Theracos, Inc.

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $200K
First Award Date 09/01/05
Most Recent Award Date 09/30/06

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Amento Edward P Amento 2

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-06
Budget: 09/30/06 - 08/31/08

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary/Abstract: Resistance to insulin-mediated glucose disposal is now recognized as the earliest abnormality in glucose tolerant individuals (nondiabetics) who will eventually develop type 2 diabetes. In addition to being a risk factor for atherosclerosis, recent studies have established that patie...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/05 - 02/28/07

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An orally active antidiabetic agent, THR-0940 is a non-thiazolidinedione, combined PPARalpha/gamma agonist. In preliminary experiments, THR-0940 demonstrated both glucose and triglyceride lowering activity in rodent models of diabetes and insulin resistance. The Phase I research plan is designed to further ch...