Factor Bioscience, Inc.

Cambridge, MA 02141

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $229K
First Award Date 09/17/12
Most Recent Award Date 09/24/12

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Scott Mark Scott 1
Rohde Christopher Rohde 1

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: RFA-OD-12-003
Budget: 09/24/12 - 02/28/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Methods for controlling cell-type by dedifferentiation, directed differentiation, and transdifferentiation or "direct reprogramming" have enabled the generation, in the laboratory, of tissue-specific, patient-specific cells from small, non-invasive skin samples. However, critical roadblocks have so far preven...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: RFA-OD-12-003
Budget: 09/17/12 - 02/28/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The annual cost of care for Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the US is currently estimated at $200 billion, and is expected to rise to $1.1 trillion by 2050. Despite these costs and the prevalence of the disease (1 in 8 older Americans has AD), the etiology of AD remains elusive. A major limitation to the study an...