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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 software platform to enhance reproducibility collaboration and translation of stem cell research

    SBC: Cellara, LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Stem cell research has shown great potential to help treat or even cure a wide array of health conditions including cardiovascular and neurological disease cancer and diabetes This field is now beginning to move rapidly from the re search stage to clinical translation and commercial applications However it has been widely recognized that stem cell scientists have difficulty ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Novel Strategy to Identify Substances that Improve Mitochnodrial Fitness

    SBC: CYTEGEN CORP            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract Mitochondrial dysfunction causes mitochondrial diseases and is tightly linked to aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsonandapos s and Alzheimerandapos s Recent discoveries support that mitochondrial dysfunction can be overcome to treat age related decline Cytegenandapos s hypothesis is that exercise induces the secretion of blood borne proteins that act ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Biocatalytic production of precursors to lutein and zeaxanthin to address age related macular degeneration

    SBC: EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Atrophic dry age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of severe loss of vision for those over age Dietary supplements containing lutein and zeaxanthin are recommended by the NEI for those at risk of late AMD There has been a corresponding growth in demand for these two xanthophylls Lutein and zeaxanthin are currently sourced from marigolds grown mostl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. Development of a novel highly effective influenza vaccine

    SBC: Flugen, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Seasonal influenza flu virus an NIAID category C priority pathogen causes widespread infection resulting in at least million cases of severe illness and deaths worldwide Young children and elderly or immunocompromised individuals are typically at greater risk of severe illness or death from influenza Newly emerging strains can result ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
  9. Graphene based Nanosensor Device for Rapid Onsite Detection of Dissolved Lead in Tap Water

    SBC: NANOAFFIX SCIENCE LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is an increasing public concern about monitoring water quality in the entire drinking water supply system especially at the point of use spurred by recent water catastrophes such as the one in Flint Michigan that has caused severe health issues for thousands of children due to the unsafe level of lead in contaminated drinking water Current quantitative detection methods ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Highly sensitive isothermal method and instrument for field diagnostics to facilitate malaria eradication

    SBC: CASCADE BIOSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Plasmodium falciparum is the most virulent form of malaria causing million deaths per year Success with patient treatment and a malaria eradication campaign depends significantly on our ability to detect new infections as early as possible in the field rural areas including asymptomatic cases preferably using a small amount of blood e g from a finger prick and to clearly discrim ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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