Patents and Patent Applications from George Washington University


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US20180200327 METHOD OF TREATING LOW BLOOD PRESSURE  
A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is...
US20180193407 ANGIOTENSIN II ALONE OR IN COMBINATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPOTENSION  
The present invention relates, inter alia, to a method comprising administering to a subject having high output shock and undergoing treatment with a catecholamine at a dose equivalent to at least...
US20180193093 System And Method For Magnetically Mediated Plasma Treatment Of Cancer With Enhanced Selectivity  
A system and method of treating an area having cancerous cells. The system includes a plasma device to generate a plasma jet directed at the area having cancerous cells. A magnetic field generator...
10006445 Method and system for a programmable and fault tolerant pulsed plasma thruster  
A system and method provides a fault-tolerant multi-channel pulsed plasma thruster system utilizing a control unit and an embedded real time application manipulating low-level timing events with...
US20180172656 DEVICE HAVING AN ARRAY OF SENSORS ON A SINGLE CHIP  
A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of...
US20180172655 METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING AN ARRAY OF SENSORS ON A SINGLE CHIP  
A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of...
9988687 Companion diagnostics for cancer and screening methods to identify companion diagnostics for cancer based on splicing variants  
A method of classifying a patient for eligibility for cancer therapy based on the presence or absence of splicing variants in a sample of the patient's cancer tissue. Also, a method of screening...
9983183 Highly selective nanostructure sensors and methods of detecting target analytes  
A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of...
US20180135127 BLOOD BIOMARKERS FOR APPENDICITIS AND DIAGNOSTICS METHODS USING BIOMARKERS  
The invention relates to methods and kits for diagnosing and/or treating appendicitis in a subject, comprising obtaining a biological sample from said subject; detecting RNA expression levels of...
US20180133282 METHOD OF TREATING LOW BLOOD PRESSURE  
A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is...
US20180092840 ULTRASOUND-ENHANCED DRUG DELIVERY FOR TREATMENT OF ONYCHOMYCOSIS  
A method of treating onychomycosis is provided. The method includes the steps of submerging a nail infected with onychomycosis in a solution containing at least one pharmaceutical agent, and...
US20180067765 BACKGROUND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT  
A traffic management mechanism can employ a two-tiered approach for managing background traffic based on prioritizing tasks by remaining time flexibility then scheduling prioritized tasks using...
US20180057882 BLOOD RNA BIOMARKERS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE  
The present invention discloses a unique panel of gene transcripts down-regulated in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods and compositions for detecting CAD in patient blood...
US20180044183 Methods And Systems For Carbon Nanofiber Production  
A system and process for producing carbon nano-materials is disclosed. A carbonate material such as Li2CO3 is heated via a furnace to transform into molten carbonate. CO2 is bubbled into the...
US20180020977 ELECTROCARDIOGRAM SENSOR RING  
An electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor has a flexible thin ring-shaped substrate configured to be worn about a patient's finger. The substrate has an inner surface and an outer surface opposite the...
US20180015207 SMART RELEASE SYSTEM FOR GROWTH FACTOR DELIVERY AND COMBINED BONE AND VASCULAR GROWTH  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to structures and systems having a three-dimensional biomimetic structure with a porous biomimetic three-dimensional scaffold and a coating deposited...
9867863 Method of treating low blood pressure  
A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is...
US20180008836 PHOTON ENHANCED BIOLOGICAL SCAFFOLDING  
Provided herein are biocompatible scaffolds engineered to convey growth stimulatory light to cells and augment their growth on the scaffolds both in vitro and in vivo. Also provide are methods of...
9860276 Emergent network defense  
A system and method are provided of a node for use in a network having a plurality of nodes. The node is configured to identify neighboring node(s) within a predetermined closeness of said node,...
US20170370353 MICRO-CATHODE ARC THRUSTER  
A satellite thruster increases satellite efficiency. The Linear Actuated ╬╝CAT has a stepper motor to move the ablative electrode forward. A LabVIEW program and Arduino microcontroller are used to...
US20170369946 BLOOD BIOMARKERS FOR RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS  
Methods and kits for diagnosing and/or treating a lower respiratory infection in a subject include obtaining a biological sample from the subject; detecting RNA expression levels of one or more...
US20170365277 EMOTIONAL INTERACTION APPARATUS  
A system and method for emotional interaction. The system includes a robot that uses behavioral analysis automation to provide treatment and assessment of emotional communication and social skills...
US20170356908 BLOOD BIOMARKERS FOR APPENDICITIS AND DIAGNOSTICS METHODS USING BIOMARKERS  
The invention relates to methods and kits for diagnosing and/or treating appendicitis in a subject, comprising performing one or more assays configured to detect one or more biomarkers on a body...
9839896 System and method for mass production of graphene platelets in arc plasma  
A system and method for producing graphene includes a discharge assembly and a substrate assembly. The discharge assembly includes a cathode and an anode, which in one embodiment are offset from...
9839813 Low dimple coverage and low drag golf ball  
A golf ball has a lower drag than conventional golf balls due to the arrangement of dimples on the outer surface of the golf ball, which arrangement produces a correspondingly lower percentage of...
US20170313444 SELF-CONSUMING SATELLITE  
A CubeSat satellite has a solar cell and an arc propulsion system. The arc propulsion system includes a power source, a first lead coupled to the power source and to a cathode, and a second lead...
