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Optogenetic Control of the Blood Brain Barrier for Drug Delivery (Case 2135)
Principle Investigator:Christopher Moore, PhD, Associate Professor Department of NeuroscienceBrown UniversityBrief Description:The blood-brain-barrier (BBB) blocks approximately 98% of small molecule therapeutics and almost 100% of large molecular therapeutics from reaching the central nervous system, creating a challenge in drug delivery for treatment...
Published: 4/28/2020   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Moore, Tyler Brown
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Category(s): Engineering and Sensors, Drug Delivery, Neuroscience, Oncology, Therapeutics
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)
Principal Investigators:Anubhav Tripathi, PhD, ProfessorJinkee Lee, PhD, Assistant ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIArijit Bose, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Rhode IslandKingston, RIBrief Description:Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is a high resolution imaging technique whereby a small...
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
Wearable Computer-Vision Rig for the Visually Impaired (Case 2241)
Principal Investigator:Benjamin Kimia, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:It is estimated that there are 285 million Visually Impaired (VI) people worldwide: 39 million are blind, 246 million have low vision. There are about 10 million VI people in the US whose disability affects them and their family...
Published: 3/13/2015   |   Inventor(s): Benjamin Kimia
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Category(s): Devices, Engineering and Sensors, Neuroscience, Software
Supergratings - Improved Detection and Processing of Optical Signals (Case 1466)
Principal Investigator:Jingming Xu, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Gratings are optical devices used to achieve wavelength-dependent characteristics by means of optical interference effects. These wavelength-dependent optical characteristics can serve to reflect light of a specific wavelength while...
Published: 2/6/2015   |   Inventor(s): Daniel Levner, Martin Fay, Jingming Xu
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Category(s): Devices, Engineering and Sensors, Instruments, Research Tools
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
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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)
Principal Investigator:Arto Nurmikko, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Semiconductor lasers have not yet been able to penetrate the full visible spectrum using a single material system for red, green and blue (RGB) in a seamless and optimized way. There is a need for advanced full color spectrum optical...
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
Improved Approach to Ultrasonic Sample Characterization Using an Optical Mask (Case 1403)
Principal Investigator:Humphrey Maris, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of PhysicsBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:In non-destructive, optically-based material analysis and characterization systems, light pulses of picosecond and sub-picosecond duration generate a localized stress in a sample that result in propagating strain waves. These systems...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): Humphrey Maris
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Category(s): Devices, Engineering and Sensors, Instruments, Nanotechnology, Research Tools
Improved and Versatile Magnetic Field Sensor: A Magneto-Optoelectronic Device (Case 1424)
Principal Investigator:Arto Nurmikko, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:The ability to remotely sense magnetic fields without direct physical presence or contact with the field location is important in many industrial/commercial and military applications from environmental monitoring/testing to microelectronics...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): Arto Nurmikko
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Category(s): Devices, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Instruments, Research Tools
Interactive, Multilayer, Multivalued Volume-Rendering for Superior 3D Images from MRI or Other Data (Case 1492)
Principal Investigator:David Laidlaw, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of Computer ScienceBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a well-established and powerful technique for elucidating structure and is used, for example, in medical applications to discriminate between normal and pathological tissue. The MRI image...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): David Laidlaw, Andreas Wenger
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Engineering and Sensors, Instruments, Metabolic diseases, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Software, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
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