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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 September, 2020.

  1. Microfluidic Processing of Leukocytes for Molecular Diagnostic Testing

    SBC: GPB SCIENTIFIC, LLC            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of this Phase II project is to optimize and validate a microfluidic chip based process that automates and shortens the labeling washing and collecting of human blood leukocytes WBCs for flow cytometric analysis of clinically important cell surface and intracellular markers Multi parameter flow cytometry is an increasingly powerful and widely used t ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Wearable Lab-on-a-patch for non-invasive Alcohol Sensing in Sweat

    SBC: ZANSORS            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Zansors is a biosensor company with several research and product areas to commercialize evidence based healthcare solutions This proposed research is aimed at achieving objective assessment of blood alcohol concentration BAC by offering a wearable real time alcohol bio sensing device based on a bendable and stretchable lab on a patch platform invented by par ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. Knee-Biofeedback Rehabilitation Interface for Game-based Home Therapy (KneeBRIGHT)

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The Knee Biofeedback Rehabilitation Interface for Game based Home Therapy andquot KneeBRIGHTandquot system combines electromyography EMG biofeedback with video game therapy VGT to provide knee osteoarthritis OA patients with an engaging effective tool for conducting rehabilitation exercises at home KneeBRIGHT aims to motivate patients with knee OA to ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Strength and BALance (SABAL) Virtual Trainer

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Introduction The Strength and BALance SABAL program targets reduction of fall risk in older adults through fun meaningful and motivating games that incorporate evidence based exercises and automatic generation of fall risk metrics The product consisting of virtual world based gaming software and an off the shelf KinectTM sensor will be used in senior ce ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Disposable paper-based electrochemical metal ion sensors for water safety testing

    SBC: ZANSORS            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I application aims at developing a generalizable electrochemical biosensing platform for detection of metal ions in water. Specifically, the main objective of the project is to validate the design of a convenient, cost-effective electrochemical ion (E-ION) sensing platform for direct detection of metal ion contaminants such as mercury (Hg2+), silver ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Wireless sensor patch for reducing barriers to in-home sleep apnea screening

    SBC: ZANSORS            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea. OSA affects an estimated 18-40 million adults and 0.7-3% of all children in the US. OSA results in tiredness, depression and fatigue, and has severalassociated common comorbidities. It is believed that over 80% of OSA remains undiagnosed. Poorer and disadvantaged communities are at higher ris ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Field-Side Mobile-Device Oculomotor Function Assessment

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1.6 - 3.8 million concussions occur annually. Although striking, these figures are vast underestimates of the actual number of afflicted individuals because many who have suffered a concussion are never diagnosed because they do not seek medical advice. During competition and practice, athletes are ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. CG-GRID: Computational Genetics Grid Resource for Interaction Discovery

    SBC: PARABON COMPUTATION, INC.            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Advances in DNA sequencing technology have now made it practical and affordable to generate datasets containing millions of genetic attributes that can be tested for association with disease susceptibility The computational complexity of searching for genetic interactions over such high dimensional datasets imposes great challenges for genome wide associatio ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. 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
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