American Gene Technologies International

Rockville, MD 20850

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $414K
First Award Date 04/01/12
Most Recent Award Date 09/01/15

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Thibonnier Marc Thibonnier 1
LEFCORT FRANCES LEFCORT 1
SUSSMAN DANIEL J SUSSMAN 1

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-071
Budget: 09/01/15 - 08/31/16

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Familial Dysautonomia (FD), is a rare disease caused by an intronic mutation in the inhibitor of kappa B kinase complex-associated protein gene (Ikbkap). The mutation leads to nervous system-specific exon skipping, resulting in low levels of functional IKAP protein. Patients with FD suffer from degeneration o...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-11-096
Budget: 04/01/12 - 09/30/12

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this research project is to develop an innovative yet simple therapeutic strategy to eradicate HCV infection early on in HCV infected or HCV/HIV co-infected injecting drug users (IDUs) by engineering lentiviral vectors (LVs) expressing microRNA clusters in the liver. Specifically, we plan to sim...