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Company Information:

Name: FIRSTSTRING RESEARCH, LLC
Address: 300 West Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464-
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $522,752.00 3
SBIR Phase II $641,088.00 1
STTR Phase I $152,255.00 1

Award List:

Restoration of Skin Structure and Function Post-Wounding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Principal Investigator: Robert G. Gourdie
Award Amount: $152,255.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The wound repair process in skin is initiated immediately after an injury and induces a cascade of events including inflammation, proliferation, and scar production/tissue remodeling. One of the common complications of wound healing is excessive scarring, leading… More

Evaluation of a novel connexin-based peptide for the treatment of diabetic wounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Gautam S. Ghatnekar
Award Amount: $141,189.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the American Diabetes Association, there are more than 16 million people in the United States with known diabetes. Diabetic patients commonly demonstrate impaired wound healing. Approximately 20 percent of patients with diabetes will develop foot… More

Evaluation Of A Novel Connexin-Based Peptide For The Treatment Of Diabetic Wounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Gautam S. Ghatnekar
Award Amount: $641,088.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the American Diabetes Association, there are more than 16 million people in the United States with known diabetes. Diabetic patients commonly demonstrate impaired wound healing. Approximately 20 percent of patients with diabetes will develop foot… More

SBIR Phase I: Novel Connexin-Based Peptide for the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gautam S. Ghatnekar
Award Amount: $148,803.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is a feasibility assessment of the ocular delivery of a synthetic peptide, ACT1, for the treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). AMD is a retinal disease in patients who progressively lose their central vision through… More

Development of a novel connexin-based peptide for the treatment of corneal injury

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Gautam S. Ghatnekar – 843-860-8785
Award Amount: $232,760.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the World Health Organization, at least 171 million people worldwide are living with diabetes and this figure is likely to more than double by the year 2030. Because of its chronic nature, the severity of its complications and the means required to… More