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HIV Inhibitors to Prevent Spread of Virus in Patients (2010-001)
This HIV inhibitor is a new strategy aimed at ceasing the growth and spread of HIV. According to the World Health Organization, over 36 million people are living with HIV around the world. This represents a global HIV therapeutics market estimated to reach a value of $15.3 billion by 2023. Most HIV inhibitors currently on the market are nucleosides...
Published: 8/18/2016   |   Inventor(s): Dev P. Arya
Keywords(s): Drugs / Pharma, Treatment Method
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Precision Robotic Treatment Head for Safer, More Effective Stereotactic Radiosurgery (2016-023)
This Cobalt-60 based treatment head for Stereotactic Radiosurgery eliminates the limiting factors of current heads currently used to fight cancer health disparities. Radiation therapy is a growing market, expected to reach $8 billion by 2019. Approximately 50 percent of all cancer patients will undergo radiation therapy as part of their treatment. ...
Published: 8/4/2016   |   Inventor(s): Xiao Ran (goes by Leon) Zheng, Endre Takacs, Mark Leising
Keywords(s): Image-Guided Surgery, Medical Device
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Topical Application of Hydrogel for the Treatment of Acute Spinal Cord Injury (2011-072)
This 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 currently living with a spinal cord injury and 12,000 new cases develop each year. The cost of rehabilitation and ...
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 (2012-051)
This 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 stem cells, struggle to effectively proliferate on their own. Currently, peptide chains suc...
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 (2013-056)
This 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 need for bioadhesives has risen due to the movement to laparoscopic and minimally invasive surger...
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 (2014-027)
This 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 cancer patients and the increasing quest for an effective cure, gene therapy represents a $100 billion ca...
Published: 6/22/2016   |   Inventor(s): Jeoung Lee
Category(s): Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences
3D Printed Variable Hardness Foot Orthotics with Patient-Specific Fit (2015-016)
This 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 any given moment, between 4-10 percent of diabetics have a diabetic foot ulcer. In 3-5 percent of...
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 (2013-067)
These 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 approach is more powerful than existing PEGylation schemes – which generally involve large proteins and not...
Published: 6/10/2016   |   Inventor(s): Modi Wetzler, Paris Hamilton
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Coventus: Double Drill Guide for Use in Arthroscopic Orthopedic Surgery (2015-030)
Conventus 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 worldwide each year and will continue to increase. The US arthroscopic equipment market accounts for...
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 (2013-055)
This 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 and heart valve disorders are diagnosed in approximately four million people. There are major problems with the t...
Published: 6/3/2016   |   Inventor(s): Narendra Vyavahare, Hobey Tam
Keywords(s): Cardiovascular Biomaterials, Molecular Therapies
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
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