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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. A Cloud based Application for the Joint Analysis of Multiple Big Data Types

    SBC: MathNimbus Inc            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Technology advances now enable the cost effective acquisition of Kandgt distinct data types from a common set of N bio samples where i the kth data type is represented by a data matrix with columns containing Pk measurements in N samples for k K and ii at least one of the data types is big i e Pk is much bigger than N for some k The rapid accumulation of such mult ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A New MicroRNA-1291 Replacement Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Disease


    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. There is a clear need for more effective therapies to treat deadly pancreatic cancer disease. MicroRNAs (miRNA or miR) are a large group of short, noncoding RNAs that control posttranscriptional gene expression in human cells, and there is increasing evidence for the exi ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A novel racial disparity marker for risk prediction in triple negative breast cancer patients


    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Breast cancers in African American AA women are characterized by earlier onset higher aggressiveness more extensive metastases and increased mortality rates compared to those in European American EA women This breast cancer related health disparity is partly due to the fact that AA women are more likely than EA women to develop a particularly aggressive ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Novel Technology to Produce Yb:Sr-FAP Transparent Laser Host Ceramics in Non-Isotropic Materials

    SBC: Texas Biochemicals Incorporated            Topic: AF14AT26

    ABSTRACT: To fabricate transparent ceramics composed of anisotropic laser gain media, the crystal orientations of micro-domains should be aligned identically. Current method involve application of high magnetic field. Texas Biochemicals Inc. recently developed a novel technology to produce faceted hexagonal prism c axis oriented Yb: Sr-FAP [Yb: Sr5(PO4)3F nanocrystallites and sintered into transp ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Aminooxyacetic Acid Prodrugs for Colon Cancer Therapy

    SBC: CBS THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Recent studies of the applicants support the role of the endogenous gaseous biological mediator hydrogen sulfide H S in colorectal cancer In specific the selective upregulation of cystathionine synthase CBS and the subsequent production of H S in colonic cancer cells serves as a pro survival factor by stimulating tumor cell bioenergetics ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. An eHealth solution for posttraumatic stress and pain screening integrated in pediatric injury care

    SBC: Radiant Creative Group, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    ABSTRACT Pediatric injury is the leading cause of child mortality and acquired disability in the United Statesaffectingmillion children annuallyAmong school age children alonemore thanmillion are treated in Emergency Department or admitted to the hospital annually for injuryincurring billions in medical and work loss costs each yearAfter hospital dischargemany injured children experience pain that ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A novel 3D cell culture human uterine contractility assay for high-throughput scr

    SBC: CHEMOSEN3D, INC.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Several disorders in reproductive medicine are results of changes in smooth muscle contractile activity. Increased myometrial contraction can lead to preterm labor, which affects 12% of the US population. However, the mechanisms involved in the transition from uterine quiescence to contractility at the onset of labor are not well-known. As a result, the managem ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. APPSPIRE: expanding the reach of an innovative tobacco control program for youth

    SBC: Radiant Creative Group, LLC            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantMobile phone technology offers a variety of opportunities for innovative approaches to health communication and interventionThese opportunities have been amplified by the emergence of next generation smartphone devices that are capable of rich multimedia and sophisticated interactivitySmartphone based programs can be integrated seamlessly into a userandapos s daily ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Aspirin-PC for Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer

    SBC: PLx Opco Inc.            Topic: NCI

    ABSTRACT Colorectal cancerCRCis the third leading cause of cancer related deaths in the U SBased on numerous epidemiological studies and recent prospective clinical trialsthe use of daily aspirin is associated with a significant reduction in CRC incidencedeaths and metastatic spreadHoweverthe chronic use of this drug is limited due to the side effects of gastrointestinal bleeding ulceration in sus ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Bayesian Inference of Spacecraft Geometry and Pose

    SBC: VISION SYSTEMS INC.            Topic: AF17AT007

    Space platforms are complex dynamical systems and there are many reasons to model them from ground telescope imagery as well as from space-based sensor platforms. One key motivation is to determine the operational state and configuration of the vehicle. Key questions such as did the solar panels fail to deploy, did the object begin to tumble unexpectedly may be addressed by a sufficiently detaile ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
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