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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. Topical Eyedrop Therapy for Keratoconus

    SBC: IVEENA DELIVERY SYSTEMS, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Keratoconus KCN is a progressive disorder associated with structural changes in corneal collagen organization that leads to corneal thinning and ruptures in Bowman s layer and or Descemet s membrane As the disease progresses it leads to irregular astigmatism progressive myopia and subsequently poor visual acuity Treatment options are surprisingly limited with no oral or topi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. D peptide inhibitors of SIRPα anti phagocytic signaling

    SBC: NAVIGEN, INC.            Topic: 100

    PROJECT SUMMARY The cell surface CD protein is a marker of self and signals through its receptor signal regulatory protein SIRP expressed by macrophages to transmit an anti phagocytic donandapos t eat me signal CD is expressed by virtually all cell types is overexpressed by cancer cells as a mechanism to avoid immune surveillance and phagocytosis and is a negative prognostic f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Novel iobio analysis supporting genome scale data quality control

    SBC: Frameshift Labs, Inc.            Topic: 172

    Project Summary Identifying disease causing genetic variants is a complex process often involving the analysis of the genomes of affected patients and their immediate families When employing these state of the art techniques however the number of patients receiving a successful diagnosis is still only at approximately One reason for this low diagnosis rate is the presence of localised dat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. A fluorescent reporter detecting precise homologous recombination transgenesis activity

    SBC: KDT, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    The broad long term objective and specific aims of the fast track SBIR research are to create a reagent RecombiRED for use in microinjection of embryos for identifying a subset of embryos as recombination competent injections The ability to quickly identify genome editing events in an embryo allows researcher to quickly make precision animal models of human disease states Precise animal m ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Tessa Sleep Quality Monitoring

    SBC: EPITEL, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    ABSTRACT TessaTM is validated medical device wearable capable of providing clinical sleep quality metrics for multiple nights to assess the efficacy of a sleep disorder treatment Tessa records the forehead EEG to stage sleep in an automated report that tracks changes in sleep architecture before and after a treatment for many sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia There is ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of a DNA Aptamer Based Electrochemical Assay for Acetazolamide in Urine Using a Handheld Biosensor for Compliance Validation in Clinical Drug Trials

    SBC: ApolloDx , LLC            Topic: NIDA

    Development of a DNA Aptamer Based Electrochemical Assay for Acetazolamide in Urine Using a Handheld Biosensor for Compliance Validation in Clinical Drug Trials Thirty to over eighty percent of patients enrolled in pharmaceutical clinical trials do not comply with trial protocols by discarding the drug under investigation or not using the proper dosages This common practice compromises the medica ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Visually driven disease variant analysis empowering real time clinical research

    SBC: Frameshift Labs, Inc.            Topic: NHGRI

    Project Summary Identifying disease causing genetic variants is a complex process that requires experts from multiple fields including bioinformatics IT systems administration and disease pathology to work closely together The size of sequencing data files also adds the requirement for large computational resources As a result performing genomic analyses is an ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. High throughput multiplexed characterization and modeling of antibody antigen binding with application to HSV

    SBC: Carterra, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Abstract All therapeutic antibodies and most vaccines critically depend on the ability of antibodies to specifically recognize particular antigens consequently detailed characterization of antibody antigen binding can provide invaluable information to understand and guide development Unfortunately due to the time and expense required atomic resolution structure determination is typically use ...

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

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