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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Optimization of CXCR1/2 antagonist SX-576 for the treatment of BPD and COPD

    SBC: Syntrix Biosystems, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): SX-576 is a small molecule CXCR1/2 antagonist that potently blocks the migration of neutrophils to sites of injury and/or inflammation. SX-576 is being developed as a potential therapeutic for the treatment of pulmonaryinflammatory diseases, such as bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In this study, the pharmacokin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Low Cost and Rapid DNA-Based Biometric Device

    SBC: NetBio, Inc.            Topic: HSB091001

    Sensitive site exploitation activities are focused on collecting forensic evidence left behind by persons involved in terrorist or other illegal activity, and the biological evidence recovered is often referred to as"touch DNA samples". Touch samples include fingerprints, skin cells found on clothing (e.g. a shirt collar), and oral epithelial cells found on the opening of a soda can or the rim of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  3. Efficient patient-specific cell generation by image-guidance

    SBC: DRVISION TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This fast-track proposal applies advanced kinetic image pattern recognition (KIPR) technologies to predict induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) reprogramming colonies' differentiation outcomes for significantly improvedyield and robustness of differentiation protocols. The objectives of the proposed tool are 1) Teaching: creation of scores for induced colo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Microfabricated Implantable Flowmeter for CSF Shunts Phase II

    SBC: Infoscitex Corporation            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An implantable wireless flow sensor system has been under development that would enable measurement of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) through the ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt, currently used to treat hydrocephalus patients. CSF flow is a key indicator of shunt function, and there is currently no way to measure it in situ, resulting in the absence ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Type III Secretion Inhibitors for Anti-Infective Therapy

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is the leading cause of hospital-acquired pneumonia in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. Current antibiotic treatments exhibit failure rates as high as 18%, even when the organism is susceptible to the antibiotic being administered. The goal of this project is to address this critical medical need by identifying specif ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Protective vaccine for H5N1 Flu using H5 protein and a novel TLR4 agonist.

    SBC: TRIA BIOSCIENCE CORP.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): H5N1 is a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that can cause severe disease and death in humans. H5N1 is spreading rapidly in bird populations world-wide and there is great concern that this virus will begin to transmit between people and cause a global pandemic catastrophe. Vaccines are the cornerstone strategy for combating avian flu but there are complex ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Novel Diagnostic Sequencing System for HIV Resistance Testing

    SBC: INTELLIGENT BIO-SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As of 2008 the CDC estimated that there were approximately 1.1 million persons in the U.S. infected with HIV- 1 and about 56,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. During the mid-to-late 1990s, advances in treatment slowed the progression of HIV to AIDS and related deaths. Unfortunately, the treatment often leads to the emergence of drug resistant mutants of HI ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Rapid sensitive low-cost test for resistant microbes causing hospital infections

    SBC: FIRST LIGHT BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop a novel automated platform to enable rapid, sensitive, user-friendly, and cost-effective screening for the antibiotic resistant bacteria that frequently cause serious healthcare associated infections. Every year, about 100,000 deaths result from 2 million serious healthcare associated infections at an estimated cost of 35B. About 20,000 f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Agonists of the RIG-I Innate Immune Pathway

    SBC: KINETA, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Through Phase I studies, we have identified five lead small molecule compounds with drug-like properties that activate innate immune response pathways and inhibit the replication of RNA viruses such as hepatitis C virus (HCV), influenza virus (FLU), and West Nile virus (WNV). There is a tremendous commercial demand for new antiviral products with novel mechan ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Confirmatory Immunoblot Test for Chagas' Disease

    SBC: IMMUNETICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chagas' Disease is a vector-borne parasitic infection of humans with Trypanosoma cruzi, which has recently been identified as an emerging and significant threat to transfusion safety and the blood supply. It is a chronic and potentially fatal condition which affects over 10 million people living in tropical regions of the Americas, is endemic in 21 countri ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human Services

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