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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. Optimizing Direct Delivery of Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

    SBC: FHC, INC.            Topic: NIMH

    Project Summary While nucleic acid therapeutics have shown promise in rodent and nonhuman primate models of CNS diseasesall double blind clinical trials to date have failedOne likely explanation for this failure is poor therapeutic distribution in targeted brain regionsFor examplepost mortem studies of patients with Parkinsonandapos s Disease receiving intraparenchymal injections of AAV NTN demons ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of elephant p53 (EP53) protein nanoparticles for pediatric osteosarcoma

    SBC: Peel Therapeutics, Inc            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT PEEL TherapeuticsIncis a life sciences company created to impact the lives of people with cancerBased on the research efforts of DrJoshua Schiffman and DrAvi SchroederPEEL TherapeuticsPEELhas created liposomal nanoparticles that have been loaded with elephant pEPproteins as a new class of anti cancer protein therapeuticsElephants have an unexpectedly low rate of cancer giv ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Development of a Point of Care Diagnostic Screening test for Kawasaki disease

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    ABSTRACT Kawasaki DiseaseKDis a febrile childhood vasculitis with potentially catastrophic clinical outcomesUntreatedone in five children develop coronary artery aneurysms causing significant morbidity and mortalityTypical KD presents as a febrile illness andgtdays in children andltyears oldThere are no diagnostic tests for KDit is diagnosed clinically based on a fever andgtdays with at leastofphy ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. An innovative WGS platform for discovery, annotation, and interpretation of all forms of human genetic variation.

    SBC: Base2 Genomics LLC            Topic: 172

    PROJECT SUMMARY Modern DNA sequencing technologies have transformed our ability to interrogate human genomes in a single experimentthereby eliminating the inherent blind spots of gene panels and whole exome sequencingFurthermorerecent speed and economy improvements are driving the cost of whole genome sequencingWGSdown to that of WESthereforewe foresee a transition over the next two years to WGS a ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Therapeutic inhibition of Fas-mediated retinal cell death and inflammation in dry AMD

    SBC: ONL Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NEI

    PROJECT SUMMARYABSTRACT Age related macular degenerationAMDis the leadingand due to the aging baby boomersa growing cause of irreversible vision loss in the United Statesand is strongly associated with exposure to cigarette smokeCSand high fat dietsHFDWhile effective treatment is available for neovascular AMDthe AREDS II antioxidant vitamins are the only proven treatment for intermediate dry AMDUn ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. STTR Phase I: Protecting Livestock from Airborne Disease Transmission Using Non-thermal Plasma Airstream Disinfection

    SBC: Taza Aya LLC            Topic: CT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this STTR project stems from the costs to U.S. food producers of outbreaks of animal diseases. Producers of poultry, pork, and other food proteins lose more than $1B each year to infectious diseases, including some that are transmitted through the air. For diseases having an airborne transmission route, protective technologies that are available are few a ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 National Science Foundation
  7. The Novel Biopsy Needle Design and Delivery System to Minimize Needle Deflection and Optimize Needle Positioning to Improve Lesion Sampling Accuracy Using a Co-registered MRI/US Fusion Biopsy Platform

    SBC: ProDevice Medical Supplies and Equipment LLC            Topic: 101

    Project Abstract Accurate diagnosis of prostate cancer is essential for individualized treatment decisionsWith more recent advances in multiparametric magnetic resonance imagingmpMRIsuspicious cancer lesions can be identifiedCo registered MRI ultrasound fusion targeted biopsyMRF TBallows the sampling of specific lesions of concern within the prostate has emerged as the preferred diagnostic procedu ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Algorithms for Look-down Infrared Target Exploitation

    SBC: SIGNATURE RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: 1

    Signature Research, Inc. (SGR) and Michigan Technological University (MTU) propose a Phase I STTR effort to develop a learning algorithm which exploits the spatio-spectral characteristics inherent within IR imagery and motion imagery.Our archive of modelled and labeled data sets will allow our team to thoroughly capture the variable elements that will drive machine learning performance.The overall ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  9. A Novel Treatment for Acetominophen-Induced Liver Injury

    SBC: Mitotherapeutix LLC            Topic: 300

    Abstract The Specific Aim of this Phase I STTR proposal is to test the feasibility of blocking MCJalso called DnaJCto overcome acute acetaminophen liver toxicityAcetaminophen or APAPfrom acetyl paraaminophenolis a common drug used to address pain and feverIn the US aloneaboutpatients per year are admitted to intensive care units with APAP induced liver injury and close toof these patients undergo ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Artificial Salivary Gland Dental Implant

    SBC: ORAL FLUID DYNAMICS LLC            Topic: NIDCR

    Xerostomiaor dry mouthaffects approximatelyof the U Spopulationsomemillion people by causing oral discomfort and pain due to chronically dry mucosaThis condition leads to oral disease such as caries and candidiasisand has no cure or adequate treatmentMany remedial approaches have been tried with only limited successincluding the provision of fluid to the mouth via frequent sippingvarious mouthwash ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
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