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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. Bioengineering Approaches to Energy Balance and Obesity

    SBC: MUVE, INC.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): It is uniformly recognized that sedentariness - the sitting disease - is bad for the health of the nation. The solution to reversing sedentariness involves devising and disseminating real-world solutions to promote day-long physical activity and help people who want to, to lose weight and improve their blood glucose, lipids and blood pressure. The Gruve is ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A user-friendly scalable microfluidic platform for enhanced neuron-cell culture

    SBC: Xona Microfluidics, Inc.            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neuron-cell culture is widely used for studies in basic research, drug discovery, and toxicity testing. Traditional random cultures allow limited access to subcellular compartments (axons, dendrites, synapses) due to extensive and haphazard growth of neurons. Our long-term goal is to provide robust, user-friendly, and cost effective culture platforms that can o ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Targeting lipid rafts for treatment of migraine

    SBC: RAFT PHARMACEUTICALS LLC            Topic: NINDS

    PROJECT SUMMARY Migraine is a highly prevalent condition with an extraordinarily negative impact on quality of life and represents a heavy socioeconomic burden to the societyprimarily because of decreased working efficiency and workdays lostManagement of migraine has become increasingly pharmacological during recent yearsWhile several therapeutic options existmost of the prophylactic drugs current ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. Pre-clinical evaluation of DT-001, a small molecule antagonist of MD2-TLR4 for utility in the treatment of pain.

    SBC: Douleur Therapeutics Inc            Topic: NINDS

    Project Summary AbstractUpwards ofmillion individuals are afflicted by chronic pain in the US alonewithmillion of these individuals suffering from neuropathic painOn a global scalechronic pain affectsbillion individualswithwho endure lower back painFrom a clinical perspectivethe International Association for the Study of Pain approximates thatinpatients present with painand on an annual basisinpat ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Modulation of the Innate Immune System by Fisetin for the Treatment of AD

    SBC: VIROGENICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An increasing variety of diseases are being shown to be due to immunological processes, including diabetes, and now Alzheimer's disease (AD). AD is the most prevalent age-associated disease and growing evidence suggeststhat aspects of the innate immune system play a major role its progression. Based on this evidence, we propose a new approach to the treatm ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. 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
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