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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. Novel Inhibitors of PSMB and PSMB for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

    SBC: InhiProt            Topic: 103

    Multiple myeloma is incurable hematologic malignancy with an expected median survival of years The proteasome inhibitors bortezomib carfilzomib and the recently approved ixazomib are a mainstay of current myeloma treatment Despite an initial response rate approaching to proteasome inhibitor containing combinations all patients relapse and eventually become resistant to any treatments ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  3. LWIR Fiber Bundle for Thermal Imaging in Gas Turbine Systems

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: AF17AT016

    Improved temperature measurements of thermal barrier coating (TBC) components are needed for gas turbine research and development.Imaging pyrometry systems are preferred because they are non-contact and can measure the complex spatial temperature distribution on components.Measurement in the long-wave infrared (LWIR) band is required for accurate temperature measurements of modern TBCs.Fiber coupl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Prediction and Measurement of the Soot Build-Up in Film-Cooled Rocket Engines

    SBC: JOHNSON ROCKETS            Topic: AF15AT21

    This Phase II STTR effort is focused on generating the data necessary to identify the phenomenology that produces carbon deposition within kerosene film cooled rocket engines.This data is essential to guide the model development and validation process.Program outputs will be both data and a physics-based model for carbon deposition.

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. 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
  6. Smart Sensing Dental Drill

    SBC: RYTEK MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Clinical Importance Almost million dental implants were placed worldwide in with million of these procedures taking place in the United States The worldwide market for these implants is expected to increase to $ $ billion in revenue by as dental implant manufactures target and train general dentists non surgically trained to perform th ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. Design and Development of Immunotolerant S. aureus Biotherapies

    SBC: STEALTH BIOLOGICS LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Antibiotic resistance complicates the majority of Staphylococcus aureus S aureus infections as a full two thirds of hospital associated S aureus infections and of those acquired in the community are now methicillin resistant MRSA MRSA causes andgt infections in the US each year and it is responsible for half of all deaths caused by drug re ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Prediction and Measurement of the Carbon Build-Up in Film-Cooled Rocket Engines

    SBC: SIERRA ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: AF15AT21

    ABSTRACT: Sierra Engineering Inc. (Sierra) believes that existing chemical kinetic models can be efficiently incorporated into commercial CFD codes to predict the mixing, pyrolysis, soot formation and carbon deposition within film cooled rocket engines. During this Phase I STTR effort we will demonstrate that this analysis capability is practical and that we can generate appropriate model validati ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Validation of a Negative Regulator as a Novel Therapy for Autoimmune Disease

    SBC: Immunext, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE is a devastating autoimmune disease that most commonly affects women in their child bearing years SLE attacks multiple organ systems but renal and neurologic involvement are the usual harbingers of poor outcome Despite effective albeit toxic immunosuppressive therapy only of patients with these serious manifestations ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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