Nisco International, Inc.

Rochester, MN 55902

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $148K
First Award Date 09/22/10
Most Recent Award Date 09/22/10

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Qiao Jian Qiao 1
Russell Stephen J Russell 1

1 Award Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-09-080
Budget: 09/22/10 - 08/31/11
PI: Jian Qiao

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Squamous cell cancer of the head and neck (SCCHN) is locally invasive, and frequently spreads to the cervical lymph nodes. Locally advanced disease is treated with radiotherapy plus chemotherapy and/or cetuximab (an anti-EGF receptor antibody), but the cure rate is less than 40% and toxicities are severe. The...