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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. 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
  3. A Preclinical Trial of Therapeutic Angiogenesis Plus Angioplasty and Stenting for Renal Vascular Disease

    SBC: Leflore Technologies LLC            Topic: 400

    Abstract Chronic kidney disease CKD is a progressive disorder affecting almost of the general population and this disease has shown a relentless growth over the past decades Patients with CKD have higher rates of hospitalization greater mortality shorter life expectancy and their healthcare costs are up to times more expensive than non CKD patients Thus treatments to slow halt ...

    STTR 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. Therapeutic Role of Inter-alpha Inhibitors in Wound Healing

    SBC: PROTHERA BIOLOGICS, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Wound healing is an intricately regulated process broadly characterized by phases of inflammation proliferation and remodeling Imbalances in any one of these phases can result in inadequate healing scar formation or in the development of chronic wounds such as diabetic ulcers Diabetic ulcers are responsible for the majority of lower extremity amputations ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
  9. Jerry the Bear: A Robotic Platform for At-Home Therapy and Education for Children with Type 1 Diabetes

    SBC: Sproutel            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of this SBIR Phase I application from Sproutel is to develop a curriculum for providing expert educational content on diabetes self management to be delivered via principles of game based learning in an appealing teddy bear robotic character designed for young children diagnosed with type diabetes mellitus Type diabetes T D affects approximately ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Bioassay Methods for Standardization of Immune Enhancing Dietary Supplements

    SBC: PSI (Phytochemical Services, Incorporated)            Topic: 213

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Clinical trials testing the potential health benefits of immune enhancing dietary supplements have produced inconsistent results A major problem contributing to these inconsistent outcomes is that these studies have used a wide variety of poorly characterized products Attempts to solve this product quality control problem using chemical standardization method ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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