Science


SCHOOL platform: Biophysical principles

SCHOOL platform for receptor signaling

SCHOOL concept: Learning from viruses

SCHOOL approach to sepsis, lung cancer, breast and pancreatic cancer, autoimmune diseases and others

Book


Multichain Immune Recognition Receptor Signaling From Spatiotemporal Organizaiton to Human Disease


News

  • SignaBlok has been highlighted by Mass High Tech as a top company to watch
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  • SignaBlok targets $2.5M funding to treat lung, breast cancer
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  • SignaBlok aims to condense virus evolution, discover new drug solutions
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  • UMass research focuses on anti-clotting platform
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Partners


Partner

Product/Project

Type

Year est.

DARPA1

New Therapeutic Approach to Sepsis: Inhibition of TREM-1 Signaling with Transmembrane Peptide Variants

Contract agreement

2012

NHLBI/NIH2

Multifunctional nanoformulations for diagnostic imaging of atherosderosis

Phase I SBIR grant

2012

NCI/NIH3

Development of novel targeted
agents in lung cancer

Phase I SBIR grant

2012

UTSMC4

Novel treatment development
for cancer cachexia

Collaboration agreement

2012


1 The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a component of the United States Department of Defense, focused on sponsoring revolutionary, high-payoff research bridging the gap between fundamental discoveries and their military and civilian use.

2 The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), focused on providing global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases.

3 The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.

4 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSMC) is one of the leading medical schools and biomedical research institutions in the United States.


We are seeking partnerships and collaborations with granting agencies, disease foundations, and academia through SBIR/STTR projects or other mechanisms, as well as with larger and more established biotech and pharma companies to take products through the animal studies and clinical trials process and/or to license our products.

Type

Collaborative R&D, secure strategic alliances, joint ventures, partnerships, licensing deals, etc.

Product*

GPVI inhibitors

TCR inhibitors

TREM-1 inhibitors

Nanotherapeutics

Nanodiagnostics

Indication

Thrombotic disorders

Rheumatoid arthritis, dermatitis, scleroderma

Non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, sepsis, hemorrhagic shock

Breast and lung cancer, infectious diseases, sepsis, atherosclerosis

Breast and lung cancer, atherosclerosis

Application

Systemic and stent coatings

Systemic and topical

Systemic and topical

Systemic nanoparticulate therapeutics and imaging agents

Image-guided therapy

 

* GPVI, glycoprotein VI (the major collagen receptor on platelets); TCR, T cell receptor; TREM-1, triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1


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Press Releases

  • SignaBlok Awarded NIH Grant to Test New Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
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  • SignaBlok Wins NIH Grant to Advance New Technology for Atherosclerosis Imaging
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  • SignaBlok Achieves Key In Vivo Proof of Concept for Treatment of Cancer and Sepsis
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  • SignaBlok Announces Notice of Patent Allowance on TREM-1 Peptide Therapeutics for Sepsis and Cancer
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  • SignaBlok Receives NCI Grant to Test New Approach to Lung Cancer Treatment
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  • SignaBlok Receives NIH Grant to Develop Targeted Imaging of Atherosclerosis
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  • SignaBlok Awarded DARPA Contract to Support New Technology to Combat Sepsis
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