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Paper-Based Nano-Biosensor for Cytokine Detection
se; } ​ ​ Invention Summary: Cytokines are a class of regulatory proteins that are important physiological and pathological markers commonly used for the prognosis and diagnosis of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as for monitoring responses to injuries. Researchers at Rutgers University have...
Published: 5/6/2022   |   Inventor(s): Aaron Mazzeo, Francois Berthiaume, Ali Ashraf, Ramendra Pal
Keywords(s): Biosensor, Graphene technology, Nanotechnology, Polymers & Composites, Sensors & Probes
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Sensors, Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Diagnostics, Technology Classifications > Medical Devices
Multiplexed 3D printing
ize: 12px;color: #4F81BD;line-height: 1;border-collapse: collapse; } (A) Schematic of M3DP (b) Examples of parts fabricated using M3DP. Different polymer colors correspond to distinct sections of a part printed by a distinct printhead. Invention Summary: Achieving high throughput at high resolution is key to big area 3D printing, whether...
Published: 4/13/2022   |   Inventor(s): Rajiv Malhotra, Jeremy Cleeman, Alex Bogut
Keywords(s): Machines & Instruments, Manufacturing, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Software & Algorithms
Anti-Viral Facial Masks
­​ Testing of the anti-viral activity of an exemplary mask against a human coronavirus (HCoV229E) similar to the one causing COVID-19. Note that small bars are better than big ones. See text for more details. pfu=plaque forming unità indicating the quantity of viruses; “+ 5min” indicates that masks were washed for 5 min. ​...
Published: 3/31/2022   |   Inventor(s): David Devore, Joachim Kohn, Yong Mao, Sanjeeva Murthy, Kim-phuong Le
Keywords(s): Antiviral, Biomaterials, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences
Economical Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Co-Continuous Immiscible Polymer Blends
­​ Invention Summary: Immiscible polymer blends (IMPBs) offer versatility in tailoring properties via synergistic combinations of blend components to optimize orthogonal properties more economically than chemical synthesis of a new polymer. Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a novel processing method to produce high performance...
Published: 3/24/2022   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Nosker, Jennifer Lynch-Branzoi, Arya Tewatia, Justin Hendrix
Keywords(s): Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Physical Sciences & Engineering, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials
Biodegradable and Biocompatible Polymers for Controlled NSAID Delivery
­ ​ A. Drug delivery system hydrolysis – composed of 1 (Ibuprofen), 2 (naproxen) and 3 (tartatic acid) into polymer backbones. B. Hydrolytic degradation of the ibuprofen-based polyester. Invention Summary: Ibuprofen and naproxen are commonly used to treat pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis....
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Roselin Rosario-Melendez
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Inflammation, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics
Iodinated Salicylate-Polymers
​ ​ FIG. 2( a) is a cross-sectional view of an apparatus or article including a medical device and an iodinated polymer coating in accordance with some embodiments. FIG. 2( b) is a perspective view of the medical device, shown in FIG. 2( a), having a surface that is partially coated with the iodinated polymer coating in accordance...
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Ashley Carbone
Keywords(s): Anti-cancer, Drug Delivery, Imaging, Implants, Polymers & Composites, Wound healing
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics, Technology Classifications > Polymers/Composites/Materials
Antioxidant-based poly(anhydride-esters)
­ ​ ​ Invention Summary: Free radicals have been identified as major sources of oxidative stress in cells leading to DNA damage. This increased oxidative stress has been implicated in various deleterious conditions including cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer, while also contributing to the physiology of...
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Michelle Morano
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences
Amphiphilic macromolecules with novel hydrophobic segments
­ ​ ​ Invention Summary: Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality in developed countries. Atherosclerosis, defined as the buildup of lipid rich plaques within the vascular intima, is the foremost pathology underlying these conditions. This causes irregular uptake of oxidized low-density lipoproteins (OxLDL) which leads...
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Allison Faig, Dalia Abdelhamid, Li Gu
Keywords(s): Antibacterial, Biomaterials, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics
Amphiphilic Polymer Stabilized Nanoparticles with Enhanced Biological Stability and Activity
­ ​ Experimental oxLDL macrophage cellular uptake results after 24-hr incubation with AM micelle or NP configurations under serum free conditions (white bars), 5% FBS (gray bars) and 20% FBS (black bars). Invention Summary: According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly 25% of deaths in the US is due to cardiovascular...
Published: 3/17/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Prabhas Moghe, Adam York, Robert Prud'homme
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Cardiovascular, Drug Delivery, Nanoparticles, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics
Biodegradable and Biocompatible Salicylic Acid Releasing Polymer to Enhance Diabetic Bone Regeneration
­ ​ ​​​​​​​pCT images of control and polyaspirin treated defects after 4 weeks. Graph shows average percent bone fill in defects after 4 weeks Invention Summary: Nearly 300 million people suffer from diabetes mellitus worldwide, with 25 million diabetics in the U.S. alone. Patients with diabetes are more prone to fractures, periodontitis,...
Published: 2/11/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kathryn Uhrich, Roselin Rosario-Melendez, Michelle Morano, Sabrina Snyder, Joseph Fiorellini (UPENN), Dana Graves (UPENN), Keisuke Wada (UPENN)
Keywords(s): Biomaterials, Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders, Drug Delivery, Polymers & Composites
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Therapeutics
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