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Versatile, Robust Nanotube Delivery of siRNA and Nucleic Acids into Cells (Case 2055)
Versatile, Robust Nanotube Delivery of siRNA and Nucleic Acid into Cells Overview The use of small interfering RNA (siRNA), which silences gene expression, holds great clinical promise for the treatment of a variety of diseases. Researchers have been exploring the clinical potential of siRNAs for over two decades, and the first siRNA-based therapeutic,...
Published: 7/27/2021   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Webster, Qian Chen, Yupeng Chen, Yingjie Guan
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Category(s): Drug Delivery, Nanotechnology, Research Tools, Therapeutics, Diagnostics
Robust, Stable, and “Smart” Microstructure Drug Delivery for Controlled Release (Case 2035)
Robust, Stable, and “Smart” Microstructure Drug Delivery for Controlled Release Overview Effective “smart” fiber drug delivery systems must be multi-functional and provide both physical and pharmaceutical support. Our invention prepares and uses a multi-layer polymeric microstructure “smart” delivery system for...
Published: 7/14/2020   |   Inventor(s): Edith Mathiowitz, Richard Hopkins, Danya Lavin (formerly Decoteau)
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Category(s): Drug Delivery, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Therapeutics, Devices, Nanotechnology, Research Tools
Improved Method of Manufacturing Nanowire Nanoarray Memories (Case 1709)
Principal Investigator: John Savage, PhD, Professor Department of Computer ScienceBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Methods have been developed for growing nanowires (NWs) and carbon nanotubes (NTs) with diameters of a few nanometers and for assembling NWs into nanoarrays, crossbars containing two orthogonal sets of parallel wires on...
Published: 4/28/2020   |   Inventor(s): John Savage, Eric Rachlin, Andre Dehon, Charles Lieber
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Software, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Automated Microfluidic Cryo-TEM Sample Prep for Optimal Visualization (Case 1966)
Automated Microfluidic Blotless Specimen Preparation for Cryo-TEM Overview Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is an important imaging tool in many physical and biological scientific fields. Because current methods for preparing the thin TEM specimens are specific to the material being analyzed and the information being sought, many different...
Published: 4/28/2020   |   Inventor(s): Anubhav Tripathi, Jinkee Lee, Arijit Bose
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Category(s): Devices, Engineering and Sensors, Instruments, Nanotechnology, Research Tools
Optimized, Cost Effective X-Ray Imaging that Rivals MRI: X-Ray Spatial Frequency Heterodyne Imaging with Protein-Based “Nanobubble” Contrast Agents
Principal Investigator: Christoph Rose-Petruck, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of ChemistryBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Spatial Frequency Heterodyne Imaging (SFHI) is a novel x-ray scatter imaging technique that utilizes nanoparticle contrast agents. Previous studies on SFHI have utilized only metal nanoparticle contrast agents such as...
Published: 4/8/2020   |   Inventor(s): Christoph Rose-Petruck, Trevor Douglas, Danielle Rand, Masaki Uchida
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Category(s): Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, Instruments, Nanotechnology, Oncology, Research Tools
Biological Pick, Place, and Perfuse "BioP3" - Device to Engineer Thick Living Tissues with High Cell Density (Case 2220) (EA)
Engineering Thick Living Tissues with High Cell Density Overview The ability to build organs in vitro will have a far-reaching impact on the field of tissue engineering, as well as other areas of research that use animals. Cells cultured in 3D mimic native tissues and organs much more effectively than do those cultured in 2D. While significant advances...
Published: 4/7/2020   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Morgan, Anubhav Tripathi, William Patterson Iii, John Murphy, Andrew Blakely
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Category(s): Devices, Nanotechnology, Research Tools, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Optimized, Cost Effective X-Ray Imaging that Rivals MRI: X-Ray Scatter Imaging of Nanoparticle-Labeled Tissues for Early Cancer Detection (Case 2093)
Optimized, Cost Effective X-Ray Imaging that Rivals MRI Overview The most common form of liver cancer in adults, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is difficult to detect in its early stages using existing technologies such as computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Rose-Petruck’s invention allows for the earlier detection of...
Published: 4/7/2020   |   Inventor(s): Christoph Rose-Petruck, Danielle Rand, Zoltan Derdak, Jack Wands
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Category(s): Oncology, Diagnostics, Nanotechnology
Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Copper Nanofoam Electrodes(Case 2262)
Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Copper Nanofoam ElectrodesPrincipal Investigator:Tayhas Palmore, Ph.D. ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry andSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Researchers are continuously looking for ways to make use of CO2. A challenge has been that CO2 is very stable, and reducing it to a chemically...
Published: 10/16/2015   |   Inventor(s): Tayhas Palmore
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Category(s): Energy, Environmental, Nanotechnology
Advanced, Wireless, Implantable Neural Recording and Stimulation Microsystem (Case 2032)
Principal Investigator:Arto Nurmikko, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:With the advent of advanced materials, MEMs, microfluidics, nanotechnology and interdisciplinary research programs between engineering fields and the biomedical sciences, miniaturized, next generation devices are now being developed...
Published: 6/20/2012   |   Inventor(s): Arto Nurmikko, Ming Yin, William Patterson Iii, Juan Aceros, David Borton, Christopher Bull, Farah Laiwalla
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, Engineering and Sensors, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
QD Color Tunable Laser (Case 2083)
yle> Red, Green, and Blue Lasing Overview The semiconductor-based lasers that are commonplace today are powered by a mature technology that allows lasers to be compact and affordable. However, they are not able to cover the full spectrum of visible light. Colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) offer a new way forward. They can create efficient photoluminescence...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): Arto Nurmikko, Cuong Dang, Joonhee Lee
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Category(s): Engineering and Sensors, Nanotechnology, Research Tools, Devices
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