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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. Toward Automated Spike Sorting via Ground Truth Neural Recordings

    SBC: Leaflabs, LLC            Topic: 101

    PROJECTSUMMARY Scaling extracellular electrophysiology to higher channel counts is hindered by the burden of data handling storageand especially preprocessinge gspike sortingThe burden of spike sorting can in principle be reduced through a combination of high density multielectrode arrayprobetechnology and algorithm optimization to yield a spike sorting method that is both highly accurate and full ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Developing a Novel Digital Therapeutic for the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    SBC: GOBLUE INTERNATIONAL, LLC            Topic: 104

    Abstract Worry is a habitual thought process that is observed in individuals with anxiety disordersA leading theory posits that although worrying may be unpleasantthe immediate emotions that are avoided by concentrating on worry are often perceived as more aversiveegfearangergriefFrom a mechanistic perspectiveworry is thought to be learned and reinforced in a similar manner to other types of opera ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Cloud quantitative imaging for whole-body tumor burden in neurofibromatoses

    SBC: IQ Medical Imaging LLC            Topic: 102

    Project SummaryAbstract The neurofibromatosesNFsincluding NFNFand schwannomatosisare a group of autosomal dominant neurogenetic disorders characterized by a predisposition in virtuallyof patients to develop multiple nerve sheath tumorsThe determination of tumor burden on magnetic resonance imagingMRIis indispensable for the longitudinal management of NF patientswhich includes life long follow up f ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Design of Protease Stable Therapeutic Peptides by Non-Perturbative Modification

    SBC: Velum Incorporated            Topic: 300

    PROJECT SUMMARY! Peptide therapeutics combine high potency and selectivityand engender fewer side effects than traditional small moleculesThis has fueled interest in peptides filling the gap between `biologicsandaposand small molecules as compounds that have key desired properties from both the other classesThere are however some challengesthe major one being susceptibility to enzyme catalyzed hyd ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. An Innovative Platform for Objective Monitoring of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    ABSTRACT With a Phase I II STTR grant award from NIABioSensics in collaboration with Baylor College of MedicineBCMsuccessfully developed and commercialized an advanced physical activity monitoring systemPAMSysfor older adultsPAMSys enables continuous remote monitoring of physical activityfall riskand fall incidentsThe fall detection technology of PAMSys has become the gold standard in the medical ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Targeted Nanotherapy to Donor Organ Endothelia Modulates Early Immune Responses and Protects Against Late Graft Failure

    SBC: ToleRaM NanoTech LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    ABSTRACT Transplantation is an accepted and highly successful therapy for end stage organ diseaseWhile success rates and survival have risen steadilydue largely to improved immunosuppression regimesthere is a growing appreciation that damage and inflammation that occur early in the life of the graftsignificantly impact chronic rejection and thus long term survivalCentral to these early event injur ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Astrocyte activation by small-molecule ADORA3 agonists: a novel therapy for Alzheimer's disease

    SBC: ASTROCYTE PHARMACEUTICALS INC.            Topic: NIA

    PROJECT SUMMARY Alzheimerandapos s diseaseADis an area of significant unmet need that creates a national burden of$billion annuallyAD is the leading cause of dementiaaffectingof Americans over the age ofDemographic shifts and the age related nature of AD will soon place this disease as the costliest health care expenditure in the U Swith a projected impact of $trillion per year byCurrent therapies ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. A practical platform for in-home remote monitoring of cognitive-frailty

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    AbstractCognitive frailtythe combined presence of physical frailty and cognitive impairmentis a strong and independent predictor of cognitive declineThe International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics and the International Academy on Nutrition and Aging have recommended the use of cognitive frailty assessment to track the progression of mild cognitive impairmentMCItowards dementiaAlzheimer ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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