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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. 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
  2. A Home Exercise Program (DVD) for Women with Infants and Young Children

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Becoming a mother is a significant transition in a woman's life. This transition can precipitate major changes in health behaviors, like physical activity. Once a woman has a child she is much less likely to participate in regular, moderate to vigorous physical activity compared to women without children. Thus, new mothers are at risk for future weight gain and ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A Synthetic Human Cytomegalovirus Vaccine Platform

    SBC: TOMEGAVAX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to synthesize, based on genomic sequence information, a human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) strain with demonstrated ability to establish persistent infection in sero-positive individuals. The resulting synthetic product will form the basis for the development of attenuated HCMV vaccines. Innovative synthetic biology methods will overcome ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. 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
  5. AHTP-comet: development of an automated, high throughput comet assay system

    SBC: Engineering Resources Group, Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY Genomic instabilityinduced by DNA damageand partly mitigated by DNA repair and antioxidantsplays a critical role in the pathogenesis of many major human diseasessuch as neurodegenerationcancer and cardiovascular diseasetogether with agingThere is a critical need for automated assays that can perform these assessmentsand bring them into greater routine usewhich will help advance our ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. An Interactive Informed Consent Program for Cardiac Procedures

    SBC: ARCHIE MD INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Informed consent has become an essential component of the doctor-patient interaction. The informed consent process requires that patients not only be given information about proposed medical treatment, but that it be presented in an understandable way so the patient can make meaningful choices about medical alternatives. At the heart of the informed consent doc ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. An Advanced Lung Organomimetic to Reproduce Human Airway Pathophysiology

    SBC: Pneumax, LLC            Topic: 113

    PROJECT SUMMARYThree of top five causes of death in humans globally are lung relatedchronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseCOPDlower respiratory infections and lung cancers collectively account for over eight million deaths annuallyCurrentlyin preclinical settingstatic cell cultures and animal models are the most widely used systems for mechanistic and translational studiesHowevercritical limitation ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A Portable Device for Accurate Mouse Tail Vein Injection

    SBC: Technology Commercialization Partners LLC            Topic: OD

    PROJECT SUMMARYABSTRACT To datethe standard method to access a mouse tail vein is manual injectionbut its yield rate is poor in generalThis leads to multiple needle insertions associated with tissue damage and painBesidesfailure in tail vein injection leads to data lossand thereby more animals will be required to compensate itFinallythe dose variation induced by unreliable injection increases erro ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Randomized, Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Longeveron Mesenchymal Stem Cell (LMSC) Therapy for Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    SBC: Longeveron LLC            Topic: NIA

    The metabolic syndromeMetSis a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular diseasetypediabetes mellitusand mortalityand currently affects andgtof US adultsMetS is associated with endothelial dysfunctiondecreased circulating endothelial progenitor cellsEPCsand a pro inflammatory stateWe have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic mesenchymal stem cellsMSCsrestor ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. 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
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