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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. 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
  2. Robot-Assisted Cognitive Training for Socially Isolated Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

    SBC: Applied Universal Dynamics, Corp.            Topic: NIA

    This project will develop a Socially Assistive RobotSARto provide cognitive trainingin the form of learning to play the pianoto improve cognitive functioning and reduce feelings of loneliness in socially isolated older adultsThe SAR will administer cognitive training via guided practice on a set of standard piano lesson tasks designed to reflect particular cognitive functionsmemoryattentionlanguag ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 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. Targeting glioblastoma stem-like cells with custom-designed viral vectors

    SBC: Lacerta Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    GlioblastomaGBMis the most lethal form of adult brain cancers with a median survival of andltmonths despite aggressive standard chemoradiationGBM are formed by GBM stem like cellsGSCsa major contributor to tumor recurrence and a natural focus for therapeutic developmentThere are two main reasons responsible for treatment failurehigh intraand inter tumor cellular and molecular heterogeneity with mu ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. The Bumps: A Device for Rapid, Non-Invasive Quantification of Touch Sensation

    SBC: Neuro Devices, Inc.            Topic: 100

    The BumpsA Device for RapidNon Invasive Quantification of Touch Sensation Abstract !Our proposal describes an elegant device called the Bumps that quantifies finger pad touch sensation at low micron levelsThe objectives are to diagnose peripheral neuropathy near its onsetwhen the possibility for reversal is highestand to monitor either progression or reversal of neuropathy during treatmentEarly di ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Developing a Small Peptide to Control Autoimmune Inflammation In Type 1 Diabetes

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

    TypeDiabetesT Daffects an ever growing populationWhile this disease typically has been associated with juvenilesthe disease in adult populations is rapidly increasingThe defining clinical component is insulin losswhich occurs because of sustained inflammation in the isletsAt present there is no means to prevent or reverse insulin lossA major inflammatory pathway in T D that contributes to insulin ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Stem Cells for Treating Acute Stroke

    SBC: SANERON CCEL THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 999

    ABSTRACT SUMMARY In previous studies we identified novel non hematopoietic umbilical cord blood stem cellsnhUCBSCsthat could be expanded to high passages and exhibit restorative properties following ischemic brain injury repairWe found that the high passaged cells were equivalentif not even betterthan the low passaged nh UCBSCsThis finding suggests that these cells can serve as a source of highly ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Making Standing Balance The Fifth Vital Sign in Clinical Settings

    SBC: Bertec Corporation            Topic: NIA

    Falls are a significant source of early morbidity and mortality in the aging populationyet the neurologicalsensoryand motor changes that lead to increased fall risk often escape early identification and interventionVital signs are commonly used in clinical settings to assess the cardiovascular systemblood pressureheart rateimmune systembody temperatureand the respiratory systemrespiratory rateto e ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. 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
  10. 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 SystemsPhase II ABSTRACTBrain computer interfacesBCIenable text production for people who cannot movebut have only simple communication interfaces and are not widely usedAugmentative and alternative communicationAACsystems are widely used and give efficient and precise communicationbut req ...

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