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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. 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
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. Development of a New Carbohydrate based Anticoagulant Drug

    SBC: Glycan Therapeutics LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Low molecular weight heparins LMWHs a commonly used anticoagulant drug in the hospitals are carbohydrate based molecules Heparin is isolated from porcine intestine through a long and unreliable supply chain LMWH is a depolymerized product of heparin A worldwide distribution of contaminated heparin in impacting the purity and safety of LMWHs was associated with deaths in the US Th ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. HLS Cyclic CAR peptide a targeted therapy for pulmonary hypertension

    SBC: VASCULAR BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    PUBLIC ABSTRACT This project in response to announcement HLS describes a development program for CARSKNKDC CAR a synthetic cyclic peptide that selectively targets diseased pulmonary vascular endothelium and enhances the therapeutic effect of vasodilator therapies for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension PH PH is a disorder of elevated pulmonary vascular resistance characterized by ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. Adaptive Materials for SHM

    SBC: AURA Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF17AT018

    Bennett Advanced Research proposes to examine fundamental properties of adaptive materials for use with Additive Manufacturing technologies. The focus will be on developing a system for spacecraft Self Health Monitoring (SHM).

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. 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
  10. High-Quality AlGaN Substrates for Optical and Electronic Applications

    SBC: KYMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF17AT024

    Kyma Technologies, the leading domestic supplier of crystalline III-N substrate materials, is teamed with leading AlGaN materials & device experts at Sandia National Laboratory, to develop high-quality AlGaN templates in Phase I and free-standing AlGaN substrates in Phase II. Understanding that the commercialization potential of AlGaN templates and substrates requires a cost-effective and diameter ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
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