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Topical Application of Hydrogel for the Treatment of Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Protects and Regenerates Damaged Neural Cells, Non-invasively Treating Acute Spinal Cord InjuriesMarket OverviewThis hydrogel can be used for the non-invasive treatment of acute spinal cord injuries by applying topically to the injury site. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 450,000 people in the United States are cu...
Published: 7/12/2016   |   Inventor(s): Xing Jin, Vibhor Krishna, Xuejun Wen, Ning Zhang
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Drugs / Pharma, Regenerative Medicine, Treatment Method, Molecular Therapies, Tissue Engineering
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Peptide for Improved Neural Stem Cell Growth
New Peptide Sequence based on 12 Amino Acids Improves Neural Stem Cell GrowthMarket OverviewThis peptide introduces a new way to accelerate cell growth of neural stem cells in culture. The global stem cell market is expected to grow from $6.7 billion in 2016 to nearly $12.3 billion in 2021, representing a thriving market. Cultured cells, especially...
Published: 7/12/2016   |   Inventor(s): Xiaowei Li, Ning Zhang, Xuejun Wen
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Drugs / Pharma, Regenerative Medicine, Treatment Method, Molecular Therapies, Stem-Cell Engineering
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Bioadhesive Hydrogel for Surgical Repair of High Risk Wounds
Biocompatible Hydrogel Demonstrates Superior Strength over Traditional Sutures Market OverviewThis surgical bioadhesive mitigates the complications associated with traditional suturing practices, potentially decreasing surgery and recovery times. By 2017, the market for high strength medical adhesive is projected to reach $800 million. Clinical nee...
Published: 7/12/2016   |   Inventor(s): Jiro Nagatomi, Charles Webb, Olin Mefford, Lindsey Sanders, Roland Stone
Keywords(s): Biomaterials Implant Design
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Multi-functional Nanotherapeutics for Targeted Drug and Gene Therapy
Novel Polymeric Micelle Nanoparticle Enables Targeted Drug and Nucleic Acids DeliveryMarket OverviewThis multi-functional polymeric micelle nanocarriers serve as a platform technology for combinatorial delivery of multiple bioactive molecules for the treatment of pathological diseases or repair of injured tissues. With a growing population of cance...
Published: 6/22/2016   |   Inventor(s): Jeoung Lee
Category(s): Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences
3D Printed Variable Hardness Foot Orthotics with Patient-Specific Fit
Low-cost, Patient-specific Foot Orthotics Evolves to Meet Patient Needs over TimeMarket OverviewThis custom-fit foot orthotic uses 3D printing, providing a clinician-to-patient manufacturing cycle that produces custom-fit foot orthotics in reduced time and lower costs. Over 29 million Americans, or 9.3 percent of the population, have diabetes. At a...
Published: 6/20/2016   |   Inventor(s): John DesJardins, Scott Stanley, Breanne Przestrzelski, Brian Kaluf, Timothy Pruett, Steven Hoeffner
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
PEGylated Amino Acids for Easier Peptide Synthesis
Pre-PEGylated Amino Acids Resulting in Peptides with Increased Solubility Easier ProductionMarket OverviewThese pre-PEGylated (Poly Ethylene Glycol) amino acids can be used directly in solid phase peptide synthesis (SPPS) with no need for orthogonal protection schemes, making the creation of PEGylated peptides easier for manufacturers. This approac...
Published: 6/10/2016   |   Inventor(s): Modi Wetzler, Paris Hamilton
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Coventus: Double Drill Guide for Use in Arthroscopic Orthopedic Surgery
Reduces Surgical Time and Provides Increased Efficiency in Arthroscopic ProceduresMarket OverviewConventus is an orthopedic drill guide accessory that allows surgeons to quickly attach and secure two bone tunnel drill guides to one unit. The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine estimates five million arthroscopic surgeries take place wor...
Published: 6/3/2016   |   Inventor(s): Michael Stokes, George Seignious, Alan Marionneaux, Allison Santillo, Jeremy Mercuri, Adam Marrocco, Nicholas Freeman
Keywords(s): Medical Device
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Bioprosthetic Heart Valves that Resist Structural Degradation and Stiffening
Crosslinking Chemistry Increases Durability and Endurance of Bioprosthetic Heart Valve ReplacementsMarket OverviewThis treatment stabilizes the connective tissue present in bioprosthetic heart valves to create durable and long-lasting replacement heart valves. There are approximately 300,000 heart valve transplantations performed globally each year...
Published: 6/3/2016   |   Inventor(s): Narendra Vyavahare, Hobey Tam
Keywords(s): Cardiovascular Biomaterials, Molecular Therapies
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Locking Total Knee Replacement Design for Treating Knee Extensor Weakness
“Lock-key,” Patient Controlled Mechanism for Knee Replacement that Allows Ambulation Market OverviewThis design allows patients to selectively lock the knee in full extension for the purposes of ambulation and unlock free rotation when desired. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, over 600,000 total knee replacement...
Published: 6/3/2016   |   Inventor(s): Eric Lucas, John DesJardins, Kim Chillag, Frank Voss
Keywords(s): Medical Device, Orthopedic, Biomaterials Implant Design, Orthopaedic Mechanics
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Radio-Opaque Biodegradable Polymers for Deep Tissue Imaging using X-ray
X-ray Imaging for Non-Invasive Monitoring of Polymer Degradation and IntegrityMarket OverviewThese biodegradable polymers composed of FDA approved materials can be used to non-invasively image polymeric implants, coatings, and nanoparticles to measure degradation and defects, thereby preventing possible implant failure and increasing patient health...
Published: 5/26/2016   |   Inventor(s): Brooke Van Horne, Frank Alexis, Daniel Whitehead
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
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