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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. Passive Pneumatic Prosthetic Ankle with Biomimetic Response

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: DHP16C007

    The Defense Health Program seeks to improve the lives of service members suffering below knee amputations through the development of a non-powered lower extremity prosthesis designed to restore range of motion and power generation to that of an uninjured anatomical ankle. Current passive systems are still in early stages of development and typically only address one aspect of what the Defense Heal ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  3. Enhanced WAAVES+: A Fast and Accurate Automated USV Scoring Program

    SBC: Cornerstone Research Group, Incorporated            Topic: DHP16C003

    Cornerstone Research Group (CRG) and the University of Texas (UT) will team to develop a fast and accurate automated analysis program for USV scoring. This automated tool will enable greater research efficiency and throughput allowing greater strides in developing treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder through rodent-based research. Building off prior work by UT on a first generation auto-s ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  4. Developing a small peptide to control autoimmune inflammation in type diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIAID

    Abstract Type Diabetes T D affects an ever growing population While this disease typically has been associated with juveniles the disease in adult populations is rapidly increasing The defining clinical component is insulin loss which occurs because of sustained inflammation in the islets At present there is no means to prevent or reverse insulin loss A major inflammatory pathway in T D ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Developing a novel therapy for diabetic retinopathy

    SBC: Everglades Biopharma, LLC            Topic: W

    Project Summary Diabetic retinopathy DR is a leading cause of vision loss affecting about million people worldwide A major breakthrough in DR therapy is the recent approval of vascular endothelial growth factor VEGF inhibitors However anti VEGF therapy has limited efficacy with a number of side effects The critical barrier is how to identify other angiogenic targets for alternative or ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Testing and Commercialization of a Superior Device to Maintain Perioperative Normothermia In Anesthetized Patients

    SBC: Mercury Biomed LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Abstract This proposal presents Phase of the plan of Mercury Biomed LLC for commercializing the new and innovative WarmSmart technology to more effectively keep patients warm during anesthetized surgery The WarmSmart technology is based on IP licensed from the University of Texas at Austin who is the academic partner for this STTR proposal WarmSmart embodies several breakthr ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Compatibility Between Brain Computer Interface and High Efficiency Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems

    SBC: Prentke Romich Company            Topic: NIDCD

    Compatibility Between Brain Computer Interface and High Efficiency Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems ABSTRACT Brain computer interfaces BCI can now enable text production for people who cannot move yet they provide only the simplest communication interfaces and have not been widely adopted Current augmentative and alternative communication AAC systems are widely adopted and ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Electrotextile Systems for Human Signatures Monitoring

    SBC: Mantel Technologies, Inc.            Topic: DHA17A001

    Investments by the Department of Defense (DOD) have led to the development and demonstration of electronic textiles capable of transforming traditional textile systems into wearable power and data systems. The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has identified an opportunity to leverage advancements in smart garment systems for military personnel to aid in the prediction in performance declines and healt ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  9. Dynamic virtual moulage based on thin film adhesive displays

    SBC: ARCHIE MD INC.            Topic: DHA17A002

    Providing Army combat medics with meaningful experience in treatment of battlefield injuries is a particular challenge. Moulage has the potential to assist in acquiring what could otherwise be very hard-to-come-by preparatory experience for the distressing real-life emergencies medics and soldiers may encounter in the field. However, current approaches to moulage are limited in their ability to re ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  10. Principled Design of an Augmented Reality Trainer for Medics

    SBC: Unveil LLC            Topic: DHA17A003

    Recent advances in augmented reality (AR) offer valuable opportunities for simulationbased training outside of a medical simulator facility. The potential benefits for combat casualty care training are particularly powerful, as over 100,000 U.S. military medical personnel must be prepared to quickly respond to a broad range of injuries at any point in time. We propose to develop and evaluate a hig ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
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