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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Automated Head Turn Tracking and Other Innovations for VRA

    SBC: Intelligent Hearing Systems Corp.            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall goal of this study is to develop a head tracking procedure for the automated assessment of hearing in infants using Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA). The head tracking procedure will be incorporated into the Intelligent Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (IVRA) system from Intelligent Hearing Systems Corp. The IVRA system currently provides automa ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Cancer Imaging and Therapy Platform

    SBC: BIOINVISION INC.            Topic: 102

    Summary We will create a preclinical quantitative Cancer Imaging and Therapy Platform CITP which will allow one to study cancer biology and optimize pipelines of technologies imaging agents imaging methods targeted nano therapeutics tumor models etc especially for metastatic and invasive cancers Today primary tumor mass es are clinically controlled with surgical drug and radiatio ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    SBC: ATHERSYS, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This is a resubmission of a Phase I Phase II Fast Track application for the clinical use of MultiStem in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome ARDS ARDS is defined as acute onset hypoxemia bilateral radiographic pulmonary infiltrates and lack of atrial pressure hypertension A novel and exiting possibility is the use of cells as part of the ther ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Cognitive Change Battery: An Assessment for Serial Administration

    SBC: COGMETRIC LLC            Topic: NIA

    ABSTRACT Detecting change in neuropsychological functioning over time is critical for proper diagnosis and management of many neurological psychiatric and psychological conditions It is well documented that most commonly used cognitive assessments produce significant retest effects such as practice and regression to the mean effects Retest effects can cause substantial changes in test score ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Commercial Polymerases to Create Receptors, Ligands, and Catalysts on Demand

    SBC: FIREBIRD BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES LLC            Topic: NIGMS

    Commercial Polymerases to Create Receptors Ligands and Catalysts on Demand Firebird Biomolecular Sciences LLC University of Texas Steven A Benner Andrew D Ellington ABSTRACT Innovators at Firebird Biomolecular Sciences LLC have created several generations of an artificially ex panded genetic information system AEGIS that adds eight nucleobases that form four additional pairs Z P S ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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