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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. Optimization of the Production and Isolation of the Novel Antifungal Occidiofungin

    SBC: Sano Chemicals, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Occidiofungin is a cyclic nonribosomally synthesized antifungal peptide with submicromolar fungicidal activity against a broad spectrum of fungi Occidiofungin is produced by the Gram negative bacterium Burkholderia contaminans From our structural characterization studies occidiofungin was determined to have a unique chemical composition Our studies have als ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Therapy for drug resistant influenza strains by nucleic acid targeting of respiratory airways

    SBC: Abcombi Biosciences Inc            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Antiviral drugs are a crucial countermeasure for influenza A virus IAV particularly in circumstances of increased IAV incidence or if a vaccine is unavailable e g virulent H N IAV However the emergence of IAV strains that are resistant to current antivirals H N underscores the need for new treatment strategies particularly those that modify the host response IAVs ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development of a small molecule activator of integrin cell adhesion to enhance therapeutic responses to checkpoint blockade in cancer

    SBC: 7 Hills Pharma LLC            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Recent FDA approvals of ipilimumab nivolumab and pembrolizumab which target checkpoint receptors cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated antigen CTLA and programmed death PD have ushered in a new era of cancer immunotherapy in metastatic melanoma Despite unprecedented overall survival benefits with combination therapy the incidence of complete respo ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Targeted Epigenetic Therapy for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

    SBC: PARKSIDE SCIENTIFIC INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantTriple negative breast cancerTNBCis one of the most aggressive forms of human cancerand currently has no targeted therapyChemotherapy is the only available treatment for TNBC patientsbut is deleterious and not effective once tumor spreadsTNBC represents a major unmet medical needaboutof breast cancer incidenceswomen worldwide inare TNBCTNBC disproportionally affects ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Mitochondrial TAT-DNA repair proteins for treatment of insulin resistance

    SBC: EXSCIEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Insulin resistance IR also known as metabolic syndrome is tied to obesity and is associated with numerous modern health problems including the growing problems of type diabetes and cardiovascular disease The growing health economic and social burdens of these conditions calls for the need to develop drug treatments for IR We know from multiple lines of ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A small molecule integrin activator to enhance cord blood transplant

    SBC: 7 Hills Pharma LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal is in response to PA the parent announcement for STTR R grant applications Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has become a preferred treatment for hematological malignancies and certain genetic disorders The use of umbilical cord blood cells as a source of hematopoietic stem cells for bone marrow transplantation has increased st ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Digital Gene Expression Analysis by 3’ End Sequencing

    SBC: BIOO SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION            Topic: 172

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant A key application of deep sequencing is gene expression analysis at the RNA level commonly known as RNA seq Reads from RNA seq cover all regions of an mRNA sequence However sequences derived from the andapos end region are sufficient to indicate gene expression levels All andapos end sequencing methods have revealed that most eukaryotic genes display a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. STAT Inhibitors for Asthma Therapy

    SBC: Atrapos Therapeutics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    Asthma a chronic disease of the lungs that affects adults and children of all ages has markedly increased in incidence prevalence and severity over the past several decades with a prevalence of in the U S The current standard of care for asthma consists of the combination of long acting beta adrenergic receptor agonists which relieve airway constriction and glucocorticosteroids which ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Developing a novel adjuvant system for therapeutic vaccines against lung cancer

    SBC: FasCure Therapeutics LLC            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Therapeutics is focused on the development of adjuvant systems with desired immune activities for targeted indications The Companyandapos s immune stimulatory adjuvant platform builds on combinatorial use of immune agonists with distinct immune targets and mechanisms of action for the generation of therapeutic immune responses Critical to this platform techno ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Validation of a salivary miRNA diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorder

    SBC: Quadrant Biosciences Inc.            Topic: 105

    Project Summary Abstract Autism spectrum disorder ASD is a continuum of neurodevelopmental characteristics that includes deficits in communication and social interaction as well as restrictive repetitive interests and behaviors ASD is an increasing public health concern with about in American children diagnosed with ASD in a fold increase in prevalence over the past years T ...

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