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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. 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
  2. Fully Integrated Light Therapy-Based Wound Dressings for Wound Healing Applications

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: DHP15B002

    Between Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation New Dawn, the total number of U.S. Casualties (those Wounded in Action) has exceeded 52,000 as of January 30, 2015. These numbers point to the fact that active warfighters in the battlefield are almost constantly exposed to the threat of external penetrating wounds. The goal of combat wound care is to protect open wounds u ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  3. High Fidelity Computational Models for Aggregated Tissue Interaction in Surgical Simulations

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DHP16A001

    Surgical simulations aiming to support surgeon practices and medical education have attracted enormous research effort over the last two decades. However, the physical reality, especially on simulating aggregated tissue interaction, is still unsatisfactory. In this proposed work, an open source surgery simulation framework, SoFMIS, will be utilized and enhanced with tissue interaction models to a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  4. Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Differentiation of Viral vs. Bacterial Infections for Point of Care Applications

    SBC: GENECAPTURE            Topic: CBD15C001

    The modern warfighter faces the constant threat of endemic infections, multi-drug resistant bacteria and Biological Warfare Agents. In order to provide accurate front-line treatment that will curtail the overuse of antibiotics, a rapid and robust molecula

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Smart Femtosecond Fiber Laser Wound Healing System

    SBC: POLARONYX, INC.            Topic: DHP15B002

    Based on our success in developing the world first commercial high energy femtosecond fiber laser system and our leading proprietary technology development in ultrashort pulsed fiber laser material processing, PolarOnyx proposes, for the first time, a compact high energy fiber laser based smart wound healing tool to meet with the requirement of this DHP solicitation. It includes a high energy fs f ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  8. 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
  9. Universal Plasma Generator for Selective Removal of Anti-A and Anti-B Antibodies from Donor Plasma

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: DHP15B001

    Traumatic injury represents one of the most common reasons for mortality and accounts for 14.2% of all fatalities. Clinical management of trauma and emergency surgeries in combat casualties often require massive plasma transfusions. However, in critical c

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
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