US20170302053 HYBRID PHOTONIC PLASMONIC INTERCONNECTS (HYPPI) WITH INTRINSIC AND EXTRINSIC MODULATION OPTIONS  
The Hybrid Photonic Plasmonic Interconnect (HyPPI) combines both low loss photonic signal propagation and passive routing with ultra-compact plasmonic devices. These optical interconnects...
9758881 Process for electrosynthesis of energetic molecules  
A process for the production of energetically rich compounds comprising: using externally supplied thermal energy to heat an electrolyzable compound to a temperature greater than the ambient...
US20170232427 DOPED GRAPHITIC CARBON NITRIDES, METHODS OF MAKING AND USES OF THE SAME  
Carbon-doped graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) compositions are synthesized from the chemical precursors melamine, cyanuric acid and barbituric acid. Phosphorus-doped g-C3N4 compositions are...
US20170227546 TAILORED NANOPOST ARRAYS (NAPA) FOR LASER DESORPTION IOINZATION IN MASS SPECTROMETRY  
The production and use of semiconducting nanopost arrays made by nanofabrication is described herein. These nanopost arrays (NAPA) provide improved laser ionization yields and controllable...
US20170217776 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MASS PRODUCTION OF GRAPHENE PLATELETS IN ARC PLASMA  
A system and method for producing graphene includes a heating block, substrate, motor and collection device. The substrate is arranged about the heating block and is configured to receive heat...
US20170191472 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A PROGRAMMABLE AND FAULT TOLERANT PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER  
A system and method provides a fault-tolerant multi-channel pulsed plasma thruster system utilizing a control unit and an embedded real time application manipulating low-level timing events with...
US20170191061 BLOCKING HEPATITIS C VIRUS INFECTION ASSOCIATED LIVER TUMOR DEVELOPMENT WITH HCV-SPECIFIC ANTISENSE RNA  
The disclosure teaches antagonists of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) derived microRNA, which are useful in methods for treating and protecting against HCV-mediated hepatocellular carcinogenesis.
9687493 Use of NK-1 receptor antagonists for treating hypomagnesemia, neurogenic inflammation, and cardiac dysfunction associated with EGFR-blocking drugs  
The present disclosure provides methods for alleviating or preventing the negative physiological side effects associated with the administration of EGFR blocking therapeutics. The disclosure...
US20170177545 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING TRANSFORMATIVE EVENTS IN MULTIVARIABLE SYSTEMS  
A method of predicting a transformative event within a multivariable system includes receiving values for each of a plurality of variables of the multivariable system for a plurality of...
9683297 Apparatus for molten salt electrolysis with solar photovoltaic electricity supply and solar thermal heating of molten salt electrolyte  
A process for the production of energetically rich compounds comprising: using externally supplied thermal energy to heat an electrolyzable compound to a temperature greater than the ambient...
US20170166977 Biomarkers for the Identification of Prostate Cancer and Methods of Use  
The present disclosure provides biomarkers for the identification of prostate cancer and methods of use. The present disclosure also provide biomarkers that can be used for determining risk of...
US20170161417 RECONFIGURABLE OPTICAL COMPUTER  
An optical-electronic device can be controlled by a bias voltage to simulate an electronic component such as a resistor, capacitor, inductor with resistor, or capacitor with resistor. The...
9669214 Electrical stimulation of the claustrum/piriform cortex for treatment of epilepsy  
An electrical stimulation device provides stimulation of a person's claustrum and piriform cortex to treat seizures for persons having epilepsy, and to improve consciousness in individuals with...
US20170154181 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UNCOVERING COVERT TIMING CHANNELS  
A system detects a covert timing channel on a combinational structure or a memory structure. The system identifies the events behind conflicts, and constructs an event train based on those events....
9667032 Plasmonic mode III-V laser as on-chip light source  
A plasmonic light source includes a substrate and a square nano-cavity formed on the substrate. The nano-cavity includes a quantum well structure. The quantum well structure includes III-V...
US20170143790 OXYTOCIN IMPROVES TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
The present disclosure provides methods for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and OSA induced cardiorespiratory diseases. The disclosure provides, inter alia, methods for treating or...
US20170141535 PLASMONIC MODE III-V LASER AS ON-CHIP LIGHT SOURCE  
A plasmonic light source includes a substrate and a square nano-cavity formed on the substrate. The nano-cavity includes a quantum well structure. The quantum well structure includes III-V...
US20170095810 HANDHELD FLUID HANDLING SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A handheld system includes a reference pressure source configured to generate a reference pressure. The handheld system also includes a primary pressure source coupled to the reference pressure...
US20170095526 METHOD OF TREATING LOW BLOOD PRESSURE  
A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is...
US20170073610 MICROENCAPSULATION OF CHEMICAL ADDITIVES  
The present disclosure relates to new and optimized processes for the preparation of micro- and nano-scale capsules containing lubricant chemical additives. The present disclosure also relates to...
9593136 Compounds for inhibiting 1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase  
In particular, the compound is effective to inhibit Dxr in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). The present invention relates to compounds having general formula (I) or (II) where X is an acidic...
9572856 Method of treating low blood pressure  
A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is...
US20170038326 Highly Selective Nanostructure Sensors and Methods of Detecting Target Analytes  
A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of...
US20170037521 PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AMMONIA FROM AIR AND WATER  
The present disclosure relates to a simple one-pot process for the production of ammonia. The process involves electrolysis of air and water using a molten or concentrated aqueous hydroxide...
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