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Optogenetic Control of the Blood Brain Barrier for Drug Delivery (Case 2135)
Optogenetic Control of the Blood Brain Barrier for Drug Delivery Overview The blood–brain barrier (BBB) remains a significant impediment to drug development for central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Our novel method provides a way to regulate the permeability of the BBB, enabling delivery of therapeutics to the brain with high spatial and temporal...
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
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
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
Intra Cellular Delivery of Small Molecules Using Novel Nanotechnology (Case 2060)
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: 2/2/2017   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Webster
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Category(s): Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
New and Improved Antibacterial Compounds (Case 2062)
Principal Investigator:Jason Sello, PhD, Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry Brown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description: Infectious diseases are the second leading cause of death – globally. Antibiotic drug resistance is a major clinical and societal problem, with many...
Published: 8/19/2015   |   Inventor(s): Jason Sello
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Category(s): Drug Delivery, Metabolic diseases, Oncology
Screening Method for Inhibitors of Multidrug-Resistance Transporters (Case 2079)
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Morgan, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of Bio Med Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and BiotechnologyBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Multidrug-resistance transporters (MDR) are protein pumps that are up regulated in diseased cells such as those in cancer patients. These proteins actively pump out beneficial...
Published: 8/16/2012   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Morgan, Anubhav Tripathi, Toni-Marie Achilli (formerly Ferrucc, Stephanie Mccalla
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Category(s): Drug Delivery, Oncology, Research Tools, Diagnostics, Metabolic diseases
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
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
Improved, Scalable, Optical Particle/Molecule Detector System by Solid State Energy Sources (Case 1494)
Principal Investigator:Arto Nurmikko, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:With environmental safety and defense/bioterrorism concerns, and the continuing drive for important medical breakthroughs, quick and accurate particle diagnostic capabilities have become increasingly important to identify and quantify...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): Arto Nurmikko, Richard Chang
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Instruments, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
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