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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. Combinatorial RXR-based therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease

    SBC: REXCEPTOR, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The principle objective of this application is the development of safer and more effective combinatorial therapy for AD. ReXceptor, Inc. is developing new therapeutics for the treatment of AD based on stimulating the physiological clearance mechanisms of soluble forms of A from the brain. Bexarotene is an agonist of the ligand-activated transcription factor, r ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Feasibility of Non-surgical Implant Adjustment

    SBC: Apto Orthopaedics Corportation            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While minimally invasive surgery has transformed the practice of surgery, access to implants for removal or alteration still requires surgery which generates risk and high cost. A next-generation approach is non-invasive, where implants are adjusted without an incision. There are clear applications in all fields of surgery, but particulary in orthopaedics wher ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Corneal Endothelial Stem Cells for Treatment of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophies

    SBC: RASHMIVU LLC            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Corneal clouding caused by failure of the corneal endothelial deturgesence mechanism affects over million people in the US and well over million people worldwide It is the most common corneal disease and is historically a common cause of blindness Surgical treatment by corneal grafting has been successful when available but is limited by the availabili ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    SBC: ATHERSYS, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a resubmission of a Phase I-Phase II Fast-Track application for the clinical use of MultiStem in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). ARDS is defined as acute onset hypoxemia, bilateral radiographic pulmonary infiltrates and lack of atrial pressure hypertension. A novel and exiting possibility is the use of cells as part of the ther ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. INTELLIGENT MOUTHGUARD FOR MEASURING HEAD IMPACTS IN YOUTH ATHLETES

    SBC: Sportsguard Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant With million young athletes participating in contact sports and between to million concussions endured by young athletes yearly in the US subjective concussion identification increases risk of death time lost from school cognitive decline chronic traumatic encephalopathy CTE depression suicide dementia Alzheimerandapos s and Parkinsona ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. IRE1 alpha inhibitors for type 2 diabetes

    SBC: Optikira, LLC            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The American Diabetes Association has declared type diabetes T D a public health crisis T D begins as a state of compensated insulin resistance frank disease develops when of insulin producing pancreatic islet cells of affected individuals undergo cell death Endoplasmic reticulum ER stress has emerged as a central underlying mechanism that drive ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. IRE1 alpha inhibitors for Retinal Degenerative Diseases

    SBC: Optikira, LLC            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Approximately Americans suffer from vision loss due to Retinitis Pigmentosa RP Despite significant progress in elucidating the molecular genetics of RP over the past three decades no disease modifying therapies have been approved There is compelling evidence implicating endoplasmic reticulum ER stress in the pathogenesis of various forms of RP e ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. A novel Approach for High Rate Production of IR to IR Up-converting Nano-particles

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: AF11BT24

    ABSTRACT: Phosphor materials are currently being utilized in a wide variety of applications. The requirements for phosphors have become more and more stringent with smaller and smaller particles being required. In the Phase I program UES Inc. in collaboration with Penn State University has demonstrated the feasibility of a few approaches for high rate production of high efficiency IR to IR up-con ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Advanced Optical Diagnostics/Modeling Platform for Plasma Assisted Combustion in Vitiated Air

    SBC: Spectral Energies, LLC            Topic: AF13AT04

    ABSTRACT: Modern gas-turbine engines designs for the next-generation warfighter need to reduce exhaust gas temperatures to reduce effective thermal footprint thereby improving the mission capability. In such situations, high-altitude engine operation is often limited by the overall combustion efficiency, lean flame blow out (LBO) limit, and combustion instabilities that results in narrower opera ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

    SBC: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt            Topic: AF11BT41

    ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths and providing both near and far-field measurements of major atmospheric turbulence, laser beam and imag ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
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