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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. A Bullet Proof vascular graft to prevent dialysis access cannulation injury

    SBC: Innavasc Medical, Inc.            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Abstract Synthetic arteriovenous grafts AVGs can provide life sustaining vascular access for dialysis patients but are subject to multiple modes of failure and complications related to chronic needle cannulation poor graft identification delayed access and bleeding These graft needle cannulation associated complications translate to millions of dollars in health care expense ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. A Platform Technology for High-Throughput Screening of Gene Regulatory Elements

    SBC: Element Genomics, Inc.            Topic: 200

    Project Summary Abstract The goal of this proposal is to develop a novel high throughput platform for understanding gene regulatory elements in order to identify new drug targets for common diseases The human genome encodes approximately genes Understanding how those genes are regulated and how this correlates to complex cell phenotypes has long been a major focus of our team Follow up p ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A simple and effective diagnostic test for gastrointestinal bleeding to improve patient outcomes


    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Problem Lower gastrointestinal bleeding is a significant medical problem in the United States accounting for more than hospital admissions and tens of billions of dollars of healthcare spending annually It is common for bleeding from a single site to stop and restart multiple times The three modalities now used to diagnose and locate gastrointestina ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. An Advanced Biosensor for Molecular Interaction Studies.

    SBC: MOLECULAR SENSING, INC.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Molecular interactions form the foundation of biology and chemistry. They are central to life itself and determine catalytic activity, cellular function, and therapeutic efficacy. The vast majority of diagnostic procedures depend on some type of specific molecular interaction. Therefore, the ability to perform pure liquid-phase molecular binding analysis at hi ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. A novel protein engineering tool for rapid manufacturing of designer nucleosomes

    SBC: Epicypher, Inc.            Topic: 103

    PROJECT SUMMARY Nucleosomes are the basic building blocks of chromatin and composed of bp DNA wrapped around a core histone octamer Chromatin function is controlled by the dynamic addition removal of histone post translational modifications PTMs Significantly alterations in specific PTMs are associated with changes in gene expression driving the emergence progression of many cancer ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. CellRaft Array for Screening and Isolation of Highly Effective Cytotoxic T Cells

    SBC: Cell Microsystems, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Cell Microsystems Inc is an early stage biotechnology company whose mission is the commercialization of a novel cost effective platform enabling the identification and efficient isolation of viable cells based on morphologic and fluorescence signatures as well as characteristics that change over time The CellRaft technology is based on a unique cell array recently developed ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Commercial Polymerases to Create Receptors, Ligands, and Catalysts on Demand


    Commercial Polymerases to Create Receptors Ligands and Catalysts on Demand Firebird Biomolecular Sciences LLC University of Texas Steven A Benner Andrew D Ellington ABSTRACT Innovators at Firebird Biomolecular Sciences LLC have created several generations of an artificially ex panded genetic information system AEGIS that adds eight nucleobases that form four additional pairs Z P S ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Controlling mechanical signal transduction to treat osteoarthritis

    SBC: Cytex Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Controlling mechanical signal transduction to treat osteoarthritis Abstract The TRPV4 calcium (Ca++) permeable ion channel has been shown to be expressed and functional in chondrocytes, the cells responsible for the maintenance of cartilage in weight-bearing joints. Trauma of joints with subsequent damage of cartilage, as well as chronically increased joint loa ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. 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
  10. Delivery of peptides for inducing voiding associated with neurological retention

    SBC: Dignify Therapeutics LLC            Topic: 106

    Abstract Neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis Parkinson s disease dementia spina bifida diabetes stroke and spinal cord injury SCI can result in loss of voluntary voiding of urine and require intermittent bladder catheterization for voiding Catheter use is associated with increased incidence of health problems predominately repeated urinary tract infections sepsis ureth ...

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