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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. A cloud based software platform to enhance reproducibility collaboration and translation of stem cell research

    SBC: Cellara, LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Stem cell research has shown great potential to help treat or even cure a wide array of health conditions including cardiovascular and neurological disease cancer and diabetes This field is now beginning to move rapidly from the re search stage to clinical translation and commercial applications However it has been widely recognized that stem cell scientists have difficulty ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Novel Strategy to Identify Substances that Improve Mitochnodrial Fitness

    SBC: CYTEGEN CORP            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract Mitochondrial dysfunction causes mitochondrial diseases and is tightly linked to aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsonandapos s and Alzheimerandapos s Recent discoveries support that mitochondrial dysfunction can be overcome to treat age related decline Cytegenandapos s hypothesis is that exercise induces the secretion of blood borne proteins that act ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Automation of MicroC as a CDx for myeloma therapies

    SBC: Lynx Biosciences, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Multiple myeloma MM is a debilitating and currently incurable hematological malignancy While the median survival has increased to years MM patients ultimately relapse and become resistant to therapy Once they reach this stage it is often a trial and error process until an effective therapy can be found Furthermore the MM bone marrow tumor microenvironment plays a significant role in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. Biomaterials for mRNA based cellular reprogramming

    SBC: Stem Pharm, Incorporated            Topic: 100

    Project Summary Abstract Induced pluripotent stem cells iPSCs hold great promise in the areas of disease modeling and regenerative medicine and as a result have unique commercial potential There are currently more than ongoing clinical trials in stem cell therapies including the first in human trial using human iPSC derived retinal pigment epithelial cells to treat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. Development of a Photoacoustic Quantitative Ultrasound PAQUS device for clinical use

    SBC: IF, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    Title Development of a Photoacoustic Quantitative Ultrasound PAQUS device for clinical use Abstract The objective of this program is to develop a highly innovative bone assessment device by combining our recently invented photoacoustic physio chemical analysis PAPCA technique with more established quantitative ultrasound QUA techniques After a clinic ready Photoacoustic Quantitative Ultra ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Evidence-Based Pain Intervention for Veterans: Leveraging Mobile & Social Media

    SBC: Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc            Topic: NCCIH

    Chronic musculoskeletal pain creates a significant public health burdenand Veterans are disproportionately affectedThe frequency and extent of co occurrence of pain and PTSDpain and Traumatic Brain InjuryTBIall three conditionsPost deployment Multi symptom DisorderPMDand other multi symptom syndromes can complicate and reduce the effectiveness of pain treatmentFurthermorethe majority of Veterans d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Graphene based Nanosensor Device for Rapid Onsite Detection of Dissolved Lead in Tap Water

    SBC: NANOAFFIX SCIENCE LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is an increasing public concern about monitoring water quality in the entire drinking water supply system especially at the point of use spurred by recent water catastrophes such as the one in Flint Michigan that has caused severe health issues for thousands of children due to the unsafe level of lead in contaminated drinking water Current quantitative detection methods ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. High Fidelity Linear MicroVector to Clone Complex Problematic and Large DNAs

    SBC: VARIGEN BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: 200

    The goal of this research is to dramatically improve the ability to clone and analyze large and unstable DNA fragments We propose to develop a novel linear cloning vector to maximize stability of cloned DNA in the bacterial host The vector will use the replication proteins of the phage Phi to achieve the highest accuracy of replication for all DNA inserts including AT rich repetitive or str ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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