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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. Integrated biochemical and bioinformatic technologies for accurate transcriptome-wide full-length RNA assembly.

    SBC: LUCIGEN CORPORATION            Topic: 172

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The human transcriptome is significantly more complex than its cognate genome due to the hundreds of thousands of possible isoforms allele specific expression issues variable RNA editing changes and differential expression patterns spanning cell types developmental stages and physiological stresses Next generation sequencing NGS platforms are fundame ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Biological treatment of bacterial keratitis

    SBC: AMEBAGONE, INC.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Staphylococcus is the most common cause of infections worldwide The pathogen persists asymptomatically on human skin from which it may spread to ocular tissues and cause corneal infection When this happens corneal bacterial keratitis can occur and if not treated effectively it may lead to blindness Multi Drug Resistant MDR variants of S aureus Sa are ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Neuroimaging tools for presurgical brain mapping

    SBC: PRISM CLINICAL IMAGING, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of this project is to develop functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI tools to assist the diagnosis and treatment of human patients with a brain tumor or other operable pathology The specific focus of this proposal is to produce a practical clinic ready suite of MR imaging methods analyses and display tools to solve the number one impediment to ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Axonal Transport HTS Platform for Neurodegeneration Drug Discovery

    SBC: Bellbrook Labs, LLC            Topic: 106

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Neurodegenerative diseases that affect motor neurons such as PD ALS and HD represent an enormous unmet medical need that is growing with the aging population Existing treatments have little or no effect on the course of disease and patients have to cope with the loss of brain and body function for the rest of their lives Defects in the transport of organell ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. IMMEDIATE FIT USING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY TRANSTIBIAL PROSTHESIS

    SBC: IFIT PROSTHETICS, LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of iFIT Prosthetics LLC r and its founder was to create and commercialize a modular immediate fit fully adjustable transtibial prosthesis system suitable for mass production using high strength polymer materials that are injection molded at a fraction of the cost of conventionally made prostheses This goal was achieved and now the aims of this P ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. 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
  7. Restimulating memory T cell responses in elderly by a novel, live influenza vaccine

    SBC: Flugen, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Respiratory infections with influenza viruses cause severe morbidity and mortality in humans and animals worldwide Importantly in humans the majority of morbidity and mortality following flu infection is seen in older individuals andgt year old Yet clear understanding of how aging impacts on innate immune responses and how to improve vaccine design ...

    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. Rapid Development of Thermodynamic Capability for Integrated Computational Materials Engineering

    SBC: Computherm, LLC            Topic: AF15AT30

    ABSTRACT: CompuTherm, LLC proposes a pilot project to develop an innovative modeling tool for rapid deployment of thermodynamic capability for Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME). To be developed on the basis of CompuTherms current capability, Pandat software, the proposed modeling tool represents the next generation of CALPHAD software. The significant advances of the proposed m ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Galectin 1: A novel small protein therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy DMD is a fatal muscle disease affecting in every male births DMD results from mutations in the gene encoding the dystrophin a kDa scaffolding protein responsible for providing a mechanical link between the muscle fiber actin cytoskeleton and a transmembrane protein complex called the dystrophin associated glycoprotein ...

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