Nutriwyo receives Phase I STTR grant from NIH-NIDDK

Thursday, September 02 2021

The ASCEND Hub is excited to share the achievements of one of our program participants, Dr. Sreejayan Nair. Dr. Nair is a professor and Associate Dean of Research in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Wyoming. In 2014, Dr. Nair founded Nutriwyo LLC, which focuses on developing novel therapeutic strategies for treating diabetic wounds. Nutriwyo’s goal is to develop a new approach to treat diabetic wounds by using a potent and selective protease inhibitor. To date, Dr. Nair has received:

  • $241,148 in non-dilutive Phase I STTR funding from NIH-NIDDK
  • $10,000 in funding by Wyoming Small Business Development Center
  • $40,000 in funding by industry
  • $100,000 in non-dilutive from NIH Diacomp

Dr. Nair and Nutriwyo participated in the ASCEND Business Advising Cohort in 2021 and have been engaged throughout the program with attendance at the webinar series and the use of other ASCEND resources. 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nair and the entire Nutriwyo team on their accomplishments! 

To learn more about Nutriwyo, please visit their website: 

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