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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. Distributed REMD Simulation for Probing Alzheimer Molecular Mechanisms

    SBC: PARABON COMPUTATION, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE:

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. 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
  3. Modulation of the Innate Immune System by Fisetin for the Treatment of AD

    SBC: VIROGENICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An increasing variety of diseases are being shown to be due to immunological processes, including diabetes, and now Alzheimer's disease (AD). AD is the most prevalent age-associated disease and growing evidence suggeststhat aspects of the innate immune system play a major role its progression. Based on this evidence, we propose a new approach to the treatm ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. 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
  5. Identification and Validation of Targets of Phenotypic High Throughput Screening

    SBC: COLLABORATIVE DRUG DISCOVERY, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Identification and Validation of Targets of Phenotypic High Throughput Screening Hits for Chagas Disease Project Summary Nearly 10 million people in Latin America are infected with the eukaryotic parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies Chagas disease as a neglected tropical disease, but C ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Novel indication for myeloid progenitor use: Induction of tolerance

    SBC: Cellerant Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): State of the art techniques result in 10-year solid organ graft loss of up to 80% in cardiopulmonary organ transplantation, and re-transplantation is often not possible. Establishment of donor-specific immunological tolerance (DSIT), a condition in which a recipient accepts a transplant without immunosuppression, while retaining the ability to fight infections, ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Bacterial fermentation in skin microbiome as probiotics (Bfismp) against S. aureu

    SBC: Surface Bioadvances, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bacterial interference creates an ecological competition between commensal bacteria and pathogenic species. Like microbial competition via fermentation in a ripening fruit, bacterial interference via fermentation has been found in the deep-seated skin abscesses where is an anaerobic microenvironment, allowing bacteria to ferment carbohydrates to short-chain fa ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. 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 Services
  9. Kinetic image cytometry assays for neuronal activity/toxicity

    SBC: VALA SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project is a Phase I STTR collaboration between Vala Sciences Inc, a small business that specializes in the development of cell-based high content/high throughput assays, and the Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, a worldwide leader in biomedical research. The project will develop an assay (Kinetic Image Cytometer-Neuron, or KIC-Neuron) to ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Peripheral FAAH as a target for novel analgesics

    SBC: Anteana Therapeutics Inc            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pain management remains a significant unmet medical need. Anandamide is an endogenous marijuana-like ('endocannabinoid') molecule that plays important roles in the regulation of pain. Previous work has shown that endocannabinoid receptors located outside the central nervous system (CNS) exert a powerful regulatory control over pain initiation. Moreove ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
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