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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. Ultrasound Based Device to Guide Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease Using Skin Elasticity as a Biomarker

    SBC: Microelastic Ultrasound Systems, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Ultrasound Based Device to Guide Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease using Skin Elasticity as a Biomarker ABSTRACT Sclerotic chronic graft versus host disease cGVHD develops in of allogenic Human Stem Cell Transplant HCT recipients and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality GVHD is treated with immunosuppression which puts patients at severe risk of infection ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Creation of animal models of mitochondrial DNA disease for translational research applications

    SBC: Enzerna Biosciences LLC            Topic: 400

    Mitochondria are the principal generators of cellular ATP by oxidative phosphorylation which links electron transport via Complexes I through IV to production of ATP via ATP synthase Over pathogenic human mitochondrial DNA mtDNA mutations associated with diseases ranging from cardiomyopathy to juvenile blindness have been identified Collectively millions are affected by mtDNA disease fo ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development of a POEGMA Aptamer rapid onset anticoagulant that eliminates antigenicity to anti PEG antibodies

    SBC: Gateway Bio, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    ABSTRACT The objective of this STTR proposal is to reformulate a promising PEG aptamer rapid onset anticoagulant ROA by applying a novel PEG like POEGMA polymer brush technology capable of eliminating anti PEG antigenicity The importance of this proposal is highlighted by the early termination of a recent Phase III clinical trial of the original PEG aptamer conjugate in which severe allergic ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. AML MutationCounter a tool to detect residual and recurrent leukemia

    SBC: Asystbio Laboratories, LLC            Topic: 102

    Abstract AsystBio LLC proposes to market a molecular tool kit called AML MutationCounter to count somatic mutations in genes that contribute to the development of acute myeloid leukemia AML We have developed a set of reagents and computer programs for application of next generation sequencing to count AML gene mutations The tool kit is versatile and can be used with either of the two major DNA ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Point of Care Imaging for Cardiovascular Monitoring Light Energy Tissue Interactions

    SBC: RFPi, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    A research team of clinical medicine optical physics mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines at ECU has invented a new biomedical imaging technology Multi Spectral Physiologic Visualization MSPV MSPV is a proprietary laser illuminated hardware software imaging system that is non contact cm imaging distance non invasive no dyes or injections non ionizing no X ray CT an ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. High throughput CRISPR Cas cell line generation using the CellRaft Array platform

    SBC: Cell Microsystems, Inc.            Topic: NHGRI

    Project Summary Genome editing technologies such CRISPR Cas provide a rapid and targeted means of both knocking out gene expression and knocking in gene modifications However the current workflow required for CRISPR cell line generation relies on several technologies which reduce throughput efficiency and the overall viability of genome edited cells Cell Microsystems has developed a single ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Artificial neural networks for high performance fully automated particle tracking analysis even at low signal to noise regimes

    SBC: AI Tracking Solutions LLC            Topic: 400

    Abstract Particle tracking PT is a powerful biophysical tool for elucidating molecular interactions transport phenomena and rheological properties in complex biological environments Unfortunately PT remains a niche tool in life and physical sciences with a limited user base in large part due to significant time and technical constraints in extracting accurate time variant positional data fr ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Personalized Neural Stem Cell Therapy for Cancer

    SBC: Falcon Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NCATS

    Project Summary Abstract Glioblastoma GBM is the most common primary brain tumor and one of the deadliest forms of cancer Standard surgery chemotherapy and radiation fail to eliminate the infiltrative invasive cancer cells Median survival remains only months Drugs that seek out the disseminated GBM cells behind the blood brain barrier will prevent the inevitable recurrence in patients ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Novel Small Molecule Macrophage Inhibitors for the Treatment of Retinal Diseases

    SBC: Eyedesis Biosciences, LLC            Topic: N

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Persistent disease activity PDA in spite of anti vascular endothelial growth factor VEGF therapy remains a significant clinical unmet need for patients with neovascular age related macular degeneration NVAMD The purpose of this STTR Phase I grant application is to develop novel therapies that will be effective for the treatment of PDA associated with NVAMD The cu ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. 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
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