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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. 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
  2. Prevention of erectile dysfunction following prostate cancer radiotherapy

    SBC: Humanetics Corporation            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of this proposal is to evaluate BIO 300 as an effective therapy to prevent and/or mitigate the erectile dysfunction (ED) that is commonly observed following radiotherapy (RT) for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. Approximately half of prostate cancer patients will undergo RT as a part of thei ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Location Initiated Individualized Texts for African American Adolescent Health

    SBC: MEI Research, Ltd            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Obesity in the U.S. has disproportionately affected African American (AA) adolescents who have almost twice the prevalence of obesity than their Caucasian peers. This is due in part to greater exposure to, and higher consumption of, 'fast' and calorie dense foods among minority vs. majority populations. Finding effective ways to address dietary habits ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Coils for Human Whole Body Imaging at 7T

    SBC: LIFE SERVICES L.L.C.            Topic: NIBIB

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant For this Phase II STTR proposal the investigators plan to develop and commercialize the radiofrequency RF coil technology to make T body MRI possible and to translate this new technology to vastly improve T clinical MRI as well In the Phase I project leading to this proposal all specific aims were accomplished to demonstrate the feasibility of safely an ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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