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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. Development and validation of therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis III

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Sanfilippo syndrome mucopolysaccharidosis type III MPS III is a devastating neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder of childhood for which there is presently no cure or effective treatment available The fundamental cause of MPS III is an inherited mutation in one of the enzymes required to catabolize heparan sulfate HS a glycosaminoglycan which pla ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. Image guided Planning System for Skull Correction in Children with Craniosynostosis Phase II

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Craniosynostosis is the premature fusion of cranial sutures and occurs in approximately one in live births It results in cranial malformation that can lead to elevated intra cranial pressure brain growth impairment and developmental deficiency The most common treatment option for craniosynostosis is surgery Currently surgical treatment planning of c ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. Therapy for drug resistant influenza strains by nucleic acid targeting of respiratory airways

    SBC: Abcombi Biosciences Inc            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Antiviral drugs are a crucial countermeasure for influenza A virus IAV particularly in circumstances of increased IAV incidence or if a vaccine is unavailable e g virulent H N IAV However the emergence of IAV strains that are resistant to current antivirals H N underscores the need for new treatment strategies particularly those that modify the host response IAVs ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Pre Clinical Safety and Efficacy of TRB N for the Treatment of Periodontal Disease

    SBC: TRAVERSE BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Traverse Biosciences Inc is a pre clinical stage drug development company working to commercialize new chemical entities which act to resolve inflammatory conditions through pleiotropic host modulation of pathologically unrestrained matrix metalloproteinases MMPs and pro inflammatory cytokines The companyandapos s lead drug candidate TRB N is a proprietary chemic ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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