Firststring Research, LLC

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC 29464
http://www.firststringresearch.com

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 18
Total Value of Awards $7.72MM
First Award Date 09/20/06
Most Recent Award Date 09/14/17

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Gourdie Robert G Gourdie 1
Ghatnekar Gautam Sudhir Ghatnekar 17 Message
LAMOUILLE SAMY LAMOUILLE 1
LEVINSON HOWARD LEVINSON 1

18 Awards Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-16-303
Budget: 09/14/17 - 08/31/18

PROJECT SUMMARY: Dermal scarring affects more than 80 million people worldwide annually - over 4.4 million people are injured in motor vehicle accidents, over 2.4 million patients are severely burned, and thousands of warriors are wounded in military blasts. In severe burns, more than 40% of patients develop hypertrophic scar contraction, which...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-16-302
Budget: 09/01/17 - 08/31/18

PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: FirstString Research has identified a novel peptide that shows therapeutic potential in the treatment of age- related macular degeneration (AMD). This Phase I SBIR will assess both the feasibility and mechanism of action involved in the topical delivery of a synthetic connexin-based peptide, aCT1, for the treatment of A...

Phase SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PAR-16-027
Budget: 08/15/17 - 07/31/18

Project Summary An estimated 347 million people worldwide have diabetes, including over 29.1 million Americans. A major cause of morbidity and hospitalization in patients with diabetes is diabetic foot ulceration (DFU), which can result in infection, amputation, prolonged hospitalization, and costly treatments. Diabetes treatments cost the Amer...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-15-269
Budget: 08/04/16 - 07/31/17

? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Transplantation is a widely accepted and highly successful therapy for end-stage heart disease. While success rates and survival have risen steadily since its inception almost 50 years ago, due largely to improved immunosuppression regimes, there is a growing appreciate that factors associated with brain ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-13-088
Budget: 05/01/16 - 04/30/17

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the ADA, 25.8 million children and adults have diabetes. Diabetics have an increased risk of complications such as heart disease and are prone to impaired wound healing. A major cause of morbidity and hospitalization is diabetic foot ulceration (DFUs) that may result in infection, gangrene, amput...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A15-061
Budget: 09/28/15 - 04/27/16

Ocular traumas resulting from explosive or incendiary devices are one of the most common injuries reported by our armed forces. Current standard of care protocols do not address the biological and molecular processes in corneal wound healing, and therapeutic failure is associated with corneal ulcers, scarring, and loss of vision. Ocular therapeu...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-071
Budget: 09/22/15 - 08/31/16

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Glioblastoma (GBM) is an incurable cancer even with aggressive therapies such as surgical resection followed by radiotherapy and chemotherapy using temozolomide (TMZ). Efforts to improve surgical resection or the efficacy of irradiation are limited by the potential damage these interventions cause to the brai...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-13-088
Budget: 05/01/15 - 04/30/16

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the ADA, 25.8 million children and adults have diabetes. Diabetics have an increased risk of complications such as heart disease and are prone to impaired wound healing. A major cause of morbidity and hospitalization is diabetic foot ulceration (DFUs) that may result in infection, gangrene, amput...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-13-088
Budget: 05/05/14 - 04/30/15

Project Summary/Abstract According to the ADA, 25.8 million children and adults have diabetes. Diabetics have an increased risk of complications such as heart disease and are prone to impaired wound healing. A major cause of morbidity and hospitalization is diabetic foot ulceration (DFUs) that may result in infection, gangrene, amputations requ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-050
Budget: 03/01/12 - 02/28/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the World Health Organization, at least 171 million people worldwide are living with diabetes and this figure is likely to more than double by the year 2030. Because of its chronic nature, the severity of its complications and the means required to control them, the economic burden is enormous no...

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