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Topical Application of Hydrogel for the Treatment of Acute Spinal Cord Injury
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 on-going...
Published: 7/12/2016   |   Inventor(s): Xing Jin, Vibhor Krishna, Xuejun Wen, Ning Zhang
Keywords(s): Biomaterials - Neurology, Drugs/Pharma - Drug Delivery, Molecular Therapies, Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
Peptide for Improved Neural Stem Cell Growth
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 such...
Published: 7/12/2016   |   Inventor(s): Xiaowei Li, Ning Zhang, Xuejun Wen
Keywords(s): Biomaterials - Neurology, Drugs/Pharma - HIV/Cancer/Other, Regenerative Medicine
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 - Neurology, Medical Device, Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
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