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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. Custom Fit 3D-Printed Pediatric Respiratory Masks

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project will develop an FDA approved process D printing system and advanced D printable material suitable for point of care manufacturing of custom fit continuous positive airway pressure CPAP masks for neonates In extremely low birth weight infants nasal CPAP therapy is delivered via soft biocompatible neonatal sized nasal masks suitable for lon ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Live-Cell Fluorescence Lifetime FRET Assays for HTS

    SBC: Fluorescence Innovations Inc            Topic: R42

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We seek to develop and commercialize a powerful technology platform to increase dramatically the effectiveness of drug discovery using high throughput screening HTS based on fluorescence lifetime FLT readouts of FRET in live cells This breakthrough is enabled by a combination of two complementary and synergistic technologies fluorescent biosensor engineer ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Distance Filtering System for Retinal Implants

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to develop and evaluate the utility of a novel input camera system for retinal prosthetics that allows users to filter optical imagery based on distance from the observer We call this andquot depth filteringandquot which can be accomplished with a depth sensing stereoscopic camera system Retinal prostheses can restore partial vision to people bli ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Directed Antifungal Therapy for HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Directed Antifungal Therapy for HIV associated Cryptococcal Meningitis PI Lad Shivanand and McCabe Aaron Project Summary Cryptococcosis is an important systemic mycosis and one of the most prevalent infectious diseases in human immunodeficiency virus HIV positive individuals Amongst the million people with HIV AIDS recent estimates indicate that there ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. Development of a Novel Therapeutic Approach for Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant When Cryptococcus is manifested as Cryptococcal meningitis CM it creates a large burden of mortality and morbidity to the patient and is very difficult for the clinician to treat There are now US cases and over million cases of CM worldwide annually with estimated deaths of per year CM is caused when Cryptococcus neoformans a basidiomyce ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Access to Exercise Stress Testing for Elderly Native Americans in Remote Locations

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Heart disease is the leading cause of death among elderly American Indians and Alaska Natives Heart disease death rates for elderly American Indians at per are percent higher than average in the total U S population Most elderly Native Americans live in remote locations and lack transportation to healthcare facilities This is a key barrie ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
  9. Hy-CIRCA: Autonomous Synthesis and Verification of Hybrid Cyber-Physical System Controllers

    SBC: Smart Information Flow Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF14AT06

    ABSTRACT: To unlock the power of cooperating teams of autonomous cyber-physical systems (CPSs), humans must be able to effectively, reliably, and safely task them using high-level goals. SIFTs Playbook interface approach provides goal-based tasking for multi-agent autonomous missions. SIFTs Cooperative Intelligent Real-time Control Architecture (CIRCA) automatically synthesizes and verifies r ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Hand Rehabilitation using Variable Assistance through Force and EMG Feedback

    SBC: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORP.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project proposes to develop and evaluate a hand rehabilitation system for chronic hemiparetic stroke survivors that have lost their ability to full control their hand. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, and is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Stroke survivors often face a significant loss of functional motor control in ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
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