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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
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Category(s): Life Science, Oncology, Small molecule, Receptors/targets, Nano-based, Drug Delivery, Therapeutics, Diseases
An in vivo QQ-systemic protein delivery technology and applications
BackgroundThis invention contains a new composition of our researchers’ previously patented QQ-protein delivery technology and the in vivo applications of this protein delivery technology via systemic administered proteins for cancer diagnosis and therapy. Many proteins and peptides are used as highly specific and effective therapeutic agent...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Jianjun Wang, Qianqian Li, Quan Jiang, Feng Jiang, Michael Chopp
Keywords(s): Cancer Therapies, Drug Delivery
Category(s): Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, Life Science, Oncology, Research tools, Therapeutics
Targeted Drug Delivery for Spinal Cord Injury
Technology Summary: WSU researchers have developed a new nanoparticle-drug conjugate for treating cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) that can restore respiratory function to the paralyzed hemi diaphragm. Using the nano-conjugate enables targeted delivery of the drug directly to the respiratory centers resulting in dramatically lower effective dosag...
Published: 5/19/2017   |   Inventor(s): Harry Goshgarian, Guangzhao Mao, Yi Zou, Sunxi Wang
Keywords(s): Central Nervous System, Drug Delivery, Neuroscience, Therapeutics
Category(s): Therapeutics, Life Science, Drug Delivery, Medical, Chemical Processing/Systhesis, Nanomaterials, Neurological disorders, Receptors/targets
Nanoparticle Method to Stabilize Suspension-Based pMDI HFA Formulations
Novel nanoparticle-based drug compositions and methods that improve and expand therapeutic drug delivery to the lungs through pressurized meter-dose inhalers (pMDIs). A large variety of approaches have been developed at WSU aimed at improving the aerosol characteristics and expanding the range of target species deliverable. These improved formulati...
Published: 4/23/2013   |   Inventor(s): Sandro da Rocha, Libo Wu
Keywords(s): Asthma, Drug Delivery, Formulation, Nanomaterials, Pharmaceuticals
Category(s): Drug Delivery, Life Science, Nano-based, Therapeutics
Dual action nanocarrier combining CXCR4 antagonist and polyplex gene delivery for treatment of metastatic cancer and other diseases
Novel bio-reducible polymer compositions which combine the ability to act as a CXCR4 antagonist and simultaneously provide enhanced gene delivery through the formation of inert nanocarrier polyplexes have been developed. As would be expected for biodegradable polymers, the cytotoxicity of these nanocarrier compositions are very low with measured IC...
Published: 9/10/2012   |   Inventor(s): David Oupicky, Jing Li
Keywords(s): Cancer, Cancer Therapies, Compound, Drug Delivery, Drug Target, Formulation, Imaging, Nanomaterials, Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics
Category(s): Drug Delivery, Gene Therapy, Therapeutics, Life Science, Oncology, Nano-based, Metabolic disorders, Biologicals
Visual Prostheses Based Upon Fiber-Optic Uncaging of Neurotransmitter Substances
This drug delivery system selectively delivers drugs to various types of neurological cells to stimulate neurological tissue. This system can be used to develop visual and cortical prostheses. Background & Unmet Need: There are several types of prosthetic devices used for stimulation of neural tissue or neurons. There are visual prostheses us...
Published: 5/18/2010   |   Inventor(s): Patrick McAllister, Raymond Iezzi, Gregory Auner, Gary Abrams
Keywords(s): Drug Delivery, Neurological, Neuroscience
Category(s): Life Science, Neurological disorders, Therapeutics, Drug Delivery, Diseases
Nanometer-Sized Drug Delivery Devices (Nanoparticles) that Demonstrate High Encapsulation Efficiency and Sustained Release of Water-Soluble Drugs and their Preparation
This technology is a nano‑meter size drug delivery system that is capable of encapsulating water‑soluble drugs with high efficiency, allowing sustained release of the drug in the body. Background & Unmet Need: There are a number of biological barriers to cellular drug delivery. Simple diffusion across the cell membrane is feasibl...
Published: 5/7/2010   |   Inventor(s): Jayanth Panyam, Mahesh Chavanpatil
Keywords(s): Drug Delivery, Nanomaterials
Category(s): Drug Delivery, Life Science, Nanomaterials, Therapeutics
Improved pDMI Inhaler Formulations
Novel biodegradable, non-toxic nanoparticles that act as stabilizing excipients with a wide variety of suspension drug candidates including polar & non-polar drug particles, bio-macromolecules (proteins/peptides), gene therapies (DNA/siRNA) as well as amorphous and crystalline therapeutics have been developed which provide a platform for improv...
Published: 5/6/2010   |   Inventor(s): Sandro da Rocha, Libo Wu
Keywords(s): Asthma, Drug Delivery, Formulation, Nanomaterials, Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics
Category(s): Drug Delivery, Life Science, Therapeutics, Nano-based