Cerecor. Inc.

BALTIMORE, MD 21202

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $1.29MM
First Award Date 08/08/11
Most Recent Award Date 07/20/16

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Canning Brendan J Canning 1
Paterson Blake M Paterson 1
MARCUS RONALD N MARCUS 1

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PAR-15-154
Budget: 07/20/16 - 06/30/17

PROJECT SUMMARYThe development of safe and effective medications for the treatment of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) is apublic health priority. Stress and mood are significant components of relapse in addiction, including alcoholdependence. The kappa opioid receptor (KOR) system plays a role in relapse to substance use and KORantagonism has the p...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-050
Budget: 08/08/11 - 12/02/11

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The mainstays of symptomatic antitussive therapy, dextromethorphan (DXM) and codeine, are no better than placebo in the majority of controlled clinical trials and have high abuse liability. A lack of knowledge regarding the mechanisms of cough has hindered the discovery of new treatments over the past few dec...