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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 April, 2020.

  1. Biocatalytic production of precursors to lutein and zeaxanthin to address age related macular degeneration

    SBC: EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Atrophic dry age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of severe loss of vision for those over age Dietary supplements containing lutein and zeaxanthin are recommended by the NEI for those at risk of late AMD There has been a corresponding growth in demand for these two xanthophylls Lutein and zeaxanthin are currently sourced from marigolds grown mostl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. MUC assay for the early diagnosis and management of benign and malignant pancreatic diseases

    SBC: Sanguine Diagnostics And Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: 300

    Abstract The goal of this Fast track application is to develop a non invasive diagnostic test based on MUC and MUC mucins that can serve as an adjunct to cytological analysis of fine needle aspirates FNAs for accurate prediction of malignancy in patients with cystic pancreatic lesions Due to asymptomatic nature and lack of methods for early detection andgt of pancreatic cancer PC p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Low Cost Handheld Tactile Imaging Device for Breast Cancer Screening

    SBC: VAJRA INSTRUMENTS, INC.            Topic: 102

    Palpation has been routinely used by physicians to diagnose diseases for centuries In Clinical Breast Examination CBE medical personnel screen for suspect lesions that are to fold stiffer than surrounding tissue by palpation using two or three fingers followed by precession about a fixed in contact area Typical pressure to avoid discomfort and also feel deeper palpable objects r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Developing Testing and Validating a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

    SBC: Clinitech, LLC            Topic: 450

    PROJECT SUMMARY This application for a Phase I SBIR award represents a collaboration between Clinitech LLC and McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School to develop a wearable biosensor for detecting alcohol in the interstitial fluid of humans who have consumed alcohol Excessive use of alcohol accounts for much of the public health burden related to alcohol use disorders including fetal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Point of care immunoassay for rapid diagnosis of tinea capitis

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIBIB

    Tinea capitis scalp ringworm is a fungal dermatophyte infection of scalp hair follicles that afflicts of the U S pediatric population Tinea capitis is a major health care disparity because it occurs predominantly among individuals with a disadvantaged socioeconomic background and sub Saharan African descent Diagnosis of tinea capitis is currently dependent on culture and microscopy Both ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Development of a Non adjuvanted VLP Vaccine against Stealth H N Influenza

    SBC: EPIVAX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The avian origin H N influenza virus that emerged in humans in China in presents a unique challenge to vaccine development because it is poorly immunogenic Neutralizing antibodies are not detected in acute phase infection Anti H antibody responses are significantly delayed and exhibit low avidity in comparison with antibodies generated following seas ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Multi Source E Beam kV X Ray Tube for Image Guided Radiotheraphy

    SBC: TELESECURITY SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project will develop a commercial product that will enable for the first time realtime tumor tracking during radiotherapy at an attractive price point and with minimal interference with standard clinical practice The key novel technology is an optimized multi source X ray tube with focal spots that is placed below the multi leaf collimator MLC of a r ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Mutation Enriched Targeted Re Sequencing

    SBC: TRANSGENOMIC, INC.            Topic: 103

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Low level tumor associated somatic DNA mutations can have profound implications for development of metastasis prognosis choice of treatment follow up or early cancer detection Unless they are effectively detected these low level mutations can misinform patient management decisions or become missed opportunities for personalized medicine Widely used tech ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Next Generation Western for high-throughput and high-content protein analysis

    SBC: LI-COR, Inc.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The identification and quantification of specific proteins in complex samples are critical processes in discovering understanding and ultimately addressing the underlying nature of human health and disease The western blot is a fundamental method used for these processes due to the sensitivity and specificity enabled by combining protein sizing with immuno ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Silica Colloidal Crystals for High Resolution MALDI-MS of Glycoproteins

    SBC: LI-COR, Inc.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The product is a slide coated with silica colloidal crystals to combine protein electrophoresis with matrix assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry MALDI MS detection giving superior performance in both The Phase II proposal will be to develop an instrument for facile application of the slide in proteomics of intat glycoproteins This propos ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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