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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. Unicondylar Resurfacing in an Ovine Osteoarthritis Disease Model

    SBC: Cytex Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    AbstractThe treatment of large cartilage lesions is a difficult clinical problem for which there are few good solutionsLeft untreatedthese lesions tend to degenerate to chronic pain and osteoarthritisOAultimately requiring a total joint replacementFor patients suffering from knee OAandin particularunicompartmental OAunicondylar knee arthroplastyUKAis an available first line treatment option that p ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of user-friendly fluorescence based assays for marine toxins

    SBC: SeaTox Research Inc            Topic: 113

    ABSTRACTHarmful algal bloomsHABsare becoming frequent occurrences off the coasts of the United Stateswith specific instances in the coastal waters of the west coastthe Gulf of Mexicoand the Pacific OceanHistoricallyHABs have been associated with fish kills and marine mammal mortalitieshowevertheir effects on human health and economic loss due to HAB contamination of seafood are becoming more preva ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Microfluidic Nitric Oxide Sensor

    SBC: CLINICAL SENSORS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Clinical Sensors has developed a manufacturable prototype microfluidic sensor for measuring nitric oxide in whole bloodThis STTR Phase II project aims to complete several key aims necessary to commercialize this deviceincluding a clinical study where NO levels will be evaluated clinically in sepsisSepsis is the leading cause of death in non cardiac intensive care unitsICUsEach year ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. CellRaft Array for Screening and Isolation of Highly Effective Cytotoxic T Cells

    SBC: Cell Microsystems, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Project SummaryAdoptive cell therapyACTis an emerging immunotherapy which shows significant promise in treating both leukemia and solid tumorsas well as certain infectious diseasesACT comprises the isolation and ex vivo expansion of cytotoxic T lymphocytesCTLsrecognizing epitopes of a mutated or aberrantly expressed protein present almost exclusively on the surface of a patient s tumor cellsTo mee ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Production of Chemical Reagents for Prompt-Agent-Defeat Weapons

    SBC: NALAS ENGINEERING SERVICES INC            Topic: DTRA14B001

    Nalas Engineering and Johns Hopkins University collaborated in a Phase I STTR program to study reactive mixtures of HI3O8 and nanocomposite fuels previously developed by the Weihs Group. These fuel/oxidizer mixtures are uniquely able to simultaneously produce heat and biocidal iodine gas, a combination designed to destroy biological weapons. The team at Nalas focused on evaluating conditions for p ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. A Rapid assay for RNA targeted drugs: Instrumentation Supplement

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Some of the most significant therapies that treat disease target nucleic acids Drugs that target nucleic acid include cancer drugs antibiotics and antivirals Combined these classes of drugs have annual sales worldwide of $ billion Antibiotics that target nucleic acids account for $ billion of the $ billion of sales annuall for all antibiotics an ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Assessing the Bite Counter as a Tool for Food Intake Monitoring: Phase II

    SBC: BITE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Self monitoring has been described as the andquot cornerstone of the behavioral treatment of obesityandquot Consistent self monitoring of energy intake is associated with improved dietary adherence and weight loss and maintenance The problem is that individuals are notoriously bad at self monitoring their intake and suffer from an underreporting bias The s ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Measurement of Beta Cell Death in Diabetes

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant All forms of diabetes are characterized by the death of insulin producing cells In Type diabetes T D this leads to the reliance on exogenous insulin for survival Death of cells is silent it cannot be detected in vivo until it has progressed to such an extent that metabolic function is impaired The loss of cells has only been assessed by functiona ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Quantitative Optical Sensor to Monitor Tumor Vascular Physiology

    SBC: Zenalux Biomedical, Inc.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant In there were new cases of head and neck cancers HNC in the United States Early detection of new and locally recurrent cancers is clinically important to reduce not only cancer related mortality but also treatment associated morbidity as it impacts multiple organ functions including respiration olfaction hearing eating swallowing and speak ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Anti-biofilm agents for the treatment of pulmonary infection in cystic fibrosis p

    SBC: AGILE SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The leading cause of mortality in patients with cystic fibrosis CF is pulmonary failure from lung infections and the predominant organism isolated from these infections is the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lung infections of CF patients persist over the lifetime of the patients and are impossible to eradicate due to the ability of bacteria to form biofi ...

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