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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. A high-throughput kit for detection of RNA modifications

    SBC: MAVERIX BIOMICS, INC.            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The broad objective of this project is to develop an integrated wet lab dry lab kit for high throughput detection of RNA modifications The final product will provide all required molecular biology reagents a set of simple and robust experimental manipulations for facile analysis of modifications and researcher friendly analytic cloud based software requi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A hormonal therapy for preeclampsia

    SBC: ADEPTHERA, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Preeclampsia is a pregnancy specific hypertensive disorder that can lead to multi organ failure seizure and maternal death Preeclampsia is also responsible for as many as of premature births in the United States Although better neonatal care has improved the likelihood of preterm babies surviving many face increased mortality and serious long term mor ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A molecularly targeted pre- and post-exposure vaccine for anthrax

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We have shown that immunization of rabbits with multiple antigenic peptides MAPs displaying sequence from domain of protective antigen PA elicit antibodies specific for a linear determinant within the loop of PA that mediate potent neutralization of lethal toxin LeTx in vitro We have now shown in two separate large studies that antibodies aga ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Multivalent Lyme Disease Vaccine Targeting Tick-Host-Pathogen Interactions

    SBC: L2 DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against Lyme disease by targeting Ixodes scapularis proteins critical for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission from the tick to mammalian host Earlier work has identified four tick proteins Salp TRE tHRF and TSLPI that facilitate different steps of spirochete transmission and immunity against these protein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A nanoparticle delivery system for CRISPR Cas based therapeutics

    SBC: ATGC Inc.            Topic: NCATS

    Abstract Applications of customizable nucleases such as CRISPR clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats Cas CRISPR associated protein have enabled efficient and precise gene correction in vitro and hold promises for eventually achieving in vivo gene correction therapy However to apply CRISPR Cas in therapeutic settings several major challenges remain to be addressed ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A new treatment for NSAID-associated gastrointestinal damage

    SBC: Anteana Therapeutics Inc            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs NSAIDs are among the most widely consumed pharmaceuticals but their prolonged use causes gastric injury and damage to the small intestine Previous work has shown that anandamide an endogenous endocannabinoid substance produced in the gastrointestinal GI mucosa plays an important role in epithelial homeostasis and re ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A novel anti gonorrhea immunotherapeutic

    SBC: Planet Biotechnology Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health problem worldwide Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ng the causative agent of the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea has become multidrug resistant and has achieved superbug status Novel therapeutics against Ng are urgently needed Complement C is a key arm of innate immune defenses A mechanism used by several pathogens including Ng to esca ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A novel approach to treat non alcoholic steatohepatitis NASH

    SBC: Mitotherapeutix LLC            Topic: 300

    Abstract The Specific Aim of this Phase I STTR proposal is to test the feasibility of treating non alcohol steatohepatitis NASH by increasing mitochondrial metabolism which is the main pathway for lipid catabolism in the liver NASH is a stage of non alcohol fatty liver disease NAFLD that has progressed to a pathological state NASH can lead to cirrhosis leading to liver failure or hepatocel ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Protective Tetravalent Vaccine Candidate for Dengue Fever Virus

    SBC: ALTRAVAX, INC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There are approximately million cases of dengue fever each year with billion people at risk mostly in low income countries There are four serotypes of dengue fever virus DENV and in its uncomplicated form the disease is worthy of its indigenous name andquot break bone feverandquot An individual may suffer sequential infections with multiple DE ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A Tool for Research on Emotion in Naturally Occurring Speech

    SBC: CONVERSPEECH LLC            Topic: NLM

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant A Tool for Research on Emotion in Naturally Occurring Speech It is now widely accepted that defects or limitations in emotion processing underlie many disorders such as anxiety depression bipolar and eating disorders If bio behavioral markers of emotions could be found researchers would have the basis for investigating emotions in both normal mental functi ...

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