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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. User Adaptation of AAC Device Voices

    SBC: BIOSPEECH INC            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Augmentative and alternative communication devices with voice output (also known as Speech Generating Devices, or SGDs) enable individuals to speak by electronic means. Typical users of SGDs are individuals who have suffered from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or who have neurodegenerative or neurodevelopmental disorders. In most cases, the user was able to ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. The anti-tumorigenic and anti-metastatic potential of Eya phosphatase inhibitors

    SBC: SIXONE SOLUTIONS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Breast cancer is expected to cause 39,510 deaths of American women in 2012 and 450,000 deaths globally. Once breast cancer has spread, it is essentially incurable. A critical barrier to treating advanced breast cancer is the lack of cancer-specific drugs that are effective in a large percentage of cancer patients and have low toxicity. Sixone Solutions, LLC pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Technology Transfer of the ATLAS and ATHENA Programs

    SBC: Odyssey Science Innovations, LLC            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over 7.5 million high school students participate in high school sports programs and an additional 2 million students join these athletic teams each year. Adolescent athletes are at risk for using performance enhancing drugs, such as anabolic steroids, unregulated sport supplements, and illicit drugs and alcohol. Unfortunately, few evidence-based substance abus ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Targeted Polymer Micelles for Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma

    SBC: INTEZYNE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the American Cancer Society, half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States will develop cancer in their lifetime. While chemotherapy has dramatically improved the survival rate of cancer patients, it comes at the cost of severe toxicities and in some cases poor response rates. In order to address these shortcomings, equal investme ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Sensor Network for Monitoring Real-world Arm Activity of Rehabilitation Patients

    SBC: ACTIVE WAVE, INC.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Evidence and theory indicate that laboratory measures of impairment and function do not predict how older adults actually function in daily life. Thomas Glass (1998), for example, reports marked differences between functional activities that community residents can do and do do in survey data from the MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging. Therefore, subst ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Remote focusing through spatial light modulation for multifocal multiphoton micro

    SBC: BOULDER NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nonlinear optical microscopy techniques (such as two-photon florescence) are being used to acquire volumetric (i.e. three dimensional) images that probe several hundred microns into scattering tissue. These techniques are being combined with fast acquisition schemes to allow imaging of live, moving specimens at high NA. This combination allows for high-resoluti ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Recognition and Referral Skills for RAs- Alcohol-Drug Problems

    SBC: PHASE 5, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Resident assistants (RAs) are often the first staff members at a college or university to learn that a student is engaged in alcohol or other drug abuse. This Phase II STTR application seeks support to further develop and test a web-based program called RA Resources (RAR) - Alcohol-Drug Problems. Phase 5, Inc. will conduct this theory-driven research project ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 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. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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