Keracure

Chicago, IL 60610

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $312K
First Award Date 09/30/02
Most Recent Award Date 09/30/02

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Rees Riley S Rees 1
Adamson Belinda S Adamson 1

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/02 - 12/31/04

Description (provided by applicant): Treatment of chronic dermal ulcers is a significant problem that confounds many clinicians. This application examines the ability of a keratinocyte-populated microcarrier device (KPMB-device; patent no. 5,972,332) to modify the wound fluid environment into which it is placed and thereby enhance healing. The d...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/02 - 06/30/03

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Of the 20 million American diabetics, 10% develop foot ulcers with a 16-fold increase risk of amputation. New clinical therapies with growth factors and skin substitutes have increased healing rates to 50%. A novel microcarrier cell-therapy platform (RMCT platform) will be investigated in this application for...