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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 June, 2020.

  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. A FAP-Activated Proteasome Inhibitor for Killing Solid Tumors

    SBC: ARISAPH PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Cancer is the second leading cause of death after heart disease in the US Chemotherapy is a mainstay of treatment after surgical removal of tumors but the balance of clinical benefit versus disabling or life threatening side effects is often uncertain Genotyping of cancers to identify mutated oncogenes has enabled an era of targeted therapy Drugs targeting ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of PAR2 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

    SBC: OASIS PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Non alcoholic steatohepatitis NASH is characterized by fatty changes in the liver with inflammation and hepatocellular injury that in advanced stages leads to fibrosis and cirrhosis and high mortality rates NASH is frequently associated with other common metabolic abnormalities such as insulin resistance and visceral obesity Liver transplantation is curren ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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