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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 3D Printed Resorbable Antimicrobial Envelope to Prevent Infection of Implanted Cardiac Devices

    SBC: N8 MEDICAL INC            Topic: NHLBI

    ABSTRACT Infection is a serious and potentially fatal complication of surgery to deliver cardiovascular implantable electronic devicesCIEDsi epacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillatorsUntreated device related infection is associated with mortality rates as high asCurrentlyonly one antibiotic impregnated mesh has been FDA approved for placement in surgical incisions to reduce infections ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 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. 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
  5. A novel RF coil and incubator for reducing acoustic noise in neonatal MRI

    SBC: NeoView, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY In this Phase I Small Business Technology TransferSTTRprojecta team of researchers at Cincinnati Childrenandapos s Hospital Medical CenterCCHMCwill work with the engineering team at NeoViewIncto design and build novel body coil and incubator prototypes for aTesla Neonatal Intensive Care UnitNICUMRI systemThese components will play a central role in NeoViewandapos s neonatal MRI pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A ratcheting prosthetic partial finger using advanced rapid manufacturing technology

    SBC: POINT DESIGNS, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    The Point PartialA Ratcheting Prosthetic Partial FingerUsing Advanced Rapid Manufacturing Technology Project SummaryAbstract The goal of the proposed project is to develop a purely mechanicalratcheting prosthetic partial fingerthe Point Partialwhichhas an industry leading strength to weight ratiocan be operated unilaterallyone handedoffers anatomical rotation and flexion around the patient s proxi ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. A universal eye drop adherence monitor to measure and improve adherence to ocular medications

    SBC: Universal Adherence LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Abstract Universal Adherence is an emerging medical device company dedicated to improving adherence to ocular medications through innovative technical solutionsOur proposed Devers Drop DeviceDwill accurately track when a patient removes an eye drop bottle capcommunicate usage data wirelessly to a database that researchers can accessand send alerts to patients when a medication is d ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. 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
  10. Cell-free protein synthesis (CFPS) devices with high-yield for synthetic biology

    SBC: DASFANH BIOSCIENCES, LLC            Topic: 400

    Project SummaryCell free protein synthesisCFPSis a method of producing proteins outside living cells and has distinct advantages over traditional cell culture based protein productionIt is often difficult to maintain complex environmental condition for cell viability and the subsequent need to develop a downstream process for purification of product in traditional cell based systemsCFPSon the othe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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