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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. Pegasys VR: Integrating Virtual Humans in the Treatment of Child Social Anxiety

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders among youth with lifetime prevalence ranging between of the general population Among anxiety disorders social anxiety disorder SAD affects of all youth resulting in significant short and long term impairment including increased likelihood of substance abuse limited academic achievemen ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  3. Friends, Family, and Food: Interactive Virtual Environments for Children with Food Allergies

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Pediatric Food Allergy FA is recognized as a serious public health concern that affects approximately percent of children with symptoms affecting multiple organ systems including skin the respiratory tract and the GI tract Food induced anaphylaxis which is a rapid potentially life threatening reaction can occur in more serious cases Despite the s ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Experience Success: Virtual Reality Skills Training to Enhance e-Weight Loss

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overweight and obesity are major health problems affecting over two thirds of US adults Commercially available Internet based weight loss programs are currently used by millions of overweight obese individuals in the U S but weight losses are often poor likely because these products on the whole do not incorporate empirically validated behavioral weight los ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  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. Reversal of Myocardial Infarction by Localized Stimulation

    SBC: Micro Vide, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Heart attacks i e myocardial infarction or MI occur in more than million patients annually Advances in pharmacological therapy have dramatically improved survival following the initial MI Consequently the number of patients with previous MI continues to increase and as a result put in jeopardy millions of patients for development of heart failure I ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
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