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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. Development of Alkontrol herbal for Treating Alcohol Abuse

    SBC: NATURAL PHARMACIA INTERNATIONAL, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This application for a Fast Track STTR award represents a collaboration between Natural Pharmacia International Inc NPI and McLean Hospital to initiate steps toward commercializing a isoflavone botanical product for treating alcoholism Excessive use of alcohol accounts for much of the public health burden related to alcohol use disorders including fetal a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of Chol-DsiRNA Polyplexes to Improve the Therapy of Breast Cancer

    SBC: ACTORIUS PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women between the ages of and and responsible for deaths annually If treated early five year survival rates for patients in the U S are between and but drop to once metastatic breast cancer has developed Thus there is a great need to develop more effective treatment strategies fo ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Ultrasensitive SERS Nano-Sensors for Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis

    SBC: Sanguine Diagnostics And Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: 103

    ABSTRACT Pancreatic cancer PC is an extremely aggressive malignancy with one of the worst prognoses of all cancers with a median survival of less than one year and an overall year survival of andlt With marked resistance to chemo and radiotherapies surgery is the only curative option In patients with localized disease and no lymph node or extra pancreatic metastases complete surgical ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Simultaneous Proportional and Independent sEMG Based Hand Wrist Prosthesis Control

    SBC: Liberating Technologies, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Surface electromyogram sEMG controlled powered hand wrist prostheses are used by upper limb amputees to return partial upper limb function Conventional transradial prostheses can use surface EMG amplitudes from the residual forearm flexors and extensors to control hand closing and opening respectively Additional degrees of freedom DoFs e g wrist rota ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Smart Residential Carpet for Promoting Aging in Place

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Aging in place or the ability of older adults to continue to live safely and economically in their own residences for as long as possible is one of the key issues of modern societies Continued population growth of older adults age will lead to significant financial and logistical burdens on the nationandapos s healthcare system As the population ages ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Development of PAR Pepducins for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

    SBC: OASIS PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Atopic dermatitis AD or severe eczema is a very common life long skin disease with of adults in the US requiring systemic therapy Clinical manifestations of AD include multiple inflamed lesions erosions accompanied by lichenification thick leathery skin fibrotic papules and severely dry skin with increased susceptibility to infection A major uncont ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Therapeutics for inflammatory bowel disease from the microbiome

    SBC: SYMBIOTIX BIOTHERAPIES, INC.            Topic: 300

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Interactions between the gut microbiome and the immune system have been linked to inflammatory bowel disease IBD IBD is a chronic and progressive gastrointestinal disease characterized by uncontrolled activation of the intestinal immune system resulting in severe medical complications affecting over million patients in the United States It is a disease of high u ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. T SS needle protein inhibitors for the treatment of P aeruginosa infection

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The inability to treat many Gram negative bacterial infections effectively with existing antibiotics is a major medical crisis Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a prime example of clinical isolates from critically ill patients are resistant to three or more drugs The overall goal of this project is to address the critical medical need by a novel approach of iden ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. CardioPort to Enable Intracardiac Beating Heart and Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery

    SBC: Nido Surgical, Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantThe goal of this Fast Track STTR project is to develop a novel CardioPortTM surgical device that will enable minimally invasive beating heart repair without use of cardiopulmonary bypassCPBThere is a critical unmet need for new instruments to improve the surgical repair of heart defects in childrenCurrent best surgical practices involve either open heart surgery wit ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Inhibitors of the viral nucleoprotein polymerase co factor interaction for human RSV and MPV therapy

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Human respiratory syncytial virus hRSV and human metapneumovirus hMPV are non segmented negative strand viruses NNSV and are the leading causes of acute respiratory tract infections in infants worldwide In addition hRSV is a significant cause of disease in elderly populations and can often be fatal for patients with compromised immune systems Currently no vaccines are available and exis ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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