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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. Quorum:natural product discovery via mass spectrometry and molecular networking

    SBC: DIGITAL PROTEOMICS LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Advances in genome miningand consequent realization of untapped microbial diversity has lead to renewed interest in natural productNPdiscoveryNPs are a rich source of therapeutic candidateswith a long history of successes in combating infectious diseasesand oncologyThe emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria like Cdifficile and carbapenem resistant enterobacteiaceaeCREonly empha ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Preclinical development of an intravaginal ring for the sustained release of Pritelivir for the treatment and prophylaxis of Genital Herpes in women


    SUMMARY The broadlong term goal of this project is to develop a pritelivir intravaginal ringIVRfor the treatment and pre exposure prophylaxis of genital herpesa common problem that affects more thanmillion AmericansRecurrences are common and may be painfulInfection is life longPritelivir is a promisinghelicase inhibitor that proved superior to existing therapies in Phaseclinical trialsbut whose cl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Development of a Human Liver Microphysiological System For Alcoholic Liver Disease

    SBC: Emulate, Inc.            Topic: 500

    PROJECT SUMMARYAlcoholic liver diseaseALDincludes a broad range of progressive disease stagesfatty liveralcoholic steatohepatitisASHliver fibrosisliver cirrhosisand hepatocellular carcinomaIn spite of being one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in the worldthere are currently no effective strategies that can preventtreat or monitor the progress of ALD owing primarily to lack of human ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Cerberus therapy for metastatic disease

    SBC: Talapo Therapeutics            Topic: 102

    Metastasis is the most common cause of cancer related mortalityyet there are currently no therapeutic options that can be used to stop the spread of malignant cellsRecentlytwo members of the Transforming Growth Factorfamilythe secreted ligands Nodal and Bone Morphogenetic ProteinBMPhave been linked with increased metastasis in breast and other cancersThese cytokines activate stem cell programs in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Multiplexed single-cell contractility assay to develop therapeutics for asthma and hypertension

    SBC: Forcyte Biotechnologies, Inc.            Topic: 100

    SUMMARYABSTRACT Asthmatic bronchoconstriction and hypertensive vasoconstriction are extremely common disease states in which excessive contractile cellular forces directly contribute to the pathophysiologyExisting treatments for these diseaseswhich affectmillion andmillion Americansrespectivelyhave severe side effectsbecome desensitized over prolonged useor lack efficacy altogetherIn particularLAB ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Synthetic biology E. coli strain development for expression of functional human GPCRs with roles in human disease

    SBC: PRIMORDIAL GENETICS Inc.            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Abstract G protein coupled receptorsGPCRsmediate most of our bodyandapos s physiological responses to hormonesneurotransmitters and environmental stimulantsThey are trans membrane proteins that are expressed in every type of cell in the body where their function is to detect molecules outside the cell and transmit signals across the membrane to activate cellular responsesThese prot ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Creating Live Interactions to Mitigate Barriers (CLIMB): A Mobile Intervention to Improve Social Functioning in People With Schizophrenia

    SBC: Posit Science Corporation            Topic: 104

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT The goal of the current Phase I project is to developto clinical trial readinessand evaluate feasibility of a mobile ecological momentary intervention designed to improve social functioning in individuals with schizophreniaWhile effective treatments such as group based social skills training and computerized social cognition training are known to induce positive effects on ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Form factor determination for the Talon microIPG system to treat Chronic Migraine

    SBC: NeoGenesis Technologies LLC            Topic: NINDS

    Project Summary Worldwidetens of millions are afflicted with chronic migraineCMa highly debilitating neurological disorderWhile abortive and preventative therapies existthere are still nearlymillion peopleM in the US alonewho do not respond adequately to these therapies and suffer from Intractable Chronic MigraineICMThose patients are highly disabled by their disease and are faced with a significa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. An Automated Device for High Yield Mesenchymal Stem Cell Extraction

    SBC: CG Scientific, Inc.            Topic: NIBIB

    Project Summary Abstract This Phase II project aims to develop an automated system for extracting mesenchymal stem cellsMSCsalso known as multipotent stromal cellsfrom adipose tissues for treating many serious diseasesincluding myocardial infarctiongraft versus host diseaseand a variety of autoimmune diseasesOverclinical trials to date have established the feasibilitysafetyand in some cases effica ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Expression of Phytocannabinoids in Yeast: a High Yield Platform for Low Abundance Natural Products (Phase II)

    SBC: LIBREDE            Topic: R

    AbstractCannabinoids are a class of natural products shown to treat a wide range of diseasesincluding epilepsyone of the most common neurological disordersEpilepsy affects people of all ageswith overmillion epileptics worldwide and overnew cases of epilepsy each year in the United States aloneEven with numerous anti epileptic drugsAEDavailableof patients have uncontrollable seizures that do not re ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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