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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. Validation of a salivary miRNA diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorder

    SBC: Quadrant Biosciences Inc.            Topic: 103

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a continuum of neurodevelopmental characteristics that includes deficits in communication and social interaction, as well as restrictive, repetitive interests and behaviors. ASD is an increasing public health concern, with about 1 in 45 American children diagnosed with ASD in 2014, a 10-fold increase in prevalence over the past 40 years. The effect of ASD on both ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Electronic Optimization of Stem Cell Derived Human Cardiac Myocytes

    SBC: Cytocybernetics Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    Project Summary As part of the FDA approval process for novel therapeutic drugssafety screening demonstrating that the candidate drug does not have deleterious effects on the human cardiac action potential is requiredHealthy human heart cells are not available for such preclinical drug testingThere is currently no consensus on the best experimental approach to provide the most efficienteconomicala ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Automated Assessment of Leptomeningeal Collaterals on CT Angiograms

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: 108

    AbstractThe primary goal of this study is to develop an automated scoring system of leptomeningeal collaterals based on CT angiographyCTAas a quantitative assessment of acute ischemic strokeLeptomeningeal collaterals provide an alternate path of blood flow in the setting of a proximal vessel occlusionThe presence and effectiveness of leptomeningeal collateralsi ecollateral statusvaries significant ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Mobile Augmented Screening Tool to Increase Adolescent HIV Testing and Linkage to Care

    SBC: Digital Health Empowerment, Inc            Topic: NICHD

    ABSTRACTAdolescents face increased HIV riskinfrequent testinginconsistent linkage to careand a lack of prevention related knowledgeWe propose to address this by completing and evaluating the Mobile Augmented ScreeningMAStool to increase youth HIV testing via a tablet based intervention in clinical settingsand then use text messages to facilitate linkage to care for those who test positiveand deliv ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Dual View Endoscopy for Colonoscopy

    SBC: Omniscient Imaging, Inc.            Topic: 102

    AbstractAn estimatedmillion colonoscopies are performed annually in the US at a cost of about $Bhowever current colonoscopes with forward vision fail to detectof precancerous polypsOverof the missed polyps are located on or behind numerous folds in the colon where they are hidden from the sight of a forward view colonoscopeIn this research proposalwe propose to complete our development of an imagi ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Enhanced Software Tools for Detecting Anatomical Differences in Image Data Sets

    SBC: Ligo Analytics            Topic: 105

    Project Summary Morphometric analysis is a primary algorithmic tool to discover disease and drug related effects on brain anatomy. Neurological degeneration and disease manifest in subtle and varied changes in brain anatomy that can be non-local in nature and effect amounts of white and gray matter as well as relative positioning and shapes of local brain anatomy. State-of-the-art morphometry meth ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Dressing Assistant: Home Technology to Sustain Independent Dressing in Dementia

    SBC: Inventors' Workshops, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    AbstractPersons living with dementiaPWDoften require assistance with routine activities and daily tasksWorkloads placed on caregivers often results in high levels of physical and emotional stressand depressionand higher overall morbidity and mortality ratesFocus group of caregivers for individuals with mild to moderate dementiaidentified dressing the PWD as the most pressing and stressful daily co ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Imaging Biomarkers of Severe Respiratory Infections in Premature Infants

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    ABSTRACTPrematurity is the largest single cause of death in children under five in the world and lower respiratory tract infectionsLRTIare the top cause of hospitalization and mortality in premature infantsClinical tools to predict and prevent severe LRTI in premature pediatric patients are critically needed to allow early interventions to decrease the high morbidity and mortality in this patient ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Evaluation of a Novel Infection PET Diagnostic

    SBC: CHRONUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NIBIB

    Project Summary Abstract Bacterial infections such as those of prosthetic jointsbonesosteomyelitisand heart valvesinfective endocarditisare difficult to difficult to diagnose and treatand are a major cause of mortalitymorbidity and health care costsThe long term goal of our program is thus to develop positron emission tomographyPETradiotracers that can be used for non invasive PET imaging to detec ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. staRt: Enhancing speech treatment with smartphone-delivered biofeedback

    SBC: Girlfriends Labs LLC            Topic: NIDCD

    Project Summary Abstract Children with speech sound disorder show diminished accuracy and intelligibility in spoken communication and may thus be perceived as less capable or intelligent than peerseven when they are of average or above average intellectual abilityWhile most speech errors resolve by the late school age yearsup toof individuals will continue to exhibit residual speech errorsRSEthrou ...

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