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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. Orally available transition state inhibitors for triple negative breast cancer

    SBC: Nanometics LLC            Topic: NCI

    Problem to be Solved: Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a deadly disease that accounts for 15-20% of all diagnosed breast cancers worldwide. Metastatic relapse of TNBC carries a poorer prognosis and lower survival rate compared to other breast cancersubtypes. Therefore, identifying novel targets and new therapeutics to treat patients diagnosed with TNBC remains a significant priority of the ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Novel Focal Adhesion Kinase autophosphorylation inhibitors against pancreatic cancer

    SBC: CUREFAKTOR PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Due to the absence of effective therapies, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. This study focuses on the development of new small molecule inhibitors targeting Focal Adhesion Kinase against pancreatic cancer. Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) has been shown to play an important role in tumor cell survival, including p ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Modified RNA tools and diagnostics for drug abuse

    SBC: ATHGHIN BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary/Abstract RNA modifications are numerous, and range from simple methylation to complex changes such as addition of aminoacylcarbamoyl moieties. These modifications and, the levels at which are present, are emerging as important regulators of biological processes, and perturbations such as chemical or drug exposure can alter the patterns of specif ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Evaluation of TRB-N0224, a Proprietary Chemically-Modified Curumin, for the Treat

    SBC: TRAVERSE BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): 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 company's lead drug candidate, TRB-N0224, is a proprie ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Science Take-Out Kits for Environmental Health Education

    SBC: Science Take-Out, LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nearly percent of death and disease worldwide is linked to environmental factors WHO therefore it is critical that the general public has basic understanding of how the environment affects their health and how they might protect themselves against environmental exposures Unfortunately environmental health content is typically covered on a very ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Using Structuring Interacting RNAs (sxRNAs) as microRNA Inhibitors

    SBC: HocusLocus Inc.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose developing a trans-molecular RNA-switch for scientists to negatively affect the activity of endogenous microRNA for use as a molecular tool or therapeutic, an anti-miR. Since the discovery of miRNA, the creation of effective anti-miRs has been important, first to study and verify miRNA interactions, and, secondly, as a therapeutic tool. But, creating ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Image-guided planning system for skull correction in children with craniosynostos

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Craniosynostosis is the premature fusion of cranial sutures and occurs in approximately one in 2000 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 cr ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Recombinant Botulinum Neurotoxin for Treatment of Spastic Disorders

    SBC: Cytodel, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) is the active ingredient in pharmaceutical products like Botox(R) (Allergan), which FDA has approved for therapeutic and aesthetic indications. Because of its inherent toxicity,the dose of BoNT required to treat spasticity disorders in large muscle groups is uncomfortably close to the toxic dose range. ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. A Novel Approach to Purifying iPSC Derived Cell Cultures

    SBC: HocusLocus Inc.            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We are pioneering an RNA based switch technology called structurally interacting RNAs sxRNA which utilizes post transcriptional gene regulation as a reporter for miRNA detection Normally RNA binding proteins RBP associate with a andapos stem loop structure to facilitate translation of an upstream coding region by as much as an order of magnitude It is ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Electronic Optimization of Stem Cell Derived Human Cardiac Myocytes

    SBC: Cytocybernetics Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant As part of the FDA approval process for novel therapeutic drugs safety screening demonstrating that the new drug does not have deleterious effects on the human cardiac action potential is required Healthy human heart cells are not available for such preclinical drug testing There is currently no consensus on the best experimental approach to provide the most ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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