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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. Rapid Response Vaccines for Botulinum Neurotoxins

    SBC: Iterative Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) are the most potent protein toxins known. Given their potent toxicity and their potential use in bio-warfare scenarios, BoNTs are included among the Category A select agents. The currentlyavailable pentavalent toxoid vaccine requires multiple boosters before being effective, and protects unequally against the different BoNT serotyp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for Neisseria gonorrhoeae STDs

    SBC: NetBio, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Improved diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) infections represents a critical unmet medical need. The CDC estimates that approximately 700,000 people are infected by GC annually, with approximately half of these cases reported. The clinical spectrum of GC infection includes urethritis and cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), and disseminated disea ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Rapid screening tool for antibiotic resistant pathogens

    SBC: Resonant Sensors Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The innovation presented in this proposal is a new class of label-free biochemical sensors with applicability in point of care (POC) medical diagnostics. The goal of the project to develop commercial biochip systems with compelling performance metrics targeted for rapid screening of an array of antibiotic resistant microbials in a clinical setting. The biochips ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Development of Tissue Scaffold of High Strength and Porosity

    SBC: BIO2 TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis is the greatest single cause of chronic pain and disability among Americans .2,3 Currently there is no cure for osteoarthritis, only medication and surgical procedures are available to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with this degenerative bone disease. Current surgical treatment ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Amelioration of Claustrophobia and Disruptive Patient Motion in MR Imaging

    SBC: HYPNALGESICS, LLC            Topic: NCCAM

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Claustrophobia and disruptive patient motion are common impediments to MRI examination, but they may be prevented or ameliorated with a non-pharmacologic behavioral intervention administered by trained staff. The potential benefits of such an intervention are highly significant, considering that the alternatives are to cancel the study or administer sedation. I ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Virus-Targeted Therapy for Malignancies

    SBC: Phoenicia Biosciences, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is associated with a number of human malignancies for which there are presently few effective treatments. Lymphoid malignancies caused by, or associated with, Epstein-Barr virus include Burkitt's lymphoma, T/NK lymphomas, some T- and B-cell lymphomas, approximately half of Hodgkin's lymphomas and all post-transplant lymphopro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Rapid Testing of Drug-Resistant BCR-ABL(+)Leukemia Cells

    SBC: BIOSENSE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs is an ongoing problem that results in eventual treatment failures or suboptimal patient outcomes. In cancer cells treated with drugs to which they are sensitive, the stress responseis the first step in the subsequent cascade leading to cell death (apoptotic, necrotic or autophagy). The recent availability of a sensing modali ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. HEPylated G-CSF: Drug with Safer, Enhanced Delivery for Neutropenia Treatment

    SBC: CAISSON BIOTECH, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Poly[ethylene glycol] (PEG) polymers are widely used by pharma to enhance the physical, chemical, and/or biological nature of promising drug candidates. The process of adding PEG polymers to drug cargo is termed PEGylation and has resulted in several Billion/year drugs. PEGylation protects the cargo when in the body and prolongs therapeutic action. For patient ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Multifunctional Peptides for (MRI) Imaging

    SBC: CDG THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our overall goal is to expand the role of CPPs in molecular imaging at the patient level using large animal models of human tumors and a peptide agent that inherently provides 1) preferential access to a wide variety ofhuman solid (and hematologic) tumor cells, 2) an increased intracellular concentration (2-12 fold) over histologically matched normal cells, and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Global Proteomic Screening by MALDI Spectrometric Imaging of Protein-Bead Arrays

    SBC: AMBERGEN, INC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sequencing of the human genome has led to a new and even more ambitious goal - characterization of the human proteome. Such an endeavor involves not only understanding the function of hundreds of thousands of differentproteins expressed in human cells but also characterizing the millions of potential interactions that can occur with other cellular and extracel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services

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