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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. 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
  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. 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. 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
  5. Extending WAAVES+: An animal and environment-agnostic, automated USV scoring platform for high-throughput social, behavioral, and neuropharmacological studies

    SBC: Cornerstone Research Group, Incorporated            Topic: 101

    Project SummaryUltrasonic vocalizationsUSVsare known to reflect emotional processingbrain neurochemistry and brain functionkey observations in animal model studiesCollecting and processing USV data is time intensivemanualand costlyMost importantlyit limits researchersability to employ fully effectiveand nuanced experimental designsand is a barrier to entry for other researchersAutomated tabulation ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Neurorestorative therapy of stroke with HUCBC in T2DM rats

    SBC: SANERON CCEL THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetes mellitus (DM) leads to a 3-4 fold higher risk of experiencing ischemic stroke. In addition, DM stroke patients are more prone to develop more and earlier white matter (WM) high-intensity lesions than non DM stroke patients. Treatment of stroke with tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) at 2-3 hours after stroke decreases lesion volume in non-DM rats. How ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Elucidation of Antisickling Molecules in a Botanical with Antisickling Activity

    SBC: INVENUX, LLC            Topic: NCCAM

    DESCRIPTION: New therapeutic agents are urgently needed for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD), the world's most common genetic disease. Our long-term goal is to develop a drug for use in children that prevents the inexorable progression of SCD. SCD affects approximately 100,000 people in the United States and millions worldwide. It kills more children in Africa than HIV, but while HI ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Targeting neurotoxic alpha-synuclein aggregates for Parkinson's disease therapy.

    SBC: Vova Ida, LLC            Topic: 999

    SUMMARYParkinsonandapos s diseasePDis the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimerandapos s diseaseADaffecting more thanmillion people in the United StatesBecause age is the major risk factorthe prevalence of both diseases is steadily increasing as our population agesPD belongs to the group of protein misfolding neurodegenerative diseases that are due to the misfolding and ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. In vivo expansion of human hepatocytes in Fah-/-Rag-/-Il2rg-/- mice

    SBC: Yecuris Corporation            Topic: NCRR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The liver is the site of many metabolic processes, including metabolism of xenobiotics such as pharmaceutical compounds. Drug metabolism is highly species specific and can vary significantly between individuals of the same species. To date no reliable experimental system capable of predicting the human-specific metabolic conversion of candidate small molecules ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Small Molecule targeting of NADPH oxidase in neutrophils

    SBC: P2D, INC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Acute lung injury (ALI) and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) are characterized by a rapid and severe respiratory failure, arising after clinical events including major surgery, trauma, multiple transfusions and sepsis. ALI/ARDS have an associated mortality of 40-80% and current pharmacological modalities have been unsuccessful in decreasing mortality. ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
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