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Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Grants for the State of Minnesota

The listings below represent the applicants that have been awarded a Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Program Grant.

The project descriptions below were extracted from the applicant certification forms as submitted.

Minnesota  $ 22,469,564.39
Applicant Name Project Name Grants Awarded for 2009 Grants Awarded for 2010
Advanced Healing Systems Redesign of AHS Wound Data Reporting Electronic Medical Record   $ 195,000.00
Alwyn Company, Inc Alwextin $ 86,952.70 $ 157,526.55
American Telecare Inc. American Telecare Advanced Care Management Expansion $ 244,479.25  
Antares Pharma Inc. VIBEX Methotrexate Subcutaneous Auto-injector (VIBEX MTX) to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis $ 184,415.00 $ 60,064.25
Antares Pharma, Inc. Anturol oxybutynin Advanced Transdermal Delivery gel for treatment of overactive bladder $ 244,479.25  
Anulex Technologies Inc Versaclose Tissue Repair $ 231,323.50 $ 13,155.75
Anulex Technologies Inc Large Defect Tissue Repair $ 45,075.00 $ 49,702.50
Anulex Technologies, Inc. Xclose Tissue Repair $ 244,479.25  
Apnex Medical, Inc. Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation(HGNS™ System $ 244,479.25  
Ativa Medical Inc Point  of Care Testing  Module $ 244,479.25  
Atritech Inc WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage System $ 244,479.25  
AUM Cardiovascular, LLC CADence $ 20,500.00 $ 98,516.99
BIOE LLC PREPACYTE REAGENT TECHNOLOGY $ 67,018.50 $ 177,460.74
BIOE LLC Multi-Lineage Progenitor Cell (MLPC) $ 21,475.00 $ 180,049.00
Bioe, Inc. Multi-Lineage progenitor cell (MLPC) $ 188,626.50  
Bioenergy Inc I.V. Ribose for the Enhancement of Recovery of Myocardial Function after CABG Surgery $ 173,037.50 $ 71,441.75
Biothera, Inc. Imprime PGG Cancer Drug Development $ 244,479.25  
Breast-Med Inc. Implantable Soft Tissue Marker for Multimodal  Breast Imaging with Positive MRI Contrast $ 14,663.00 $ 229,816.25
BridgePoint Medical. Inc. Interventional Treatment of Advanced Vascular Disease-Alternative to Bypass Surgery $ 244,479.25  
Camas Incorporated EGG antibodies as immunoprophylactic agents for the prevention of influenza. $ 27,820.00 $ 120,471.50
Camas Incorporated Utilization of avian antibodies in an oral application to ceutralize gut bacterial toxins. $ 37,281.00 $ 207,198.25
Cardious Inc Aortic Valve Delivery graft $ 73,045.00 $ 110,724.50
Cardiovascular Systems Inc Coronary Clinical Trial $ 244,479.25  
Cardiovascular Systems Inc Diamondback 360 to Prepare Vessels for drug therapy $ 244,479.25  
Celleration Inc Pain Reduction Following Aesthetic Procedures- A Study Conducted at Northwestern University   $ 46,500.00
Celleration, Inc. Using Therapeutic Low Frequency Ultrasound to Recruite Stem Cells $ 55,000.00 $ 127,500.00
Chi's Research Corporation Drug Discovery of Novel Antimicrobial and Antimalarial Agents $ 5,224.00  
Chi's Research Corporation Novel Compounds for Treatment of Neuropathic and Inflammatory Pain $ 10,562.50  
Chi's Research Corporation Novel Compounds for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $ 17,447.50  
CNS Therapeutics, Inc. High Concentration Intrathecal Baclofen for the Treatment of Spasticity $ 244,479.25  
CoAxia Inc NeuroFloTM Cerebral Perfusion Augmentation Catheter $ 244,479.24  
CVRx, Inc. Baroreflex Activation Therapy- Diastolic Heart Failure $ 244,479.24  
CVRx, Inc. Baroreflex Activation Therapy - Hypertension $ 244,479.24  
DGIMED Ortho, Inc. DISTALOCK™ Intramedullary (IM) Nail and Drill System $ 244,479.25  
Dymedix Corporation Dymedix NM System $ 244,479.24  
EnteroMedics Inc Entero-Medics Maestro System $ 244,479.25  
