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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. Mobile Peer Support for Opioid Use Disorders: Refinement of an Innovative Machine Learning Tool

    SBC: Beacon Tech Inc.            Topic: R41

    PROJECT SUMMARY This proposal develops a novelartificial intelligenceAIenabledmobile treatment delivery method that fulfills the need for a robustsecuretechnology based peer support platform to support patients with opioid use disordersOUDsThe majority of individuals with OUDs in the United States do not receive any formal substance use treatmentand growing evidence suggests that many OUD patients ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of a Novel Bio-Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 300

    Development of a Novel Bio Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair Project Summary Abstract This project proposes the development of a novel mesh adhesive system for abdominal hernia repair utilizing surface modification of polymer surgical mesh to allow for improved tissue fixation with a poloxamine hydrogel adhesiveMore thanmillion Americans undergo hernia repair with surgical mesh each ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Increasing Access and Developing Predictors for Colorectal Cancer Screening for Minority and Medicaid Clients

    SBC: Witness CARES, LLC            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT African Americans have 22% higher incidence and 49% higher death rates from CRC than any other ethnic/racial group. Similarly, lower socioeconomic status (SES) is also associated with higher CRC incidence and mortality. Both of these groups are overrepresented in Medicaid populations. Screening colonoscopy is a cost-effective cancer prevention and control strategy, leading to CRC preventi ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Developing and validating a podocyte cell-based diagnostic assay for identifying recurrent focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis patients

    SBC: InDepth Pharmaceuticals, LLC            Topic: 400

    Diagnosing glomerular diseases accurately and in timely fashion is key to developing a successful treatment plan and thereby prevent their progression to ESRDend stage renal diseaseHowevertheir successful diagnosis remains challenging due to the complex diagnostic procedures used including invasive renal biopsiesThusthere is a compelling need to develop simplified procedures to detect glomerular d ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A Novel remedy for periodontal bone loss

    SBC: Periomics Care LLC            Topic: NIDCR

    Abstract Periodontitis is a common chronic inflammatory disease characterized by destruction of the supporting structures of the teeththe periodontal ligament and alveolar boneThe total prevalence of periodontitis in adults agedyears and older wasrepresenting aboutmillion adults agedyears and olderandin adults agedyears and older in the U SEpidemiological data confirm that diabetes is a major risk ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Custom-Fit Personal Sound Amplification Smartphone Application

    SBC: ASCENDING HEARING TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARYPersonal sound amplification productsPSAPshave recently become available to the publicPSAPs serve a potentially important role in providing audibility of sounds for adults who have difficulty hearing in some daily living situationsbut may not be candidates for traditionalhigh amplification hearing aidsFewer thanof adults with hearing loss reporting use of hearing aidsciting high cos ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A novel asthma drug candidate targeting the GABAergic system in lung inflammation

    SBC: PANTHERICS INCORPORATED            Topic: NHLBI

    The proposed research will advance preclinical characterization and validation of a novel drug for asthmaA growing body of research has uncovered functional gamma amino butyric acid type A receptorGABAARsignaling in non neuronal cellsOur research has demonstrated that ligands activating GABAAR subtypes located on airway smooth muscle and immune cells reduce airway hyper responsivenessAHRand inflam ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Coherence Gated Doppler for Dentistry

    SBC: Creatv MicroTech, Inc.            Topic: NIDCR

    AbstractIf there were a simple and accurate means totake the pulseof a toothi efunctionally similar to a pulse oximeter that could be clipped on a tooth rather than the tip of a fingerthe quality and cost of dental care would be significantly improvedThe ability to measure dental pulp blood flow provides the most direct means to determine the viability of a tooth and is a vital piece of informatio ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Gene Therapy to Prevent Esophageal Cancer Associated with Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Deficiency

    SBC: LEXEO Therapeutics LLC            Topic: 400

    AbstractLEXEO TherapeuticsLLCis an early stage biotechnology company focused on using in vivo gene therapy technologies to treat disorders of unmet medical needLEXEO is developing an in vivo gene therapy strategy as a preventative therapy to protect individuals with aldehyde dehydrogenaseALDHdeficiency from the high risk for esophageal cancerAs the next step in the development paththe goal of this ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Using Interactive Digital Media to Teach Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation to High School Students

    SBC: CORAM TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 400

    Summary Abstract Out of hospital cardiac arrest affects overpeople in the U Sannuallybut onlysurviveBystander cardiopulmonary resuscitationCPRimproves survivalbut rates of training in the U Sare lowIt is recently required by law inU Sstates that high school students learn CPRHoweverthere is great variability nationwide in howby whomand when students are taughtAdditionallycurrent methods of teachin ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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