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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. Position tracking and mobility assessment system for indoor monitoring of elders

    SBC: EMBEDRF LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long term objective of this project is to enable elderly persons to independently live within their own homes later into their lives with the assurance that their safety and well-being can be remotely monitored by health care professionals. A critical component of remote health care monitoring is physically tracking the location of the patient within a livi ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Sensor-Enabled Elder Social Support Platform

    SBC: KINNEXXUS, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As elders age, they need increasing amounts of adaptive assistance and care from their caregivers- people who are often busy or remote. With the baby boomer generation preparing to retire, the sheer number of people who will need support will far outstrip the nation's ability to provide professional caregivers. Furthermore, the nation will not be able to afford ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Online Psychosocial Assessment Instruments Technology Transfer

    SBC: KINNEXXUS, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As elders age, they need increasing amounts of adaptive assistance and care from their caregivers- people who are often busy or remote. With the baby boomer generation preparing to retire, the sheer number of people who will need support will far outstrip the nation's ability to provide professional caregivers. Furthermore, the nation will not be able to afford ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Allergen???Fc-gamma1 proteins to treat food allergy

    SBC: TUNITAS THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this proposal is to develop and commercialize a novel approach for allergen specific immunotherapy as treatment for severe food allergy. Food allergy affects about 3.5% of the US population and 6% to 8% of young children. It is clearly on the rise. Peanut allergy, which affects around 1% of the population, is among the most severe food allergies, r ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Advancing clemizole for hepatitis C: towards a pre-IND package

    SBC: EIGER GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over 150 million people worldwide are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is an important cause of chronic liver disease. Current therapies are inadequate. Our long-term objective is to bring a new class of anti-HCV drugs to the clinic. We recently discovered and genetically validated a new target within the HCV non-structural protein NS4B, consist ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Identification of novel therapeutics for tuberculosis combining cheminformatics,

    SBC: COLLABORATIVE DRUG DISCOVERY, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project entitled Identification of novel therapeutics for tuberculosis combining cheminformatics, diverse databases and logic-based pathway analysis describes the development of software that will facilitate new drug discovery efforts for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB). The amount of research performed on TB co ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Evaluation of Staphylococcus aureus agr-based Quorum Sensing as Vaccine Candidate

    SBC: SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this proposal we lay out a comprehensive research plan to evaluate our passive vaccination strategies targeting Staphylococcus aureus/MRSA to prevent or treat infections associated with S. aureus/MRSA. With the emergence of highly antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains, most notably MRSA, new approaches for combating bacterial infections are desperately nee ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. 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
  9. Plant-Derived Estrogens and Cell Proliferation

    SBC: BIONOVO, INC.            Topic: NCCAM

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Menopause is associated with about a 10-15 pound weight gain and a redistribution of fat to the abdomen. The increase in abdominal fat, also known as visceral fat is known to produce cytokines that cause inflammation which can lead to the metabolic syndrome. The metabolic syndrome represents a major public health burden because it increases the risk of cardiova ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. 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
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