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Capillary-Channeled Polymer Fibers for Isolating Exosomes
This capillary-channeled polymer (C-CP) fiber technology is a cost efficient and highly selective method to isolate exosomes facilitating widespread use of these cellular fragments for biomarker research, medical diagnostics, and targeted delivery of therapeutics. Exosomes are lipid membrane-derived vesicles secreted by most types of cells, which hold...
Published: 7/1/2019   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Bioprocessing/Biotechnology, Drugs/Pharma - Drug Delivery
Category(s): Advanced Materials, Biomedical Sciences
Nano EDL Capacitor Based Biosensors
This technology features the development and application of a nanoscale electrical double layer (EDL) capacitor based biosensor. It takes advantage of the fact that the capacitance of an EDL device varies very sensitively with the charge and dielectric conditions of the nearby space spanning from the electrode surface to a few nanometers out to devise...
Published: 8/4/2017   |   Inventor(s): Guigen Zhang
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Bioinstrumentation
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Carbon Nanotube Composite for Use in Conductive MEMS Devices (2016-031)
This composite, made of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNT) and cellulose nanocrystals (CNC), provides a safer substitute for silicon in microelectromechanical system (MEMS) devices. The global MEMS market was $11.9 billion in 2015, and is expected to grow to $18 billion by 2020 due to increased interest in wearable technology and the automotive industry....
Published: 3/27/2017   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Kitchens, Byron Villacorta, Mingzhe Jiang
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Analytical/Instrumentation/Sensors-Non-Medical/NonBiological, Electronics Parts/Manufacturing, Nanotechnology
Category(s): Advanced Materials
Portable Device for Diagnosis and Monitoring of Rotator Cuff Disease
This device utilizes ultrasound imaging to diagnose and monitor rotator cuff injuries. Each year there are over three million new cases of rotator cuff disease. Among those affected, more than half the population over 60 suffer from rotator cuff disease. Shoulder injuries, and particularly rotator cuff disease, can be difficult to diagnose. To give...
Published: 1/20/2017   |   Inventor(s): David Kwartowitz, Erika Trent, Fuad Mefleh, Vipul Raikar, Delphine Dean
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Bioinstrumentation, Medical Device, Orthopaedics - Orthotics/Prosthetics/Hardware/Other
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Organic Fluorophores for More Efficient Plastic Scintillators (2016-019)
These organic fluorophores have enhanced luminosity in response to ionizing radiation, increasing the efficiency of plastic scintillators and providing greater environmental stability. With increasing investments in radiation monitoring for homeland security, the scintillator market is expected to reach $607.21 Million by 2025. Currently available plastic...
Published: 9/21/2016   |   Inventor(s): Valery Bliznyuk, Ayman Seliman, Timothy Devol, Nadezhda Derevyanko, Alexander Ishchenko
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Medical Device, Optical Fibers/Materials/Other
Category(s): Advanced Materials
Improved Chemical Functionality of Nylon C-CP Fibers via Microwave Energy (2016-042)
These modified nylon-6 capillary-channeled polymer (C-CP) fibers exhibit greater chemical versatility and higher binding capacity without compromising the physical structure that provides very high throughput and yield in analytical protein separations and downstream processing in comparison to conventional phases. This modification uses microwave-assisted...
Published: 8/16/2016   |   Inventor(s): Richard Kenneth Marcus, Liuwei Jiang
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Bioprocessing/Biotechnology, Drugs/Pharma - HIV/Cancer/Other, Textiles/Fibers - Non-Optical/Medical/Other
Category(s): Advanced Materials
Improved High-Density Functionality of Polymer Surfaces (2015-044)
This easy modification creates polymer surfaces with high-density functionality by using polyethylene terephthalate (PET) capillary-channeled polymer (C-CP fibers) as the support material. The low-cost modification provides the capability for fast protein separations for proteomics applications and downstream processing due to the improved binding capacity....
Published: 7/7/2016   |   Inventor(s): Richard Kenneth Marcus, Liuwei Jiang
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological
Category(s): Advanced Materials
Portable EPR Sensors
This invention will be used to exploit electron-paramagnetic-resonance (EPR) as a new approach for rapid diagnostic tests (RDTS) of malaria. The idea is to use RF interference processes to boost EPR sensor sensitivity by more than 103 times for rapid characterization of malaria pigment hemzoin in a single parasitized red-blood-cell (RBC) in blood-plasma....
Published: 7/11/2014   |   Inventor(s): Pingshan Wang, Yuxi He, David Moline, Jiwei Sun, Yan Cui
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological
Category(s): Biotechnology
Functionalized Modification of Polymers for HPLC
These polymer fibers, used as stationary phases in high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), enable a high level of selectivity and throughput, thus increasing efficiency. Chromatography is a method used by scientists to separate organic and inorganic compounds for further analysis. Currently, over 60% of chemical analysis worldwide is done in...
Published: 9/23/2013   |   Inventor(s): Kenneth Christensen, Richard Kenneth Marcus
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Bioprocessing/Biotechnology, Polymers/Composites, Textiles/Fibers - Non-Optical/Medical/Other
Category(s): Biotechnology
Fiber Bundle Cartridges as Chemical Separation Media
Monolithic cartridges including a plurality of nominally aligned polymer fibers can be used as stationary phase materials for liquid chromatography separations. Bundles of fibers are packed together so as to form capillary channels between the fibers. Different polymer compositions permit the “chemical tuning” of the separation process....
Published: 4/23/2012   |   Inventor(s): Richard Kenneth Marcus, Rayman Stanelle, Igor Luzinov, Philip Brown, Yonnie Wu
Keywords(s): Analytical/Diagnostics/Instru./Sensors-Medical/Biological, Analytical/Instrumentation/Sensors-Non-Medical/NonBiological, Bioprocessing/Biotechnology, Textiles/Fibers - Non-Optical/Medical/Other
Category(s): Advanced Materials
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