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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. Telehealth Intervention for Improved Blood Pressure Control with Targeted Incentives Using New Technologies and Insights From Behavioral Economics to Increase the Effectiveness of Behavioral Change

    SBC: Wellth Inc.            Topic: NIA

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Hypertension or sustained systolic and diastolic blood pressure BP of and mm Hg or higher is among the most frequently encountered conditions in primary care in the U S The estimated prevalence is among all U S adults and increases with age to affect of seniors Hypertension is also the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease global mortality ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A practical and versatile high resolution D dosimetry system for clinical use

    SBC: HEURIS INC.            Topic: 102

    Quality assurance QA is a critical component of radiation oncology that ensures both effective treatment delivery and patient safety Over the last decade dQA is now particularly important asramatic innovations in treatment delivery technologiesy have led to increasingly sophisticated and complex treatments that are difficult to adequately verify with conventional dosimetric verification system ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Small Molecule Therapy for the Treatment of Heart Failure

    SBC: SUMOCOR LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    ABSTRACT The incidence of heart failure HF continues to increase in the United States despite significant advances in pharmacological therapies and novel devices There is an acute need for novel treatment strategies for heart failure A key abnormality in HF is defective handling of calcium that has been partially related to abnormal sarcoplasmic reticulum SR function in cardiac myocytes Red ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Soluble E NTPDase for sepsis

    SBC: Purine Pharmaceuticals Inc.            Topic: NIGMS

    SUMMARY Sepsis is a medical condition caused by an overwhelming systemic inflammatory response to infection Although the underlying infection can now be efficiently treated with antibiotics there are no effective therapies to control the organ damage caused by the inflammatory response of the host As a result sepsis is the leading cause of mortality in intensive care units and is the tenth lea ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Superhydrophobic Implantable Surface and D Printing Technology for Targeted Dental Photodynamic Therapy

    SBC: SingletO2 Therapeutics LLC            Topic: 100

    Project Summary Abstract Eradication of bacteria that are located in periodontal pockets is a daunting challenge to dentists and oral care professionals Doxycycline or minocycline with scaling and root planing Sandamp RP have been the mainstays but the field urgently needs further advances in perio bacteria eradication A high precision photochemical implement that could be used simultaneousl ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Galectin 1: A novel small protein therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy DMD is a fatal muscle disease affecting in every male births DMD results from mutations in the gene encoding the dystrophin a kDa scaffolding protein responsible for providing a mechanical link between the muscle fiber actin cytoskeleton and a transmembrane protein complex called the dystrophin associated glycoprotein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Identification of Borrelia burgdorferi diagnostic biomarkers in humans and nonhum

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The number of Lyme disease cases in the US has been recently estimated by the CDC at cases year This is major public health concern Currently available diagnostics rely on detection of the antibody response serology to Borrelia burgdorferi the causative agent of Lyme disease However serological tests are not accurate during the early stages of Ly ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Use of EF2K inhibitors to inhibit tumor growth and sensitize cancer cells to existing chemotherapy treatment

    SBC: LONGEVICA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Eukaryotic elongation factor protein kinase eEF K is a ubiquitously expressed protein that belongs to a family of alpha kinases characterized by an andquot atypicalandquot kinase domain Our recent findings demonstrate that inhibition or genetic inactivation of eEF K protects normal tissues from cytotoxic effects of ionizing radiation and chemotherapeutic ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Treatment of Acute Radiation Syndrome using PIF, a Natural Immune Modulator

    SBC: BioIncept, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Recent nuclear accidents and threats have highlighted the growing risk of widespread radiation exposure causing a potentially devastating public health emergency Acute radiation syndrome ARS develops after total body or partial body irradiation at a moderate to high dose and is especially damaging to the immune system Damage to the skin gut and central n ...

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

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