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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. Administrative Supplement to restore fee funds

    SBC: AMERICAN LIFE SCIENCE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NINDS

    Project Summary Traumatic brain injuryTBIcauses detrimental behavioral dysfunctions and brain neurodegeneration butunfortunatelythere currently is no effective pharmaceutical TBI treatmentThe underlying PhaseSTTR grant is to develop a new class of TBI drugs that inhibit the protease cathepsin BGenetically deleting the cathepsin B gene in mice results in substantial behavioral and pathology improve ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Advancing Formulation of STING agonist for Universal Flu Vaccine

    SBC: IMMvention Therapeutix, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Summary Influenza virusa member of the orthomyxovirus familyhas three different types that infect humansABand CTypes A and B produce annual epidemicsand type A influenzawhich resides asymptomatically in birdscan cause pandemic infections in humansIn addition to common flu like symptomse gfeverchillsmalaisemuscle painin susceptible populations influenza can induce potentially fatal secondary compli ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. 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
  4. Amelioration of rhinovirus induced asthma exacerbations by serpin B1

    SBC: Serplus Technology, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Asthma exacerbations are a major cause of ER visits and hospitalizations with annual direct costs of approximately $billionyear in the USAViral infectionsin particular rhinoviralRVinfectionsare a major precipitant of asthma exacerbations in allergic asthmaticsAs there are overRV serotypes andfor nowno RV vaccinenovel strategies to inhibit RV induced airway inflammation are needed t ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. 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
  6. A NOVEL SELF-ASSEMBLING PROTEIN NANOPARTICLES-BASED GENITAL HERPES VACCINE

    SBC: Sunomix Therapeutics            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACTA staggering number of overbillion individuals worldwide are currently infected with herpes simplex virus typeand or typeHSVandampHSVwhich cause genital herpesMost HSV seropositive individuals are asymptomaticASYMPand never have any recurrent herpetic diseaseIn contrasta small proportion is symptomaticSYMPwith frequentoften lifelong bouts of recurrent herpetic diseasea result of reactivati ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. A Novel Therapeutic that Harnesses MIcrotubules to Enhance Corneal Wound Healing Following an Alkaline Burn

    SBC: MicroCures Inc.            Topic: NEI

    The cornea is one of the most important tissues in the eye and its transparency is critical for good visual function in humansCorneal tissue injuries are the most common everyday issue for practicing ophthalmologists and can run the gamut in severityIn severe modelssuch as corneal alkaline burnsextensive healing is needed and often the burn victim is left with reduced visual acuityHealing of large ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A Novel Therapeutic that Harnesses Microtubules to Promote Cavernous Nerve Regeneration after Radical Prostatectomy

    SBC: MicroCures Inc.            Topic: 300

    Radical prostatectomyRPis a commonly used treatment option for localized prostate cancerUnfortunatelythe procedure carries a risk of post surgical complications including a high risk of erectile dysfunctionEDAccording to The Prostate Cancer Outcomes Studyvirtually all men experience ED after surgeryincluding a profound loss of nocturnal erectionsThe Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study further reveals t ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  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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