Optikira, LLC

Cleveland, OH 44122

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $395K
First Award Date 09/21/15
Most Recent Award Date 09/30/15

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
BACKES BRADLEY J BACKES 3

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-072
Budget: 09/30/15 - 09/29/16

? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Approximately 100,000 Americans suffer from vision loss due to Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). Despite significant progress in elucidating the molecular genetics of RP over the past three decades, no disease-modifying therapies have been approved. There is compelling evidence implicating endoplasmic reticulum...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-072
Budget: 09/30/15 - 09/29/16

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Approximately 100,000 Americans suffer from vision loss due to Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). Despite significant progress in elucidating the molecular genetics of RP over the past three decades, no disease-modifying therapies have been approved. There is compelling evidence implicating endoplasmic reticulum (ER)...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-072
Budget: 09/21/15 - 08/31/16

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Diabetes Association has declared type 2 diabetes (T2D) a public health crisis. T2D begins as a state of compensated insulin resistance;frank disease develops when ~50% of insulin-producing pancreatic islet β-cells of affected individuals undergo cell death. Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress has ...