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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 September, 2020.

  1. Development of a Novel Antimicrobial Foley Catheter to Prevent CAUTIs

    SBC: HYDROMER, INC.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections and lead to increased costs, suffering and mortality. A primary contributor to CAUTI is formation of bacterial biofilms on indwelling catheters. Biofilms are inherently resistant to most antibiotics, and once established serve as a bacterial reservoir propag ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Use of EF2K Inhibitors to Reduce Toxicity to Normal Tissues in Chemotherapy

    SBC: LONGEVICA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eukaryotic elongation factor 2 protein kinase (eEF2K) is a ubiquitously expressed protein that belongs to a family of alpha kinases characterized by an atypical kinase domain. Our recent findings demonstrate that inhibition or genetic inactivation of eEF2K protects normal tissues from cytotoxic effects of chemotherapeutic agents and ionizing radiation. We hav ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Developing a Diagnostic Blood Test for Sarcoidosis

    SBC: Sarcoidosis Diagnostic Testing LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant SARCOIDOSIS DIAGNOSTIC TESTING LLC is a medical diagnostics company developing a diagnostic blood test for sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disorder that affects per people per year in the U S and disproportionately affects African Americans and women Sarcoidosis can lead to advanced pulmonary fibrosis pulmonary hyperte ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Vulnerable Plaque Amplified Optical Analyzer

    SBC: Energy Research Company            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Energy Research Company ERCo in a collaboration with The City College of New York CCNY and Columbia University Medical Center CUMC proposes developing the Vulnerable Plaque Amplified Optical Analyzer VPAOA a fiber optic catheter instrument based on patented amplified spectroscopy technology for detecting and analyzing vulnerable plaque VP in corona ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Interactive technology for media literacy drug prevention in community groups

    SBC: Real Prevention LLC            Topic: R41

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of this STTR R proposal is to transfer the technology from Rutgers University to REAL Prevention needed to adapt a substance use prevention media literacy curriculum for web based delivery in community organizations for commercialization Substance use increases in frequency and risk through mid adolescence yet most prevention interventions target ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Treatment of Acute Radiation Syndrome using PIF, a Natural Immune Modulator

    SBC: BioIncept, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Recent nuclear accidents and threats have highlighted the growing risk of widespread radiation exposure causing a potentially devastating public health emergency Acute radiation syndrome ARS develops after total body or partial body irradiation at a moderate to high dose and is especially damaging to the immune system Damage to the skin gut and central n ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Use of EF2K inhibitors to inhibit tumor growth and sensitize cancer cells to existing chemotherapy treatment

    SBC: LONGEVICA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Eukaryotic elongation factor protein kinase eEF K is a ubiquitously expressed protein that belongs to a family of alpha kinases characterized by an andquot atypicalandquot kinase domain Our recent findings demonstrate that inhibition or genetic inactivation of eEF K protects normal tissues from cytotoxic effects of ionizing radiation and chemotherapeutic ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Interactive technology for media literacy drug prevention in community groups

    SBC: Real Prevention LLC            Topic: NIDA

    The goals of this Phase II STTR are to evaluate the outcomes of REAL mediaan interactiveselfpacede learning substance use prevention media literacy curriculum and prepare it for marketing to community organizationsincluding our partnerHSubstance use increases in frequency and risk through mid adolescenceyet prevention interventions primarily target early useare time intensiveand are implemented in ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Soluble E NTPDase for sepsis

    SBC: Purine Pharmaceuticals Inc.            Topic: NIGMS

    SUMMARY Sepsis is a medical condition caused by an overwhelming systemic inflammatory response to infection Although the underlying infection can now be efficiently treated with antibiotics there are no effective therapies to control the organ damage caused by the inflammatory response of the host As a result sepsis is the leading cause of mortality in intensive care units and is the tenth lea ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A practical and versatile high resolution D dosimetry system for clinical use

    SBC: HEURIS INC.            Topic: 102

    Quality assurance QA is a critical component of radiation oncology that ensures both effective treatment delivery and patient safety Over the last decade dQA is now particularly important asramatic innovations in treatment delivery technologiesy have led to increasingly sophisticated and complex treatments that are difficult to adequately verify with conventional dosimetric verification system ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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