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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 Services
  2. A dual histone deacetylase and glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta inhibitor for treating pancreatic adenocarcinoma

    SBC: Avenzoar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Pancreatic cancer is a disease with no effective treatmentIt s low five year survival rateestimated at betweenandranks it the fourth highest of cancer related of death in the U Sdespite being the twelfth most common type of cancerEach year in the U Sthere are nearlynew cases and more thandeaths caused by the diseaseBypancreatic cancer is expected to be the second most common cancer relate ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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 Services
  4. 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
  5. 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 Services
  6. 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 Services
  7. A microfluidic device for blood analysis in neonates

    SBC: Sersense Inc            Topic: NICHD

    ABSTRACT Premature infants are frequently at risk of infectionjaundice and hypoglycemiaconditions monitored by analysis of blood for c reactive proteinCRPbilirubin and glucose respectivelyTypicallymL of blood is drawn each time an infant is tested with multiple blood draws happening over the course of daysGiven that total blood volume of in premature infants ismLup toof blood volume may be lost du ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
  9. 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 Services
  10. 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 Services
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