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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. 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. Testing and Commercialization of a Superior Device to Maintain Perioperative Normothermia In Anesthetized Patients

    SBC: Mercury Biomed LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Abstract This proposal presents Phase of the plan of Mercury Biomed LLC for commercializing the new and innovative WarmSmart technology to more effectively keep patients warm during anesthetized surgery The WarmSmart technology is based on IP licensed from the University of Texas at Austin who is the academic partner for this STTR proposal WarmSmart embodies several breakthr ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Evolution of an Adaptable Prosthetic Foot Design for Normalization of Biomechanics During Community Participation

    SBC: OHIO WILLOW WOOD COMPANY, THE            Topic: NICHD

    Evolution of an Adaptable Prosthetic Foot Design for Normalization of Biomechanics During Community Participation Summary Abstract The vision of this project is to improve the functional physical mobility of people with lower extremity amputations so that they can more fully and confidently participate in a wider range of activities This will enhance their personal satisfaction thereby improving ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Tissue Engineered Intestine

    SBC: Nanofiber Solutions, Inc.            Topic: 300

    PROJECT ABSTRACT Short bowel syndromeSBSis a major clinical problem affecting newbornschildren and adultsfor which there is currently no known cureThe disorder results from the functional or anatomic loss of extensive segments of small intestine rendering the intestinal absorptive capacity severely compromisedSBS is clinically defined by malabsorptiondiarrheasteatorrheafluid and electrolyte distur ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
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