Northwest Neurologic

Portland, OR 97201

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $138K
First Award Date 09/30/96
Most Recent Award Date 06/15/00

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Woloshin Paul I Woloshin 1
Kurtz Stephen E. Kurtz 2

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 06/15/00 - 05/31/01

Although numerous factors contribute to obesity, recent studies have established a critical role for central melanocortin pathways in the control of feeding behavior and energy balance. Genetic deficiency of melanocortin receptor 4 (MC4-R) or POMC produces obesity in both mice and humans. Central administration of melanocortin peptides reduces f...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/01/98 - 01/31/99

The dopamine transporter terminates neurotransmission by reaccumulating dopamine into presynaptic neurons. Cocaine blocks dopamine reuptake by binding to sites on the dopamine transporter and inhibiting its function. Prolonged inhibition of neurotransmitter reuptake potentiates dopaminergic transmission and likely...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/96 - 03/31/97