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  1. Construction and testing of a rabbit cornea-equivalent for evaluation of chemical injury in vitro

    SBC: TISSUE TESTING TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    ABSTRACTWe propose combination of the rabbit cornea endothelial and epithelial cells with bioengineered scaffolds in cell culture well insertsThis technology could significantly reduce the use of rabbits for the Draize rabbit eye irritation assayThe barrier to commercialization is the lack of an effective method for storingbankingof living bioengineered cornea equivalentsWe will combine cell expan ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Emodin as a complementary dietary therapy to reduce toxicity of 5 fluorouracil

    SBC: AcePre, LLC            Topic: R

    PROJECT SUMMARYfluorouracilFUhas been the first choice chemotherapy drug for colorectal cancerCRCfor many yearshoweverits clinical utility remains hindered by hematopoietic and gastrointestinal toxicities resulting from its non selectivitySide effects include fatigueloss of appetiteand diarrhea among othersall of which can lead to reduced quality of lifeThe economic burden associated with chemothe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Mitigating Injurious Falls in Older Adults Through Non-Injurious Fall and Gait Analysis From Floor Vibrations

    SBC: ADVANCED SMART SYSTEMS AND EVALUATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary and Abstract Falls are the leading cause of death due to injuryThis simple motion is so common thatof community dwelling older adultsandof long term care facilities will experience a fall in the coming yearThe risk of falling substantially increases for those having Alzheimer s disease and related dementiasand those with Parkinson s diseaseThe financial burden is significant with f ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Development of an Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Test based upon Metabolic Profiling of Fresh Blood Samples

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 102

    Autism spectrum disorderASDis a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significant deficits in reciprocal social interactionsimpaired communication and restrictedrepetitive behaviorswith a prevalence ofinchildren in the USEarly intervention programs have been shown to be effective for improving IQlanguageand social skills for toddlers as young asmonths of ageDiagnosis of ASD is currently bas ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. DMSO-free Cryopreservation of Bone Marrow-derived Stem Cells

    SBC: TISSUE TESTING TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    ABSTRACT Stem cell transplantation in the form of bone marrowperipheral blood or cord blood derived cells is commonly performed for reconstitution of the hematopoietic system of patients suffering from cancers and non malignant diseasesCurrent practice for cryopreservation of hematopoietic and mesenchymal stem cells is to employ the cell permeating cryoprotectant dimethylsulfoxideoften with an add ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Automation of bioengineered epithelial construct cryopreservation

    SBC: TISSUE TESTING TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    ABSTRACT BSTRACT In an effort to reduce the use of animals for toxicity testingcompanies have developed bioengineered in vitro skin models to replace the Draize skin irritation testThe development of tissue models has been further pushed by the European Union that prohibited the use of animals infor collecting toxicological data on cosmetic ingredientsSupply of bioengineered tissues is a significa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. eCPAT: Advancing public park information and technology resources to diverse audiences for healthy communities

    SBC: EnQ LLC            Topic: NCI

    Project Summary Abstract Quality parks provide numerous benefits to individuals and communitiesincluding health cost savings through physical activity and stress reliefincreased tax revenue via augmented property values and attracting businessesand positive social and environmental impacts through outcomes such as civic pride and pollution controlThe Community Park Audit ToolCPATprovides a compreh ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Development of new anti-epilepsy treatments targeting cellular energetics through mitochondrial modulation with optimal pharmacokinetics and toxicity profiles

    SBC: Neuroene Therapeutics, LLC            Topic: 105

    Neuroene Therapeutics is a biotech company established to develop and commercialize safe effective therapies for epilepsyinpeople develop epilepsy in their lifetimehowever the currently available antiepileptic drugsAEDshave several issues and liabilities that leave unmet market needssuch asnot controlling seizures forof patients with epilepsycurrent AEDs only treat the symptoms of epilepsy and do ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Biodegradable Lubricants from Renewable Feedstocks

    SBC: Tetramer Technologies,L.L.C.            Topic: 88

    Current agriculture and off-road equipment requires the use of lubricants to ensure efficient operation of integral hydraulic and gear driven systems. The lubricants, either oils or greases, aid in reducing friction, dissipating heat, prevent oxidation, and seal of water and debris from vital areas of the equipment. During operation, equipment may have slight leaks or suffer catastrophic failures ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  10. Novel therapeutic approach in treatment of glioblastoma using sustained delivery of Connxin43 carboxy-terminal peptide encapsulated in biodegradable nanoparticles in combination with temozolomide

    SBC: FirstString Research, Inc            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARY GlioblastomaGBMis an incurable cancer even with aggressive therapies such as surgical resection followed by radiotherapy and chemotherapy using temozolomideTMZEfforts to improve surgical resection or the efficacy of irradiation are limited by the potential damage these interventions cause to the brainIn contrastsensitizing GBM to TMZ is an appealing strategy because TMZ has excelle ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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