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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. Receptors, Ligands, and Catalysts on Demand using Expanded Genetic Alphabets

    SBC: FIREBIRD BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES LLC            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Technology to deliver molecules andquot on demandandquot that bind to targets or catalyze reactions of a technologistandapos s choosing would have enormous commercial value in research manufacturing and medicine Thus this has been a andquot holy grailandquot of molecular science for a half century Even today chemical theory is inadequate to support de ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  3. Identifying activators of interferon regulatory factors for neuroprotection

    SBC: Neuralexo, LLC            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States However less than of patients are eligible for the current approved interventions of tissue plasminogen activator or thrombectomy We seek to develop new therapeutics to reduce the extent of damage and functional impairment resulting from ischemic injury to the brain an area of signi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Custom Fit 3D-Printed Pediatric Respiratory Masks

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project will develop an FDA approved process D printing system and advanced D printable material suitable for point of care manufacturing of custom fit continuous positive airway pressure CPAP masks for neonates In extremely low birth weight infants nasal CPAP therapy is delivered via soft biocompatible neonatal sized nasal masks suitable for lon ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. IRE1 alpha inhibitors for type 2 diabetes

    SBC: Optikira, LLC            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The American Diabetes Association has declared type diabetes T D a public health crisis T D begins as a state of compensated insulin resistance frank disease develops when of insulin producing pancreatic islet cells of affected individuals undergo cell death Endoplasmic reticulum ER stress has emerged as a central underlying mechanism that drive ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Scientific Merit and Feasibility of Fructokinase Inhibiton for Obesity

    SBC: Colorado Research Partners LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Intake of added sweeteners high fructose corn syrup and sucrose independently predicts the development of obesity metabolic syndrome and diabetes Despite recommendations by WHO and the AHA to reduce sugar intake to to percent of total energy intake the mean intake of added sugars remains percent of the diet and percent of the population ingest ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A screening assay for chemicals that affect the differentiation of human neural cells.

    SBC: Nzumbe, Inc.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Human brain development represents a highly vulnerable time to chemical exposures because immature cells are actively undergoing differentiation into more complex cell types e g neurons astrocytes oligodendroglia to form neural circuits A major reason for this vulnerability is that neuronal differentiation requires critical time dependent changes to the ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Smartphone Technology for Parents and Teens: Improving Vaccination Uptake

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Vaccinations for adolescents in the U S tetanus diphtheria and acellular pertussis Tdap meningococcal conjugate vaccine MCV Human Papillomavirus HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarex remain well below the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC goals and especially so for the HPV vaccines These vaccine deficits are pronounced among minor ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Targeting CD137L to MC1R-Expressing Melanoma Cells and Tumors.

    SBC: MODULATION THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There are specific high affinity ligands for receptors found on many cancers that have been investigated as imaging probes and we believe that we should try to enhance immunotherapy by using these ligands to deliver immune effectors to the cancer microenvironment Melanoma is among the most immunogenic tumors known and so that disease is an excellent test bed f ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Access to Exercise Stress Testing for Elderly Native Americans in Remote Locations

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Heart disease is the leading cause of death among elderly American Indians and Alaska Natives Heart disease death rates for elderly American Indians at per are percent higher than average in the total U S population Most elderly Native Americans live in remote locations and lack transportation to healthcare facilities This is a key barrie ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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