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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. AHTP-comet: development of an automated, high throughput comet assay system

    SBC: Engineering Resources Group, Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY Genomic instabilityinduced by DNA damageand partly mitigated by DNA repair and antioxidantsplays a critical role in the pathogenesis of many major human diseasessuch as neurodegenerationcancer and cardiovascular diseasetogether with agingThere is a critical need for automated assays that can perform these assessmentsand bring them into greater routine usewhich will help advance our ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. An Advanced Lung Organomimetic to Reproduce Human Airway Pathophysiology

    SBC: Pneumax, LLC            Topic: 113

    PROJECT SUMMARYThree of top five causes of death in humans globally are lung relatedchronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseCOPDlower respiratory infections and lung cancers collectively account for over eight million deaths annuallyCurrentlyin preclinical settingstatic cell cultures and animal models are the most widely used systems for mechanistic and translational studiesHowevercritical limitation ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Randomized, Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Longeveron Mesenchymal Stem Cell (LMSC) Therapy for Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    SBC: Longeveron LLC            Topic: NIA

    The metabolic syndromeMetSis a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular diseasetypediabetes mellitusand mortalityand currently affects andgtof US adultsMetS is associated with endothelial dysfunctiondecreased circulating endothelial progenitor cellsEPCsand a pro inflammatory stateWe have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic mesenchymal stem cellsMSCsrestor ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Compatibility between Brain-Computer Interface and High-Efficiency Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems

    SBC: Prentke Romich Company            Topic: NIDCD

    Compatibility Between Brain Computer Interface and High Efficiency Augmentative and Alternative Communication SystemsPhase II ABSTRACTBrain computer interfacesBCIenable text production for people who cannot movebut have only simple communication interfaces and are not widely usedAugmentative and alternative communicationAACsystems are widely used and give efficient and precise communicationbut req ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Developing a Small Peptide to Control Autoimmune Inflammation In Type 1 Diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIAID

    TypeDiabetesT Daffects an ever growing populationWhile this disease typically has been associated with juvenilesthe disease in adult populations is rapidly increasingThe defining clinical component is insulin losswhich occurs because of sustained inflammation in the isletsAt present there is no means to prevent or reverse insulin lossA major inflammatory pathway in T D that contributes to insulin ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Direct-read monitor for airborne viral pathogens

    SBC: Aerosol Devices Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Aerosolized pathogenssuch as Influenza virusescan spread rapidly and silently throughout a populationcausing severe outbreaks that can be difficult to controlEarly detection of these airborne pathogens is key to controlling outbreaksespecially among vulnerable populations such as in hospitalstreatment centers or nursing homesYet available methods are neither rapidnor portableCurrent methods rely h ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. DR?1-MOG as a Next-Generation Immunotherapy for Methamphetamine Use Disorder

    SBC: Virogenomics BioDevelopment Inc            Topic: R41

    Methamphetamine use disorder is associated with damage to regions of the brain that control cognitive and psychiatric functionOne third to one half of adults with methamphetamine use disorder experience cognitive impairments and other psychiatric symptoms that significantly impact treatment outcomesincreased relapse and lower treatment retention ratesMounting evidence demonstrates how immune facto ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Evaluation of therapeutic efficacy and safety of novel small RNA target delivery platform in vivo.

    SBC: Oncoimmune Inc            Topic: 100

    Project Summary AbstractThe recent rapid expansion of genomic data greatly contributes to the understanding of disease development and progressionTo translate these genetic discoveries into clinical applicationswe need to develop therapeutic platforms that can specifically modulate the expression of disease related genes in vivoSmall RNAssuch as microRNAs and siRNAs function in messenger RNA silen ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Evolution of an Adaptable Prosthetic Foot Design for Normalization of Biomechanics During Community Participation

    SBC: OHIO WILLOW WOOD COMPANY, THE            Topic: NICHD

    Evolution of an Adaptable Prosthetic Foot Design for Normalization ofBiomechanics During Community Participation Summary AbstractThe vision of this project is to improve the functional physical mobility of people with lower extremity amputations especially on uneven groundside slopes or when foot placement varies from side to sidePeople with amputations will be enabled to confidently participate i ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Extending WAAVES+: An animal and environment-agnostic, automated USV scoring platform for high-throughput social, behavioral, and neuropharmacological studies

    SBC: Cornerstone Research Group, Incorporated            Topic: 101

    Project SummaryUltrasonic vocalizationsUSVsare known to reflect emotional processingbrain neurochemistry and brain functionkey observations in animal model studiesCollecting and processing USV data is time intensivemanualand costlyMost importantlyit limits researchersability to employ fully effectiveand nuanced experimental designsand is a barrier to entry for other researchersAutomated tabulation ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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