Thuris Corporation

Irvine, CA 92612

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $236K
First Award Date 06/01/04
Most Recent Award Date 06/01/04

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Lynch Gary S Lynch 1

1 Award Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 06/01/04 - 05/31/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Niemann-Pick type C (NPC) is a rare and fatal neurovisceral storage disorder that is currently untreatable, in most cases (95%), NPC is caused by mutations of the NPC1 gene, which encodes a glycoprotein playing an important role in cholesterol transport. NPC brains are also characterized by axonal abnormaliti...