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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. Developing an efficient E-cigarette aerosol generation and exposure system for rodent models with aerosol characteristics equivalent to those inhaled by E-cigarette users


    Abstract E cigaretteE ciguse has rapidly proliferated worldwideIt is speculated that E cig use may exceed conventional cigarette use withinyearsCigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disabilityAs E cigs are a relatively new productstudies are needed to determine their long term detrimental effectssome of which may be similar to the long term detrimental effects of nicotine ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Inter-examiner Agreement of a Novel Device for the Measurement of Cervical Dilation in Labor: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    SBC: Elm Tree Medical Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    Measurement of cervical dilation during late pregnancy and labor informs decisions in the management of labor and deliveryPrior published research suggests that practitioners are onlytoaccurate when judging cervical simulatorsWhen measuring laboring womentwo practitionersandaposmeasurements agree onlyof the timeDrEva Martin of Elm Tree Medical Incdeveloped a novel deviceDilaCheckto enable practiti ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Commercialization of a Rapid Blood Test for Traumatic Brain Injury

    SBC: Fawkes Biotechnology, LLC            Topic: 100

    Traumatic brain injuryTBIis a substantial health care issue affecting both civilian and military populationsAlthough extremes of head injury are recognizablemild to moderate TBImmTBIis more difficult to diagnose leading to a need for the identification of circulating biomarkers of brain injury that may facilitate early identificationUsing a rat model of TBI we identified a novel marker of neuronal ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Interventions to Improve Reproductive Health among Adolescents

    SBC: DFUSION INC.            Topic: NICHD

    Althoughyear olds are onlyof the U Ssexually active populationthey account for nearlyof themillion new cases of sexually transmitted infectionsSTIeach yearAlthough historically lowthe U Steen pregnancy rate continues to be one of the highest in the developed worldEvidence based prevention efforts can help avoid the costs and health consequences associated with STIs and unwanted teen pregnancy amon ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Retinal eye-tracking for the prognosis and monitoring of multiple sclerosis

    SBC: C. Light Technologies, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    Abstract The goal of this project is to validate an innovativehighly sensitive retinal eye tracking technologythe tracking scanning laser ophthalmoscopeTSLOas a prognostic and monitoring tool for neurodegenerative disordersnamely multiple sclerosisMSThe applications of effective treatments for multiple sclerosis are constrained bythe absence of methods for early detection andquantitativehighly sen ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Innovative Nose-to-Brain Anticancer Drug Transport Facilitated by NEO100

    SBC: Neonc Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Abstract Many pharmaceutical agents are highly potentbut are unable to exert substantial therapeutic activity against disorders of the brainbecause the blood brain barrierBBBeffectively prevents their access to the site of intracerebral diseaseFor examplethe majority of glioblastoma patientsdespite the best efforts of current medical caredie within two years after diagnosisHencethe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Reopening the Central Airway With Needle-Size Tentacle Manipulators

    SBC: Virtuoso Surgical, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    Project Summary AbstractThe objective of this proposal is to perform proof of concept experiments on a new hand held surgical instrument that provides dexterity at the tip of a rigid bronchoscopeThis approach is less invasive than traditional open surgeryand will be safer than the current rigid bronchoscopic approachwhich lacks dexterity in port delivered instrumentsOur new system will feature nee ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Novel Indication for Myeloid Progenitor Use: Induction of Tolerance in Solid Organ Transplantation

    SBC: Cellerant Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY State of the art techniques result inyear solid organ graft loss ofto overin cardiopulmonary organ transplantationEstablishment of donor specific immunological toleranceDSITa condition in which a recipient accepts a transplant without immunosuppressionwhile retaining the ability to fight infectionswould reduce graft loss and transplant related complicationsThe only identified metho ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Novel Therapeutic that Harnesses Microtubules to Promote Cavernous Nerve Regeneration after Radical Prostatectomy

    SBC: MicroCures Inc.            Topic: 300

    Radical prostatectomyRPis a commonly used treatment option for localized prostate cancerUnfortunatelythe procedure carries a risk of post surgical complications including a high risk of erectile dysfunctionEDAccording to The Prostate Cancer Outcomes Studyvirtually all men experience ED after surgeryincluding a profound loss of nocturnal erectionsThe Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study further reveals t ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. A Novel Therapeutic that Harnesses MIcrotubules to Enhance Corneal Wound Healing Following an Alkaline Burn

    SBC: MicroCures Inc.            Topic: NEI

    The cornea is one of the most important tissues in the eye and its transparency is critical for good visual function in humansCorneal tissue injuries are the most common everyday issue for practicing ophthalmologists and can run the gamut in severityIn severe modelssuch as corneal alkaline burnsextensive healing is needed and often the burn victim is left with reduced visual acuityHealing of large ...

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