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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. An epitope focused nanoparticle vaccine for MRSA and biodefense

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overall Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive bacteria which possesses a multitude of virulence factors It is a frequent and severe pathogen in hospitals and of increasing concern in the community where it results in severe skin infections pneumonia bacterial endocarditis and sepsis A significant proportion of these infections are the result of methici ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Modulation of the Innate Immune Response by Fisetin Derivatives for the Treatment of AD

    SBC: VIROGENICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There are currently no drugs or other therapeutic interventions that can reverse or halt the progression of Alzheimerandapos s disease AD Age is by far the greatest risk factor for AD and it is known from studies in both mice and humans that neuroinflammation is increased with old age and to an even greater extent in AD Therefore a drug that could reduce ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Protection and Treatment of the Ocular Surface Barrier

    SBC: Proteris Biotech, Inc.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Dry eye a group of disorders that affects million people over the age of in the USA today is characterized by inadequate hydration and lubrication of the ocular surface The final common pathway for all types of dry eye is disruption of the ocular surface barrier which can be assessed by quantifying uptake of water soluble dyes applied topically to the ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Urocortin Gene Transfer for CHF a Paracrine Approach Using Intravenous AAV

    SBC: Renova Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Gene transfer for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases is bedeviled by inability to obtain safely and easily sufficient cardiac transgene expression Current methods of gene transfer for heart disease include intramuscular injection into heart muscle or intracoronary delivery approaches that are cumbersome to apply Consequently we have considered the u ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Single Cell Analysis via Nanoscale Tip Enhanced Laser Ablation Mass Spectrometry

    SBC: Anasys Instruments Corp.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of the proposed Phase II STTR research is to develop an imaging system capable of detecting and identifying biomolecules in cells and tissue sections with sub cellular spatial resolution The system combines an atomic force microscope AFM with mass spectrometry MS analysis and utilizes a unique tip enhanced laser ablation TELA method developed in ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prisons

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIA

    The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world There are over state and federal prisons housing over million prisoners in the United States The demographics of the prison population are shifting Longer sentences and constrained options for early release compound this trend The older adult segment of prison populations has more than tripled since The health ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    SBC: ATHERSYS, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This is a resubmission of a Phase I Phase II Fast Track application for the clinical use of MultiStem in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome ARDS ARDS is defined as acute onset hypoxemia bilateral radiographic pulmonary infiltrates and lack of atrial pressure hypertension A novel and exiting possibility is the use of cells as part of the ther ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Intra procedure Deformable Ultrasound MRI Fusion for Prostate Biopsies

    SBC: ZMK Medical Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 102

    This Phase II proposal is a continuation of our successful Phase I grant whose overarching goal is to develop a more robust and accurate method for the deformable fusion of pre operative magnetic resonance images MRI and intra procedure trans rectal ultrasound TRUS images to guide prostate biopsy Prostate cancer is a major cause of death in the U S and biopsy is the gold standard for its dia ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Peptide Based Therapy for Lung Fibrosis

    SBC: Novici Biotech LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Fibroproliferative illnesses leading to organ fibrosis and failure are responsible for approximately of deaths in developed countries whether idiopathic triggered by environmental factors infections or genetics organ fibrosis results in significant morbidity and mortality Organ fibrosis is responsible for health care costs exceeding $ billion year ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Real Time Oxygen Monitoring for Tissue Health Peripheral Artery Disease Application

    SBC: PROFUSA, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Continuous biochemical monitoring has the power to change currently accepted standards of care shifting the emphasis from treating illness to maintaining health Point in time snapshots of a patientandapos s health can miss critical fluctuations or early warning signs that might warrant early interventions or changes in disease treatment and management PROFUS ...

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