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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 June, 2020.

  1. Smartphone Technology for Parents and Teens: Improving Vaccination Uptake

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Vaccinations for adolescents in the U S tetanus diphtheria and acellular pertussis Tdap meningococcal conjugate vaccine MCV Human Papillomavirus HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarex remain well below the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC goals and especially so for the HPV vaccines These vaccine deficits are pronounced among minor ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Optimization of an integrin enhancing molecule for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene resulting in the loss of the dystrophin glycoprotein complex in skeletal muscle Loss of dystrophin results in reduced sarcolemmal integrity progressive muscle damage and compromised muscle function There is currently no cure and limited treatment options for DMD and all affected child ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prisons

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world The demographics of the prison population are shifting In fact the number of sentenced state and federal prisoners age or older grew at times the rate of the overall prison population from The health status of aging inmates does not mirror the free world population In fac ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Enhanced multiphoton microscopy through spatial light modulation

    SBC: Boulder Nonlinear Systems, Inc.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nonlinear optical microscopy techniques and particularly multiphoton fluorescence microscopy have become popular tools for visualizing the three dimensional cellular architecture residing hundreds of microns and up to one millimeter deep in living organisms This is particularly valuable in neurobiology where multiphoton techniques have become widely used fo ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Scientific Merit and Feasibility of Fructokinase Inhibiton for Obesity

    SBC: Colorado Research Partners LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Intake of added sweeteners high fructose corn syrup and sucrose independently predicts the development of obesity metabolic syndrome and diabetes Despite recommendations by WHO and the AHA to reduce sugar intake to to percent of total energy intake the mean intake of added sugars remains percent of the diet and percent of the population ingest ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Prediction and Measurement of the Carbon Build-Up in Film-Cooled Rocket Engines

    SBC: SIERRA ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: AF15AT21

    ABSTRACT: Sierra Engineering Inc. (Sierra) believes that existing chemical kinetic models can be efficiently incorporated into commercial CFD codes to predict the mixing, pyrolysis, soot formation and carbon deposition within film cooled rocket engines. During this Phase I STTR effort we will demonstrate that this analysis capability is practical and that we can generate appropriate model validati ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Compact Passive Millimeter Wave Sensor for GPS-denied Navigation

    SBC: First RF Corporation            Topic: AF15AT26

    ABSTRACT: FIRST RF has teamed with University Research Foundation (URF) and Radiometrics Corporation to develop a passive radiometer-based geolocation system for use with a wide variety of USAF platforms. The system will be comprised of a ruggedized, near-COTS radiometer system by Radiometrics Corporation, augmented with a robust 2-D scanning beamsteering antenna by FIRST RF Corporation and enhanc ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. High Speed Electronic Device Simulator

    SBC: TECH-X CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT33

    ABSTRACT: Wireless communications, radar, and biological detection require electronic components operating in the mm-wave and THz frequency ranges. GaAs metal semiconductor field effect transistor and nanoscale CMOS technologies have demonstrated high frequency capabilities and will likely benefit from future material systems and device architectures. The cost of exploring this wide design space c ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Smartphone Help for DWI Offenders and Their Families: A B-SMART App

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Driving while intoxicated (DWI) remains a substantial and preventable source of morbidity and mortality in the United States. A variety of sanctions and interventions have been attempted to reduce DWI in the U.S., including enhanced DWI enforcement efforts, stricter drunk driving laws, responsible alcohol beverage service training, and alcohol treatment. The Ig ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Testing Smad7-based biologics for treating chronic wounds

    SBC: TAIGA BIOTECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chronic skin wounds associated with various diseases (e.g., diabetes) and aberrant healing from acute wounding (e.g., hypertrophic scarring) is a major health care burden, which need scientific discovery-based therapeutic interventions. Our previous studies show that Smad7, a TGFb signaling antagonist, accelerates skin wound healing. We have developed a Smad7 f ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
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