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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 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Home Exercise Program (DVD) for Women with Infants and Young Children

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Becoming a mother is a significant transition in a woman's life. This transition can precipitate major changes in health behaviors, like physical activity. Once a woman has a child she is much less likely to participate in regular, moderate to vigorous physical activity compared to women without children. Thus, new mothers are at risk for future weight gain and ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A Luminal Vascular Coating to Prevent Intimal Hyperplasia Following Creation of a

    SBC: Symic Bio, Inc.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal addresses PHS 2012-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]). More than 20 million American adults (1 in 10) have some level of chronic kidney disease (CDC), with a growing incidence in the aging population. Nearly 400,000 ESRD patients receive some form of dialysis, with t ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. An Interactive Informed Consent Program for Cardiac Procedures

    SBC: ARCHIE MD INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Informed consent has become an essential component of the doctor-patient interaction. The informed consent process requires that patients not only be given information about proposed medical treatment, but that it be presented in an understandable way so the patient can make meaningful choices about medical alternatives. At the heart of the informed consent doc ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. An intravaginal ring for real-time evaluation of adherence to topical vagina

    SBC: AURITEC PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The broad long-term of this project is to develop methods for evaluation of adherence to intravaginal microbicide therapy for the prevention of HIV transmission. Correct determination of adherence to preventative therapies in clinical trials is essential to accurate evaluation of efficacy. A better understanding of the true adherence to a preventative therapy w ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A noninvasive optical imaging of retinal amyloid beta deposits in AD patients

    SBC: NEUROVISION IMAGING, LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive and invariably fatal degenerative dementia and the most common form of dementia that currently affects over 5 million Americans. The quality of life and economic costs are significant with estimated U.S. health care payments of over 200 billion in 2012, plus unpaid care by over 15 million Americans that is valued ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Novel Brachytherapy Agent for GBM

    SBC: APPLIED INTEGRIN SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite advances in surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, the average life span of a patient with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is about 15-months from time of diagnosis. Integrins are heterodimeric receptors found on the surface of GBM cells and angiogenic vasculature; they facilitate invasion into adjacent tissue. Normal brain tissue does not display ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A safer urinary catheter design to reduce catheter trauma and infections

    SBC: SAFE MEDICAL DESIGN, LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In today's device world, products must address soaring healthcare costs under the increased scrutiny of quality and safety. By addressing patient safety, we believe costs can be reduced and quality improved. Non-infectious urethral catheter related complications are one such patient safety problem the US and worldwide health care industry faces. Urethral c ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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