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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. iDDS probes detecting IDH mutants in brain cancer

    SBC: GENETAG TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Glioblastoma accounts for of all brain tumors and is the most common and most malignant form of glioma Primary glioblastomas show rapid disease progression without precursor lesions whereas secondary glioblastomas generally originate as low grade astrocytomas that form grade IV gliomas over a period of years Without prior knowledge of a patientanda ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Intervening to Prevent Youth Access to Marijuana

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: R43

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington in is the most dramatic change in substance abuse policy in the United States since the end of Prohibition These states are implementing regulatory and enforcement systems for the retail sales of recreational marijuana to adults years or older akin to state controls on the sale of alcohol In ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Novel Technologies for intracellular manipulation

    SBC: New Echota Biotechnology            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This SBIR project seeks to develop novel technologies for the manipulation and labeling of the interior of living eukaryotic cells for research diagnostic and eventually therapeutic purposes Cell penetrating peptides offer the tantalizing prospect of delivering a broad palette of user defined protein cargoes through the plasma membranes of eukaryotic cells C ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Single Somatic Cell Epigenetic Models

    SBC: Topogen, Inc            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Epigenetic modifications of DNA and histones are stable encryption systems essential for life For example the importance of DNA methylation is underscored by the consequences of its mis regulation which include defects in tissue homeostasis chronic disease and accelerated aging thus epigenetics broadly impacts human health The information stored in the di ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Antimicrobial Coatings to Reduce Hospital Infections

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant To combat Healthcare Associated Infection HAI which is now the rd leading cause of death in the U S TDA Research Inc proposes to develop new antimicrobial copper alloy coatings for high touch stainless steel surfaces that may be responsible for of all HAI Low cost durable coatings will be scientifically designed for the catalytic production of hyd ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Connecting Cultures and Technology: Addressing Disparities in Mental Health Intervention for Refugees

    SBC: GameTheory Inc            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Thousands of individuals seek refuge in the United States to escape atrocities of war and torture in their country of origin An overwhelming majority of these individuals continue to struggle with Chronic Traumatic Stress CTS the persistence of prior traumatic events e g re experiencing past trauma coupled with daily post migration stressors e g pove ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Caminamos: A location-based Smartphone App for Latinas to Connect with Nearby Walking Partners

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Health disparities are high among Latinas They are more likely to be overweight diagnosed with diabetes and physically inactive compared to their non Hispanic White counterparts Thus interventions that target improving health access and ameliorating chronic diseases among Latinas are of high public health importance Regular physical activity PA promotes ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Body Games: Exploring Complex Systems Through Interactive Games by Leveraging the Diseases of Chronically Ill Children

    SBC: Thrust Interactive, Inc.            Topic: 999

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Chronically ill children are an underserved under represented and disadvantaged population with regards to education In addition to the childandapos s medical illness they are also at high risk for psychological problems One of the most common psychological problem areas is educational difficulties or academic and learning problems due to regular school abs ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Bee Tees: Leveling Up in Obesity and Diabetes Education

    SBC: IS3D LLC            Topic: 999

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Childhood obesity rates in the US have tripled in the last years and have led to a concomitant increase in the prevalence of type diabetes in young people Interactive Science in D IS D is taking a new approach to these problems by developing a serious game Bee Tees for use inside or outside the classroom Using a beehive as an analogy for the human b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. UHMWPE Composite Material for Joint Implants

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantIn this SBIR Phase II projectthe mechanical and fatigue related properties of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethyleneUHMWPEjoint implant materials will be improved by creating a composite material with carbon reinforcementsUHMWPE has long been widely used as wear surfaces in joint implantsand further improvements to its wear resistance have been obtained by cross li ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
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