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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. Culturally Responsive Stress Reduction A Mobile Mindfulness Application to Support Health Promotion for African Americans

    SBC: IRIS MEDIA INC            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT The proposed intervention Culturally Responsible Stress Reduction A Mobile Mindfulness Application to Support Health Promotion for African Americans CRSR is designed to encourage the use of mindfulness to mitigate the disproportionate amount of stress related health disparities facing African Americans Current mindfulness approaches have been unsuccessful in engaging this popula ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. STEM Familia A language acquisition mobile app to improve long term educational and health outcomes among Latino families

    SBC: Oregon Research Behavioral Intervention Strategies, INC            Topic: NIMHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT STEM Familia A language acquisition mobile app to improve long term educational and health outcomes among Latino families Enhancing the STEM science technology engineering and math proficiency of Hispanic elementary students to prepare them for success in secondary school and college STEM courses and in STEM fields after graduation While STEM fields account for mo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. Developing a Digital Health Promotion Program for Pregnancy

    SBC: Odyssey Science Innovations, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    Personal behaviors during pregnancy influence gestational weight gain gestational diabetes mellitus and preeclampsia in addition to developmental programming of the offspring This application is designed to assess the technical merit feasibility usability and potential commercial application of a digital platform and wellness curriculum to reduce the health risks of the mother and child durin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A Randomized Blinded Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Longeveron Mesenchymal Stem Cell LMSC Therapy for Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    SBC: Longeveron LLC            Topic: NIA

    The metabolic syndrome MetS is a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular disease type diabetes mellitus and mortality and currently affects andgt of US adults MetS is associated with endothelial dysfunction decreased circulating endothelial progenitor cells EPCs and a pro inflammatory state We have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic me ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Optimizing electrical impedance myography outcomes through data mining

    SBC: Myolex Inc            Topic: NIAMS

    Project summary Electrical impedance myography EIM is a non invasive technology for the assessment of muscle that is based on the application of a weak high frequency electrical current to a muscle and the measurement of the resulting surface voltages The further development and application of EIM remains the main business focus of Skulpt Inc a small business concern based in Boston and San ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Integrative Approaches in Palliative Care Provider Driven Online Continuing Education

    SBC: Collinge And Associates, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    Integrative approaches have been found to reduce suffering and improve quality of life in palliative care PC populations and are increasingly in demand by patients and their families However there remains a lack of comprehensive interprofessional easily accessible continuing education continuing medical education CE CME on their evidence based use in PC contexts Objective This FastTrack ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Functional integrated human on a chip systems for Alzheimer s research

    SBC: Hesperos, Inc            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary The goal of this proposal at the end of the Phase II effort is to have a service available to academia and industry to screen drugs for Alzheimer s to predict patient outcomes and determine how potential therapeutics are delivered to the CNS There are currently few companies able to offer multi organ evaluation with a recirculating medium utilizing functional readouts and none ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Integration of a kidney module into a organ human on a chip system

    SBC: Hesperos, Inc            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Our overall strategy for Hesperos is to utilize microphysiological systems in combination with functional readouts to establish platforms capable of sophisticated analysis of chemicals and drug candidates for toxicity and efficacy during pre clinical testing with initial emphasis on predictive toxicity This is a service based company and is developing low cost in vitro systems u ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Preclinical characterization of THR to induce pancreatic beta cell regeneration Phase I

    SBC: Ophysio Inc.            Topic: NIDDK

    The exocrine acinar ductal compartment of the pancreas has been hypothesized to harbor progenitor cells with the ability to give rise to new b cells The activation of such progenitors may potentially result in new b cell formation through differentiation rather than reprogramming We hypothesized that if pancreatic progenitors existed they would respond to bone morphogenetic protein BMP ...

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

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