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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
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
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
DNA Molecule Encoding the B3 Adrenegic Receptor
This technology describes the correct protein sequence of the β3 receptor to aid in the development of adult-onset diabetes drugs. Background & Unmet Need: The β3 receptor is currently being developed as a therapeutic target for human obesity and adult onset diabetes mellitus by several pharmaceutical companies. In order to develop...
Published: 5/18/2010   |   Inventor(s): James Granneman, Kristine Lahners, Donald Rao
Keywords(s): Diabetes, Disease, DNA, Drug Target, Obesity, Therapeutics
Category(s): Life Science, Metabolic disorders, Diagnostics, Research tools, Receptors/targets