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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. Nucleobase aminosugars with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: Y

    PROJECT SUMMARYAminoglycosides are one of the cheapest and well known antibiotics in clinical use for overyearsbut one of the major limitations in their use is their ototoxicityWe are developing fast and low cost methods to develop aminoglycosides with antiribosomal activities and reduced toxicityIn this projectwe will identify novel aminoglycoside antibacterialsthat show reduced ototoxicityComple ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Proteasome inhibitor re-sensitizing molecules for treatment of refractory multiple myeloma

    SBC: Leukogene Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Abstract Multiple MyelomaMMis the second most common form of blood cancer and remains an incurable and deadly diseaseProteasome inhibitorPItherapy is a cornerstone in the treatment of MMbut resistance to this class of agent is an emerging challenge in the clinicNew therapeutic approaches that specifically target resistance are needed to maximize responses and ultimately produce cur ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Robot-Assisted Cognitive Training for Socially Isolated Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

    SBC: Applied Universal Dynamics, Corp.            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract This project will develop a Socially Assistive RobotSARto provide cognitive trainingin the form of learning to play the pianoto improve cognitive functioning and reduce feelings of loneliness in socially isolated older adultsThe SAR will administer cognitive training via guided practice on a set of standard piano lesson tasks designed to reflect particular cognitive functi ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Validation of a Novel Fungicidal Approach for Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACT When Cryptococcus is manifested as cryptococcal meningitis (CM), it creates a large burden of mortality and morbidity to the patient and is very difficult for the clinician to treat. There are now an estimated 2600-7800 US cases and 400,000 cases of CM worldwide annually, with estimated mortality of 15-50% per year. CM is caused when Cryptococcus neoformans, a basidiomycete fungal pathoge ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Validation of Novel Therapeutic Approach for Leptomeningeal Metastases

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Leptomeningeal Metastases (LM) is a condition in which tumor cells from a primary tumor metastasize, invade the subarachnoid space (SAS) and spread throughout the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), resulting in seeding along the meninges, brain and spinal cord. LM represents a devastating event of cancer progression. There are 30,000 cases annually and currently no cure, with average survival of ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Development of mitochondrial disease mouse models

    SBC: B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc            Topic: OD

    Project Abstract Mitochondria are double membrane bound organelles that are found in all eukaryotic cells and carry a specialized circularkb genomeThere is a group of devastating human genetic diseases caused by inherited or spontaneous mutation of genes encoded within the mitochondrial genomeThese diseases can cause a wide array of medical problems from subtle muscular weakness to extreme neuromu ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Targeted Nanotherapy to Donor Organ Endothelia Modulates Early Immune Responses and Protects Against Late Graft Failure

    SBC: ToleRaM NanoTech LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    ABSTRACT Transplantation is an accepted and highly successful therapy for end stage organ diseaseWhile success rates and survival have risen steadilydue largely to improved immunosuppression regimesthere is a growing appreciation that damage and inflammation that occur early in the life of the graftsignificantly impact chronic rejection and thus long term survivalCentral to these early event injur ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Emodin as a complementary dietary therapy to reduce toxicity of 5 fluorouracil

    SBC: AcePre, LLC            Topic: NCCIH

    PROJECT SUMMARYfluorouracilFUhas been the first choice chemotherapy drug for colorectal cancerCRCfor many yearshoweverits clinical utility remains hindered by hematopoietic and gastrointestinal toxicities resulting from its non selectivitySide effects include fatigueloss of appetiteand diarrhea among othersall of which can lead to reduced quality of lifeThe economic burden associated with chemothe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Mitigating Injurious Falls in Older Adults Through Non-Injurious Fall and Gait Analysis From Floor Vibrations

    SBC: ADVANCED SMART SYSTEMS AND EVALUATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary and Abstract Falls are the leading cause of death due to injuryThis simple motion is so common thatof community dwelling older adultsandof long term care facilities will experience a fall in the coming yearThe risk of falling substantially increases for those having Alzheimer s disease and related dementiasand those with Parkinson s diseaseThe financial burden is significant with f ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of an Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Test based upon Metabolic Profiling of Fresh Blood Samples

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 102

    Autism spectrum disorderASDis a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significant deficits in reciprocal social interactionsimpaired communication and restrictedrepetitive behaviorswith a prevalence ofinchildren in the USEarly intervention programs have been shown to be effective for improving IQlanguageand social skills for toddlers as young asmonths of ageDiagnosis of ASD is currently bas ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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