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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Galectin-1 Protein Therapy for Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    Abstract Lamininrelated congenital muscular dystrophyLAMACMDalso known as Merosin Deficient Congenital Muscular DystrophyMDC Ais a fatal muscle wasting disease that affects patients from birthLAMACMD results from mutations in the LAMAgene resulting in loss of lamininproteinLamininis required for the formation of the heterotrimers lamininand lamininwhich are major constituents of the skeletal and c ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Biocatalytic production of precursors to lutein and zeaxanthin to address age related macular degeneration

    SBC: EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Atrophic dry age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of severe loss of vision for those over age Dietary supplements containing lutein and zeaxanthin are recommended by the NEI for those at risk of late AMD There has been a corresponding growth in demand for these two xanthophylls Lutein and zeaxanthin are currently sourced from marigolds grown mostl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Developing Testing and Validating a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

    SBC: Clinitech, LLC            Topic: 450

    PROJECT SUMMARY This application for a Phase I SBIR award represents a collaboration between Clinitech LLC and McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School to develop a wearable biosensor for detecting alcohol in the interstitial fluid of humans who have consumed alcohol Excessive use of alcohol accounts for much of the public health burden related to alcohol use disorders including fetal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Point-of-care immunoassay for early diagnosis of pertussis

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: R

    Project Summary Pertussis is rapidly re emerging as a serious public health threat in the United StatesDespite high vaccine coverage nationallyannual reported cases in the U Shave been increasing recentlywith ayear high ofinMoreoverreported cases represent a large underestimate of pertussis infectionsDiagnosis of early pertussiscatarrhal stageprior to paroxysmal coughis particularly challenging be ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Multi Source E Beam kV X Ray Tube for Image Guided Radiotheraphy

    SBC: TELESECURITY SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project will develop a commercial product that will enable for the first time realtime tumor tracking during radiotherapy at an attractive price point and with minimal interference with standard clinical practice The key novel technology is an optimized multi source X ray tube with focal spots that is placed below the multi leaf collimator MLC of a r ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Point of care immunoassay for rapid diagnosis of tinea capitis

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIBIB

    Tinea capitis scalp ringworm is a fungal dermatophyte infection of scalp hair follicles that afflicts of the U S pediatric population Tinea capitis is a major health care disparity because it occurs predominantly among individuals with a disadvantaged socioeconomic background and sub Saharan African descent Diagnosis of tinea capitis is currently dependent on culture and microscopy Both ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Multi-Source E-Beam kV X-Ray Tube for Image-Guided Radiotherapy

    SBC: TELESECURITY SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project will lead to the development of an optimized X ray tube with focal spots that can be placed immediately below and around the multi leaf collimator MLC of a radiotherapy system By steering a focused electron beam e beam on a series of cooled tungsten targets in sequence this system will provide a set of projection images that can be reco ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Novel, Ambulatory Cuff-less Non-invasive Arterial Blood Pressure Monitor

    SBC: Krisara Engineering            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The objective of this proposal is to complete the engineering development and testing of the Non Invasive Self calibrating Ambulatory Multi Modality NISAM blood pressure device to recognize hypertensive patients not currently identified using todayandapos s technology As well as providing better management of hypertensive patients by presenting a truer roun ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Optimization of an integrin enhancing molecule for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene resulting in the loss of the dystrophin glycoprotein complex in skeletal muscle Loss of dystrophin results in reduced sarcolemmal integrity progressive muscle damage and compromised muscle function There is currently no cure and limited treatment options for DMD and all affected child ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A NOVEL TARGETED DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR CANCER TREATMENT AND DIAGNOSIS

    SBC: EnduRx Pharmaceuticals Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) or glioblastoma, is the most common and aggressive malignant primary brain tumor in humans. An effective treatment that increases patient survival would represent a significant advance inthe field, and provide a desperately needed new therapy for this deadly disease. EnduRx is focused on the development of new, targeted systems f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services

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