Latest technologies from Rutgers the State University of New Jerseyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.comBe the first to know about the latest inventions and technologies available from Rutgers, The State University of New Jerseyen-USFri, 16 Nov 2018 10:03:23 GMTThu, 01 Nov 2018 10:54:07 GMThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rsschristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduCopyright 2018, Rutgers the State University of New JerseyEnhancement of Field Performance in Woody Perennials via Drought Resistant Genes and Nitrogen Use Efficiencyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Enhancement_of_Field_Performance_in_Woody_Perennials_via_Drought_Resistant_Genes_and_Nitrogen_Use_EfficiencyThu, 01 Nov 2018 10:54:07 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Enhancement_of_Field_Performance_in_Woody_Perennials_via_Drought_Resistant_Genes_and_Nitrogen_Use_EfficiencyCationic Constructs Overcoming Antibiotic Resistancehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Cationic_Constructs_Overcoming_Antibiotic_ResistanceMon, 29 Oct 2018 11:29:08 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Cationic_Constructs_Overcoming_Antibiotic_ResistanceDeposition of Microscale Coatings by Self-Limiting Electrosprayhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Deposition_of_Microscale_Coatings_by_Self-Limiting_Electrospraya. Overview of thickness-limited electrospray deposition (ESD). Electrostatically-driven spray creates a charged film which redirects charged incident droplets. b. and c. SEM images of spray results, illustrating the wide range of morphologies and particle size which can be obtained with this method(b: nanowires, c: hollow spheres).Invention Summary: Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a scalable, cost-effective method for depositing microscale coatings of a wide variety of materials and composites compatible with complex additive manufactured or micromachined structures. The newl...Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:06:24 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Deposition_of_Microscale_Coatings_by_Self-Limiting_ElectrosprayNovel Zirconium-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks for Efficient Separation of C6 Alkane Isomershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Zirconium-Based_Metal-Organic_Frameworks_for_Efficient_Separation_of_C6_Alkane_IsomersFri, 19 Oct 2018 06:52:19 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Zirconium-Based_Metal-Organic_Frameworks_for_Efficient_Separation_of_C6_Alkane_IsomersIn Vitro Model of Liver Steatosis for Screening of Drug Compoundshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/In_Vitro_Model_of_Liver_Steatosis_for_Screening_of_Drug_CompoundsThe decrease in liver steatosis in hepatocytes cultured in steatosis reducing medium.Invention Summary: Donor livers are frequently rejected due to high intracellular fat content, called steatosis, which increases the risk of primary graft non-function in transplant patients. Because liver transplantation remains the only effective treatment for end-stage liver disease, the inability to use steatotic livers significantly contributes to the worldwide donor liver shortage. Though several compounds have been identified for their potential to de-fatten steatotic livers, there is a need for further...Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:50:26 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/In_Vitro_Model_of_Liver_Steatosis_for_Screening_of_Drug_CompoundsA Molecular Trap for Capturing Radioactive Organic Iodides from Nuclear Wastehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Molecular_Trap_for_Capturing_Radioactive_Organic_Iodides_from_Nuclear_WasteWed, 19 Sep 2018 08:40:46 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Molecular_Trap_for_Capturing_Radioactive_Organic_Iodides_from_Nuclear_WasteNovel Metal-Organic Framework for Temperature-Programmable Molecular Sieving of Linear, Mono and Dibranched Alkane Isomershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Metal-Organic_Framework_for_Temperature-Programmable_Molecular_Sieving_of_Linear%2c_Mono_and_Dibranched_Alkane_IsomersSchematic representation of the proposed separation of C6 alkane isomers.Invention Summary: Separating mixtures of hydrocarbons with comparable boiling points is often challenging and energy intensive. Adsorptive separation of hydrocarbons is commonly used as a low-energy alternative to industrial distillations. Recently, however, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are emerging as promising alternatives to traditional adsorptive solids. Currently, however, there are no adsorptive compounds which permit efficient discrimination between alkane isomers exhibiting different degrees of branching. Rese...Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:07:54 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Metal-Organic_Framework_for_Temperature-Programmable_Molecular_Sieving_of_Linear%2c_Mono_and_Dibranched_Alkane_IsomersNovel Methods for Enhanced Efficacy of Mesenchymal Stem Cellshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Methods_for_Enhanced_Efficacy_of_Mesenchymal_Stem_CellsThu, 30 Aug 2018 11:44:35 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Methods_for_Enhanced_Efficacy_of_Mesenchymal_Stem_CellsSmart Circuit Building Blocks for SOG and Wearable Electronicshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Smart_Circuit_Building_Blocks_for_SOG_and_Wearable_ElectronicsInvention Summary:Advanced information technology, such as emerging internet of things (IoT) is facing increasing needs for systems-on-demand capable of task and defect adaptation in real-time at lower cost. High-performance electronic systems combing the state-of-the-art processing logics, memories, and sensors on a single chip is highly desired. The challenge in implementing reconfigurable switching matrix network that can be integrated with various functional subsystems, such as advanced displays and wearable electronics requiring high density, high performance, low power consumption, and l...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:39:37 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Smart_Circuit_Building_Blocks_for_SOG_and_Wearable_ElectronicsA SILICONE FOAM FOR THE SELECTIVE ABSORPTION OF OIL FROM WATERhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_SILICONE_FOAM_FOR_THE_SELECTIVE_ABSORPTION_OF_OIL_FROM_WATERInvention Summary: Large oil spills (over 100,000 tons) such as the BP Deepwater Horizon spill (in which $20B was spent on cleanup and litigation) are not very frequent. However, in 2011 there were over 10 oil spills that released between 15 to 5,500 tons of oil into water. When an oil spill disaster occurs, oil quickly spreads on the surface of water and thus makes the cleanup an extremely difficult operation. The negative environmental impacts of oil spills are severe and current products and techniques do not provide an adequate solution. Researchers at Rutgers have developed a new absorben...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:29:31 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_SILICONE_FOAM_FOR_THE_SELECTIVE_ABSORPTION_OF_OIL_FROM_WATERNutritional Supplement and Feed Compositions to Reduce the Incidence of Osteochondrosis Dissecans Lesions in Genetically Predisposed Foalshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nutritional_Supplement_and_Feed_Compositions_to_Reduce_the_Incidence_of_Osteochondrosis_Dissecans_Lesions_in_Genetically_Predisposed_FoalsThe dietary supplement formulation was developed based on an analysis of serum NMR data from yearling Standardbred horses with (green dots) and without (blue dots) OCD that showed the clear difference in metabolic profiles between genetically predisposed and unaffected horses.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists and collaborators at Princeton University have developed a new dietary supplement specifically formulated to reduce the incidence of Osteochondrosis Dissecans (OCD) in genetically predisposed young horses. The dietary supplement was developed based on the results of nuclear magnetic re...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:29:28 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nutritional_Supplement_and_Feed_Compositions_to_Reduce_the_Incidence_of_Osteochondrosis_Dissecans_Lesions_in_Genetically_Predisposed_FoalsBiodegradable and Versatile Copolymers to Promote Wound Healinghttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_and_Versatile_Copolymers_to_Promote_Wound_HealingInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a copolymer formulation to stably release salicylic acid (SA). It holds the promise for promoting topical and surgical wound healing, as SA is known to reduce local pain and inflammation as well as potentially prevent fibrous adhesion formation by reducing scar tissue. The release is stable over a period of around 10 days, which is the critical window for fibrous adhesion formation. The novel formulation is achieved by copolymerization of salicylic acid-based poly(anhydride-esters) (SAPAE) with poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG). The copolymer with ...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:29:23 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_and_Versatile_Copolymers_to_Promote_Wound_HealingInorganic, Mineral-based Polymers with Ionic Crosslinkshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Inorganic%2c_Mineral-based_Polymers_with_Ionic_CrosslinksInorganic ionomers show characteristic behavior of polymers, including fiber formation (left) and flow (center). However, they have high thermal stability: like silicate glass (top right), inorganic ionomers (bottom right) they do not burn or produce fumes when exposed to flame.Invention Summary:Traditional, carbon-based, organic polymers have many applications, but they rely on petroleum, a limited resource. Additionally, carbon-based polymers have low thermal stability and often release harmful chemicals when they break down.Researchers at Rutgers have developed polymers with inorganic backb...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:29:17 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Inorganic%2c_Mineral-based_Polymers_with_Ionic_CrosslinksNovel System for High-Level Production of Proteins and Protein Domainshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_System_for_High-Level_Production_of_Proteins_and_Protein_DomainsWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:29:12 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_System_for_High-Level_Production_of_Proteins_and_Protein_DomainsRisk Terrain Modeling Diagnostics Software (RTMDx)http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Risk_Terrain_Modeling_Diagnostics_Software_(RTMDx)Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:29:06 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Risk_Terrain_Modeling_Diagnostics_Software_(RTMDx)New Indentation Method Using Scanning Probe Microscopehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Indentation_Method_Using_Scanning_Probe_MicroscopeInvention Summary:Accurate indentation measurement is fundamental to atomic force microscope (AFM)-based material property characterization as the force applied and the indentation generated are the two most important physical variables that must be measured in the characterization process. Large measurement errors occur when the measurement frequency range becomes large (i.e., broadband), or the indentation is measured in liquid on soft materials. Such large measurement errors are generated due to the inability of the conventional method to account for the convolution of the AFM instrument dy...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:29:05 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Indentation_Method_Using_Scanning_Probe_MicroscopeParallel-coupled Dual Racetrack Silicon Micro-resonators for Quadrature Amplitude Modulationhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Parallel-coupled_Dual_Racetrack_Silicon_Micro-resonators_for_Quadrature_Amplitude_ModulationWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Parallel-coupled_Dual_Racetrack_Silicon_Micro-resonators_for_Quadrature_Amplitude_ModulationMultifunctional Rare Earth-Based Biophotonic Compositeshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Multifunctional_Rare_Earth-Based_Biophotonic_CompositesWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:43 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Multifunctional_Rare_Earth-Based_Biophotonic_CompositesRAILWAY PLATFORM GAP BRIDGING UNIThttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/RAILWAY_PLATFORM_GAP_BRIDGING_UNITInvention Summary:In a recent report sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, it was found that car/platform gap injuries accounted for 25% of all injuries on NJ TRANSIT Rail lines, including death. Similar findings have been reported by other agencies, including the Long Island Rail Road and the Metropolitan Transit Agency of New York. These results prompted the Federal Railroad Safety Advisory Committee to address the seriousness of the car/platform gap issue. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed an apparatus that dynamically fills the gap between the door sill o...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:40 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/RAILWAY_PLATFORM_GAP_BRIDGING_UNITSelf-gettering Differential Pump for Oxide Molecular Beam Epitaxyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Self-gettering_Differential_Pump_for_Oxide_Molecular_Beam_EpitaxyInvention Summary:Flux instability of the evaporation sources is one of the biggest problems in the multi-elemental oxide Molecular Beam Epitaxy techniques. Source oxidation of easily oxidizing elements such as Ca, Sr, Ba, and Ti in an oxidizing ambient leads to their flux instability. Such unstable flux rate is detrimental to precise control of film thickness and composition. The only way to prevent this source reaction from happening is to suppress the pressure of the reactive gas near the evaporation source while maintaining high enough gas pressure near the substrate where the film grows w...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:34 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Self-gettering_Differential_Pump_for_Oxide_Molecular_Beam_EpitaxyGraphene-Encapsulated Nanoparticle-Based Biosensor for Biomarker Detection and Its Use in Early Diagnosis of Cancer, HIV and Other Diseaseshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Graphene-Encapsulated_Nanoparticle-Based_Biosensor_for_Biomarker_Detection_and_Its_Use_in_Early_Diagnosis_of_Cancer%2c_HIV_and_Other_DiseasesDevice SchematicInvention Summary:The detection of biomarker proteins with high sensitivity and selectivity is vital for the early diagnosis of many diseases such as cancer and HIV. Rutgers scientists have developed a reduced graphene oxide encapsulated nanoparticle (rGO-NPs)-based field effect transistor (FET) biosensor for sensitive detection of key disease biomarker proteins including cancer markers. This invention is a FET with a source electrode and a drain electrode distanced apart from each other on a semiconductor substrate, and a gate electrode consisting of a uniform layer of rGO-NPs...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:28 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Graphene-Encapsulated_Nanoparticle-Based_Biosensor_for_Biomarker_Detection_and_Its_Use_in_Early_Diagnosis_of_Cancer%2c_HIV_and_Other_DiseasesNanostructured ZnO Thin Film Transistor Biosensor with High Sensitivity and Selectivityhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanostructured_ZnO_Thin_Film_Transistor_Biosensor_with_High_Sensitivity_and_SelectivitySensitive and selective detection of EGFR in serum. (a) Drain current vs. gate bias plot. (b) Sensitivity plot of the device for pure EGFR and EGFR in serum detection. (c) Sensor schematic.Invention Summary:Various semiconductor devices have been developed for use as biosensors including Ion Sensitive Field Effect Transistors (ISFETs), Organic Field Effect Transistors (OFETs), and nanowire-based FET sensors. However, all of these FET-based devices have drawbacks ranging from high bias voltage, low mobility, low output current, low sensitivity, to complex fabrication processes. Zinc Oxide (ZnO)...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:24 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanostructured_ZnO_Thin_Film_Transistor_Biosensor_with_High_Sensitivity_and_Selectivity<![CDATA[Scalable Multiple Inverse-Diffusion Flame Synthesis of Graphene, Syngas and Liquid Fuel & Fabrication of Diamond-Reinforced Composites]]>http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Scalable_Multiple_Inverse-Diffusion_Flame_Synthesis_of_Graphene%2c_Syngas_and_Liquid_Fuel_%2b_Fabrication_of_Diamond-Reinforced_CompositesA) A schematic multiple inverse-diffusion flames burner. B) Raman spectrum of the few-layer graphene (FLG) on Ni. C) HRTEM image of the FLG. The bottom right insert shows the electron diffraction pattern of the graphene sheet. The top left insert shows resolution magnified image of the graphitic lattice. Invention Summary:Carbon-based nanostructures and films define a new class of engineered materials that display remarkable physical, photonic and electronic properties. Production methods for making carbon-based nanostructures include ultrahigh vacuum annealing of SiC, and chemical vapor depos...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:14 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Scalable_Multiple_Inverse-Diffusion_Flame_Synthesis_of_Graphene%2c_Syngas_and_Liquid_Fuel_%2b_Fabrication_of_Diamond-Reinforced_CompositesMethod for producing jet fuel from food and non-food feedstockshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Method_for_producing_jet_fuel_from_food_and_non-food_feedstocksInvention Summary:A number of separate studies have shown that genome-scale flux-balance analysis (FBA) modeling can be useful for the in silico design of engineered strains of microbes that overproduce diverse targets. These engineered strains include Escherichia coli (E. coli) that overproduce lycopene, lactic acid, succinic acid, l-valine, l-threonine, and strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that overproduce ethanol. FBA models allow the result of various genetic manipulations strategies to be predicted. As a result, the space of possible genetic manipulations can be computationally searche...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:09 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Method_for_producing_jet_fuel_from_food_and_non-food_feedstocksType-I Collagen Methacrylamide-Derivatized Hydrogelshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Type-I_Collagen_Methacrylamide-Derivatized_HydrogelsInvention Summary:Natural material collagen has the benefits of bioactivity, biodegradability, and innate adhesiveness and self-assemble, which allows the material to be injected into a defect of almost any geometry with minimal invasion, and then automatically become a solid to provide a stable matrix but have the limited control of mechanical properties. Rutgers scientist Dr. David Shreiber invented a process for creating type I collagen and methacrylamide (CMA)-based hydrogel, which retains the properties of collagen such as self-assembly, biodegradability, and natural bioactivity. In addit...