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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Utilization of cord blood-expanded stem cells for megakaryocyte and platelet production

    SBC: AllCells, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Platelet transfusions are the most effective treatments for patients with thrombocytopenia The growing demand for platelet transfusions is often limited by shortage in the platelets PTL supply due to dependency on volunteer donors short shelf life risk of infections and alloimmunization It is therefore critical to create an efficient donor independent ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development of a Gene and Oligonucleotide Delivery System

    SBC: Molecular Express Inc            Topic: NCATS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The knockdown of targeted genes by anti sense oligonucleotides ODNS and genetic medicines collectively G MEDS holds promise for a variety of therapies The delivery of effective quantities of ODNS to specific cells however has proved to be challenging We propose here a novel approach to ODN delivery that involves enveloped virus like particles EVLPs ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Latinos Kick Buts: Mobile Engagement and Cessation Support for Latino Smokers

    SBC: AGILE HEALTH INC            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Latinos Kick Buts Mobile Engagement and Cessation Support for Latino Smokers Latinos are less likely than non Hispanic whites to have access to health to have knowledge of existing smoking cessation resources to receive advice to stop smoking and to participate in smoking cessation programs Mobile technologies can dramatically enhance the reach of effectiv ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Dysbiotic Rebalancing with S. epidermidis Fermentation in Acne Vulgaris

    SBC: Surface Bioadvances, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Dysbiosis refers to a condition with microbial imbalances within the human microbiome Yogurts are the best examples of using fermenting gut bacteria to rebalance the gut dysbiosis Our results demonstrate for the first time that Staphylococcus epidermidis S epidermidis a commensal bacterium of the human skin functions as a probiotic microorganism that em ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Novel Activin A Antagonists for Treatment of Osteoporosis

    SBC: ABREOS BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Bone loss and fragility from osteoporosis afflict more than million people worldwide including at least million Americans Current osteoporosis treatments are significantly deficient most fail to reverse bone loss and or have adverse effects that prohibit their long term use New therapeutic approaches are urgently needed Recently the TGF family li ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Visual Assessment System for Retinal Function/Drug Discovery

    SBC: AFASCI, INC.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Preclinical evaluation of treatment strategies for retinal neurodegenerative diseases is highly dependent on mouse models Classical methods to assess the visual function of animals such as electroretinogram ERG which measures electrical responses in the retina do not address connections between the eye and brain or visual perception by the visual system ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Paper-based Rapid Diagnostics for Early Dental Caries Prediction at the Chairside

    SBC: PHASE DIAGNOSTICS LLC            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Dental caries is the single most common affliction across the globe affecting billion people The current process of identifying dental caries involves examining caries formation by naked eyes or X ray during routine checkups Once identified surgical restorative procedures are used to drill out the decay portion of the tooth an filled with synthetic mate ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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