Exos Corporation Thermoformable Bracing Devices Using Tri-laminate Technology $ 244,479.24  
ExoStat Medical, Incorporated Oral Mucosa Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitor $ 50,059.17 $ 194,420.08
FourSquare Medical, LLC Novel Therapeutic Device for the Preatment of Pulmonary Hypertension   $ 244,479.25
Galvani Ltd Medium Voltage Therapy to Provide Coronary and Cerebral Perfusion during Cardiac Arrest   $ 169,479.25
Gel-Del Technologies Inc VasoGraft Therapeutic System $ 120,835.50 $ 123,643.75
GeneSegues Inc Tumor-targeted MRI nanoparticles for detecting and diagnosing microscopic metastasis $ 35,086.50 $ 15,301.00
GeneSegues Inc Tissue-targeted sub-50 nanometer particles for subcutaneous delivery of nucleic acid drugs $ 23,611.00 $ 77,017.50
Genii, Inc ( a MN C Corporation) Genii GI Development and Submission   $ 244,479.24
Heartland Biosciences, Inc The use of D-Ribose for the treatment of cardiovascular disease $ 170,000.00 $ 62,500.00
HEMERUS MEDICAL, LLC LEUKOSEP® SOLX® $ 244,479.24  
Hemosphere, Inc HeRO Vascular Access Device-Patency, Access & Development Improvement Project   $ 145,716.00
Humanetics Corporation Development of NICS-15 for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease $ 50,359.00 $ 194,120.24
Humanetics Corporation Development of 7-oxo Dehydroepiandrosterone for the Treatment of PTSD $ 24,400.00 $ 64,900.00
IGF Oncology, LLC IGF-Methotrexate Conjugate to Treat Cancer $ 4,730.00 $ 86,552.50
Immunochemistry Technologies LLC MRI of Apoptosis Using New Tracers Specific for Caspase Activity $ 29,255.00 $ 82,131.50
Immunochemistry Technologies, LLC Near Infrared Tracers For Imaging Apoptosis in Vivo $ 66,810.24 $ 176,221.06
IMPRES MEDICAL INC ELATE SYSTEM $ 244,479.25  
Imricor Medical Systems Inc MRI Compatible Catheter Ablation System $ 244,479.24  
Inspire Medical Systems, Inc Inspire therapeutic delivery system for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) (the "inspire system") $ 244,479.25  
International Cardio Corporation Non-Invasive Technology to Diagnose and Treat Arterial Plaque in Cardiovascular Disease $ 46,175.00 $ 198,304.25
Interrad Medical, Inc Subcutaneous Catheter Securement System $ 244,479.24  
Ionix Medical, Inc. Prostate Cancer System $ 140,888.64 $ 103,590.61
Ionix Medical, Inc. Neuflo System $ 244,479.25  
Kinexum Metabolics, Inc (dba Exsulin Corporation ) INGAP PEPTIDE FOR ISLET REGENERATION IN TYPE 1 DIABETES $ 244,479.25  
Lexion Medical LLC DewHeart CO2 Blower/Mister $ 30,385.00 $ 43,989.50
LEXION MEDICAL, LLC INSUFFLATION GAS CONDITIONING TROCAR $ 26,377.00 $ 39,530.50
Lutonix, Inc. Drug Coated Balloon Catheter $ 244,479.24  
Martell Biosystems, Inc. A New Blood Test to Detect, Manage, and Monitor Women with Her-2 Breast Cancer   $ 40,000.00
Medinvent, LLC NasoNeb Nasal Nebulizer $ 12,376.78 $ 232,102.47
Medinvent LLC Nasal Drug Delivery Catheter   $ 120,218.01
Medisyn technologies, Inc MT103 Project $ 8,845.37 $ 9,057.51
Medisyn Technologies, Inc. Alzheimer's Program $ 46,436.48 $ 52,761.45
Medisyn Technologies, Inc. MT477 Program $ 55,617.62 $ 48,911.95
Medisyn Technologies, Inc. Protease Inhibitor Program $ 32,117.94 $ 15,502.85
Nanocopoeia, Inc. Novel Transdermal Delivery of Therapeutic Nanoparticles for Systemic Treatment of Pain $ 224,034.00 $ 20,445.25
Neochord, Inc NeoChord Model DS 1000 $ 244,479.25  
NeuroVasx, Inc cPax $ 244,479.25  
New Breath Medical, LLC Sleep Apnea Treatment system   $ 27,032.03
NxThera Inc. NxThera Therapeutic  Vapor Ablation and Drug Delivery System $ 244,479.25  
Obstetric Solutions and Interventions, LLC Uterine Electrical Stimulation for Treating Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) $ 85,975.00 $ 158,504.24
ORASI MEDICAL, INC. Alzheimer's disease progression and severity biomarker using magneoenchelography $ 244,479.25  
