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Prediction and Diagnosis of Seizures and Other Neurological Events (Case 2045)
Principal Investigators:John Donoghue, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of NeuroscienceLeigh Hochberg, PhD, Associate ProfessorSchool of EngineeringWilson Truccolo, PhD, Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Neuroscience Brown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Seizures and epilepsy, paroxysms of neuronal activity, have been recognized for centuries, yet...
Published: 7/24/2020   |   Inventor(s): John Donoghue, Leigh Hochberg, Wilson Truccolo
Category(s): Diagnostics, Instruments, Neuroscience, Software
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
Category(s): Engineering and Sensors, Drug Delivery, Neuroscience, Oncology, Therapeutics
Intracranial Fixation Device for Probes and Catheters (Case 2253)
Principal Investigator:Wael Asaad, MD, PhD, Assistant ProfessorDepartment of NeurosurgeryRhode Island Hospital, Brown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and other intracranial procedures that involve probe insertion require accurate and solid fixation to the skull for optimal clinical...
Published: 4/28/2020   |   Inventor(s): Wael Asaad, David Segar
Category(s): Central Nervous System(CNS), Devices, Neuroscience
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
Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Software, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Minimally-Invasive and Activity Dependent Control of Excitable Neurons (Case 2333)
Principal Investigator:Christopher Moore, PhD, Associate ProfessorDepartment of NeuroscienceBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Abnormal cellular bursting is involved in a number of disease states. These include Parkinson’s Disease, affecting 1 million Americans and incurring an annual cost of $25 billion, and epilepsy, affecting 2...
Published: 3/30/2020   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Moore, Ute Hochgeschwender
Category(s): Neuroscience, Therapeutics
Intra Cellular Delivery of Small Molecules Using Novel Nanotechnology (Case 2060)
Affiliation: Brown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description: Pursuit of improved drug delivery vehicles continues to expand and grow with research focusing on a wide variety of approaches and necessary parameters, e.g., injectables, biocompatibility/degradability/availability, materials - polymers and nanoparticles...
Published: 2/2/2017   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Webster
Category(s): Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Fully Mobile Virtual Reality System (Case 2242)
Principal Investigators:William Warren, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological SciencesGabriel Taubin, PhD, Associate Professor School of of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Virtual Reality is here. High-speed, high-definition, low-cost, thrilling VR has arrived. With Facebook’s purchase...
Published: 11/24/2015   |   Inventor(s): William Warren, Michael William Fitzgerald
Category(s): Devices, Software, Neuroscience
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
Category(s): Devices, Engineering and Sensors, Neuroscience, Software
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
Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, Engineering and Sensors, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
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
Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Engineering and Sensors, Instruments, Metabolic diseases, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Software, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
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