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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. Validation of Novel Therapeutic Approach for Leptomeningeal Metastases

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Leptomeningeal Metastases LM is a condition in which tumor cells from a primary tumor metastasize invade the subarachnoid space SAS and spread throughout the cerebrospinal fluid CSF resulting in seeding along the meninges brain and spinal cord LM represents a devastating event of cancer progression There are cases annually and currently no cure with average survival of months with current ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Validation of a Novel Fungicidal Approach for Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACT When Cryptococcus is manifested as cryptococcal meningitisCMit creates a large burden of mortality and morbidity to the patient and is very difficult for the clinician to treatThere are now an estimatedUS cases andcases of CM worldwide annuallywith estimated mortality ofper yearCM is caused when Cryptococcus neoformansa basidiomycete fungal pathogeninvades the central nervous systemCNSIt ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Translating an In-Person Brief, Bystander Bullying Intervention (STAC) to a Technology-Based

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: 102

    Project Summary While studies support the efficacy of comprehensiveschool wide interventions in reducing bullyingthese types of programs can require significant time and financial resources for implementationresulting in barriers to providing school based bullying preventionespecially in low income and rural communitiesAdditionallyalthough training bystanders to act asdefenderson behalf of targets ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. The Point Digit: A ratcheting prosthetic finger using advanced rapid manufacturing technology

    SBC: POINT DESIGNS, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    The Point DigitA Ratcheting Prosthetic Finger UsingAdvanced Rapid Manufacturing Technology Project SummaryAbstract The goal of the proposed project is to develop and commercialize a purely mechanicalratcheting prosthetic fingerthe Point Digitwhichhas an industry leading strength to weight ratiocan be operated unilaterallyone handedoffers anatomical rotation and flexion around the patient s metacar ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. The Bumps: A Device for Rapid, Non-Invasive Quantification of Touch Sensation

    SBC: Neuro Devices, Inc.            Topic: 100

    The BumpsA Device for RapidNon Invasive Quantification of Touch Sensation Abstract !Our proposal describes an elegant device called the Bumps that quantifies finger pad touch sensation at low micron levelsThe objectives are to diagnose peripheral neuropathy near its onsetwhen the possibility for reversal is highestand to monitor either progression or reversal of neuropathy during treatmentEarly di ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Targeting neurotoxic alpha-synuclein aggregates for Parkinson's disease therapy.

    SBC: Vova Ida, LLC            Topic: 999

    SUMMARYParkinsonandapos s diseasePDis the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimerandapos s diseaseADaffecting more thanmillion people in the United StatesBecause age is the major risk factorthe prevalence of both diseases is steadily increasing as our population agesPD belongs to the group of protein misfolding neurodegenerative diseases that are due to the misfolding and ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Targeting glioblastoma stem-like cells with custom-designed viral vectors

    SBC: Lacerta Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    GlioblastomaGBMis the most lethal form of adult brain cancers with a median survival of andltmonths despite aggressive standard chemoradiationGBM are formed by GBM stem like cellsGSCsa major contributor to tumor recurrence and a natural focus for therapeutic developmentThere are two main reasons responsible for treatment failurehigh intraand inter tumor cellular and molecular heterogeneity with mu ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Targeting bacteria, the innate response of the middle ear to infection, and host-pathogen interactions, using topical and transtympanic applications for the treatment of otitis media.

    SBC: EARNANO LLC            Topic: NICHD

    Otitis media is a world wide disease primarily affecting the pediatric population under the age ofyearsIt is the most common reason for pediatric care visits and antibiotic therapyOver prescription and poorcompliance have led to a reduced susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics andconsequentiallyto recurrent and chronic ear diseasesClearlythere is a compelling need to investigate alternative the ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Stem Cells for Treating Acute Stroke

    SBC: SANERON CCEL THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 999

    ABSTRACT SUMMARY In previous studies we identified novel non hematopoietic umbilical cord blood stem cellsnhUCBSCsthat could be expanded to high passages and exhibit restorative properties following ischemic brain injury repairWe found that the high passaged cells were equivalentif not even betterthan the low passaged nh UCBSCsThis finding suggests that these cells can serve as a source of highly ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Robot-Assisted Cognitive Training for Socially Isolated Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

    SBC: Applied Universal Dynamics, Corp.            Topic: NIA

    This project will develop a Socially Assistive RobotSARto provide cognitive trainingin the form of learning to play the pianoto improve cognitive functioning and reduce feelings of loneliness in socially isolated older adultsThe SAR will administer cognitive training via guided practice on a set of standard piano lesson tasks designed to reflect particular cognitive functionsmemoryattentionlanguag ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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