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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. Nomethiazoles harnessing GABA and NO mimetic activity for Alzheimer s therapy

    SBC: sGC Pharma Inc.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Alzheimerandapos s disease AD occurs in one out of eight Americans of age and affects of the elderly over Current FDA approved drugs provide short term symptomatic relief of AD There is a pressing need to discover new disease modifying medications AD is multifactorial in origin and progression A drug attenuating several underlying factors is a p ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Delivery of peptides for inducing voiding associated with neurological retention

    SBC: Dignify Therapeutics LLC            Topic: 106

    Abstract Neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis Parkinson s disease dementia spina bifida diabetes stroke and spinal cord injury SCI can result in loss of voluntary voiding of urine and require intermittent bladder catheterization for voiding Catheter use is associated with increased incidence of health problems predominately repeated urinary tract infections sepsis ureth ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A novel protein engineering tool for rapid manufacturing of designer nucleosomes

    SBC: Epicypher, Inc.            Topic: 103

    PROJECT SUMMARY Nucleosomes are the basic building blocks of chromatin and composed of bp DNA wrapped around a core histone octamer Chromatin function is controlled by the dynamic addition removal of histone post translational modifications PTMs Significantly alterations in specific PTMs are associated with changes in gene expression driving the emergence progression of many cancer ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. SHAPE RNA Bioinformatics for Therapeutics and Translational Research

    SBC: Ribometrix LLC            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Only of the human genome is translated into proteins whereas roughly is transcribed into RNA Complex higher order structures in these RNAs fundamentally affect critical biological processes As examples RNA structures in the ribosome are the targets of many antibiotics structures in the genomes of RNA viruses like HIV and influenza are essential for ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A Platform Technology for High-Throughput Screening of Gene Regulatory Elements

    SBC: Element Genomics, Inc.            Topic: 200

    Project Summary Abstract The goal of this proposal is to develop a novel high throughput platform for understanding gene regulatory elements in order to identify new drug targets for common diseases The human genome encodes approximately genes Understanding how those genes are regulated and how this correlates to complex cell phenotypes has long been a major focus of our team Follow up p ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A Bullet Proof vascular graft to prevent dialysis access cannulation injury

    SBC: Innavasc Medical, Inc.            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Abstract Synthetic arteriovenous grafts AVGs can provide life sustaining vascular access for dialysis patients but are subject to multiple modes of failure and complications related to chronic needle cannulation poor graft identification delayed access and bleeding These graft needle cannulation associated complications translate to millions of dollars in health care expense ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Drug Activation of HSF1 for Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    SBC: CHAPERONE THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARY The studies proposed here address a significant health issue the high incidence of acquired deafness from noise overstimulation that can result from recreational and workplace related activities and from service in the military Through a robust academic pharma partnership between investigators at the Kresge Hearing Research Institute with long standing interests and expertise in ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Implantation of Bioengineered Intrinsically Innervated Internal Anal Sphincter BioSphincter to Treat Fecal Incontinence

    SBC: CELLF-BIO, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to bring to market a novel regenerative medicine based therapy for fecal incontinence FI FI is the recurrent uncontrolled passage of fecal material The Internal Anal Sphincter IAS is responsible for maintaining anorectal continence Function of the IAS is dependent upon the neuromuscular integrity of both the smooth muscle and the intrinsic en ...

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