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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 April, 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. Development of the first thermolytic to suppress shivering and seizure

    SBC: Be Cool Pharmaceutics LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Summary The temperature management market is expected to reach $ billion by yet no pharmaceutical has yet been developed specifically for this market A adenosine A AR agonists are well known to attenuate seizure and protect the brain from injury but development of these drugs has been limited by side effects including hypothermia bradycardia and hypotension Inspired by our discover ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Developing Testing and Validating a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

    SBC: Clinitech, LLC            Topic: 450

    PROJECT SUMMARY This application for a Phase I SBIR award represents a collaboration between Clinitech LLC and McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School to develop a wearable biosensor for detecting alcohol in the interstitial fluid of humans who have consumed alcohol Excessive use of alcohol accounts for much of the public health burden related to alcohol use disorders including fetal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Point of care immunoassay for rapid diagnosis of tinea capitis

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIBIB

    Tinea capitis scalp ringworm is a fungal dermatophyte infection of scalp hair follicles that afflicts of the U S pediatric population Tinea capitis is a major health care disparity because it occurs predominantly among individuals with a disadvantaged socioeconomic background and sub Saharan African descent Diagnosis of tinea capitis is currently dependent on culture and microscopy Both ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development of a Non adjuvanted VLP Vaccine against Stealth H N Influenza

    SBC: EPIVAX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The avian origin H N influenza virus that emerged in humans in China in presents a unique challenge to vaccine development because it is poorly immunogenic Neutralizing antibodies are not detected in acute phase infection Anti H antibody responses are significantly delayed and exhibit low avidity in comparison with antibodies generated following seas ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Multi Source E Beam kV X Ray Tube for Image Guided Radiotheraphy

    SBC: TELESECURITY SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project will develop a commercial product that will enable for the first time realtime tumor tracking during radiotherapy at an attractive price point and with minimal interference with standard clinical practice The key novel technology is an optimized multi source X ray tube with focal spots that is placed below the multi leaf collimator MLC of a r ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Nutritional Therapy in Elderly with Heart Failure

    SBC: Essential Blends, LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The long term goal of this project is to develop and test a nutritional product that will improve physical function in individuals with heart failure H in the geriatric population Our approach to nutritional therapy NT focuses on increasing skeletal muscle strength improving vascular reactivity and optimizing regulation of energy substrate metabolism All ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Muscle preservation during weight loss in older, overweight individuals

    SBC: Essential Blends, LLC            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The overall goal of this project is to test a meal replacement beverage that will ultimately preserve muscle loss during calorie restriction weight loss CRWL in obese older individuals We previously developed a meal replacement rich with a proprietary blend of essential amino acids TMR that was more than three times as effective as whey protein in stimulat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. 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
  10. Identification of Borrelia burgdorferi diagnostic biomarkers in humans and nonhum

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The number of Lyme disease cases in the US has been recently estimated by the CDC at cases year This is major public health concern Currently available diagnostics rely on detection of the antibody response serology to Borrelia burgdorferi the causative agent of Lyme disease However serological tests are not accurate during the early stages of Ly ...

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

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