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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. Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prisons

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIA

    The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world There are over state and federal prisons housing over million prisoners in the United States The demographics of the prison population are shifting Longer sentences and constrained options for early release compound this trend The older adult segment of prison populations has more than tripled since The health ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Point of care immunoassay for rapid diagnosis of tinea capitis

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIBIB

    Tinea capitis scalp ringworm is a fungal dermatophyte infection of scalp hair follicles that afflicts of the U S pediatric population Tinea capitis is a major health care disparity because it occurs predominantly among individuals with a disadvantaged socioeconomic background and sub Saharan African descent Diagnosis of tinea capitis is currently dependent on culture and microscopy Both ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Micro Patterned Intraocular Lens Membrane for Reducing Incidence of PCO

    SBC: Sharklet Technologies Inc.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The exponential increase of diabetics and the elderly in the U S has more than tripled the number of cataract surgeries performed in just two decades As many as half of these surgeries will lead to posterior capsular opacification PCO which requires follow up Nd YAG laser capsulotomy surgery Without this additional procedure patients can suffer permanent ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A next generation spatial light modulator for mapping of neural networks

    SBC: Boulder Nonlinear Systems, Inc.            Topic: NIBIB

    Boulder Nonlinear Systems BNS and Prof Edward Boyden s Synthetic Neurobiology Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Media Lab propose to develop a new liquid crystal spatial light modulator SLM capable generating high resolution holograms to overcome the imaging gap that currently divides cellular level optogenetic techniques and whole brain techniques to improve function ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development of RxCHECK Mental Health Clinical Decision Support Module

    SBC: RXREVU, INC.            Topic: 104

    Healthcare organizations who treat mental health disorders face numerous challenges including identifying optimal first line treatments as well as utilizing proper recovery metrics in order to best assess progress While promise has been demonstrated with the use of pharmaceuticals individual differences in the response to these medications coupled with non adherence due to factors such as side ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Supporting Healthy Aging with a Phytochemical Combination that Acts at Multiple Control Points in the Nrf Activation Pathway

    SBC: Pathways Bioscience, LLC            Topic: NIA

    The average lifespan and the number of older individuals is increasing in the US but because age is a primary risk factor for most chronic disease there is an accompanying increase in the burden of chronic disease in the US Diet and lifestyle choices including dietary supplementation may be useful approaches to slowing the aging process and increasing healthspan and also may be the best stra ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Developing a small peptide to control autoimmune inflammation in type diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIAID

    Abstract Type Diabetes T D affects an ever growing population While this disease typically has been associated with juveniles the disease in adult populations is rapidly increasing The defining clinical component is insulin loss which occurs because of sustained inflammation in the islets At present there is no means to prevent or reverse insulin loss A major inflammatory pathway in T D ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. High sensitive and specific Point of use lateral flow strip for on site test of cannabis intoxication

    SBC: Vitan-Biotech LLC            Topic: NIDA

    Project Summary Marijuana e g cannabis is the most frequently detected drug of abuse Cannabis abuse has a substantial impact on public safety as driving under the influence of cannabis will impair driving skill and the marijuana use in the workplace will increase the risk of adverse events and the loss of productivity With the recent wave of legalization of marijuana use in numerous states ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. "Modulation of Immune Checkpoints by Self Deliverable RNAi for Adoptive Cell Transfer"

    SBC: ADVANCED RNA TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: 102

    Two of the most promising approaches to cancer immunotherapy are immune checkpoint blockade by monoclonal antibodies and the adoptive transfer of immune cells The recent successes in treating melanoma with anti PD and anti CTLA antibodies as well as the extremely successful application of T cells engineered to express the CAR receptor targeting CD to treat B cell lymphomas initiated a waterfal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A Topical Nrf Activator for Oral Mucositis

    SBC: Pathways Bioscience, LLC            Topic: NIDCR

    We propose to develop a topical formulation for preventing or treating oral mucositis Oral mucositis is a common and harmful side effect of radiation therapy and chemotherapy in cancer patients that affects nearly patients in the US annually and can be dose limiting impairing the clinical ability to continue the otherwise needed therapy and that also greatly impacts the patientandapos s ...

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

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