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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. Neuro Optical Diagnostic System for Macular Degeneration

    SBC: NEUROFIELDZ INC.            Topic: NIA

    Age related macular degeneration AMD causes progressive loss of central vision and is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world A major challenge in the development of effective treatments for AMD is the lack of sensitive practical visual function endpoints People with AMD manifest delayed dark adaptation DA recovery and DA tests are a FDA approved method for diagnosing AMD Cu ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Therapeutic game based exercise during hemodialysis to improve balance and mobility

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    Abstract Chronic kidney disease CKD disproportionately impacts older adults Balance mobility and falls are serious problems for CKD patients due to associated peripheral neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease which also contribute to foot ulcers and other foot problems in this population Among older adults these problems are often compounded by other comorbid conditions leaving older ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A novel product for tendinopathy treatment

    SBC: NEW YORK R&D CENTER FOR TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE AND THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary This study aims to prove the concept and feasibility that TendonCure extracellular vesicles that contain signaling molecules i e exosomes secreted by mesenchymal stem cells i e tendon stem progenitor cells TSPCs or adipose derived stem cells ADSCs from individual patients donors cultured on a novel scaffold exert therapeutic efficacy on tendinopathy when injected into ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. My MESSAGE Improving Wayfinding and Reducing Challenging Behaviors in Persons with Dementia Through the Use of RFID Technology

    SBC: HEARTHSTONE ALZHEIMER CARE, LTD            Topic: NIA

    In the proposed study we will develop and evaluate a product called My MESSAGE Multimedia Ecopsychosocial Support System for Alzheimer s within Geriatric Environments which will circumvent the limitations of traditional visual cues and also provide unprecedented flexibility and precision for assisting with wayfinding and reducing other challenging behaviors in PWD The target consumer for MM w ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Study of the New HDAC i SW as a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease and Other Tauopathies

    SBC: Starwise Therapeutics LLC            Topic: NIA

    ABSTRACT Alzheimerandapos s and other tauopathies are medical problems growing to historical proportions that threaten the long term viability of medical care systems world wide Alzheimerandapos s costs today are of the US GDP and growing as the population ages Effective disease modifying treatments have yet to be developed A number of drugs in clinical testing target amyloid but very fe ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Roboglasses electronic travel aid with hands free obstacle avoidance for blind and vision impaired users

    SBC: FAUXSEE INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Fauxsee Innovations LLC The objective of this project is to assess the efficacy and usability of an electronic travel aid ETA called Roboglasses developed through an NSF SBIR grant in reducing head and upper body injuries sustained by blind people who currently use a cane and or guide dog for mobility Canes and dogs only provide information about ground level obstructions ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Developing an automated yeast dissection system for aging research

    SBC: Innovative BioChips LLC            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Developing an Automated Yeast Dissection System for Aging Research Aging is the single greatest risk factor for diseases that are principal causes of mortality The objectives of aging research are to discover key genes and pathways related to aging that may eventually contribute to retardation of aging and a delay in the onset of age associated diseases The budding yeast Sacchar ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Breakthrough sub cellular D chemical composition research platform for live cells based on the new invention of nanoscale confocal photothermal IR micro spectroscopy n CPIR

    SBC: Anasys Instruments Corp.            Topic: 100

    Abstract This proposal will lead to a Breakthrough sub cellular D chemical composition research platform for live cells based on the new invention of sub micron confocal photothermal IR micro spectroscopy CPIR Label free sub micron chemical imaging and spectroscopy has long been sought for visualization of biomolecules and materials in complex living systems Many diseases first manifest ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Structure based optimization of a novel pharmacological chaperone therapy for MPSIIIC

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY Lysosomal storage diseases LSD are rare inherited metabolic disorders caused by defects in the cellular catabolic system Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IIIC MPS IIIC or Sanfilippo disease type C is one such LSD that is caused by deficiency of the enzyme heparan sulfate acetyl CoA glucosaminide N acetyltransferase HGSNAT essential for degradation of heparan sulfate a repeati ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of a protein drug for pancreatic cancer treatment

    SBC: ProDa BioTech L.L.C.            Topic: NCI

    Abstract Pancreatic cancers are devastating diseases with five year survival rate less than Currently there is no effective treatment for advanced disease One major barrier to efficacy of anti tumor therapeutics is the dense desmoplastic stromal response Evidence suggests that cancer associated pancreatic stellate cells CAPaSC produce the stromal collagen The ECM laid down by CAPaSC is c ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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