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:05 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Type-I_Collagen_Methacrylamide-Derivatized_HydrogelsFLUID FLOW ANALYSIS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DIAGNOSTICShttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/FLUID_FLOW_ANALYSIS_FOR_CARDIOVASCULAR_DIAGNOSTICSInvention Summary:Following a heart attack or the development of some cardiovascular diseases, the movement of the heart walls during the cardiac cycle may change, which affects the motion of blood through the heart. Currently, valvular blood flow can be monitored using imaging techniques such as Doppler ultrasound or time-series MRI, however, the spatial resolutions of such techniques are poor. In addition, it is not possible to observe the detailed interaction of the blood flow and the endocardial surface of the heart. Therefore, the formation of cardiac thrombus remains difficult to predict...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:28:01 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/FLUID_FLOW_ANALYSIS_FOR_CARDIOVASCULAR_DIAGNOSTICSNanotechnology-based Method for Treatment of Primary Ovarian Cancer and Prevention of Metastaseshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanotechnology-based_Method_for_Treatment_of_Primary_Ovarian_Cancer_and_Prevention_of_MetastasesTwo-in-one: Combined nanocarrier based targeted chemo and gene therapy1. Cellular penetration of naked siRNA (green) and siRNA delivered by nanocarrier (red), 2. Treatment of mice bearing metastatic ovarian cancer. a. Mice bearing xenografts of human metastatic cancer and histology of tumor tissue (before treatment), b. Mice bearing xenografts of human metastatic cancer and histology of tumor tissue (after treatment).Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed an ovarian tumor-targeted therapeutic delivery system that utilizes a nanocarrier delivery vehicle such as liposome or dendrime...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanotechnology-based_Method_for_Treatment_of_Primary_Ovarian_Cancer_and_Prevention_of_MetastasesCompetitive Surface Probes and Quantitative Recognition Arrayshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Competitive_Surface_Probes_and_Quantitative_Recognition_ArraysWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:51 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Competitive_Surface_Probes_and_Quantitative_Recognition_ArraysSpinel Catalysts for Water Oxidation/Water Splittinghttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Spinel_Catalysts_for_Water_Oxidation%2fWater_SplittingSpinel compounds like LiCo2O4 catalyzes water oxidation at lower over-potental than industry standards (Ir, Ru, Pt, Pd) . The crystal structure determines the electro-catalytic performance, with other structures (layered, cubic) or compositions (AB2O4) more useful at different current densitiesInvention Summary: Development of water oxidation/ oxygen reduction catalysts to replace costly and inefficient platinum group metals in commercial electrolyzers and fuel cells has been an unmet need preventing global development of hydrogen technologies. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed ...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:43 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Spinel_Catalysts_for_Water_Oxidation%2fWater_SplittingFormulation and Manufacture of Pharmaceuticals by Impregnation onto Porous Carriershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Formulation_and_Manufacture_of_Pharmaceuticals_by_Impregnation_onto_Porous_CarriersWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:34 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Formulation_and_Manufacture_of_Pharmaceuticals_by_Impregnation_onto_Porous_CarriersAnti-Diabetic Agents from Leaves of Combretum micranthum (Kinkeliba)http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Anti-Diabetic_Agents_from_Leaves_of_Combretum_micranthum_(Kinkeliba)At 40 and 80 min. following oral glucose challenge, the TPFA treated group had significantly lowered plasma glucose concentrations compared to the control group.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a proprietary method of extracting and purifying a novel type of piperidine flavan alkaloids from the leaves of Combretum micranthum (kinkeliba) and a procedure for the preparation of total piperidine flavan alkaloids (TPFA) that possess anti-diabetic properties.Kinkeliba is a highly regarded medicinal plant in Africa, with roots, bark, fruit and leaves being used. In its native Sub-S...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:32 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Anti-Diabetic_Agents_from_Leaves_of_Combretum_micranthum_(Kinkeliba)Hydroxyapatite With Controllable Size And Morphologyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hydroxyapatite_With_Controllable_Size_And_MorphologyWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:21 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hydroxyapatite_With_Controllable_Size_And_MorphologyMethods and Compositions for Removing Carbon Dioxide from a Gaseous Mixturehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Methods_and_Compositions_for_Removing_Carbon_Dioxide_from_a_Gaseous_MixtureThe structure of 1 showing 1D open channels. Color scheme: Zn: cyan, N: blue, O: red and C: grey. H atoms and DMF are omitted for clarity.Invention Summary:Rutgers researchers have developed a method for separating carbon dioxide from a mixture of gases by way of passing said mixture through a porous polymeric coordination compound. The compound is a three-dimensional network with one-dimensional channels made of Zn metal and two polyfunctional ligands with binding sites conducive to CO2 removal.Market Application:Sequestration of greenhouse gases as related to combating anthropogenic climate ...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:11 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Methods_and_Compositions_for_Removing_Carbon_Dioxide_from_a_Gaseous_MixtureZEOLITIC IMIDAZOLATE FRAMEWORKS FOR KINETIC SEPARATION OF PROPANE AND PROPENEhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/ZEOLITIC_IMIDAZOLATE_FRAMEWORKS_FOR_KINETIC_SEPARATION_OF_PROPANE_AND_PROPENEWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27:05 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/ZEOLITIC_IMIDAZOLATE_FRAMEWORKS_FOR_KINETIC_SEPARATION_OF_PROPANE_AND_PROPENENew Enriched Black Tea Extract to Increase Physical Performance and Reduce Recovery Time from Intense Exercisehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Enriched_Black_Tea_Extract_to_Increase_Physical_Performance_and_Reduce_Recovery_Time_from_Intense_ExerciseSubjects had higher average power and peak power of 9 repeated sprint intervals in the black tea extract (BTE) supplementation group as compared to the placebo (no BTE supplementation) group (PLA).Invention Summary: Rutgers scientists have identified a new, high-potency black tea extract composition that enhances physical performance. This composition contains a physiologically acceptable carrier and a ployphenol-enriched tea extract. Human clinical trials involving supplementation with the enriched black tea extract found increased baseline antioxidant status, improved hypothalamic-pituitary-...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:26:58 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Enriched_Black_Tea_Extract_to_Increase_Physical_Performance_and_Reduce_Recovery_Time_from_Intense_ExerciseParkNet: Vehicle Information Systems and Methodshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=ParkNet%3a_Vehicle_Information_Systems_and_MethodsUltrasonic sensor fitted on the side of a car detects parked cars and vacant spaces.Invention Summary:ParkNet is a mobile system comprising vehicles that collect parking space occupancy information while driving by. Each ParkNet vehicle is equipped with a GPS receiver and a passenger-side-facing ultrasonic rangefinder to determine parking spot occupancy. The data is aggregated at a central server, which builds a real-time map of parking availability and could provide this information to clients that query the system in search of parking. Creating a spot-accurate map of parking availability cha...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:26:56 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=ParkNet%3a_Vehicle_Information_Systems_and_MethodsUses of Kombo Butter Extract and Derived Compounds as Novel Neuroprotective Agentshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Uses_of_Kombo_Butter_Extract_and_Derived_Compounds_as_Novel_Neuroprotective_AgentsWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:26:50 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Uses_of_Kombo_Butter_Extract_and_Derived_Compounds_as_Novel_Neuroprotective_AgentsHighly Luminescent Microporous Materials for Fast and Reversible Detection of Trace Vapor of High Explosiveshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Highly_Luminescent_Microporous_Materials_for_Fast_and_Reversible_Detection_of_Trace_Vapor_of_High_ExplosivesInvention Summary:Investigators at Rutgers University have synthesized a microporous material made of metal (Zn) and organic molecules with strong capabilities for detecting trace vapor of high explosives. The highly luminescent material exhibits very fast response and high sensitivity towards nitroaromatic explosive DNT, and plastic explosive taggant, DMNB. Such materials lay the groundwork for developing highly sensitive and highly selective luminescent MMOF-based sensors and sensor arrays. Market Application:Explosive detectionPublic and national securityEnvironmental protectionAdvantages:L...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:26:49 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Highly_Luminescent_Microporous_Materials_for_Fast_and_Reversible_Detection_of_Trace_Vapor_of_High_ExplosivesInjection Molding Machine for Just-In-Time Compoundinghttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Injection_Molding_Machine_for_Just-In-Time_CompoundingSchematic provided by http://www.rutlandplastics.co.uk/moulding_machine.shtml used here under the Creative Commons license ref: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.enInvention Summary:The plastics manufacturing industry compounds one to five percent (1-5%) of pelletized additives into bulk polymer resins to fabricate plastic parts. The process of dispersing and distributing pigments, modifiers, fillers, particles, reinforcing agents, and other various compounds within a polymer matrix for injection molding is difficult. In most cases, twin screw extrusion (TSE) is commonly used ...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:26:36 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Injection_Molding_Machine_for_Just-In-Time_CompoundingHigh Brightness Excimer Lamphttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/High_Brightness_Excimer_LampWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:26:18 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/High_Brightness_Excimer_LampIntegrated Zinc Oxide Nanotips with Transparent Conductive Film for Photovoltaic Deviceshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Integrated_Zinc_Oxide_Nanotips_with_Transparent_Conductive_Film_for_Photovoltaic_DevicesInvention Summary:Researchers at Rutgers University have invented a novel 3-D structure by integrating Zinc Oxide (ZnO) nanotips and ZnO transparent conductive oxide (TCO) film for applications in photovoltaic devices. This novel 3-D structure has multifunctionality with in-situ doping: the ZnO film is heavily doped, acting as the transparent and conductive electrode, while the undoped or less heavily doped single crystalline ZnO nanotips provide n-type semiconductor with nanostructure morphology, acting for anchoring dye and/or polymer molecules. The ZnO nanotips and ZnO TCO film can be grown...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:25:42 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Integrated_Zinc_Oxide_Nanotips_with_Transparent_Conductive_Film_for_Photovoltaic_DevicesMoldable, High-strength, Low-Temperature Cure, High-Temperature Resistant Compositehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Moldable%2c_High-strength%2c_Low-Temperature_Cure%2c_High-Temperature_Resistant_CompositeInvention Summary:Ceramic composites are popular in applications where materials are expected to encounter high temperatures, i.e. engine components, exhaust systems, and fire barriers. The low density as compared to metals makes them attractive in applications where weight is a critical design parameter. However, most ceramic composites are fabricated using high heat treatment and the operating temperatures are often lower than the temperatures used for the fabrication of the composites. In addition, the production of high-temperature resistant ceramic composites typically involves the use of...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:25:29 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Moldable%2c_High-strength%2c_Low-Temperature_Cure%2c_High-Temperature_Resistant_CompositeNanostructured RE-doped SiO2-base Fluorescent Materialshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanostructured_RE-doped_SiO2-base_Fluorescent_MaterialsHRTEM image showing nano-silicate formation in a glassy matrix, after annealing at 1000 oC for 24 hoursInvention Summary:A new class of nanostructured RE-doped SiO2-base materials that display superior fluorescence properties with high gain combined with a broad and flat spectral band with. Such enhanced fluorescence properties have been observed in heat treated nanopowders prepared by vapor-phase, sol-gel and spray-pyrolysis methods. The expectation is that similar effects will be observed in monolithic materials, when known bulk glass processing methods, such as glass-ceramic processing, inc...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:24:04 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanostructured_RE-doped_SiO2-base_Fluorescent_MaterialsKombo Butter Extract and Derivatives as Novel Anti-Inflammatory Agentshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Kombo_Butter_Extract_and_Derivatives_as_Novel_Anti-Inflammatory_AgentsInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a novel process to isolate the critical bio-active compounds of Kombo butter, which can be used to effectively treat a variety of inflammatory disorders including arthritis/joint or other inflammation (including bowels, gastrointestinal, skin, and allergic), and the presence of associated free radicals. Kombo butter (African nutmeg) has been shown to have various health benefits as a food or diet supplement, with multiple purported benefits. Our scientists have isolated the 3 key functional chemicals critical to anti-inflammatory action of Ko...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:23:35 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Kombo_Butter_Extract_and_Derivatives_as_Novel_Anti-Inflammatory_AgentsAnti-diabetic Agents from Artemisia Plantshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Anti-diabetic_Agents_from_Artemisia_PlantsInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have discovered that extracts of Artemisia plants, in particular Artemisia dracunculus, could be useful for treating Type 2 diabetes. These extracts can be rapidly and inexpensively obtained in a concentrated form (e.g., powder) by extraction using common mildly polar solvents (e.g., ethanol). Numerous recent publications from the Rutgers team and colleagues at Pennington Biomedical Research Center (Lousiana State University) demonstrated that Russian tarragon (A. dracunculus) extracts modulate blood glucose levels and enzyme/receptor activities involved in...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:22:29 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Anti-diabetic_Agents_from_Artemisia_PlantsLow Temperature Formation of Inorganic Conversion Coatings for Ferrous Substrateshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Low_Temperature_Formation_of_Inorganic_Conversion_Coatings_for_Ferrous_SubstratesInvention Summary:Coatings that provide a passivating barrier of very low solubility through a conversion of the metal surface into a corrosion-resistant, non reactive form, play an important role in coating technology. Conversion coatings are often absorbent, providing an ideal base for protective oils, waxes or dyes. They are also used for high-temperature applications and provide properties such as hardness, abrasion resistance, and adhesion and thermal stability. Chromate and phosphate conversion coatings have poor abrasion resistance and thermal stability, and preparation process requires...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:20:21 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Low_Temperature_Formation_of_Inorganic_Conversion_Coatings_for_Ferrous_SubstratesRare-earth Doped Nanocomposite Materials for Photonics Applicationshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rare-earth_Doped_Nanocomposite_Materials_for_Photonics_ApplicationsWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:20:15 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rare-earth_Doped_Nanocomposite_Materials_for_Photonics_ApplicationsNew Thermostable Alpha-Galactosidase for Use as a Flatulence-Reducing Agenthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Thermostable_Alpha-Galactosidase_for_Use_as_a_Flatulence-Reducing_AgentWed, 29 Aug 2018 11:19:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Thermostable_Alpha-Galactosidase_for_Use_as_a_Flatulence-Reducing_AgentPower Toothbrush with Evacuation Technology for Oral Carehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Power_Toothbrush_with_Evacuation_Technology_for_Oral_CareInvention Summary:This invention provides a unique multi-purpose power toothbrush integrating high-vacuum functionality into a battery powered toothbrush, providing for effective removal of saliva, debris, and fluids during brushing. The removal of these potentially harmful and infectious materials aids in the prevention of pneumonia and other respiratory diseases caused by oral bacteria (e.g., Streptococcus mutans); which can be caused or exacerbated by particulate matter aspiration (references available).The device can provide crucial health and convenience benefits for disabled, susceptible...Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:45:44 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Power_Toothbrush_with_Evacuation_Technology_for_Oral_CareImproved Efficiency, Reduced Cost, Freezing Technologies Using Biogenic Ice Nucleation Proteinshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Improved_Efficiency%2c_Reduced_Cost%2c_Freezing_Technologies_Using_Biogenic_Ice_Nucleation_ProteinsWed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:16 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Improved_Efficiency%2c_Reduced_Cost%2c_Freezing_Technologies_Using_Biogenic_Ice_Nucleation_ProteinsHibiscus and Extracts Thereof as Anti-HCV Inhibitorshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hibiscus_and_Extracts_Thereof_as_Anti-HCV_InhibitorsInvention Summary:Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is an RNA virus causing persistent liver infections that can progress to chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and in some cases cancer of the liver. With an estimated 170-200 million people infected with HCV worldwide, HCV infection has become a major public health concern both in developed and developing countries. Current therapies against HCV with their adverse side effects, are not only expensive and limited in efficacy against the various HCV genotypes, but also give rise to mutant viruses. Therefore, there is an urgent need for developing improved antiv...Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:41:19 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hibiscus_and_Extracts_Thereof_as_Anti-HCV_InhibitorsBenchtop Laser-Based Radiocarbon Analysis Systemhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Benchtop_Laser-Based_Radiocarbon_Analysis_SystemBlock Diagram of Laboratory Radiocarbon analyzerInvention Summary: Drug metabolism studies require highly sensitive radiocarbon (C14) detection. Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) is a gold standard method for drug metabolism and related studies, but the high cost, low speed, complexity and large footprint of AMS instruments prohibits on-site testing. While liquid scintillation counters have a more compact footprint, they do not provide the necessary sensitivity for many drug studies. Researchers at Rutgers have developed a low-cost, benchtop, laser-based system for quantification of C14. Usi...Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:34:28 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Benchtop_Laser-Based_Radiocarbon_Analysis_SystemCell Culture Scale-Up via 3D Bioactive Microcapsulehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Cell_Culture_Scale-Up_via_3D_Bioactive_MicrocapsuleTue, 24 Jul 2018 13:26:57 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Cell_Culture_Scale-Up_via_3D_Bioactive_MicrocapsuleCellular Reprogramming via Co-culture Bioreactorhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Cellular_Reprogramming_via_Co-culture_BioreactorCell-specific immunoproliferative effects of human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) after exposure to mesenchymal stem cells (MSC), normal human dermal fibrosis (NHDF), liver hepatocellular carcinoma (Hep G2), and epithelial cells (EaHy296).Invention Summary: Co-culture systems can control for the interaction between diverse cell types. Specifically for cell therapy, co-culture cells can modulate the phenotype of a cell therapeutic during cell expansion. Current co-culture methods are not controlled or scalable. Furthermore, cocultures to expand and differentiate a cell therapy resul...Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:19:45 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Cellular_Reprogramming_via_Co-culture_BioreactorMultiplex Poly(ethylene glycol)-based Vaginal Hydrogel for HIV Transmission Preventionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Multiplex_Poly(ethylene_glycol)-based_Vaginal_Hydrogel_for_HIV_Transmission_PreventionGrowth of the primary bacterial vaginosis pathogen Gardnerella vaginalis on hydrogel with entrapped antimicrobial agent subtilosin (A) or pH lowering agent lactic acid (B).Invention Summary: Rutgers scientists have developed a polyethylene glycol (PEG) based vaginal hydrogel that can restore the natural microbicidal vaginal barrier functionality and could help prevent HIV transmission. The hydrogel is rapidly formed in-situ that allows maximal mucosal coverage and vaginal dispersion. The exceptional viscosity, elasticity and mechanical strength make this hydrogel superior to any current market...Tue, 24 Jul 2018 12:31:52 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Multiplex_Poly(ethylene_glycol)-based_Vaginal_Hydrogel_for_HIV_Transmission_PreventionNovel Monodisperse PEGtide Dendrons as Nanocarrier for Drug Deliveryhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Monodisperse_PEGtide_Dendrons_as_Nanocarrier_for_Drug_DeliveryRepresentative Structure of PEGtideInvention Summary: Dentrimers and dendrons have generated tremendous interest as nanocarriers for various drug delivery applications. Rutgers scientists have developed a series of novel monodisperse PEGtide dendrons with versatility to accommodate various drug delivery demands.PEGtide dendrons containing alternating discrete poly (ethylene glycol) (dPEG) and amino acid/peptide moieties defines a new family of dendrons with significantly improved safety, biocompatibility and purity compared to its peers. A tunable interior void size that can reaches 200nm enab...Tue, 24 Jul 2018 12:02:21 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Monodisperse_PEGtide_Dendrons_as_Nanocarrier_for_Drug_DeliveryResolvable Spray-On Hydrogel as Wound Dressing and Drug Delivery Agenthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Resolvable_Spray-On_Hydrogel_as_Wound_Dressing_and_Drug_Delivery_AgentInvention Summary: Hydrogel-based wound dressing is an accepted clinical practice for the promotion of wound healing and/or drug delivery. However, current hydrogel-based technologies have disadvantages including difficulty in removal, prone to gelling during packaging or storage, and requiring temperature manipulation before administration. Rutgers scientists have developed a novel and easy to use hydrogel wound dressing that gels in-situ immediately upon the mixture of two solution systems. This hydrogel can be administered by a spray and has a unique feature of reversibility, which enables ...Tue, 24 Jul 2018 11:45:22 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Resolvable_Spray-On_Hydrogel_as_Wound_Dressing_and_Drug_Delivery_AgentDNA Nanodevices for Point-of-Care Testinghttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/DNA_Nanodevices_for_Point-of-Care_TestingDNA nanodevice can detect 0.1 nm microRNAInvention Summary: Point-of-Care (POC) testing is defined as a simple operated, easy-to-read, rapid and low-cost medical diagnosis that can be used by non-specialists at home, in the field or on an ambulance. It provides timely diagnostic results, enabling early diagnosis of diseases, protective therapy and rapid treatment of the patients. POC testing requires unique features, including: (1) a simplified operation (e.g. one-pot assay) by non-specialists at diverse locations, (2) easy-to-read signals, (3) a reliable and rapid assay and (4) low cost.This ...Mon, 09 Jul 2018 06:23:08 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/DNA_Nanodevices_for_Point-of-Care_TestingRapid and Efficient Production of High Lysine and High Methionine Quality Protein Maizehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rapid_and_Efficient_Production_of_High_Lysine_and_High_Methionine_Quality_Protein_MaizeThu, 05 Jul 2018 08:57:15 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rapid_and_Efficient_Production_of_High_Lysine_and_High_Methionine_Quality_Protein_MaizeWearable Transcutaneous Microsensor for Continuous “in situ” Monitoring of Biomarkershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Wearable_Transcutaneous_Microsensor_for_Continuous_%e2%80%9cin_situ%e2%80%9d_Monitoring_of_BiomarkersWed, 20 Jun 2018 07:38:53 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Wearable_Transcutaneous_Microsensor_for_Continuous_%e2%80%9cin_situ%e2%80%9d_Monitoring_of_BiomarkersAn Accurate Method for mRNA 3'End Identification and Gene Expression Analysishttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=An_Accurate_Method_for_mRNA_3%27End_Identification_and_Gene_Expression_AnalysisFri, 15 Jun 2018 05:38:39 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=An_Accurate_Method_for_mRNA_3%27End_Identification_and_Gene_Expression_AnalysisBiodegradable Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Scaffold for Drug Delivery and Stem Cell Differentiationhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_Hybrid_Organic-Inorganic_Scaffold_for_Drug_Delivery_and_Stem_Cell_DifferentiationSchematic diagram representing the self assembly of Laminin (ECM) and the MnO2 sheetInvention Summary: While regenerative stem cell therapy has been a promising approach for transplant medicine and surgery, there have been challenges due to low transplantation survival rate and poor selectivity in differentiation. Researchers at Rutgers University developed a biodegradable manganese oxide-polymer hybrid scaffold designed to selectively guide stem cell differentiation while acting as a controlled drug delivery system. The biodegradable manganese oxide layer allows for drug loading and provides ...Fri, 01 Jun 2018 08:14:31 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_Hybrid_Organic-Inorganic_Scaffold_for_Drug_Delivery_and_Stem_Cell_DifferentiationGraphene-Nanofiber Hybrid Scaffold for Stem Cell Differentiationhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Graphene-Nanofiber_Hybrid_Scaffold_for_Stem_Cell_DifferentiationSchematic diagram of the graphene-nanofiber hybrid scaffold, from fabrication to cell differentiation.Invention Summary: Stem cell regenerative medicine has been a promising approach to tissue restoration and cell based therapies. However, there are challenges in transplantation survival and mimicking the complexity of the cellular microenvironment. This challenge is especially present in central nervous system regenerative medicine where there is poor selectivity in the differentiation of oligodendrocytes. Researchers at Rutgers University developed a graphene-polymer hybrid scaffold designed...Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:42:37 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Graphene-Nanofiber_Hybrid_Scaffold_for_Stem_Cell_DifferentiationDrug Candidate for the Treatment of Dilated Cardiomyopathyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Drug_Candidate_for_the_Treatment_of_Dilated_CardiomyopathyInvention Summary: Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the most common cause of heart failure. About 5.7 million adults in the United States have heart failure, and approximately half million new cases are diagnosed annually. Patients with DCM can lead to arrhythmias, and about half of people who develop heart failure die within 5 years of diagnosis. Current treatments for DCM are focused on symptom relief. There is a need for new drug to improve the heart condition and to treat arrhythmias and myocardial fibrosis of DCM patients. This invention provides a method to promote angiogenesis (formation...Thu, 17 May 2018 08:52:22 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Drug_Candidate_for_the_Treatment_of_Dilated_CardiomyopathyTransparent Watermarking for Physical Authenticationhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Transparent_Watermarking_for_Physical_AuthenticationInvention Summary: Physical watermarks such as raised seals and standard watermark labels enable the authentication of important financial and legal documents, identification cards and art work. Many of the known methods like using barcodes, infrared inks and standard watermarks can be easily copied or reverse engineered. Hence, there is a demand for authentication tools that are uncommon, difficult to copy or reverse engineer. Researchers from Rutgers University have developed a transparent watermark imaging device. The device makes use of multiview imaging for measuring the reflectance over ...Wed, 09 May 2018 11:33:04 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Transparent_Watermarking_for_Physical_AuthenticationBMP Signaling Inhibitors for the Treatment of Cancerhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/BMP_Signaling_Inhibitors_for_the_Treatment_of_CancerMon, 07 May 2018 07:19:07 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/BMP_Signaling_Inhibitors_for_the_Treatment_of_CancerTreatment for Neuropsychiatric Disorders by Intravitreal Injection of DREADD Followed by Eye Drops or Pills Containing DREADD agonisthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Treatment_for_Neuropsychiatric_Disorders_by_Intravitreal_Injection_of_DREADD_Followed_by_Eye_Drops_or_Pills_Containing_DREADD_agonistFigure 1. DREADD receptor-mediated activation of retinal cells prevents the development of light deprivation-induced depression-like behavior in vivo. A. DD-hM3Dq activation prevents the relative weight loss that was induced by constant dark lighting conditions. B. DREADD receptor-mediated activation of retinal cells leads to a reduction of depression-like behavior as measured by the forced swim test (FST). Abbreviations: chronic dark rearing (DD); chronic dark rearing with a control virus expressed in retinal cells (DD-GFP); DREADD receptors-mediated activation of retinal cells during chronic...Mon, 07 May 2018 06:52:29 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Treatment_for_Neuropsychiatric_Disorders_by_Intravitreal_Injection_of_DREADD_Followed_by_Eye_Drops_or_Pills_Containing_DREADD_agonistNovel Biosensors for Real-Time Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testinghttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Biosensors_for_Real-Time_Antimicrobial_Susceptibility_TestingWed, 02 May 2018 09:17:40 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Biosensors_for_Real-Time_Antimicrobial_Susceptibility_TestingMetallic Nanosheets-Based Electrochemical Actuatorhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Metallic_Nanosheets-Based_Electrochemical_Actuatora, Scanning electron microscope image of restacked 1T phase 2D MoS2 film. b, The electrochemical system consists of a working electrode (the actuator) along with a counter electrode (Pt) and a reference electrode (standard calomel electrode, SCE) submerged in 0.5 M H2SO4. c, Images of curvature induced by charge intercalation in free-standing (that is, no Kapton beam) 1T MoS2 film on gold (scale bar, 1 cm). d, e, Diagram (d) and photograph (e) of actuation in forward and backward directions by modulation of the electrode potential between -0.3 V and + 0.3 V.Invention Summary: Actuators that co...Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:53:00 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Metallic_Nanosheets-Based_Electrochemical_ActuatorComputational Zeta Potential Prediction of Protein Structureshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Computational_Zeta_Potential_Prediction_of_Protein_StructuresInvention Summary: Determining the stability of drug molecules or proteins in suspension is key to designing an effective therapeutic. Zeta potential was previously only estimated from experimental data. The data characterizes the interface of a molecule and its surrounding system giving the effective charge energy and ultimately, the stability of charged molecules dispersed. Researchers at Rutgers University developed a computational software for calculating zeta potential from molecular structures, reducing the cost and time for experimentation. By simulating the molecule and its conformatio...Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:15:59 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Computational_Zeta_Potential_Prediction_of_Protein_StructuresSmall Molecule Fluorescent Probehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Small_Molecule_Fluorescent_ProbeSensitivity of detection method with ROC, comparison of NIR probe with conventionalInvention Summary: Fluorophores in the near infrared (NIR) range, where body tissue is transparent, are promising alternatives to radioactive labels. Conjugation of NIR dyes to targeting agents enables specific detection of molecules of interest. However, conventional NIR probes are bulky, resulting in interference with the activity of the targeting molecule and limited cell uptake. In response to these challenges, Rutgers researchers have developed a small, DDAO-derived, near infrared fluorophore that can be co...Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:45:51 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Small_Molecule_Fluorescent_ProbeRapid Molecular Assays for Fungal Infectionshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rapid_Molecular_Assays_for_Fungal_InfectionsSensitivity of real-time NASBA assay for fungi. B: pan-Candida probe, C: pan-Aspergillus probeInvention Summary: Fungal infections are as significant cause of mortality and morbidity when not rapidly diagnosed and treated. However, the current standard of care for diagnosis is blood culture, a method limited by the time to diagnosis (1-2 days), frequency of false negatives, and the difficulty in culturing certain fungi. The emergence of drug-resistant fungi adds an additional obstacle to effective treatment. While molecular assays have enabled rapid, sensitive diagnosis of bacterial and viral ...Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:21:07 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rapid_Molecular_Assays_for_Fungal_InfectionsFluorescent Detection of Fungal Pathogenshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Fluorescent_Detection_of_Fungal_PathogensMice infected intrastromally with three different strains of Aspergillus (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger). Labeling of infected area using caspofungin-conjugated fluorescent probe.Invention Summary: Diagnostic imaging could provide important spatial information about fungal infections, but current imaging modalities lack specificity for fungal pathogens. Imaging in the near infrared (NIR) range, where body tissue is transparent, is particularly promising, but conventional NIR probes are to large to enter cells and access fungal pathogens. In response to these challenges, Rutgers researchers...Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:44:08 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Fluorescent_Detection_of_Fungal_PathogensMolecular Assays for Identification of Echinocandin Resistant Fungihttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Molecular_Assays_for_Identification_of_Echinocandin_Resistant_FungiRepresentative melting profiles for C. Glabrata after amplification of clinical isolates A) FKS1 HS1 primers B) FKS2 HS1 primers. DNA sequencing was used to confirm predicted genotypes (indicated by markers)Invention Summary:Fungal infections are as significant cause of mortality and morbidity when not rapidly diagnosed and treated. Echinocandin antifungal drugs are fist-line therapy for infections due to Candida species, but the emergence of drug-resistant fungi during therapy limits the ability of physicians to effectively treat fungal infections. Rutgers researchers have developed PCR prime...Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:48:52 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Molecular_Assays_for_Identification_of_Echinocandin_Resistant_FungiBiosensor for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Fungal Drugshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biosensor_for_Therapeutic_Drug_Monitoring_of_Fungal_DrugsMon, 16 Apr 2018 10:57:21 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biosensor_for_Therapeutic_Drug_Monitoring_of_Fungal_DrugsContinuous Sheet Folding Machine with Microfolding Technologyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Continuous_Sheet_Folding_Machine_with_Microfolding_TechnologyInvention Summary:Folded materials are useful in packaging, sandwich structures, floor boards, car bumpers and other applications where requirements pertaining to shock, vibration, energy absorption, and/or a high strength-to-weight ratio including volume reduction must be met. Folding flat sheets of material into intricate three-dimensional structures may provide a new technology for production of cores and sandwich structures. Currentproduction methods such as stretch-drawing, forging, pressing, casting and fabrication may appear to produce cosmetically similar patterns but the mechanical pr...Tue, 03 Apr 2018 08:10:00 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Continuous_Sheet_Folding_Machine_with_Microfolding_TechnologyVersatile Biodegradable, Bioactive-Based Polymers for Topical, Cosmetic and Personal Care Applicationshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Versatile_Biodegradable%2c_Bioactive-Based_Polymers_for_Topical%2c_Cosmetic_and_Personal_Care_ApplicationsA. Structure of salicylic acid-based polymer and its degradation products. B. Polymer degradation rates with different linker molecules. C. Free ferulic acid in aqueous solution is unstable and turns brown after 10 days (left). Ferulic acid-based polymers are stable and aesthetically more pleasing in solution under the same condition (right).Invention Summary: Rutgers scientists have developed a class of biodegradable and biocompatible polymers that chemically incorporate bioactive molecules, such as antioxidants and antimicrobials, in the backbone of the polymers for sustained release. Many c...Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:01:01 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Versatile_Biodegradable%2c_Bioactive-Based_Polymers_for_Topical%2c_Cosmetic_and_Personal_Care_ApplicationsNovel Bronchodilator Therapy for Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Cystic Fibrosis by Gα12 Inhibitors and Rho Inhibitorshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Bronchodilator_Therapy_for_Asthma%2c_Chronic_Obstructive_Pulmonary_Disease_and_Cystic_Fibrosis_by_G%ce%b112_Inhibitors_and_Rho_InhibitorsTue, 27 Mar 2018 10:36:51 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Bronchodilator_Therapy_for_Asthma%2c_Chronic_Obstructive_Pulmonary_Disease_and_Cystic_Fibrosis_by_G%ce%b112_Inhibitors_and_Rho_Inhibitors<![CDATA[Detection, Diagnosis, & Prediction of Dental Periapical Diseases Using Image Processing Techniques (Digital pixel intensity software/technology)]]>http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Detection%2c_Diagnosis%2c_%2b_Prediction_of_Dental_Periapical_Diseases_Using_Image_Processing_Techniques_(Digital_pixel_intensity_software%2ftechnology)Overlaid pixels allow determination of issues, location, courses of treatment, progression.Invention Summary:Incorrect diagnosis of periapical lesions may lead to either progression of the disease of unnecessary surgical procedures.This new method and adapted software provides DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS, EARLY DETECTION and information not obtainable via visual (eyeball) inspection radiography for treatment of periapical pathologies.By quantifying and digitally locating changes in bony density of periapical regions, and categorization into discrete groups, more thorough diagnosis affecting treatme...Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:43:16 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Detection%2c_Diagnosis%2c_%2b_Prediction_of_Dental_Periapical_Diseases_Using_Image_Processing_Techniques_(Digital_pixel_intensity_software%2ftechnology)Rutgers Scarlet Fire® Dogwood – Cornus Kousa Rutpinkhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Scarlet_Fire%c2%ae_Dogwood_%e2%80%93_Cornus_Kousa_RutpinkFri, 23 Mar 2018 14:41:14 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Scarlet_Fire%c2%ae_Dogwood_%e2%80%93_Cornus_Kousa_RutpinkA New Method of Thin Film Patterning for Electronic and Medical Deviceshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_New_Method_of_Thin_Film_Patterning_for_Electronic_and_Medical_DevicesMicroscopic image of engineered patterns created on Bismuth thin filmInvention Summary: Rutgers Researchers have developed a new method of patterning metallic thin films. This technique provides an alternative to current thin film pattering techniques and introduces a new way of building out-of-plane structures from metallic thin films.Two of the most prevalent modes of patterning thin films are shadow masked deposition and photolithography. The former technique requires the creation of multiple yet expensive masks. The latter technique also uses masks and the process is complicated and introd...Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:33:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_New_Method_of_Thin_Film_Patterning_for_Electronic_and_Medical_DevicesElectrode Compositions and Methodshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Electrode_Compositions_and_MethodsWed, 14 Mar 2018 11:25:23 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Electrode_Compositions_and_MethodsMetal Fluorides Portfoliohttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Metal_Fluorides_PortfolioWed, 14 Mar 2018 09:10:56 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Metal_Fluorides_PortfolioHybrid Battery System Portfoliohttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hybrid_Battery_System_PortfolioWed, 14 Mar 2018 07:47:51 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hybrid_Battery_System_PortfolioA Platform Approach for Free Radical-Mediated Targeted Therapeutic Deliveryhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Platform_Approach_for_Free_Radical-Mediated_Targeted_Therapeutic_DeliveryInvention Summary:Various pathological states including tissue injuries, inflammation, degenerative diseases and cancer are frequently associated with elevated free radicals, such as reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. These locally-generated free radicals are extremely reactive and are known to damage cells and tissues to exacerbate the pathology. Rutgers scientists have developed a novel strategy that aims to harness the reactivity of these free radicals to target and sustain the delivery of therapeutics. The therapeutic is conjugated to a biomaterial that reacts with free radicals to cros...Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:56:35 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Platform_Approach_for_Free_Radical-Mediated_Targeted_Therapeutic_DeliveryPortable Exhaled Breath Condensate (EBC) Analyzer for Asthma Diagnosis and Monitoringhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Portable_Exhaled_Breath_Condensate_(EBC)_Analyzer_for_Asthma_Diagnosis_and_MonitoringInvention Summary: Asthma, an increasingly important global health problem that affects ~ 300 million people worldwide, is characterized by variable airway inflammation and air flow obstruction. Currently available non-invasive methods for diagnosing and monitoring asthma involve measurements of exhaled nitric oxide (NO). Apart from the transient nature of NO, these methods are limited by low sensitivity and an inability to identify the nature and extent of airway inflammation. Measurement of alternative biomarkers in exhaled breath condensate (EBC) that can facilitate molecular phenotyping of...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 08:05:16 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Portable_Exhaled_Breath_Condensate_(EBC)_Analyzer_for_Asthma_Diagnosis_and_MonitoringNovel Interferon Fusion Polypeptides as Antiviral and Cancer Therapeuticshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Interferon_Fusion_Polypeptides_as_Antiviral_and_Cancer_TherapeuticsWed, 17 Jan 2018 08:24:47 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Interferon_Fusion_Polypeptides_as_Antiviral_and_Cancer_TherapeuticsNovel Phosphatidylserine-Targeting Immuno-Biologicals for Cancer and Viral Treatmenthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Phosphatidylserine-Targeting_Immuno-Biologicals_for_Cancer_and_Viral_TreatmentPS-Targeting Biological inhibits tumor growthInvention Summary: Phosphatidylserine (PS) is a phospholipid that is restricted to the inner plasma membrane in healthy cells. In the past decade, the constitutive externalization of PS has been observed in a wide range of solid tumors, and is considered a global immunosuppressive signal akin to other checkpoint inhibitory signals in the tumor environment. Rutgers scientists have developed a series of novel fusion proteins consisting of a PS-targeting domain and an immune-stimulating cytokine domain. The PS-targeting domain can target cancer cells w...Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:16:19 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Phosphatidylserine-Targeting_Immuno-Biologicals_for_Cancer_and_Viral_TreatmentImproved Eastern Oystershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Improved_Eastern_Oysters Triploid oysters (right, 3N) produced from improved tetraploids vs. normal diploid controls (left, 2N).Invention Summary:Rutgers University has been breeding eastern oysters since 1960. Rutgers oyster strains such as HASKIN NEHTM have shown strong to moderate resistance to two diseases (MSX and Dermo). Rutgers also developed tetraploid oysters (with four sets of chromosomes) for the production of triploid oysters (with three sets of chromosomes) that are used for aquaculture. Because of their sterility, superior growth, and improved summer meat quality, triploid oysters, which are produced by...Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:22:40 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Improved_Eastern_OystersLiquid Membrane for Separation and Filtrationhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Liquid_Membrane_for_Separation_and_FiltrationTue, 12 Dec 2017 12:48:48 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Liquid_Membrane_for_Separation_and_FiltrationSynthesis of p-Xylene by Dehydroaromatization of 3-Methyleneheptane obtained from Ethylenehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Synthesis_of_p-Xylene_by_Dehydroaromatization_of_3-Methyleneheptane_obtained_from_EthyleneMon, 04 Dec 2017 12:54:33 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Synthesis_of_p-Xylene_by_Dehydroaromatization_of_3-Methyleneheptane_obtained_from_EthyleneVSTEP: Balance, Mobility, and Fitness Rehabilitation Gamehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=VSTEP%3a_Balance%2c_Mobility%2c_and_Fitness_Rehabilitation_GameClinician (left) working with patient (right) within the VSTEP digital health platformInvention Summary:Restoring balance is critical for patients recovering from stroke, trauma, or joint surgery, as well as patients with other neurologic conditions. Virtual reality provides an opportunity to gamify rehabilitation and improve outcomes.Researchers at Rutgers have developed VSTEP, a digital health platform that addresses balance, mobility, and fitness. Infrared (IR), motion-sensing cameras track the movement of the lower extremities, providing feedback for balance movement training. Simultaneous...Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:18:30 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=VSTEP%3a_Balance%2c_Mobility%2c_and_Fitness_Rehabilitation_GameNitrous Oxide Sedation for the Dental Team (Video and DVD)http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nitrous_Oxide_Sedation_for_the_Dental_Team_(Video_and_DVD)Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:32:32 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nitrous_Oxide_Sedation_for_the_Dental_Team_(Video_and_DVD)Biomimetic, Bioactive Dental Implantshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Biomimetic%2c_Bioactive_Dental_ImplantsFri, 15 Sep 2017 10:21:59 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Biomimetic%2c_Bioactive_Dental_ImplantsNanophotonic radiative decay rate engineering for stable, phosphorescent emission of blue lighthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nanophotonic_radiative_decay_rate_engineering_for_stable%2c_phosphorescent_emission_of_blue_lightThe radiative and non-radiative decay rate of phosphorescent emitting materials can be tuned by the geometry of the nanostructure (NP).Invention Summary: Blue-emitting, phosphorescent organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) have high efficiency but low stability. As a result, the less efficient fluorescent materials are typically used in OLEDs to extend device lifetime. Much effort has focused on developing new, phosphorescent materials with increased intrinsic stability. Researchers at Rutgers have instead used an extrinsic approach to increasing stability of blue OLEDs. The presence of photoni...Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:27:01 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nanophotonic_radiative_decay_rate_engineering_for_stable%2c_phosphorescent_emission_of_blue_light<![CDATA[Novel Quantitative & Objective Analytical Tool for Detecting Neurodevelopmental Delays in Infants]]>http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Quantitative_%2b_Objective_Analytical_Tool_for_Detecting_Neurodevelopmental_Delays_in_InfantsMon, 14 Aug 2017 12:32:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Quantitative_%2b_Objective_Analytical_Tool_for_Detecting_Neurodevelopmental_Delays_in_InfantsAn Underwater Acoustic Lenshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/An_Underwater_Acoustic_LensInvention Summary: Sending and receiving information below the water surface is important but challenging. Techniques such as Sonar use acoustic waves in water to transmit information. Acoustic metamaterials enable Sonar devices to control, direct and manipulate sound waves for increased functionality and higher efficiency. Specifically, acoustic lens has been developed as a transmissive device designed to refract and focus sound waves. Traditional underwater acoustic lenses only operate at high frequencies greater than 300 KHz, which limits their use in secure underwater communications. Rutge...Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:10:32 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/An_Underwater_Acoustic_LensNovel Quantitative Analytical Tool for Assessing Neurological Functions in Human Subjectshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Quantitative_Analytical_Tool_for_Assessing_Neurological_Functions_in_Human_SubjectsFri, 11 Aug 2017 09:16:26 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Quantitative_Analytical_Tool_for_Assessing_Neurological_Functions_in_Human_SubjectsUltracompact Lateral Beam Expander for Mode Size Conversionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Ultracompact_Lateral_Beam_Expander_for_Mode_Size_ConversionThu, 03 Aug 2017 10:35:33 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Ultracompact_Lateral_Beam_Expander_for_Mode_Size_ConversionNew Non-Membrane Feeding Device And Diet Formulation For Mosquito Colony Productionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Non-Membrane_Feeding_Device_And_Diet_Formulation_For_Mosquito_Colony_ProductionTue, 25 Jul 2017 05:20:32 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Non-Membrane_Feeding_Device_And_Diet_Formulation_For_Mosquito_Colony_ProductionHormone Affirmation Treatment Videos for Young Transgender Patientshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hormone_Affirmation_Treatment_Videos_for_Young_Transgender_PatientsMon, 24 Jul 2017 13:00:31 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hormone_Affirmation_Treatment_Videos_for_Young_Transgender_PatientsRutgers Room Control Softwarehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rutgers_Room_Control_SoftwareMon, 24 Jul 2017 12:46:42 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rutgers_Room_Control_SoftwareLuminescent Lunchbox: An Educational Kit for Teaching the Physics of Lighthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Luminescent_Lunchbox%3a_An_Educational_Kit_for_Teaching_the_Physics_of_LightInvention Summary:The Luminescent Lunchbox is an educational tool kit that illuminates the physics of light through exciting experiments with glow-in-the-dark food. The tool kit includes materials and instructions for four exciting lab experiments. The experiments involve the use of light with food and make it fun for students in grades K-12 to learn and understand photophysical concepts such as the electromagnetic spectrum, absorption of light and fluorescence, use of spectrofluorometers to identify the composition of solutions and the use of absorptive filters.The Luminescent Lunchbox includ...Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:50:44 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Luminescent_Lunchbox%3a_An_Educational_Kit_for_Teaching_the_Physics_of_LightAutism Screener for Young Childrenhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Autism_Screener_for_Young_ChildrenInvention Summary:Effective screening during the toddler period may lead to timely detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Autism Screener for Young Children is a Psychological Development Questionnaire. It is a brief parent-report questionnaire designed to represent the expression of social attention, communication and reciprocity in young children and inversely to detect children at-risk for ASD.Details:Researchers at Rutgers University have created a screening instrument comprised of a ten-item parent-report questionnaire. Parents, medical or educational personnel answer questions ...Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:11:32 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Autism_Screener_for_Young_ChildrenR/ECON™ I-O: An Economic Impact Modelhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=R%2fECON%e2%84%a2_I-O%3a_An_Economic_Impact_ModelMon, 24 Jul 2017 10:40:28 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=R%2fECON%e2%84%a2_I-O%3a_An_Economic_Impact_ModelInspire: Curriculum to deal with Perinatal Mood Disorderhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Inspire%3a_Curriculum_to_deal_with_Perinatal_Mood_DisorderInvention Summary:Perinatal mood disorder includes major and minor depressive episodes that occur during pregnancy or shortly after delivery and is a common medical complication affecting one in seven women. The INSPIRE project at Rutgers University has been created to help women who are suffering with this disorder. A curriculum that uses artistic expression and creative story-telling has been designed for the project that will be used in support groups of new and expecting mothers struggling with the transition to motherhood. The curriculum is designed for use in a larger project which seeks...Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:49:24 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Inspire%3a_Curriculum_to_deal_with_Perinatal_Mood_DisorderA Dual Cell Therapy for Wound Healinghttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Dual_Cell_Therapy_for_Wound_HealingFri, 21 Jul 2017 09:13:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Dual_Cell_Therapy_for_Wound_HealingMulticatalyst Polyelectrolyte Membranes for Protection against Chemical Warfare Agentshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Multicatalyst_Polyelectrolyte_Membranes_for_Protection_against_Chemical_Warfare_AgentsSchematic of muticatalyst polyelectric membrane (PEM) for protection against chemical warfare agents (CWAs). Polyoxametalate nanoclusters and metal oxide nanoparticles contribute catalytic activityInvention Summary:To protect a wearer from toxic chemicals, such as chemical warfare agents (CWAs), materials must be both permeable to water vapor and impermeable to those CWAs. While developing such materials is a significant engineering challenge, those materials would provide only a physical barrier between the wearer and CWAs. Researchers at Rutgers have developed a selectively permeable polyele...Tue, 16 May 2017 06:11:17 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Multicatalyst_Polyelectrolyte_Membranes_for_Protection_against_Chemical_Warfare_AgentsA Novel Vaccine Candidate Against Fungal Infectionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Novel_Vaccine_Candidate_Against_Fungal_InfectionMice infected with mutant fungal strain display enhanced inflammatory response and survival A.) Flow cytometric analysis of cellular infiltration in the lungs shows higher number of CD4+ T cells and monocytes for mice infected with live mutant strain. B.) Vaccinated mice (C57BL/6J and A/J) with heat killed mutant strain showed higher survival rate when challenged with wild strain (H99) of fungus.Invention Summary:Invasive fungal infections kill over 1.5 million people worldwide annually. Cryptococcus neoformans, for example is a human fungal pathogen that often causes lung and brain infection ...Fri, 12 May 2017 13:08:13 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Novel_Vaccine_Candidate_Against_Fungal_InfectionHigh Resolution, Real-Time Flatness and Thermal Expansion Metrologyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=High_Resolution%2c_Real-Time_Flatness_and_Thermal_Expansion_MetrologySchematic of surface curvature measurement and thermal expansion measurement apparatusInvention Summary:During manufacturing of thin films and semiconductors, it is critical to monitor the flatness and thermal expansion of samples to identify and manage stresses. These parameters are currently measured optically based on the deflection of multiple parallel beams, but, this approach is limited in the sample size, resolution, and the distance between the sample and the measurement apparatus.Researchers at Rutgers have developed a novel metrological apparatus to overcome these limitations. Specif...Fri, 12 May 2017 12:51:16 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=High_Resolution%2c_Real-Time_Flatness_and_Thermal_Expansion_MetrologyHierarchical Computer-Aided Detection of Abnormal Regions in Medical Imageshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hierarchical_Computer-Aided_Detection_of_Abnormal_Regions_in_Medical_ImagesReceiver operator characteristic curves for detection of prostate cancer at various weights (T) in histological (top) and MRI (bottom) images. Classification is based on multiplicative weighted maximum a posteriori (MWMAP) estimation with iterated conditional modes (ICM). The regions labeled as malignant at three weights are highlighted in green (histology) or red (MRI)Invention Summary:Detection of abnormal features in medical images is a time-consuming task performed by pathologists. Although computer analysis can increase throughput, the size of the images often limits processing speeds. Th...Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:15:22 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hierarchical_Computer-Aided_Detection_of_Abnormal_Regions_in_Medical_ImagesNovel Water Purification Technology for Lead and Heavy Metalshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Water_Purification_Technology_for_Lead_and_Heavy_MetalsWed, 05 Apr 2017 11:56:12 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Water_Purification_Technology_for_Lead_and_Heavy_MetalsHighly Efficient Cancer Drug Delivery Methodhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Highly_Efficient_Cancer_Drug_Delivery_MethodCo-delivery of siRNA and Erlotinib for synergistic cancer therapyInvention Summary:Combination therapies have been extensively explored in the oncology field, for its potential to improve treatment efficacy, minimize the risks of resistance, and reduce adverse effects. Rutgers researchers have developed a novel drug delivery system for the combined delivery of anti-cancer drug Erlotinib (Tarceva) and nucleic acid molecules (eg. siRNA), which may lead to synergistic treatment effect. This invention utilizes novel cyclodextrin-modified dendritic polyamines (DexAMs) as a vehicle to co-deliver Erl...Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:24:00 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Highly_Efficient_Cancer_Drug_Delivery_MethodThree-Dimensional Pre-Vascularized Scaffoldhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Three-Dimensional_Pre-Vascularized_ScaffoldSchematic of load-bearing scaffold: osteonal cortical section, porous trabecular section, vascularized osteon, hydroxyapatite columnsInvention Summary:This load-bearing scaffold mimics the native structure of cortical and trabecular bone to improve outcomes of orthopaedic surgeries. The biodegradable, polymeric scaffold has a porous trabecular section surrounded by a cortical section with vertically oriented channels that mimic osteons. Hydroxyapatite columns provide additional structural support to the cortical section, and the scaffold is further mineralized. The osteon-like channels are see...Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:01:04 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Three-Dimensional_Pre-Vascularized_Scaffold<![CDATA[Stem Cell Growth Matrices with Enhanced Homogeneity, Stemness & Proliferation and Reduced Need for Feeding]]>http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Stem_Cell_Growth_Matrices_with_Enhanced_Homogeneity%2c_Stemness_%2b_Proliferation_and_Reduced_Need_for_FeedingInvention Summary:There is currently no universal platform or widely accepted technique to efficiently and reproducibly grow stem and progenitor cells (SPCs) in vitro. Stem cells require contact with extracellular matrices as well as signals from growth factors to proliferate and to retain their stemness (preventing their differentiation towards progenitors). Rutgers researchers Dr. Steven Levison and Dr. Nolan Skop have developed a multi-functional scaffold that supports the expansion of neural stem cells and neural progenitors. This scaffold can be adhered to tissue culture plates (Stemtrix ...Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:38:00 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Stem_Cell_Growth_Matrices_with_Enhanced_Homogeneity%2c_Stemness_%2b_Proliferation_and_Reduced_Need_for_FeedingNovel Use of Brassinosteroids for Muscle Growth, Skinhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Use_of_Brassinosteroids_for_Muscle_Growth%2c_SkinMon, 20 Mar 2017 12:34:11 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Use_of_Brassinosteroids_for_Muscle_Growth%2c_SkinHigh Voltage TFT On Glass For Solar Invertershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/High_Voltage_TFT_On_Glass_For_Solar_InvertersTue, 24 Jan 2017 05:46:18 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/High_Voltage_TFT_On_Glass_For_Solar_InvertersTherapeutics for Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections - Myxopyroninshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Therapeutics_for_Drug-Resistant_Bacterial_Infections_-_MyxopyroninsWed, 04 Jan 2017 08:43:54 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Therapeutics_for_Drug-Resistant_Bacterial_Infections_-_MyxopyroninsTherapeutics for Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections: Inhibitors of Bacterial RNA Polymerasehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Therapeutics_for_Drug-Resistant_Bacterial_Infections%3a_Inhibitors_of_Bacterial_RNA_PolymeraseWed, 04 Jan 2017 08:24:58 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Therapeutics_for_Drug-Resistant_Bacterial_Infections%3a_Inhibitors_of_Bacterial_RNA_PolymeraseTherapeutics for Tuberculosis: Novel Inhibitors of Mycobacterial RNA Polymerasehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Therapeutics_for_Tuberculosis%3a_Novel_Inhibitors_of_Mycobacterial_RNA_PolymeraseWed, 04 Jan 2017 07:49:48 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Therapeutics_for_Tuberculosis%3a_Novel_Inhibitors_of_Mycobacterial_RNA_PolymeraseTunable Quantitative Assayshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Tunable_Quantitative_AssaysThu, 10 Nov 2016 10:53:39 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Tunable_Quantitative_AssaysNovel FISH probes for the prognosis of malignant transformation in Barrett’s epitheliumhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_FISH_probes_for_the_prognosis_of_malignant_transformation_in_Barrett%e2%80%99s_epitheliumThu, 27 Oct 2016 13:13:09 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_FISH_probes_for_the_prognosis_of_malignant_transformation_in_Barrett%e2%80%99s_epitheliumA Virus/Cell Based Assay for Discovery of Anti-HIV Drugshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=A_Virus%2fCell_Based_Assay_for_Discovery_of_Anti-HIV_DrugsInvention Summary:Background: Persistence of HIV-1 in latently infected CD4+ T-cells prevents eradication of virus in patients. The half-life of the latently infected population is quite long. To fully eliminate virus, small molecules that can reach and activate latent viral reservoirs could potentially be utilized to eliminate the latent arm of the infection by the combination with current antiretroviral therapy.Invention: This technology is a cell-based assay for high-throughput screening for novel compounds that can activate latent HIV-1. It provides an isolated, latently infected T cell li...Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:56:48 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=A_Virus%2fCell_Based_Assay_for_Discovery_of_Anti-HIV_Drugs<![CDATA[Highly Selective & Rapid Separation of iPSCs from Differentiated Cells]]>http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Highly_Selective_%2b_Rapid_Separation_of_iPSCs_from_Differentiated_CellsInvention Summary:Human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) hold great promises for disease modeling and drug discovery. However, a rate-limiting step in iPSCs derivation is their separation from differentiated cells. It takes about 10 separations and passages for an iPSC clone to become stable, with minimal differentiation. Traditionally, at every passage, the researchers need to either manually pick the iPSCs from differentiated cells or mechanically scrape the differentiated cells from the plate. As such, for one 6-well plate, an experienced lab researcher typically spends 6-7 hours scra...Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:14:49 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Highly_Selective_%2b_Rapid_Separation_of_iPSCs_from_Differentiated_CellsNew RNAi-mediated method for resistance to soybean cyst nematodehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_RNAi-mediated_method_for_resistance_to_soybean_cyst_nematodeHomozygous siRNA-transgenic soybean plants are 40-80% (approx.) more resistant to soybean cyst nematode as compared to the wild type plants (wt). The percentage of reduction in egg number is shown above the bar for each transgenic soybean line.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a new method for inducing resistance to soybean cyst nematode (SCN) by using root-specific RNA interference (RNAi) technology.Specifically, RNAi was used to express small RNAs targeting a critical SCN ribosomal gene under the root-specific promoter in soybean plants. Homozygous transgenic soybean plants...Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:56:25 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_RNAi-mediated_method_for_resistance_to_soybean_cyst_nematodeHigh Efficiency Isotope Enriched Protein Production Systemshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/High_Efficiency_Isotope_Enriched_Protein_Production_SystemsIsotopic Enrichment of Tryptic FragmentsInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed two Single Protein Production (SPP)-based systems to obtain high levels of specific isotopically enriched proteins: an independently inducible system (cSPP(tet)) and an amino acid auxotroph-based dual inducible system. The proprietary SPP system, developed at Rutgers and currently licensed to Takara Bio Inc., essentially turns living E. coli cells into a bioreactor for producing a single protein of interest at high levels. The system utilizes an E. coli endoribonuclease, MazF, to selectively cleave cell...Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:26:33 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/High_Efficiency_Isotope_Enriched_Protein_Production_SystemsEfficient and Cost-effective Method for Quantifying Nucleic Acid Binding Strengthhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Efficient_and_Cost-effective_Method_for_Quantifying_Nucleic_Acid_Binding_StrengthTue, 21 Jun 2016 11:04:49 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Efficient_and_Cost-effective_Method_for_Quantifying_Nucleic_Acid_Binding_StrengthHigh Methionine, Enhanced Protein Corn with a Sturdy Kernelhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=High_Methionine%2c_Enhanced_Protein_Corn_with_a_Sturdy_KernelInvention Summary:A multi-faceted invention combining high amino acid enhanced corn with increased kernel hardness, offering nutritional and commercial benefits to breeders, producers, and consumers.Market Application:Animal feedSweet cornPet foodCorn productsAdvantages:Use of corn with increased levels of essential amino acids reduces the need of more costly soybeans and chemically synthesized methi- onine to achieve desired nutrition profiles; it also eliminates the cost of synthetic methionine for feed supplementation. Chemically synthesized methi- onine is also produced as racemic DL-methi...Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:41:31 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=High_Methionine%2c_Enhanced_Protein_Corn_with_a_Sturdy_KernelEnhancement of Field Performance in Woody Perennials Resulting from Engineered Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE)http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Enhancement_of_Field_Performance_in_Woody_Perennials_Resulting_from_Engineered_Nitrogen_Use_Efficiency_(NUE)Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have introduced a pine gene for ammonium assimilation (glutamine synthetase [GS]) into poplar resulting in superior field performance including increased height and volume growth compared with non-transgenic controls. The GS transgenics can contribute significantly to strategies for increasing energy biomass production in woody perennials. Our approach to engineering NUE can contribute significantly to strategies for increasing energy biomass production in woody perennials.Market Applications:We believe this technology is applicable not only to increasingly...Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:32:08 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Enhancement_of_Field_Performance_in_Woody_Perennials_Resulting_from_Engineered_Nitrogen_Use_Efficiency_(NUE)Rutgers Venus® Dogwoodhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Venus%c2%ae_DogwoodWed, 15 Jun 2016 13:19:00 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Venus%c2%ae_DogwoodPassive Bioaerosol Sampler using Ferroelectric Polymerhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Passive_Bioaerosol_Sampler_using_Ferroelectric_PolymerFri, 20 May 2016 09:16:52 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Passive_Bioaerosol_Sampler_using_Ferroelectric_PolymerNovel Diagnostic Tool to Quantify Signatures of Movement in Subjects with Neurological Disorders, Autism and Autism Spectrum Disordershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Diagnostic_Tool_to_Quantify_Signatures_of_Movement_in_Subjects_with_Neurological_Disorders%2c_Autism_and_Autism_Spectrum_DisordersWed, 16 Mar 2016 10:52:19 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Diagnostic_Tool_to_Quantify_Signatures_of_Movement_in_Subjects_with_Neurological_Disorders%2c_Autism_and_Autism_Spectrum_DisordersBed Bug Seizer Attractant and Monitoring Systemhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Bed_Bug_Seizer_Attractant_and_Monitoring_SystemFri, 11 Mar 2016 10:52:09 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Bed_Bug_Seizer_Attractant_and_Monitoring_SystemCatalysis of Asymmetric Reactions using Metallorganocatalystshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Catalysis_of_Asymmetric_Reactions_using_MetallorganocatalystsSchematic of the active complex during the asymmetric hydrogenation of nitroalkenes using the developed chiral biphosphine metallorganocatalystsInvention Summary:To improve the inherent limitation of transition metal catalysts and organocatalysts, researchers have combined the two for synergistic effects. Despite the efforts, compatibility between catalysis, intermediates and solvents have been a limiting factor. Research at Rutgers University have developed effective and versatile biphosphine metallorganocatalysts. The catalysts are highly efficient and compatible with several reaction condit...Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:06:35 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Catalysis_of_Asymmetric_Reactions_using_MetallorganocatalystsNanoparticle-mediated Synthetic Transcription Factor for Enhanced Gene Expressionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanoparticle-mediated_Synthetic_Transcription_Factor_for_Enhanced_Gene_Expression AuSTF nuclear localization and reporter gene inductionInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed novel gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) functionalized with synthetic transcription factor (STF) components (AuSTF) capable of permeating the plasma membrane, targeting and entering the nucleus, and initiating transcriptional activity of endogenous genes. STFs are comprised of synthetic small molecules and peptides, and can be potentially applied to investigate genome-wide transcriptional cascades, treat or repair malfunctioning signaling cascades within the cell, and guide differentiation or de...Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:19:01 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Nanoparticle-mediated_Synthetic_Transcription_Factor_for_Enhanced_Gene_ExpressionNew Class of Biofertilizer Promoting Growth and Stress Tolerancehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Class_of_Biofertilizer_Promoting_Growth_and_Stress_ToleranceInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have identified ACC-deaminase-producing bacterial strains that have advantageous effects on overall plant growth, in particular, turfgrass. Plants infected with ACC-deaminase-producing bacteria are exposed to less ethylene, and thus exhibit better overall growth. Indeed, plants inoculated with these bacteria species and strains were found to have better growth and quality levels and exhibit enhanced resistance to environmental stressors.Market Applications:AgricultureTurfgrassHorticulture BioFertilizer Advantages: Natural biofertilizerNo known side effect/t...Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:39:39 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/New_Class_of_Biofertilizer_Promoting_Growth_and_Stress_ToleranceAdvanced Personal Electrostatic Bioaerosol Sampler (PEBS)http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Advanced_Personal_Electrostatic_Bioaerosol_Sampler_(PEBS)Wed, 14 Oct 2015 08:17:17 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Advanced_Personal_Electrostatic_Bioaerosol_Sampler_(PEBS)Biodegradable and Biocompatible Bioactive-based Polymers for Dental Applicationshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_and_Biocompatible_Bioactive-based_Polymers_for_Dental_ApplicationsInvention Summary:The Uhrich group at Rutgers University has developed various biodegradable polymers that chemically incorporate bioactive molecules, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g., salicylic acid), and antibiotics (e.g., amoxicillin). Bioactive molecules are incorporated into polymer backbones through labile linkages, enabling high bioactive loading and sustained and controlled release upon degradation (e.g., hydrolysis). The release profile is well controlled based on the polymer chemical compositions and can be adjusted to desired release time frame (from hours, days, t...Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:06:59 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_and_Biocompatible_Bioactive-based_Polymers_for_Dental_ApplicationsA Novel Method for Diagnosing and Monitoring Brain Trauma Patientshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Novel_Method_for_Diagnosing_and_Monitoring_Brain_Trauma_PatientsTue, 28 Jul 2015 08:43:32 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Novel_Method_for_Diagnosing_and_Monitoring_Brain_Trauma_PatientsA Humanized Yeast System for mTOR Kinase Inhibitor Screening and Studieshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Humanized_Yeast_System_for_mTOR_Kinase_Inhibitor_Screening_and_StudiesTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:16:42 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_Humanized_Yeast_System_for_mTOR_Kinase_Inhibitor_Screening_and_StudiesA Novel Diagnostic Assay for Predicting Patients’ Resistance to mTOR Kinase Inhibitorshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=A_Novel_Diagnostic_Assay_for_Predicting_Patients%e2%80%99_Resistance_to_mTOR_Kinase_InhibitorsInvention Summary:Mechanistic Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) is a highly conserved serine/thereonine protein kinase that plays a crucial role as part of two distinct kinase complexes, mTOR1C and mTOR2C, to regulate cell growth and metabolism. Abnormal activation of mTOR has been implicated in the pathogenesis of several cancers, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and neurodegeneration. Numerous mTOR kinase inhibitors are currently in development with several currently be evaluated as anticancer therapy in clinical trials. However, given recent clinical experience with target therapeutics, acquired drug res...Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:17:22 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=A_Novel_Diagnostic_Assay_for_Predicting_Patients%e2%80%99_Resistance_to_mTOR_Kinase_InhibitorsNutrasorb™ Botanical-derived Functional Ingredients for Food, Beverages, Nutritionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nutrasorb%e2%84%a2_Botanical-derived_Functional_Ingredients_for_Food%2c_Beverages%2c_NutritionFri, 10 Jul 2015 09:22:40 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nutrasorb%e2%84%a2_Botanical-derived_Functional_Ingredients_for_Food%2c_Beverages%2c_Nutrition<![CDATA[Nutrasorb™ Botanical Functional Ingredients for Cosmetic, Personal & Skin Care]]>http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nutrasorb%e2%84%a2_Botanical_Functional_Ingredients_for_Cosmetic%2c_Personal_%2b_Skin_CareFri, 10 Jul 2015 09:16:00 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nutrasorb%e2%84%a2_Botanical_Functional_Ingredients_for_Cosmetic%2c_Personal_%2b_Skin_CareBiodegradable and Biocompatible Bioactive-based Polymers - Versatile Platform Technologyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_and_Biocompatible_Bioactive-based_Polymers_-_Versatile_Platform_TechnologyTue, 07 Jul 2015 12:12:45 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Biodegradable_and_Biocompatible_Bioactive-based_Polymers_-_Versatile_Platform_TechnologyAerodynamic Flow Deflectorhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Aerodynamic_Flow_DeflectorInvention Summary:With the potential to increase wind farm revenue by up to 30%, this invention consists of several aerodynamic elements which can be retrofitted to any existing wind turbine blade. It can be applied to any current or any new wind turbine design. It is passive and does not require any external power to function, the aerodynamic elements are typically shaped as flat plates or thin airfoils, and it can be combined with vortex generators.The deflector has been found to increase power generation by 10% when added to wind turbine blades in recent prototype tests. This translates int...Fri, 15 May 2015 06:41:14 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Aerodynamic_Flow_DeflectorGrowth Promoting Properties of Newly Identified Root Fungi A. panicicola for Agricultural Applicationshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Growth_Promoting_Properties_of_Newly_Identified_Root_Fungi_A._panicicola_for_Agricultural_ApplicationsInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists identified a new root endophytic fungal species, Acidomelania panicicola, which significantly increases growth and stress tolerance of different plant species. A. panicicola was identified from switchgrass and other grass roots from the New Jersey Pine Barrens, where the soil content is nutrient poor, acidic, dry and has high levels of toxic soluble aluminum. Functional studies showed that A. panicicola significantly increased the root hair growth in switchgrass, rice and lettuce seedlings under acidic and poor nutrient conditions. In addition, inoculation ...Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:56:07 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Growth_Promoting_Properties_of_Newly_Identified_Root_Fungi_A._panicicola_for_Agricultural_ApplicationsPlant-derived Nutraceutical Compositions containing Phenethylisothiocyanate and their Uses as Anti-Inflammatory Agentshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Plant-derived_Nutraceutical_Compositions_containing_Phenethylisothiocyanate_and_their_Uses_as_Anti-Inflammatory_AgentsRat paw edema anti-inflammatory assays demonstrated that treatment with PEITC essential oil (PEO) was as quick and effective as treatment with aspirin.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed proprietary and unique methods for obtaining high yields of phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC), a natural glucosinolate derivative known for its cancer preventive and antiinflammatory properties, from plant tissues (e.g., seeds). After evaluating various plant species and tissues for their PEITC content, it was found that the seeds of Barbarea verna (also known as early winter cress or upland cre...Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:18:14 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Plant-derived_Nutraceutical_Compositions_containing_Phenethylisothiocyanate_and_their_Uses_as_Anti-Inflammatory_AgentsU1 Adaptor: Demonstrated In Vivo Potency and Low Toxicity Provide Clear Advantages for a Next-Generation Gene Silencing Technology in Life Science Researchhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=U1_Adaptor%3a_Demonstrated_In_Vivo_Potency_and_Low_Toxicity_Provide_Clear_Advantages_for_a_Next-Generation_Gene_Silencing_Technology_in_Life_Science_ResearchInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed compositions of single-stranded oligonucleotides that inhibit RNA biosynthesis by a novel mechanism of action. This enables the development of highly efficient gene silencing agents that have shown unprecedented inhibitory levels both in vitro and in vivo. The U1 adaptor consists of two parts, a target-gene binding domain and a U1 domain that attracts and inhibits the cellular polyA-tail addition apparatus. By combining both capabilities in the same molecule, the U1 adaptor can specifically inhibit the pre-mRNA maturation step of polyA-tail a...Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:17:46 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=U1_Adaptor%3a_Demonstrated_In_Vivo_Potency_and_Low_Toxicity_Provide_Clear_Advantages_for_a_Next-Generation_Gene_Silencing_Technology_in_Life_Science_ResearchMolecular Beaconshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Molecular_BeaconsInvention Summary:Molecular beacons are single-stranded oligonucleotide hybridization probes that form a stem-and-loop structure. The loop contains a probe sequence that is complementary to a target sequence, and the stem is formed by the annealing of complementary arm sequences that are located on either side of the probe sequence. A fluorophore is covalently linked to the end of one arm and a quencher is covalently linked to the end of the other arm. Molecular beacons do not fluoresce when they are free in solution. However, when they hybridize to a nucleic acid strand containing a target se...Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:35:14 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Molecular_BeaconsRapid Diagnostics of Tick-borne Diseaseshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rapid_Diagnostics_of_Tick-borne_DiseasesMon, 28 Jul 2014 06:45:59 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rapid_Diagnostics_of_Tick-borne_DiseasesMETHODS FOR DIAGNOSING, PREVENTING, AND TREATING DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS DUE TO A COMBINATION OF GENETIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORShttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=METHODS_FOR_DIAGNOSING%2c_PREVENTING%2c_AND_TREATING_DEVELOPMENTAL_DISORDERS_DUE_TO_A_COMBINATION_OF_GENETIC_AND_ENVIRONMENTAL_FACTORSInvention Summary:Schizophrenia is a developmental disorder caused by brain damage in a fetus due to maternal genetic and environmental factors. The genetic factors have not been definitively identified due to several factors: 1) involvement of more than one gene 2) uncertainty in the mode of inheritance 3) a high frequency of the allele being tested in the population being screened. The environment around the developing fetus is contributed by maternal components and there is a growing appreciation that a combination of fetal environmental and maternal genetic factors during the second trimes...Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:13:46 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=METHODS_FOR_DIAGNOSING%2c_PREVENTING%2c_AND_TREATING_DEVELOPMENTAL_DISORDERS_DUE_TO_A_COMBINATION_OF_GENETIC_AND_ENVIRONMENTAL_FACTORSHybrid Unmanned Vehicle Operational in Air and Underwaterhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hybrid_Unmanned_Vehicle_Operational_in_Air_and_UnderwaterThu, 10 Jul 2014 06:56:58 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Hybrid_Unmanned_Vehicle_Operational_in_Air_and_UnderwaterBONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEIN-2 AND BONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEIN-4 IN THE TREATMENT AND DIAGNOSIS OF CANCERhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/BONE_MORPHOGENETIC_PROTEIN-2_AND_BONE_MORPHOGENETIC_PROTEIN-4_IN_THE_TREATMENT_AND_DIAGNOSIS_OF_CANCERInvention Summary:BMP-2 expression is linked to cancer invasion and. BMPs are synthesized as inactive proteins of variable length. The precursor BMP-2 and BMP-4 proteins are proteolytically cleaved, producing mature C-terminal proteins of a little more than 100 residues. BMP-2 and BMP-4 interact with the same binding sites: mature BMP-2 and BMP-4 protein signaling is mediated by transmembrane serine/threonine kinases called type IA, IB, and type II receptors. The receptor phosphorylates cytoplasmic targets, which include the Smad family of proteins. In addition, the same molecules including no...Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:44:10 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/BONE_MORPHOGENETIC_PROTEIN-2_AND_BONE_MORPHOGENETIC_PROTEIN-4_IN_THE_TREATMENT_AND_DIAGNOSIS_OF_CANCERHEMATOPOIETIC GROWTH FACTOR INDUCIBLE NEUROKININ-1 GENEhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/HEMATOPOIETIC_GROWTH_FACTOR_INDUCIBLE_NEUROKININ-1_GENEMon, 07 Jul 2014 11:44:09 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/HEMATOPOIETIC_GROWTH_FACTOR_INDUCIBLE_NEUROKININ-1_GENERoles for Nkx3.1 in prostate development and cancerhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Roles_for_Nkx3.1_in_prostate_development_and_cancerInvention Summary:Relatively little is known about the molecular mechanisms involved in prostate carcinogenesis due to the lack of animal models that mimic human prostate carcinoma. Mutant mouse models lacking genes critical for prostate development could be utilized to understand the molecular pathways involved in prostate cancer initiation and progression. Also, very few tumor suppressor genes have been definitively shown to be lost during prostate cancer progression. Thus, the identification of prostate-specific tumor suppressor genes would be extremely valuable in studying prostate carcino...Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:44:07 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Roles_for_Nkx3.1_in_prostate_development_and_cancerDiagnostic methods for protein profilinghttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Diagnostic_methods_for_protein_profilingWed, 02 Jul 2014 11:41:27 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Diagnostic_methods_for_protein_profilingTropomyosin Isoform and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Uses Thereforhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Tropomyosin_Isoform_and_Diagnostic_and_Therapeutic_Uses_ThereforWed, 02 Jul 2014 11:41:26 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Tropomyosin_Isoform_and_Diagnostic_and_Therapeutic_Uses_ThereforJersey Safety Syringehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Jersey_Safety_SyringeInvention Summary:As per OSHA estimates, 5.6 million workers in the health care industry are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) due to needlestick injuries. About 600,000 to 800,000 needlestick injuries occur annually among healthcare workers and this remains an important concern and represents significant financial burden to healthcare. A large number of these injuries can be prevented by engineering syringe safety mechanisms. The current invention provides a disposable safety syringe syst...Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:41:25 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Jersey_Safety_SyringeNON-ANTIBIOTIC INTERVENTION OF CHLAMYDIAL INFECTIONhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/NON-ANTIBIOTIC_INTERVENTION_OF_CHLAMYDIAL_INFECTIONInvention Summary:Chlamydial infection is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis bacterium and is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide. As per U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates, there are 4 million new cases of Chlamydial infections each year. Chlamydial infection often results in abnormal discharge from female and male sexual organs and pain while urinating. If left untreated, the infection may spread to other organs of the body causing pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in women and epidydimitis in men, inflamed rectum and inflammation of the eye. ...Wed, 14 May 2014 06:17:20 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/NON-ANTIBIOTIC_INTERVENTION_OF_CHLAMYDIAL_INFECTIONCOMBRETASTATIN A-4 ANALOGUES FOR CANCER THERAPYhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/COMBRETASTATIN_A-4_ANALOGUES_FOR_CANCER_THERAPYInvention Summary:Cancer is one of the most common human diseases, and leads to about 12% of all deaths worldwide. Mitotic inhibitors such as paclitaxel, which is a tubulin-binding compound that disrupts the formation of mitotic spindles, are widely used for the treatment of cancer, and have achieved great commercial successes. However, these clinically used anti-tubulin drugs often face severe limitations such as neural and systemic toxicity, multiple side effects, induction of drug resistance, and complex synthetic pathways and isolation methods. Combretastatin A-4 (CA-4) is a potent tubulin...Wed, 14 May 2014 06:17:19 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/COMBRETASTATIN_A-4_ANALOGUES_FOR_CANCER_THERAPYErythropoietin-Derived Short Peptide and Its Mimics as Immuno/Inflammatory Modulatorshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Erythropoietin-Derived_Short_Peptide_and_Its_Mimics_as_Immuno%2fInflammatory_ModulatorsFri, 09 May 2014 11:36:20 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Erythropoietin-Derived_Short_Peptide_and_Its_Mimics_as_Immuno%2fInflammatory_ModulatorsPrediction of Thermal Stability of Collagen Triple Helixhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Prediction_of_Thermal_Stability_of_Collagen_Triple_HelixInvention Summary:Collagens are the major structural proteins in the extracellular matrix of animals, including all vertebrates and invertebrates, and are defined by a characteristic triple-helix structure that requires a (Gly-Xaa-Yaa)n repeating sequence . Collagen is the most widely used biomaterial in a wide variety of biomedical applications including cosmetic surgery, tissue engineering, and drug delivery. For these applications, collagen is usually extracted from animal sources, especially bovines, but there has been a growing concern of transmissible diseases from these sources. Other c...Fri, 09 May 2014 08:53:36 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Prediction_of_Thermal_Stability_of_Collagen_Triple_HelixMETHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSCUTANEOUS MONITORING OF ENDOTRACHEAL TUBE PLACEMENThttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/METHOD_AND_SYSTEM_FOR_TRANSCUTANEOUS_MONITORING_OF_ENDOTRACHEAL_TUBE_PLACEMENTInvention Summary:Intubating a patient always poses a challenge due to the anatomy of the throat. Most often the tube is inserted into the esophagus by mistake. Insertion of an endotracheal tube into the trachea requires a skilled practitioner and direct visualization that requires the use of a laryngoscope. After the insertion of the laryngoscope into the mouth, the neck of the patient needs to be extended so the inlet of the trachea can be visualized to navigate the tube directly toward it. The procedure is cumbersome and poses a serious risk for patients with neck injury. Researchers at Rut...Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:55:30 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/METHOD_AND_SYSTEM_FOR_TRANSCUTANEOUS_MONITORING_OF_ENDOTRACHEAL_TUBE_PLACEMENTMethod for modulating inflammatory responseshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Method_for_modulating_inflammatory_responsesInvention Summary:Cholesterol is a major component of lipid rafts, which are sphingolipid-enriched planar domains of the cell membrane. Rafts play key roles in a variety of the cell signals processes including calcium entry into cells, which activates white blood cells and causes inflammation. Many inflammatory cell responses are tightly controlled by the regulated entry of Ca 2+ ions into the cells. Because innate immune cells lack voltage-gated calcium channels, their response to G-protein coupled (GPC) mediators depends in a great measure on store-operated calcium entry (SOCE) into the cell...Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:55:30 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Method_for_modulating_inflammatory_responsesMETHOD OF TREATING AUTISMhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/METHOD_OF_TREATING_AUTISMInvention Summary:DHA is the major brain lipid. Recent studies by several groups of investigators have shown that DHA is the parent molecule for a large number of intracellular and extracellular messengers. Chronic perturbation of the pathways regulated by these molecules could account for the subtle behavioral effects seen with neurological diseases. Oxidation of DHA gives rise to a series of non-enzymatically produced analogs of the enzymatically derived products (neuroprostanes). Since the structure and chemistries of these neuroprostanes are so similar to the enzymatically-produced compoun...Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:33:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/METHOD_OF_TREATING_AUTISMMethod to Modulate the Immune System Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Cytokines and Chemokineshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Method_to_Modulate_the_Immune_System_Using_Mesenchymal_Stem_Cells%2c_Cytokines_and_ChemokinesWed, 05 Mar 2014 09:03:24 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Method_to_Modulate_the_Immune_System_Using_Mesenchymal_Stem_Cells%2c_Cytokines_and_ChemokinesNovel Cancer Therapy Based On A Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Varianthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Cancer_Therapy_Based_On_A_Telomerase_Reverse_Transcriptase_VariantInvention Summary:Telomeres, the protein-DNA structures located on the ends of eukaryotic chromosomes, are required for chromosome stability during DNA replication. Studies have demonstrated that telomere length may serve to limit the replication potential of cells, hence serve as a barrier to immortalization and carcinogenesis. Telomerase plays a key role in maintaining telomere function and activity by catalyzing telomere replication. In human, telomerase activation is observed in 90% of all tumors. Therefore, telomerase is a bona fide target for development of agents directed to cancer ther...Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:27:51 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Cancer_Therapy_Based_On_A_Telomerase_Reverse_Transcriptase_VariantA METHOD TO MEASURE IGF TYPE I RECEPTOR AND INSULIN RECEPTOR ISOFORM EXPRESSIONhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_METHOD_TO_MEASURE_IGF_TYPE_I_RECEPTOR_AND_INSULIN_RECEPTOR_ISOFORM_EXPRESSIONInvention Summary:It has been generally accepted that although insulin (IR) and the insulin-like growth factor (IGF-IR) receptor pathways have similar structure and function, they exert different physiological actions in disease and non-disease states. Studies have shown that, in normal states, IR is responsible for mediating downstream targets involved in metabolic functions. In contrast, the IGF-IR mediates the activation of target genes involved in cell growth and differentiation. It has recently become clear that there exists multiple isoforms of signaling receptors, which include hybrid r...Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:27:50 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_METHOD_TO_MEASURE_IGF_TYPE_I_RECEPTOR_AND_INSULIN_RECEPTOR_ISOFORM_EXPRESSIONA GLUTATHIONE S-TRANSFEREASE P1 HAPLOTYPE ACTING IN MOTHERS DURING PREGNANCY MAY INCREASE RISK OF AUTISTIC DISORDER IN HER AFFECTED OFFSPRINGhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_GLUTATHIONE_S-TRANSFEREASE_P1_HAPLOTYPE_ACTING_IN_MOTHERS_DURING_PREGNANCY_MAY_INCREASE_RISK_OF_AUTISTIC_DISORDER_IN_HER_AFFECTED_OFFSPRINGWed, 05 Mar 2014 08:27:49 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/A_GLUTATHIONE_S-TRANSFEREASE_P1_HAPLOTYPE_ACTING_IN_MOTHERS_DURING_PREGNANCY_MAY_INCREASE_RISK_OF_AUTISTIC_DISORDER_IN_HER_AFFECTED_OFFSPRINGASSOCIATION OF GSTM1 WITH AUTISM AND ASSAYS AND METHODS BASED THEREONhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/ASSOCIATION_OF_GSTM1_WITH_AUTISM_AND_ASSAYS_AND_METHODS_BASED_THEREONInvention Summary:Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder with diagnostic criteria based on abnormal social interactions, language abnormalities, and stereotyped patterns of behavior evident prior to 36 months of age. Despite its lack of Mendelian transmission, autism is highly genetically determined. Although the vast majority of cases are unrelated to known teratogens, phenotypic expression of autism may be affected by the interaction of environmental factors with multiple gene loci. Oxidative stress could interact with common functional polymorphic variants of genes that protect agains...Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:56:09 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/ASSOCIATION_OF_GSTM1_WITH_AUTISM_AND_ASSAYS_AND_METHODS_BASED_THEREONDetection of Human Endogenous Retrovirus Expression in Cancer and Normal Cellshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Detection_of_Human_Endogenous_Retrovirus_Expression_in_Cancer_and_Normal_CellsTue, 25 Feb 2014 08:19:25 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Detection_of_Human_Endogenous_Retrovirus_Expression_in_Cancer_and_Normal_CellsEfficient and Easily Recyclable Heterogeneous Nanocatalystshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Efficient_and_Easily_Recyclable_Heterogeneous_NanocatalystsFri, 07 Feb 2014 11:20:28 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Efficient_and_Easily_Recyclable_Heterogeneous_NanocatalystsMetallic and Partially-Oxidized Metallic Plasmonic Electrodes for Inverted Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaicshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Metallic_and_Partially-Oxidized_Metallic_Plasmonic_Electrodes_for_Inverted_Bulk_Heterojunction_PhotovoltaicsInvention Summary:The demand to find novel sources of clean, renewable energy has grown significantly over the past several decades. One promising source of renewable energy is in the form of photovoltaic (PV) cells - devices that convert sunlight into electricity. Traditionally, inorganic semiconducting materials are used to create the p-n junction necessary to achieve the photovoltaic effect; these types of materials, however, are rather difficult to process due to the sensitivity of inorganic semiconductors to impurities. Traditional photovoltaics are limited in the structural flexibility l...Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:24:41 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Metallic_and_Partially-Oxidized_Metallic_Plasmonic_Electrodes_for_Inverted_Bulk_Heterojunction_Photovoltaics<![CDATA[SAFE AND EFFECTIVE TOPICAL MEDICATION (SOLUTION, CREAM & PATCH) TO TREAT CUTANEOUS HEMANGIOMA]]>http://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=SAFE_AND_EFFECTIVE_TOPICAL_MEDICATION_(SOLUTION%2c_CREAM_%2b_PATCH)_TO_TREAT_CUTANEOUS_HEMANGIOMAInvention Summary:Capillary hemangioma is the most common benign tumor of the eyelid/orbit in children and affects up to 2% of infants, over 1.7 million children in USA and over 10 million children worldwide. If not treated promptly, it can cause blindness. Overall, the incidence of cutaneous hemangioma is widely prevalent resulting in physically disfiguring and psychologically disturbing lesions in all age groups affected. Systemic or intra-lesional corticosteroids are commonly used as first line treatment. Alternative treatments include laser photocoagulation, surgical excision and immunomod...Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:58:52 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=SAFE_AND_EFFECTIVE_TOPICAL_MEDICATION_(SOLUTION%2c_CREAM_%2b_PATCH)_TO_TREAT_CUTANEOUS_HEMANGIOMAPHARMACOLOGICALLY-ACTIVE VANILLOID CARBAMATEShttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/PHARMACOLOGICALLY-ACTIVE_VANILLOID_CARBAMATESThu, 06 Feb 2014 11:51:37 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/PHARMACOLOGICALLY-ACTIVE_VANILLOID_CARBAMATESImage Reconstructionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Image_ReconstructionInvention Summary:Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging has been widely used in medical diagnostics because of its non-invasive manner and excellent depiction of soft tissue changes. Image reconstruction methodologies are vital to many applications in medical imaging. Recent developments in compressive sensing theory show that it is possible to accurately reconstruct the Magnetic Resonance (MR) images from highly undersampled K-space data and therefore significantly reduce the scanning duration. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a sparsity technique for efficient MR image segmentation...Tue, 04 Feb 2014 06:55:29 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Image_ReconstructionElectrostatic Screen Battery for Emission Controlhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Electrostatic_Screen_Battery_for_Emission_ControlPhotograph of the ESBEC systemInvention Summary:Electrostatic Screen Battery for Emission Control (ESBEC) is a device for capturing airborne particulate matter emissions from a variety of mobile and stationary sources, such as diesel engines used in automobiles, marine engines, agricultural equipment, power generation equipment, etc. The ESBEC collects and allows for subsequent removal of collected airborne particulate matter using a wire mesh screen coated with superhydrophobic material and supplied with high voltage. The superhydrophobic coating on the screen surface enables easy removal of ...Tue, 04 Feb 2014 06:55:15 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Electrostatic_Screen_Battery_for_Emission_ControlNovel Airborne Contaminant Collector: Very High Concentration Rate and Low Power Consumptionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Airborne_Contaminant_Collector%3a_Very_High_Concentration_Rate_and_Low_Power_ConsumptionTue, 04 Feb 2014 06:55:08 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Airborne_Contaminant_Collector%3a_Very_High_Concentration_Rate_and_Low_Power_ConsumptionDiabetes Causes Accumulation of Amyloid Beta Oligomers in a New Animal Model of Alzheimer's Disease Neuropathologyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Diabetes_Causes_Accumulation_of_Amyloid_Beta_Oligomers_in_a_New_Animal_Model_of_Alzheimer%27s_Disease_NeuropathologyWed, 22 Jan 2014 11:46:03 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Diabetes_Causes_Accumulation_of_Amyloid_Beta_Oligomers_in_a_New_Animal_Model_of_Alzheimer%27s_Disease_NeuropathologyMethod to Predict the Response of Individual Patient to Cocktails of Radiopharmaceuticals, Chemotherapeutics, or Other Agentshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Method_to_Predict_the_Response_of_Individual_Patient_to_Cocktails_of_Radiopharmaceuticals%2c_Chemotherapeutics%2c_or_Other_AgentsRepresentative pictures showing wide variation in cellular uptake of radiopharmaceuticals.Invention Summary:A number of therapeutic cocktails have been developed to treat various diseases including metastatic cancers. However, patients vary widely in their beneficial responses to such therapies. It has been found that the uptake of targeted therapeutic agents by diseased cells varies dramatically even under ideal conditions. Accordingly, treatment with a single pharmaceutical is not likely to target all cells adequately to achieve the desired therapeutic outcome. To increase treatment effectiv...Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:38:30 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Method_to_Predict_the_Response_of_Individual_Patient_to_Cocktails_of_Radiopharmaceuticals%2c_Chemotherapeutics%2c_or_Other_AgentsNovel RNA Restriction Enzymeshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_RNA_Restriction_EnzymesWed, 22 Jan 2014 11:21:48 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_RNA_Restriction_EnzymesSingle Sensor Radio Scene Analysis for Packet Based Radio Signals Using 2nd and 4th Order Statisticshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Single_Sensor_Radio_Scene_Analysis_for_Packet_Based_Radio_Signals_Using_2nd_and_4th_Order_StatisticsInvention Summary:Most existing wireless systems use static allocation of the radio spectrum with each system operating in a predefined fixed frequency band. Since the allocated spectrum is not used at all locations and at all times, this static allocation leads to creation of spectrum holes, which implies inefficient utilization of the available radio spectrum. Dynamic spectrum allocation offers a much more optimal spectrum utilization scheme. However, dynamic systems must have a completely new feature embedded in them, spectrum sensing capability. Spectrum sensing can be defined as RF signal...Thu, 09 Jan 2014 10:15:46 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Single_Sensor_Radio_Scene_Analysis_for_Packet_Based_Radio_Signals_Using_2nd_and_4th_Order_StatisticsRiman Biomaterials Portfoliohttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Riman_Biomaterials_Portfolio Hydroxyapatite, HAp, chemical formula Ca10 (PO4)6(OH)2 has attracted the attention of researchers over the past thirty years as an implant material because of its excellent biocompatibility and bioactivity. HAp has been used extensively in medicine for implant fabrication. It is commonly the material of choice for fabricating dense and porous bioceramics. Its general uses include biocompatible phase-reinforcement in composites, coatings on metal implants and granular all for direct incorporation into human tissue. Other potential nonmedical applications include a packing material/support for ...Mon, 06 Jan 2014 13:23:44 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Riman_Biomaterials_PortfolioNano-Electrokinetic Actuator Array Technology for Propulsion, and Flow Control for Underwater Vehicleshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nano-Electrokinetic_Actuator_Array_Technology_for_Propulsion%2c_and_Flow_Control_for_Underwater_VehiclesInvention Summary:Nano Electrokinetic actuators are a novel propulsion method for underwater vehicles. Of significant relevance is the ability to create faster more maneuverable underwater vehicles. These novel actuators operate on a fundamentally different principle from the traditional actuator technologies used to date. The technology takes advantage of electro-osmosis to enable fluid pumping using electric fields. The application is extensively used in micro fluidic devices. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a new class of fluid micro/nano actuators with superior performance...Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:45:33 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nano-Electrokinetic_Actuator_Array_Technology_for_Propulsion%2c_and_Flow_Control_for_Underwater_VehiclesMethod to Prepare and Apply Flame-retardant Coating Composed of Polyurethane, Isopropyl Alcohol and Magnesium Hydroxide Suspensionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Method_to_Prepare_and_Apply_Flame-retardant_Coating_Composed_of_Polyurethane%2c_Isopropyl_Alcohol_and_Magnesium_Hydroxide_SuspensionInvention Summary:In the past, fire proofing plastic involved embedding flame retardant particles directly into the resin matrix. The technique is fine for materials which are not meant to bear loads. However, the amount of flame-retardant particles needed to be effective in higher mass objects is problematic do to the disruption of the networks within a plastic. Therefore, embedded particles are suitable for thinner products, for example casings for electronics and dash boards for cars. However, for structural applications of plastic a different approach must be considered to reduce the threa...Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:22:04 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Method_to_Prepare_and_Apply_Flame-retardant_Coating_Composed_of_Polyurethane%2c_Isopropyl_Alcohol_and_Magnesium_Hydroxide_SuspensionZnO-Nanostructured Quartz Crystal Microbalance-based Biosensor for Dynamic and Non-invasive Cellular Monitoringhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=ZnO-Nanostructured_Quartz_Crystal_Microbalance-based%0aBiosensor_for_Dynamic_and_Non-invasive_Cellular_MonitoringInvention Summary:Non-invasive, real-time examination of live cell function is essential in understanding the mechanistic and dynamic progression of biological processes. Existing cell monitoring methods often require removal of cells from the culture environment followed by fixation and labeling, which can be a slow and tedious process. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a new technology to non-invasively monitor biological cell dynamics associated with cell growth and cell death. More specifically, they have developed Zinc Oxide (ZnO)-nanostructured biosensors that include Quar...Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:09:07 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=ZnO-Nanostructured_Quartz_Crystal_Microbalance-based%0aBiosensor_for_Dynamic_and_Non-invasive_Cellular_MonitoringGel Probe Photocurrent Measurement Devicehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Gel_Probe_Photocurrent_Measurement_DeviceInvention Summary:Photocurrent action spectra or external quantum efficiency (EQE) measurement of semiconductor thin films is an important parameter for solar cell development. Values higher than 80% photon to electron conversion efficiency over a broad range of wavelengths are necessary (but not sufficient) condition for the development of highly efficient solar cells. However, this measurement is usually performed on the actual solar cells, meaning the knowledge occurs once the final device is assembled which makes this important measurement burdensome and time consuming. It would be very de...Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:09:05 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Gel_Probe_Photocurrent_Measurement_DeviceRutgers Stellar Pink® Dogwoodhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Stellar_Pink%c2%ae_DogwoodFri, 19 Jul 2013 05:41:20 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Stellar_Pink%c2%ae_DogwoodGESTURE RECOGNITION BIOFEEDBACKhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/GESTURE_RECOGNITION_BIOFEEDBACKInvention Summary:Grasping an object is one of the most fundamental activities of daily living. Unfortunately hand dexterity is usually impaired following stroke or traumatic brain injury. As anyone who has suffered a broken bone will attest, the lack of usage of the appendage leads to muscular atrophy. The lack of usage also tends to impede recovery; therefore, grasp training and usage of the muscle groups is a high priority for rehabilitation of the upper limbs. