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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. Antibody targeting of ADAM for treatment of triple negative breast cancer

    SBC: Adecto Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Triple negative breast cancers TNBCs account for of breast cancer deaths and lack targeted therapies Drs Sonenshein Mineva and Romagnoli and their co workers recently identified the non essential cell surface protein ADAM A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease as a pivotal promoter of breast tumor growth and metastasis and validated it as a target o ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Developing Therapeutics That Target RAD To Treat Leukemia and Lymphoma

    SBC: Cyteir Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Genomic instability is a hallmark of cancer and represents a targetable vulnerability yet is underdeveloped as a therapeutic area The central goal of this Phase program is to complete the early preclinical development of a new class of new cancer therapeutics that uniquely target RAD delivering effective cancer cell selective therapy in subsets of bioma ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Inhibitors of the viral nucleoprotein polymerase co factor interaction for human RSV and MPV therapy

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Human respiratory syncytial virus hRSV and human metapneumovirus hMPV are non segmented negative strand viruses NNSV and are the leading causes of acute respiratory tract infections in infants worldwide In addition hRSV is a significant cause of disease in elderly populations and can often be fatal for patients with compromised immune systems Currently no vaccines are available and exis ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Aminoglycosides with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Aminoglycosides are one of the cheapest and well known antibiotics in clinical use for over years but one of the major limitations in their use is their ototoxicity We are developing fast and low cost methods to develop aminoglycosides with anti ribosomal activities and reduced toxicity In this project we will identify novel aminoglycoside antibacterials that show reduced ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Screening the Ribosome for New Target Sites

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nucleic acids are avenues for drug design both as therapeutics and as targets Here we propose to establish new methods for identifying antibiotic ribosome targets and lead compounds Targeting specific RNA such as rRNA which are involved in proliferation and survival of bacteria is a promising approach We are developing fast and low cost methods to screen s ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. T SS needle protein inhibitors for the treatment of P aeruginosa infection

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The inability to treat many Gram negative bacterial infections effectively with existing antibiotics is a major medical crisis Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a prime example of clinical isolates from critically ill patients are resistant to three or more drugs The overall goal of this project is to address the critical medical need by a novel approach of iden ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Development of PAR Pepducins for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

    SBC: OASIS PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Atopic dermatitis AD or severe eczema is a very common life long skin disease with of adults in the US requiring systemic therapy Clinical manifestations of AD include multiple inflamed lesions erosions accompanied by lichenification thick leathery skin fibrotic papules and severely dry skin with increased susceptibility to infection A major uncont ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Simultaneous Proportional and Independent sEMG Based Hand Wrist Prosthesis Control

    SBC: Liberating Technologies, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Surface electromyogram sEMG controlled powered hand wrist prostheses are used by upper limb amputees to return partial upper limb function Conventional transradial prostheses can use surface EMG amplitudes from the residual forearm flexors and extensors to control hand closing and opening respectively Additional degrees of freedom DoFs e g wrist rota ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Deep Inference and Fusion Framework Utilizing Supporting Evidence (DIFFUSE)

    SBC: Boston Fusion Corp.            Topic: MDA15T001

    Combining information from disparate sensors can lead to better situational awareness and improved inference performance; unfortunately, traditional multi-sensor fusion cannot capture complex dependencies among different objects in a scene, nor can it exploit context to further boost performance. Integrating context information within a fusion architecture to reason cohesively about scenes of inte ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Real-Time Health Management Portable Sensor for Solid Rocket Motors

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: MDA14T004

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) proposes to design, develop, and demonstrate a portable, non-invasive, real-time sensor to assess the chemical and physical health of solid rocket motors as a function of age without affecting the motors integrity nor having direct contact with the propellant. In Phase II, a sensor to monitor specific gas species that are markers of the chemical and mechanical aging pr ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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