Sphingogene, Inc.

Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $441K
First Award Date 07/15/09
Most Recent Award Date 07/15/09

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Liu Xiang Liu 1

1 Award Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-051
Budget: 07/15/09 - 07/14/11
PI: Xiang Liu

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Acid ceramidase (AC) has been implicated as a novel target for cancer therapy because of its pivotal role in regulating interconversion of three key bioactive lipids;ceramide (Cer), sphingosine (Sph) and Sphingosine-1-Phosphate (S1P). It is well known that Cer functions predominantly as a tumor suppressor lip...