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a rehabilitation device for improving fine motor function in persons with brain in...Sat, 13 Jul 2013 11:21:16 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/GESTURE_RECOGNITION_BIOFEEDBACKAutodissemination of an Insect-Growth Regulator for Mosquito Managementhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Autodissemination_of_an_Insect-Growth_Regulator_for_Mosquito_ManagementInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed an insecticide (e.g, pyriproxyfen) autodissemination station that topically contaminates oviposition-seeking mosquitoes in such a manner that the mosquitoes then bring the active control agent back to their breeding locations for control of container-inhabiting mosquitoes in urban environments, particularly the Asian tiger mosquito. The targeted mosquito is prevalent around the world, infesting all inhabited continents and thirty states, and is a carrier of more than twenty pathogens of public and veterinary health importance, including dengu...Mon, 01 Jul 2013 06:06:07 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Autodissemination_of_an_Insect-Growth_Regulator_for_Mosquito_ManagementRutgers University Mullica Queen® Cranberrieshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_University_Mullica_Queen%c2%ae_CranberriesMon, 01 Jul 2013 06:05:56 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_University_Mullica_Queen%c2%ae_CranberriesMethods for Enhancing Anaerobic Degradation of Methyl Tert-butyl Ether (MTBE) and Structurally Related Fuel Oxygenateshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Methods_for_Enhancing_Anaerobic_Degradation_of_Methyl_Tert-butyl%0aEther_(MTBE)_and_Structurally_Related_Fuel_Oxygenates* The slower degradation of MTBE at higher concentrations of syringate may be due to an inhibitory effect of syringate at higher concentrations.Invention Summary:Methyl tert-butyl ether, a volatile synthetic compound, has been the most frequently used fuel oxygenate which, when used with gasoline, increases octane and reduces combustion emissions. As it is a frequent water contaminant that is difficult to remove by most physical methods, a treatment of fuel-contaminated water is required. Rutgers scientists have discovered a novel method for the anaerobic degradation of MTBE and other relevant...Mon, 01 Jul 2013 06:05:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Methods_for_Enhancing_Anaerobic_Degradation_of_Methyl_Tert-butyl%0aEther_(MTBE)_and_Structurally_Related_Fuel_OxygenatesRutgers Red Beauty® Hollyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Red_Beauty%c2%ae_HollyMon, 01 Jul 2013 06:05:50 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_Red_Beauty%c2%ae_HollyMethods to Produce Hepatitis C Virus E2 Proteinhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Methods_to_Produce_Hepatitis_C_Virus_E2_ProteinInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed methods to produce and purify the ectodomain of HCV E2, a critical structural protein of the virus that has potential to serve as a vaccine candidate to prevent HCV infection. Efforts to study HCV, and to develop vaccines, have been impaired in part by the inability to produce sufficient quantities of high quality protein due to the complexity of the mature form of E2. The technology developed at Rutgers has overcome this limitation and may provide the critical step towards developing a variety of therapeutic options including vaccines agains...Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:02:21 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Methods_to_Produce_Hepatitis_C_Virus_E2_ProteinCaffeine Sodium Benzoate: a Novel Agent for Inhibiting Sunlight-Induced Skin Cancerhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Caffeine_Sodium_Benzoate%3a_a_Novel_Agent_for_Inhibiting_Sunlight-Induced_Skin_CancerTue, 18 Jun 2013 12:02:18 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Caffeine_Sodium_Benzoate%3a_a_Novel_Agent_for_Inhibiting_Sunlight-Induced_Skin_CancerNovel Myxopyronin Analogs for Broad Spectrum Antibacterial Applicationshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Myxopyronin_Analogs_for_Broad_Spectrum_Antibacterial_ApplicationsTue, 18 Jun 2013 12:02:14 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Myxopyronin_Analogs_for_Broad_Spectrum_Antibacterial_ApplicationsPolyMorphine: A Controlled Drug Delivery System for Extended Analgesiahttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=PolyMorphine%3a_A_Controlled_Drug_Delivery_System_for_Extended_AnalgesiaInvention Summary:Opioid analgesics (e.g., morphine) are widely used for the treatment and management of acute and chronic pain. Morphine has a short half-life with the analgesic effect lasting only 4 to 6 hours. Hence, to maintain the drug at therapeutic levels, bolus doses at fixed intervals (every 4 hours) are administered. Currently available commercial extended-release tablets are successful at maintaining long-term benefits (only up to 24 hours) of morphine without dose escalation. Scientists at Rutgers have chemically incorporated morphine into a biodegradable poly(anhydride-ester) (PAE...Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:34:57 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=PolyMorphine%3a_A_Controlled_Drug_Delivery_System_for_Extended_AnalgesiaMolecular Surface Design of Tyrosine-Derived Polycarbonates for Attachment of Biomolecules in Medical Polymershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Molecular_Surface_Design_of_Tyrosine-Derived_Polycarbonates%0afor_Attachment_of_Biomolecules_in_Medical_PolymersInvention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a way to attach biomolecules to 3D tyrosine-derived medical polymers and polymer scaffolds in order to aid in cellular responses in wound healing. When incorporating into scaffolds, these polymers have a novel molecular surface design that tethers biomolecules using biotin (Vitamin H) binding. The addition of biotin to the polymer scaffold does not cause significant change to the properties of the polymer yet allows biomolecules to be efficiently tethered throughout the polymer structure within minutes. Furthermore, the resulting polymer scaf...Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:34:55 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Molecular_Surface_Design_of_Tyrosine-Derived_Polycarbonates%0afor_Attachment_of_Biomolecules_in_Medical_PolymersRoof Peak Tilting/Tracking Solar Arrayshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Roof_Peak_Tilting%2fTracking_Solar_ArraysThu, 13 Jun 2013 06:11:31 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Roof_Peak_Tilting%2fTracking_Solar_ArraysTracking Facial Features Using Cluster of Point Distribution Modelshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Tracking_Facial_Features_Using_Cluster_of_Point_Distribution_ModelsThu, 13 Jun 2013 06:11:20 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Tracking_Facial_Features_Using_Cluster_of_Point_Distribution_ModelsDimeric Diagnostic DNA Arrays for Pathogen Detection and Identificationhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Dimeric_Diagnostic_DNA_Arrays_for_Pathogen_Detection_and_IdentificationA 7 times higher signal intensity was obtained for the dimeric probes D and the dimeric probes with a 10-adenine spacer DA compared to conventional monomeric probes M.Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have developed a unique and pioneering technology for detection and identification of important pathogens in the form of a macroarray diagnostic technology with enhanced detection sensitivity and small reduction in specificity using repeat sequence probes (dimers). We continue to have positive results and improvements, and believe the next stage will focus on refinement, development of a porta...Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:09:47 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Dimeric_Diagnostic_DNA_Arrays_for_Pathogen_Detection_and_IdentificationRutgers Variegated Stellar Pink Dogwoodhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rutgers_Variegated_Stellar_Pink_DogwoodTue, 11 Jun 2013 09:42:45 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rutgers_Variegated_Stellar_Pink_DogwoodCAPACITIVE TOUCH COMMUNICATION: A TECHNIQUE TO INPUT DATA TO CAPACITIVE TOUCHSCREEN DEVICEShttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=CAPACITIVE_TOUCH_COMMUNICATION%3a_A_TECHNIQUE_TO_INPUT_DATA_TO_CAPACITIVE_TOUCHSCREEN_DEVICESInvention Summary:Mobile devices now provide us ubiquitous access to a vast array of media content and digital services. They allow us to access our emails and personal photos, open our cars or our garage doors, pay bills and transfer funds between our bank accounts, order merchandise, as well as control our homes. They arguably now provide the de-facto single sign on access to all our content and services, which has proven so elusive on the web. As we increasingly rely on a variety of such devices, we tend to quickly switch between them and temporarily share them with others causing potential...Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:41:24 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=CAPACITIVE_TOUCH_COMMUNICATION%3a_A_TECHNIQUE_TO_INPUT_DATA_TO_CAPACITIVE_TOUCHSCREEN_DEVICESNovel Diagnostic Tool to Quantify Signatures of Novel Diagnostic Tool to Quantify Signatures of Movement in Subjects with Neurological Disorders, Autism and Autism Spectrum Disordershttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Diagnostic_Tool_to_Quantify_Signatures_of%0aNovel_Diagnostic_Tool_to_Quantify_Signatures_of_Movement_in_Subjects_with_Neurological_Disorders%2c_Autism_and_Autism_Spectrum_DisordersTue, 04 Jun 2013 12:40:37 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Novel_Diagnostic_Tool_to_Quantify_Signatures_of%0aNovel_Diagnostic_Tool_to_Quantify_Signatures_of_Movement_in_Subjects_with_Neurological_Disorders%2c_Autism_and_Autism_Spectrum_DisordersVisikol™: Novel Clearing Agent and Mounting Medium to replace Chloral Hydrate Solution for use in Microscopy, Forensics, Quality Control, Education, and Biological, Food, and Earth Scienceshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Visikol%e2%84%a2%3a_Novel_Clearing_Agent_and_Mounting_Medium_to_replace_Chloral_Hydrate_Solution_for_use_in_Microscopy%2c_Forensics%2c_Quality_Control%2c_Education%2c_and_Biological%2c_Food%2c_and_Earth_SciencesThe microscopic view of the upper epidermis underlying palisade cells of mate leaves (Ilex paraguariensis ) treated with a VisikolTM solution (right) was clearer than that of cells treated with an acidified chloral hydrate glycerol solution (left).Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have identified a novel chemical solution, VisikolTM, for clearing and mounting tissues for microscopic identification. The newly identified chemical solution is constituted of chemical compounds that have never been used for such applications. Visikol can be used as a replacement for the universally used clearing...Fri, 31 May 2013 11:22:21 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Visikol%e2%84%a2%3a_Novel_Clearing_Agent_and_Mounting_Medium_to_replace_Chloral_Hydrate_Solution_for_use_in_Microscopy%2c_Forensics%2c_Quality_Control%2c_Education%2c_and_Biological%2c_Food%2c_and_Earth_SciencesRutgers University Scarlet Knight™ Cranberrieshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_University_Scarlet_Knight%e2%84%a2_CranberriesFri, 31 May 2013 11:22:13 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Rutgers_University_Scarlet_Knight%e2%84%a2_CranberriesNovel Microbead-Based Microfluidic Platform for Point-of-Care Analyte Detectionhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Microbead-Based_Microfluidic_Platform_for_Point-of-Care_Analyte_DetectionSchematic of a possible embodiment of the described microfluidic platform. The incubation spiral allows for longer sample incubation, while magnetic microbeads are used to facilitate sophisticated manipulation of the target analyte.Invention Summary:Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) devices are designed to perform sample processing and analyte detection in a single microfluidic device. Typically, LOC assays are faster, require smaller sample volumes, and cost less than their conventional counterparts. Further, because LOC devices are designed to work without external equipment, they can be used in point-of-...Fri, 31 May 2013 11:22:12 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Novel_Microbead-Based_Microfluidic_Platform_for_Point-of-Care_Analyte_DetectionRutgers Spartan Hollyhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rutgers_Spartan_HollyInvention Summary:Spartan is a new and distinct variety of evergreen holly distinguished in that it combines from three species (Ilex rugosa, Ilex integra, and Ilex pernyi), and has desirable landscape and production traits which distinguish it from all other forms of Ilex. Plants typically attain a size to 2.13 m in height and 1.37 m in width in 10 years under conditions of minimal fertilization and supplemental irrigation. Under more optimal conditions, more vigorous growth (approximately 20 to 25 centimeters per year) can be achieved. A plant in the mature phase (flowering) can be achieved ...Fri, 31 May 2013 11:22:11 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Rutgers_Spartan_HollySystem and Methods for Generating Three-Dimensional Images from Two-Dimensional Bioluminescence Images and Visualizing Tumor Shapes and Locationshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/System_and_Methods_for_Generating_Three-Dimensional_Images_from_Two-Dimensional_Bioluminescence_Images_and_Visualizing_Tumor_Shapes_and_LocationsSetting up projection plane geometry for images taken from different views. (a) some example views for consecutive images. (b) all views forming a full circle.Invention Summary:Bioluminescence imaging (BLI) is an emerging technique for sensitive and non-invasive imaging, which can be used for monitoring molecular events in living animals. Important applications of this technique include gene therapy and cell trafficking studies. Recent research has focused on bioluminescence tomography (BLT) in an effort to extract depth information from 2D bioluminescence images. Such efforts, however, have b...Wed, 22 May 2013 08:34:43 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/System_and_Methods_for_Generating_Three-Dimensional_Images_from_Two-Dimensional_Bioluminescence_Images_and_Visualizing_Tumor_Shapes_and_LocationsControlling Stem Cell Gene Expression and Behaviors by Nanotopography-Mediated siRNA/DNA Deliveryhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Controlling_Stem_Cell_Gene_Expression_and_Behaviors_by_Nanotopography-Mediated_siRNA%2fDNA_DeliveryWed, 15 May 2013 08:38:24 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Controlling_Stem_Cell_Gene_Expression_and_Behaviors_by_Nanotopography-Mediated_siRNA%2fDNA_DeliveryControlling Stem Cell Differentiation by Light-Responsive Hydrogelhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Controlling_Stem_Cell_Differentiation_by_Light-Responsive_HydrogelInvention Summary:The ability of stem cells to differentiate into specialized lineages is vital for regenerative medicine. It is known that the stem cell microenvironment plays a major role in controlling various stem cell behaviors. Rutgers scientists have developed a novel light-responsive hydrogel-based platform that employs three-dimensional micro-scale patterns to modulate microenvironment signals for the control of human stem cell differentiation. This system combines fundamental principles from chemistry, materials science and engineering to afford control over physical (i.e. pattern ge...Wed, 15 May 2013 08:37:43 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Controlling_Stem_Cell_Differentiation_by_Light-Responsive_HydrogelPlant Proanthocyanidin Extract Effective at Inhibiting Adherence of Bacteria with P-type Fimbriae to Surfaceshttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Plant_Proanthocyanidin_Extract_Effective_at_Inhibiting%0aAdherence_of_Bacteria_with_P-type_Fimbriae_to_SurfacesLeft: Bacterial Anti-Adhesion Activity of A-type Proanthocyanidins. Right: Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)Invention Summary:Rutgers scientists have isolated and identified unique A-type plant proanthocyanidin extracts that are useful for prevention of bacterial adhesion caused by P-fimbriated Escherichia coli or other microorganisms containing structurally-related fimbriae or molecules involved in microbial adherence. Adhesion is the initial step in development of urinary tract and other bacterial infections. While such extracts can be obtained from a variety of proanthocyanidin-containing p...Wed, 15 May 2013 08:32:21 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Plant_Proanthocyanidin_Extract_Effective_at_Inhibiting%0aAdherence_of_Bacteria_with_P-type_Fimbriae_to_SurfacesThermo-Reversible Phase Selective Sorbent Xenogels for Oil Spill Containmenthttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Thermo-Reversible_Phase_Selective_Sorbent_Xenogels%0afor_Oil_Spill_ContainmentWed, 08 May 2013 06:29:56 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Thermo-Reversible_Phase_Selective_Sorbent_Xenogels%0afor_Oil_Spill_ContainmentNanotechnology Approach for Inhalation Treatment of Pulmonary (Lung) Fibrosishttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nanotechnology_Approach_for_Inhalation_Treatment%0aof_Pulmonary_(Lung)_FibrosisWed, 08 May 2013 06:29:40 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech?title=Nanotechnology_Approach_for_Inhalation_Treatment%0aof_Pulmonary_(Lung)_FibrosisProbiotics for Food and Health Usehttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Probiotics_for_Food_and_Health_Use Our major research and product development areas include: (i) probiotic-derived natural antimicrobials for human health (ii) novel probiotics for traditional and non-dairy applications. We isolated and characterized antimicrobial proteins from the known strain of Lactobacillus sporogenes (Bacillus coagulans) and from a novel strain of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens. The antimicrobial peptide subtilosin produced by B. amyloliquefaciens is active against vaginal pathogens, has spermicidal activity and kills herpes viruses 1 and 2. It also kills foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes, including ...Mon, 06 May 2013 07:25:04 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/Probiotics_for_Food_and_Health_UseANIMAL MODEL FOR MALIGNANT MELANOMA AND USES THEREOFhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/ANIMAL_MODEL_FOR_MALIGNANT_MELANOMA_AND_USES_THEREOFThu, 07 Mar 2013 13:33:11 GMTchristopher.perkins@rutgers.eduhttp://rutgers.technologypublisher.com/tech/ANIMAL_MODEL_FOR_MALIGNANT_MELANOMA_AND_USES_THEREOF