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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 Metabologenomics Platform for Large Scale High Throughput Natural Product Discovery

    SBC: Microbial Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: NCCIH

    ABSTRACT The estimates of natural product producing gene clusters within the genomes of microorganisms are far greater than the number of known natural products indicating that there is a wealth of untapped molecules within these organisms that offer huge potential as leads for new medicines Unfortunately the prevailing paradigms for natural product discovery are ill suited for accessing this ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A rapid and portable test for home monitoring of phenylalanine levels by patients with phenylketonuria using a blood glucose meter

    SBC: GlucoSentient, Inc            Topic: NICHD

    Project Summary Abstract Phenylketonuria PKU is a serious inborn metabolic disorder affecting out of every children born in the U S annually Characteristic effect of PKU is the impaired capability of the body to convert the amino acid phenylalanine Phe to tyrosine and as a result Phe level is elevated in the blood stream While Phe is required for normal growth and brain developm ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. HTS Assays for Targeting the cGAS STING Pathway in Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer

    SBC: Bellbrook Labs, LLC            Topic: 300

    SUMMARY Cytoplasmic nucleic acids alert the immune system to invading pathogens and trigger a robust type I interferon IFN response via activation of the STING stimulator of interferon genes receptor The sensor for cytoplasmic nucleic acids was recently discovered to be a cyclic GMP AMP synthase which produces a unique cyclic dinucleotide second messenger cGAMP that serves as an agonist fo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. Optimizing NGF for Topical Treatment of Glaucoma

    SBC: HUMAN CELL CO            Topic: N

    Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world This chronic and progressive optic neuropathy is characterized by loss of axons of the retinal ganglion cells RGC that constitute the optic nerve Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure the only modifiable causative factor slow the onset and progression of the disease yet no treatment is available to restore o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. Technology Enabled Mental Health Intervention for Individuals in the Criminal Justice System A

    SBC: Jail Education Solutions, Inc.            Topic: 104

    In the United States over million people are incarcerated While these numbers are alarming even more distressing is the rapid growth in the number of mentally ill individuals caught in this system Within any given year approximately of females and of males in jail will experience a mental health problem This results in the criminal justice system serving as a de facto mental ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. IMMEDIATE FIT USING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY PROSTHETIC SYSTEMS

    SBC: IFIT PROSTHETICS, LLC            Topic: N

    ABSTRACT The principal business interestiFIT Prosthetics LLCwith STTR fundingcreated a new transtibial prosthetic device and demonstrated its safetycomfortand functionIn contrast to conventionally made prosthetic limbsthe iFIT prosthesis is easily fit and aligned on the residual limb in a single sessionDue to its substantial adjustability and customized inner linerthe iFIT device is a comfortable ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Novel Continuous Esophageal Pressure Monitoring Catheter with Feeding Tube

    SBC: RUSH RIVER RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: NICHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Over US adults and children are on mechanical ventilators in intensive care units each year While major advancements in ventilator devices have improved outcomes for critically ill patients current ventilator practice is predominately based on measurements of airway pressure The more relevant pressure particularly to determine if mechanical ventilation is causi ...

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