Vortex Biotechnology Corporation

Charleston, SC 29403

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $258K
First Award Date 09/07/09
Most Recent Award Date 09/07/09

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Kraft Andrew S Kraft 1

1 Award Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-051
Budget: 09/07/09 - 05/31/11

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is a growing body of evidence that implicates the protein kinase Pim-1 as a major driver of prostate cancer progression, and perhaps response to chemotherapy. Pim-1 is overexpressed in early prostate intraepithelial neoplasia and metastatic prostate cancer, and its levels predict response to therapy. Pi...