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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, Molecular Therapies, Regenerative Medicine, Stem-Cell Engineering, Treatment Method
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Shape-Memory Sponge Hydrogel for Tissue Engineering Applications (2011-088)
This hydrogel composite is composed of elastin, glycosaminoglycan and collagen (EGC) that exhibits unique shape-memory sponge characteristics. This EGC hydrogel has broad applications in tissue engineering and biomaterials, specifically regarding its use as a nucleus pulposus (NP) replacement material. Spinal disc degeneration begins within the NP ...
Published: 5/18/2016   |   Inventor(s): Dan Simionescu, Jeremy Mercuri
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Medical Device, Regenerative Medicine, Stem-Cell Engineering, Tissue Engineering
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Injectable Hydrogel System for the Treatment of Stroke and Nervous Tissue Injury
Over 1.7 million Americans in the US sustain traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year[1] and an estimated 3.2 million Americans have long term disabling effects from TBI[2]. This novel and effective technology features an injectable biomaterial gel with the ability to promote functional tissue regeneration at the site of a traumatic brain injury and...
Published: 12/10/2009   |   Inventor(s): Xuejun Wen, Ning Zhang
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Medical Device, Stem-Cell Engineering, Tissue Engineering
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Ying Mei
Dr. Ying Mei is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University. He earned his Ph.D. in Material Chemistry from Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Prior to joining Clemson University, Dr. Mei was a guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and was a postdoctoral researcher in ...
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