Atto Bioscience

Rockville, MD 20850

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 4
Total Value of Awards $623K
First Award Date 07/07/03
Most Recent Award Date 04/01/04

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Cao Liang Cao 1
Yao Yong Yao 1
Lu Jianming Lu 1
Faber Vance Faber 1

4 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-00-18
Budget: 04/01/04 - 03/31/05

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): High-content screening (HCS) via high-resolution fluorescence cellular microscopy is a powerful technology for drug discovery and is currently being used in secondary screening and optimization of candidate compounds. The aim of Cytoprint's proposed effort is to demonstrate advanced image analysis informatics...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 01/01/04 - 12/31/04

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Schizophrenia affects almost 1% of the world population. While therapeutic benefit has been established with current antipsychotics to treat positive syndromes of schizophrenia, efficacy has not been established in treatment of negative syndromes and cognitive dysfunction of the illness. All current antipsych...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/03 - 05/31/04
PI: Yong Yao

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are major drug targets for a wide spectrum of diseases including neurological diseases such as migraine, anxiety, psychosis, and schizophrenia Novel robust assay technologies are continuously demanded for GPCR targets to increase odds for leads generation in a large-scale c...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/07/03 - 06/30/04
PI: Liang Cao

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Obesity is a serious medical condition affecting an estimated 40 million people and contributing to 300,000 deaths annually in the U. S. The appropriate regulation of energy intake and expenditure relies on complex hypothalamic neurocircuitry. Two key components of this system include neuropeptide melanocort...