectrum of fungi Occidiofungin is produced by the Gram negative bacterium Burkholderia contaminans From our structural characterization studies occidiofungin was determined to have a unique chemical composition Our studies have als ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Aminopiperidines as novel anti influenza agents

    SBC: Chicago Biosolutions, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Influenza A viruses belong to the orthomyxoviridae family with a negative sense segmented RNA genome which can cause seasonal or pandemic flu with high morbidity and significant mortality Vaccination is the most prevalent prophylactic means for controlling influenza infections However an effective vaccine usually takes at least months to develop for the circulating strains Furthermore vac ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. An epitope focused nanoparticle vaccine for MRSA and biodefense

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overall Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive bacteria which possesses a multitude of virulence factors It is a frequent and severe pathogen in hospitals and of increasing concern in the community where it results in severe skin infections pneumonia bacterial endocarditis and sepsis A significant proportion of these infections are the result of methici ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Blood based diagnostics for Alzheimer s Disease

    SBC: AMPRION INC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal is for a phase I II fast track project for the STTR program with the main goal to develop a blood test for Alzheimerandapos s disease AD diagnosis AD is the most common dementia in the elderly population and one of the leading causes of death in the developed world One of the main problems in AD is the lack of an early sensitive and objective ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. New Class of Bright Sharp Tunable Near Infrared Fluorophores for Flow Cytometry

    SBC: Nirvana Sciences, Inc.            Topic: R

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Polychromatic flow cytometry FC is one of the most powerful analytical techniques routinely used by both basic research and clinical diagnostics laboratories for the immunological categorization of cells Dyes used for FC typically exhibit broad fluorescent emission bands with full width at half maximum fwhm values of nm This limits the maximum numbe ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Mutation Enriched Targeted Re Sequencing

    SBC: TRANSGENOMIC, INC.            Topic: 103

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Low level tumor associated somatic DNA mutations can have profound implications for development of metastasis prognosis choice of treatment follow up or early cancer detection Unless they are effectively detected these low level mutations can misinform patient management decisions or become missed opportunities for personalized medicine Widely used tech ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Modulation of the Innate Immune Response by Fisetin Derivatives for the Treatment of AD

    SBC: VIROGENICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There are currently no drugs or other therapeutic interventions that can reverse or halt the progression of Alzheimerandapos s disease AD Age is by far the greatest risk factor for AD and it is known from studies in both mice and humans that neuroinflammation is increased with old age and to an even greater extent in AD Therefore a drug that could reduce ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Protection and Treatment of the Ocular Surface Barrier

    SBC: Proteris Biotech, Inc.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Dry eye a group of disorders that affects million people over the age of in the USA today is characterized by inadequate hydration and lubrication of the ocular surface The final common pathway for all types of dry eye is disruption of the ocular surface barrier which can be assessed by quantifying uptake of water soluble dyes applied topically to the ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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