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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. Lab on a chip point of care assay for the rapid serodiagnosis of Lyme disease

    SBC: Biopeptides, Corp            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, Lyme Disease (LD) can affect the skin, heart, joints or nervous system leading to an array of symptoms that overlap with those of other illnesses. LD is the most common vector-borne infectious disease in the United States and remains a significant public health concern. Early diagnosis and treatment is key to improving disease ou ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Safe and Efficacious Oral MIF Inhibitors for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

    SBC: INNOVIMMUNE BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are high unmet medical needs in the limited biologic therapeutics for 1.0% of adults with rheumatoid arthritis [RA] associated with staggering 39.2 billion annual US health care and societal costs. These are dueto inadequate efficacy; patient's inconvenience, prohibitive costs, poor adherence and treatment discontinuations; manufacturing risks and s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Preventing Burn Wound Infection Using a Novel Free Radical Sterilization System

    SBC: Super Pulse            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Approximately two million burn injury cases require medical attention on a yearly basis in the United States alone, with 20,000 of these cases requiring admission to specialized burn centers. One of the foremost causesof morbidity and mortality in the burn patient is infection. Indeed, for those patients with burn size greater than 40% of total body surface are ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. 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
  5. Human Ghrelin As An Effective Mitigator of Acute Radiation Injury

    SBC: THERASOURCE, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase I proposal is intended to demonstrate the feasibility of developing a novel and effective therapeutic approach that can save lives of people with radiation injury. Acute radiation injury may occur in various incidents as well as the terrorist radiation exposure scenario. Acute radiation syndrome develops after whole-body or a partial-body irradi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Contrast agents for high-sensitivity ultrasound molecular imaging of tumor angiog

    SBC: TARGESON, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Molecular imaging techniques have strong potential in the setting of preclinical research, primarily for drug discovery and basic science in the field of cancer research. In particular, high-frequency ultrasound is a powerful imaging modality for phenotyping and monitoring the response to experimental therapy. Relative to other molecular imaging techniques, ult ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services

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