Search Results - "Life Science" and "Diseases"




26 Results Sort By:
Using Nanotechnology to Target Aggressive Cancers
Background: Nanotechnology is emerging as a promising tool to target cancer cells. Gold nanoparticles (GNPs) are preferentially taken up by cancer cells when injected into the blood stream and their safety has been demonstrated in human clinical trials. WSU researchers have designed a unique nanoparticle conjugate that combines a GNP with a small m...
Published: 8/15/2017   |   Inventor(s): Malathy Shekhar, Guangzhao Mao, Yanhua Zhang
Keywords(s):  
Category(s): Life Science, Oncology, Small molecule, Receptors/targets, Nano-based, Drug Delivery, Therapeutics, Diseases
Inhibitors of the ubiquitin E3 ligase BCA2 as anti-cancer therapeutic agents
Background:Breast cancer associated protein 2 (BCA2) is a ubiquitin E3 ligase found in invasive breast cancer. Studies have shown that by decreasing its activity, breast cancer cell growth and invasiveness are diminished. Targeting this ligase and inhibiting its activity could play a role in treatment of breast cancer. A molecular approach to in...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Angelika Burger, Andrew Westwell
Keywords(s): Analog or Analogue, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Disease, Drug Target, Enzyme
Category(s): Diseases, Oncology, Therapeutics, Life Science, Research tools
Anti-Cancer Activity of a 2,5-Substituted Pyrimidine
This technology is a novel class of compounds that induce apoptosis in cancerous cells. BackgroundARR molecules (adamantyl-substituted retinoid-related) are a unique class of compounds which have been found to induce apoptosis, or cell death, in a large number of tumor types. SHP plays a role in cellular proliferation. Molecules that Interfere wi...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Joseph Fontana, Ramzi Mohammad, Lulu Farhana, Amro Aboukameel, Marcia Dawson, Zebin Xia
Keywords(s): Analog or Analogue, Anti-cancer
Category(s): Life Science, Oncology, Therapeutics, Diseases
Novel Anti-Cancer Therapeutic Strategy to Overcome Cancer Resistance and to Enable Tailoring Treatment
This technology is a gene therapy construct based on modified programmed-cell-death genes involved in intracellular apoptosis. Bypassing the main treatment-resistant mechanisms of cancer offers a new direction, away from broad-spectrum treatments, towards individualized therapies for cancer treatment that carry fewer side-effects. Background &...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Karli Rosner
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer, Cancer, Disease, Gene, Melanoma, Target, Therapeutics
Category(s): Life Science, Therapeutics, Diseases, Oncology, Biologicals, Genes
Modified Ectodomain of Human EGFR as a Potential Anticancer Agent
Development of a protein that attenuates EGFR and/or EGFR family members and is comprised of a modified EGFR ectodomain. The protein inhibits signaling via the EGFR and/or EGFR family members. The protein includes a portion of the EGFR (or EGFR family member) and the "U" region epitope of EGFR related protein (ERRP), wherein the portion o...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Adhip Majumdar, Arun Rishi, Yingjie Yu
Keywords(s): Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Therapies, Disease, Drug Target, Protein, Therapeutics
Category(s): Life Science, Biologicals, Diseases, Oncology
Activated T Cells and Activated T Cells Armed with BiSpecific Antibodies Directed at Cancer Antigens are Poor Responders to Alloantigens May Help Engraftment and Improve Anti-Tumor Effects
BackgroundThe treatment of hematologic malignancies with allogeneic stem cell transplant is limited by the numbers of allogeneic donors. Umbilical cord blood stem transplants have been an important alternative source of hematopoietic stem cells. However, failure or delayed engraftment remains the critical barrier to the success of the transplants...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Lawrence Lum
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer
Category(s): Life Science, Therapeutics, Diseases, Infectious disease
Para-Amino Substituent on the D Ring of Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate as Novel Proteasome Inhibitor and Cancer Apoptosis Inducer
This technology is a group of (-)EGCG analogs with stable and improved anti-tumor activities. Background & Unmet Need:Catechins are a type of plant-derived antioxidant whose biological activities may play an effect on cancer prevention. Green tea has long been lauded to have ingredients that protect cells from the DNA damage that causes cancer...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Qingping Dou, Kristin Landis-Piwowar, Tak-Hang Chan, Kumi Osanai
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer, Breast Cancer, Compound, Prostate Cancer
Category(s): Life Science, Oncology, Therapeutics, Diseases
New Method of Treating B-Cell Cancers
Background Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas (NHL) is one of the most frequent malignant lymphomas found in both children and adults with over 70,000 cases a year in the US. B-cell lymphomas make up nearly 85% of NHL cases. The most common type of treatment is an aggressive form of chemotherapy with or without the addition of newer antibody based drug ...
Published: 1/19/2017   |   Inventor(s): Ashok Bhagwat
Keywords(s):  
Category(s): Life Science, Oncology, Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics, Diseases
Antibacterial activity of natural compounds and their synthetic analogue: A potential new antibiotic with potent activity against multiple drug resistant bacterial pathogens
Our researchers have developed novel compounds that are potential antibiotics useful for treatment against the deadly bacteria MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), VRE (vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium), and several other well-known common infectious agents.Background & Unmet Need:Before antibiotics became available in t...
Published: 5/12/2015   |   Inventor(s): Fazlul Sarkar, Hossein Salimnia, Subhash Padhye, Bernhard Biersack
Keywords(s): Analog or Analogue, Antibiotics, Anti-infective, Anti-microbial, Disease
Category(s): Biologicals, Diseases, Infectious disease, Life Science, Therapeutics
Repurposing AKT Inhibitors for the Treatment of Protein Misfolding and Protein Trafficking Diseases
WSU researchers have generated a reagent to understand the degenerative processes occurring in Pelizaeus‑Merzbacher disease (PMD) and to study the intracellular signaling that occurs because of these diseased processes. They have deduced that the use of AKT inhibitors may reduce disease severity in patients with a wide range of degenerative ...
Published: 6/22/2010   |   Inventor(s): Alexander Gow, Cherie Southwood
Keywords(s): Alzheimer's Disease, Anti-cancer, Neuro-disorders, Parkinson's
Category(s): Life Science, Neurological disorders, Therapeutics, Diseases
1 2 3