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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
ERK-Mediated Grb7 Phosphorylation: A Biomarker and Potential Therapeutic Target in Her2/Grb7 Amplified Cancers
This invention is a new bio-marker for breast and other cancers that have Her2 and Grb7 gene amplifications, thus providing a therapeutic intervention in Her2/Grb7 amplified cancers.Background40% of breast cancers, as well as several other cancer types, display increased activation of tyrosine kinases from the ErbB family, with Her2 found amplified...
Published: 8/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Guri Tzivion, Deborah Leicht, Alexander Kaplun, Stephen Ethier
Keywords(s): Biomarker, Biotechnology, Cancer, Cancer Therapies, Therapeutics
Category(s): Diagnostic, Life Science, Oncology
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
Translation Regulated (TR)-Mediated Gene Expression: Novel Expression and Reporter Vectors
Background: Often referred to as the crucial "drug discovery tool", cell based technology is one of the most significant sectors of pharmaceutical research and development. Of particular importance has been the development of information-rich cellular assays that determine drug candidate efficacy and safety (target identification, valida...
Published: 8/14/2013   |   Inventor(s): Leon Carlock, Maria Cypher
Keywords(s): Animal Model, Anti-cancer, Cancer, Cancer risk, Cancer Therapies, Diagnostics, Imaging, Therapeutics
Category(s): Life Science, Diagnostics, Research tools, Assays, Cell lines
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
GlyB4 Fusion with Neuregulin Heparin-Targeting Domain to Block Neuregulin Signaling
We have harnessed this natural targeting ability of NRG by fusing the HBD of NRG to soluble HER4. This fusion protein retains high affinity heparin binding to heparin and to cells that express heparan sulfates resulting in a more potent NRG antagonist. In vivo, it is targeted to peripheral nerve segments where it blocks the activity of NRG as a Sch...
Published: 5/16/2011   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Loeb, Qunfang Lee
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer, Biotechnology, Cancer risk, Cancer Therapies, Drug Delivery, Drug Target, Epilepsy
Category(s): Life Science, Drug Delivery, Other
Method For Treating and/or Imaging Breast Cancer Using Radioactive Iodine
This invention involves treating a breast cancer patient by the administration of a radioisotope of iodine in a dosage of between 5 and 50 milliCuries over the course of a day. The therapeutic composition is designed for mammary tissue uptake and includes an inorganic radioactive iodide salt (e.g., alkali metal, alkali earth or transition met...
Published: 5/18/2010   |   Inventor(s): James Rillema
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer, Breast Cancer, Cancer Therapies, Imaging, Therapeutics
Category(s): Therapeutics, Life Science, Oncology, Receptors/targets, Diagnostic, Imaging
New Immunotherapies for Cancer
Background Wayne State University researchers have developed a novel strategy to fight cancer and eradicate tumors through stimulation of the immune system. Curing cancer via the activation of patients’ immune system is considered an ideal strategy due to the potentially high potency and specificity of the human immune system to eradicate tum...
Published: 5/6/2010   |   Inventor(s): Zhongwu Guo, Qianli Wang, Shouchu Tang
Keywords(s): Cancer Therapies, Drug Delivery, Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics, Vaccines
Category(s): Therapeutics, Life Science, Diseases, Oncology
Tumor Targeting by Small Molecule Therapeutics for a Proton-Coupled Folate Transporter (PCFT)
BackgroundPCFT plays an important role in intestinal folate absorption. The recently cloned proton-coupled folate transporter (PCFT/SLC46A1) is the primary transporter mediating intestinal folate absorption. PCFT displays optimal folate influx activity at acidic pH and recognizes folic acid, reduced folates (e.g. 6S-5-CH3-THF) and the antifolate ...
Published: 5/6/2010   |   Inventor(s): Larry Matherly, Aleem Gangjee
Keywords(s): Analog or Analogue, Breast Cancer, Cancer Therapies, Drug Delivery, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer
Category(s): Therapeutics, Life Science, Small molecule, Oncology, Diseases
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