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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. rAAV5-hCNGB3 Gene Therapy for Achromatopsia: Safety and Efficacy in a Dog Model

    SBC: APPLIED GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Complete achromatopsia is an autosomal recessive inherited congenital disorder of retinal cone photoreceptors Patients with complete achromatopsia experience extreme light sensitivity and daytime blindness and best visual acuity under non bright light conditions is usually or worse and generally stable over time In addition to poor acuity hypersensit ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Device to Quantify Sweat of Single Sweat Glands to Diagnose Neuropathy

    SBC: Neuro Devices, Inc.            Topic: 107

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We devised a new generation highly sensitivity method to diagnosis peripheral neuropathy early when the probability for reversal is greatest Cancer chemotherapy and diabetes are the most common causes of neuropathy in the USA Both cause decreased sweating abnormal circulation peripheral numbness pain and weakness If diagnosed early both are potentially ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Acute-infarct selective cardiac MRI contrast agent

    SBC: ELGAVISH PARAMAGNETICS, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The overall goal of this project is to demonstrate the ability of our acute myocardial infarct selective paramagnetic contrast agent Gadolinium ABE DTTA to differentiate between acute and chronic infarcts in a reliable manner using contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging ceMRI In our Phase I data we have shown that Gd ABE DTTA exclusively highlight ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Position tracking and mobility assessment system for indoor monitoring of elders

    SBC: EMBEDRF LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long term objective of this project is to enable elderly persons to independently live within their own homes later into their lives with the assurance that their safety and well-being can be remotely monitored by health care professionals. A critical component of remote health care monitoring is physically tracking the location of the patient within a livi ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. A cost-effective bioreactor to advance functional tissue engineering of cartilage

    SBC: APEX BIOMEDICAL COMPANY, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of chronic disability in the United States. A clinical goal in the treatment and prevention of OA is to develop replacement cartilage using tissue engineering (TE) technologies. Although TE cartilage presently lacks the mechanical stability of native cartilage, studies have demonstrated that mechanical stability can be e ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Conversations About Cancer (CAC): A Theatrical Production

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over the past decade, an investigation of how family members talk through cancer on the telephone has resulted in the recent publication of a lengthy volume entitled A Natural History of Family Cancer: Interactional Resources for Managing Illness (NH). Based on the conversations analyzed for this volume, and related research on the psychosocial impacts and con ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Novel RTL treatment to promote brain repair and cognitive recovery following meth

    SBC: VIROGENOMICS, INC.            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Methamphetamine (MA) dependence is associated with neuropsychiatric side effects that make the addiction extremely challenging to treat. Patients seeking treatment experience ongoing impairments in cognition, mood, and motivation. Currently, there are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for MA dependence. The goal of this proof-of-concept research project is test ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Technology Transfer of the ATLAS and ATHENA Programs

    SBC: Odyssey Science Innovations, LLC            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over 7.5 million high school students participate in high school sports programs and an additional 2 million students join these athletic teams each year. Adolescent athletes are at risk for using performance enhancing drugs, such as anabolic steroids, unregulated sport supplements, and illicit drugs and alcohol. Unfortunately, few evidence-based substance abus ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Automated Head Turn Tracking and Other Innovations for VRA

    SBC: Intelligent Hearing Systems Corp.            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall goal of this study is to develop a head tracking procedure for the automated assessment of hearing in infants using Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA). The head tracking procedure will be incorporated into the Intelligent Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (IVRA) system from Intelligent Hearing Systems Corp. The IVRA system currently provides automa ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Survey and Test Platform for Use in Underserved Populations

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: NEI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advanced Medical Electronics Corp, in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, proposes to develop a hardware/software platform suitable for administering a variety of tests and survey instruments to underserved populations in settings that can range from living rooms to libraries, community centers to nursing homes, and from inner ci ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
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