Parsus Medical, LLC Ultrasound Blood Filtration/Autotransfusion Project   $ 225,000.00
PDAP LLC Integrated Dispensing Aspirating Device   $ 55,000.00
Peytant Solutions Inc Amnion Stent-graft (Asg) System $ 27,134.00 $ 44,392.50
Phraxis, Inc InterGraft   $ 244,479.25
Pursuit Vascular, Inc. ClearGuard Therapeutic Delivery Device $ 83,835.36 $ 160,643.89
Quantum Catch, LLC Low-Cost Retinal Imaging System $ 49,872.50 $ 194,606.74
ScyFix , LLc Neuromodulation for the treatment of low vision blindness causing diseases $ 244,479.24  
Shape Medical Systems, Inc. (a Minnesota for profit C Corp) Detection and classification of severity of pulmonary hypertension   $ 244,479.24
Softscope Medical Technologies Inc Propulsive Assist Device $ 244,479.24  
Spineology Inc Vertebral Compression Fracture & Down-Sized Mesh $ 169,552.00 $ 74,927.25
Spineology Inc. Nucleus replacement and printed mesh $ 201,349.50 $ 43,129.75
Steady State Imaging, LLC SWIFT $ 71,076.74 $ 91,233.83
SuperDimension, Inc Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB) $ 244,479.25  
SURMODICS INC Development of Technology for Controlled Delivery of Therapeutic Proteins $ 175,737.00 $ 59,448.50
SURMODICS, INC DEVELOPMENT OF DRUG DELIVERY BALLOON $ 171,312.00 $ 73,167.25
Surmodics, Inc. Development  of sustained release injectable drug delivery system for ocular administration $ 130,790.50 $ 113,688.75
SURMODICS, INC. Development of Systems for Delivery of Therapeutic siRNA $ 133,857.00 $ 110,622.25
SURMODICS, INC. DEVELOPMENT OF MALTODEXTRIN-BASED DRUG DELIVERY POLYMERS $ 107,037.50  
SURMODICS,INC. Development of SynBiosys Biodegradable Polymer Drug Delivery System $ 185,084.00  
Synitron LLC Bacterial Vaccine & Therapeutic Platform Technology $ 244,479.24  
Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. Multi Center Clinical Wound Study for the Treatment of Venous Stasis Ulcers $ 126,159.50 $ 65,540.50
Torax Medical, Inc. LINX Reflux Management System for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) $ 244,479.24  
Tumor Biology Investment Group, Inc (TBIG, Inc) Development of sHer Theragnostics $ 4,658.76 $ 23,420.83
Twin Star Medical, Inc. Compartment Syndrome $ 244,479.24  
Twin Star Medical, Inc. Drug Delivery Catheter $ 56,737.94 $ 105,455.00
VASAMED Incorporated PADIQ $ 59,644.35 $ 184,834.90
Vatrix Medical, Inc Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAAs) $ 71,560.81 $ 172,918.44
Vital Images Inc Computed Tomography 3D Body Perfusion $ 23,575.50 $ 159,373.50
Vital Images Inc Myocardial Analysis and Perfusion Imaging Software $ 167,390.00 $ 77,089.25
Vital Images Inc CT Brain Analysis Imaging Software $ 68,347.50 $ 115,913.00
Vital Images, Inc Anatomical visualization with Multi-region segmentation (MRS) $ 165,749.00 $ 58,887.00
Vital Images, Inc Automated airways quanification for diagnosis & treatment planning $ 15,937.00 $ 40,515.00
Vital Images, Inc Fully Volumetric, CT-MRI Comprehensive Tumor Response Analysis $ 20,147.00 $ 35,603.00
Vital Images, Inc. Endovascular Stent Planning Imaging Software $ 104,083.50 $ 76,467.50
Vital Images, Inc. CT De-noising Image Enhancement $ 5,729.50 $ 83,645.00
Vital Images. Inc Multi-Chamber Cardiac Function Imaging Software $ 56,687.00 $ 183,903.00
VivaQuant, LLC Development and validation of a novel algorithm for highly accurate ECG analysis $ 20,162.50 $ 128,000.00
Wilson Wolf Manufacturing Corporation Superior cell culture devices for effective delivery of adoptive cell therapeutics $ 153,918.50 $ 90,560.74
Zoltan Laboratories LLC Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes $ 79,878.00  
Zyga Technology, Inc. Glyder facet resurfacing system $ 244,479.25  

 

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