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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. An Ultra filtrate perfusion bio artificial pancreas for high-density islet replacement without immunosuppression

    SBC: Norfolk Medical Products, INC.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The Cell SafeTM is a fundamentally new approach in replacement of dysfunctional insulin producing cells in patients with diabetes by transplantation of new islets in a three dimensional scaffold embedded in a highly compatible bioengineered perfusion system that continuously supplies tissue fluid blood ultrafiltrate so that the cells ae protected from immun ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Urocortin Gene Transfer for CHF a Paracrine Approach Using Intravenous AAV

    SBC: Renova Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Gene transfer for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases is bedeviled by inability to obtain safely and easily sufficient cardiac transgene expression Current methods of gene transfer for heart disease include intramuscular injection into heart muscle or intracoronary delivery approaches that are cumbersome to apply Consequently we have considered the u ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Single Cell Analysis via Nanoscale Tip Enhanced Laser Ablation Mass Spectrometry

    SBC: Anasys Instruments Corp.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of the proposed Phase II STTR research is to develop an imaging system capable of detecting and identifying biomolecules in cells and tissue sections with sub cellular spatial resolution The system combines an atomic force microscope AFM with mass spectrometry MS analysis and utilizes a unique tip enhanced laser ablation TELA method developed in ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Aminomethyl benzamides as novel anti Ebola agents

    SBC: Chicago Biosolutions, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Ebola EBOV and Marburg MARV viruses belong to the family Filoviridae and can cause fatal hemorrhagic fevers characterized by widespread tissue destruction with an incubation period of days Because of the safety concerns these viruses are designated as the biosafety level agents Currently there is no effective vaccine or therapeutic treatment against filoviral infection and pathogenes ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Development of An Integrated High Throughput Imaging and Image Analysis Platform for Muscle

    SBC: CytoInformatics LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There is growing awareness that weakness of muscle is a significant biomedical health issue associated with many different chronic diseases and aging There are a variety of different diseases that affect muscle including muscular dystrophy fibromyalgia cerebral palsy amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myasthenia gravis each of which carries its own uniqu ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Intra procedure Deformable Ultrasound MRI Fusion for Prostate Biopsies

    SBC: ZMK Medical Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 102

    This Phase II proposal is a continuation of our successful Phase I grant whose overarching goal is to develop a more robust and accurate method for the deformable fusion of pre operative magnetic resonance images MRI and intra procedure trans rectal ultrasound TRUS images to guide prostate biopsy Prostate cancer is a major cause of death in the U S and biopsy is the gold standard for its dia ...

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