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Topical treatment with TGFbeta3 to facilitate skin and corneal wound healing in diabetic patients
Background: Diabetes affects approximately 170 million people worldwide, including 20.8 million in the USA, and by 2030 these numbers are projected to double. Diabetics often experience slow or limited wound healing. Slow wound healing allows longer time for the development of infections and can contribute to the formation of bed sores and ulcers...
Published: 3/12/2018   |   Inventor(s): Fu-Shin Yu
Keywords(s): Diabetes
Category(s): Medical, Biologicals, Biomedical, Drug Discovery, Metabolic disorders, Protein/peptides, Therapeutics, Life Science
Multisystemic therapy-Health Care (MST-HC)
This invention is an evidence-based behavioral treatment developed for monitoring youths with chronic health conditions and a history of poor illness management. Background & Unmet Need: The main technology for monitoring chronically ill patients with poor adherence is disease management programs. While these programs may be helpful, they ar...
Published: 11/28/2017   |   Inventor(s): Deborah Ellis, Sylvie Naar-King
Keywords(s): Asthma, Diabetes, Patient Monitoring
Category(s): Life Science, Research tools, Other
Ambulatory systemic blood pressure telemonitoring
A non-invasive sensor method to determine ambulatory systemic blood pressure in the adult or pediatric population through the use of telemonitoring.Background & Unmet Need:Currently, non-invasive systems to measure blood pressure suffer from inaccuracies. They can vary significantly and there is no easy-to-use accurate way to determine ambulat...
Published: 11/28/2017   |   Inventor(s): William Lyman, Gaurav Kapur, Yong Xu, Sean Wu
Keywords(s): Biotechnology, Device, Patient Monitoring
Category(s): Medical Devices, Life Science
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
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
A protein-induced In situ cell-conversion technology and applications
BackgroundCell reprogramming and trans-differentiation are techniques that convert somatic cells of individuals into either stem cells, including embryonic and adult stem cells (reprogramming) or the other type of somatic cells (trans-differentiation). These techniques are usually performed in the cell culture settings using viral gene delivery an...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Jianjun Wang, Qianqian Li, Feng Jiang, Michael Chopp, Guojun Wu
Keywords(s): Cancer Therapies, Drug Delivery
Category(s): Drug Delivery, Life Science, Research tools
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
SH80 Combinations
BackgroundSH35/SH80 evolved from an effort to improve upon the anti-tumor activity of XK469. XK469 is a compound, currently in Phase 1 clinical trials. The clinical trials include patients with bladder, breast, colorectal, esophageal, head and neck, kidney, liver, lung, mesothelioma, pancreas and sarcoma cancers. Moving a chlorine atom from one ...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Lisa Polin
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer, Compound
Category(s): Life Science, Oncology, Therapeutics
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