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9091689 Methods of treating and preventing staphylococcus aureus infections and associated conditions  
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for preventing and treating Staphylococcus aureus in a subject. Therapeutic compositions of the present invention comprise leukocidin E...
US20150206522 PITCH DETECTION  
A string vibration pickup device and methods for using same. The device includes a sensor configured to engage a string to detect vibrations. A pickup base having a pickup in communication with...
US20150206152 ANTI-COUNTERFEITING TECHNIQUE VIA ATTRIBUTES  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for receiving an item identifier that identifies an item and an attribute associated with an...
US20150204888 QUANTIFYING LOCAL INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY AND ITS USE TO PREDICT DISEASE PROGRESSION AND TAILOR TREATMENTS  
This invention relates to a method of predicting progression of an inflammatory condition in a subject, which involves providing a medium comprising hyaluronan or a fragment thereof; contacting...
US20150204846 PHOSPHATIDYLINOSITOL-3-KINASE C2 BETA MODULATORS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Methods for screening to identify agents capable of modulating PI3KC2β/mast cell activation are also encompassed herein as are methods of using such agents to treat IgE-mediated allergic disorders.
US20150201889 SONIFICATION OF IMAGING DATA  
Scans of brains result in data that can be challenging to display due to its complexity, multi-dimensionality, and range. Visual representations of such data are limited due to the nature of the...
US20150199918 BLIND AID DEVICE  
A blind aid device designed for non-verbal communication between a blind person and a companion includes a body-worn sensor system to be worn by the companion, a body-worn actuation system to be...
9082950 Increased magnetoresistance in an inverted orthogonal spin transfer layer stack  
A magnetic device includes a pinned magnetic layer and a free magnetic layer including a first body-centered cubic material and having a variable magnetization vector that has a first stable state...
9082888 Inverted orthogonal spin transfer layer stack  
A magnetic device includes a pinned magnetic layer having a first fixed magnetization vector with a first fixed magnetization direction. The magnetic device also includes a free magnetic layer...
9081929 Systems, processes and computer-accessible medium for providing logic encryption utilizing fault analysis  
Exemplary systems, methods and computer-accessible mediums can encrypting a circuit by determining at least one location to insert at least one gate in the circuit using a fault analysis, and...
9081071 Longevity of hyperpolarized enhanced signals for 1H NMR spectroscopy  
A method and system for providing an article of manufacture with increased longevity of hyperpolarized 1H signals (and other species) for NMR spectroscopy and MRI. The method involves providing a...
9079937 Dendrimeric peptides, pharmaceutical compositions and methods of using the same  
Novel dendrimeric peptide compounds are disclosed that have a formula represented by the following formula I: The compounds demonstrate antimicrobial activity and may be prepared as pharmaceutical...
US20150193628 HOMOMORPHICALLY ENCRYPTED ONE INSTRUCTION COMPUTATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A homomorphically encrypted one instruction computation (“HEROIC”) computing system is described. The described HEROIC cloud computing system utilizes a homomorphic encryption scheme. The...
US20150189959 SOMATOSENSORY TERMINAL FEEDBACK CANE  
A cane that includes a handle and a pylon that includes a satellite leg control operably connected to the handle. The cane further includes a terminal feedback device that is operably connected to...
9075122 Method, system and computer-accessible medium for providing multiple-quantum-filtered imaging  
The present disclosure describes exemplary embodiments of process, system, computer-accessible medium and processing arrangement which can be used to provide multiple-quantum-filtered imaging. For...
US20150189283 CODING USING A REDUNDANT DICTIONARY, SUCH AS VIDEO CODING USING A SELF-ADAPTIVE REDUNDANT DICTIONARY INCLUDING SPATIAL AND/OR TEMPORAL PREDICTION CANDIDTE ATOMS  
An example video encoder uses a self-adaptive dictionary that only depends on the block location, without requiring real time design/redesign of the dictionary. A mean-removed block may be...
US20150182461 Mass Production and Size Control of Nanoparticles Through Controlled Microvortices  
Methods for making particles, such as nanoparticles, devices useful in the methods, and particles made by the method are described herein. The methods involves the use of a microfluidic device,...
9067069 Cochlear implant fitting system  
A system for electrically stimulating a first cochlear implant includes (a) an electrode contact simultaneously transmitting a first electrical stimulus from stimulation hardware to a first ear...
9062122 Targeting the Rosa26 gene in human embryonic stem cells  
The invention provides a method for generating a transgenic eukaryotic cell population having a modified human Rosa26 locus, which method includes introducing a functional DNA sequence into the...
US20150165147 System and Method for Diagnosis and Treatment of a Breathing Pattern of a Patient  
Described is a system including a sensor and a processing arrangement. The sensor measures data corresponding to a patient's breathing patterns. The processing arrangement analyzes the breathing...
US20150165005 Method for Treating Amyloid Disease  
The invention relates to methods for treating human amyloid disease by administration of modified Aβ peptide immunogens.
US20150162379 SCALABLE ORTHOGONAL SPIN TRANSFER MAGNETIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY DEVICES WITH REDUCED WRITE ERROR RATES  
A magnetic device includes a pinned polarizing magnetic layer having a magnetic vector parallel to a plane of the pinned polarizing magnetic layer. The magnetic device also includes a free layer,...
US20150148307 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR THE PROGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF RELAPSED LEUKEMIA  
The present invention is directed to methods of prognosing relapsed leukemia in a subject. These methods are based on the detection of one or more relapse-specific gene mutations in a patient...
US20150147334 IMMUNOTHERAPY TARGETING OF THE SHARED ABNORMAL CONFORMATIONAL STATE OF AMYLOIDOGENIC PEPTIDES/PROTEINS  
The present invention is directed to pharmaceutical agents and compositions useful for the treatment and prevention of amyloid disease in a subject. The invention further relates to isolated...
9042974 Apparatus and method for monitoring and treatment of brain disorders  
A method and system for treating brain disorders comprises detecting activity of a first target area of the brain via a first implanted sensor and determining the presence of target brain activity...
9040261 Compounds as L-cystine crystallization inhibitors and uses thereof  
A method of preventing or inhibiting L-cystine crystallization using the compounds of formula I is disclosed. wherein A, L, R1a, R1b, and m are as described herein. The compounds may be prepared...
US20150141480 CARBOHYDRATE-SELECTIVE RECEPTORS  
The present invention is directed to a new class of synthetic carbohydrate receptor compounds comprising Formula I as described herein: (I). Other aspects of the present invention relate to...
US20150141285 Detection of Unlabeled Nucleic Acids by Changing Solubility of Surface-Associating Probes  
Provided are methods and devices for detection of unlabeled nucleic acids. The detection methods are based on change of solubility of hydrophobic probes upon hybridization with a polynucleotide....
9035743 Song selection based upon axial pen pressure  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for determining, using a pressure sensor, pressure data comprising a pressure indication and a...
US20150134266 METHOD OF IDENTIFYING THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF THE ACTIVITY OF A DRUG COMPOUND, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS, AND TREATMENT METHODS  
The present invention relates to a method of identifying the molecular basis of a drug compound's activity. The invention further relates to a pharmaceutical composition, a kit for treating...
US20150132310 METHODS OF TREATING AND PREVENTING STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS INFECTIONS AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS  
The present invention relates to methods of treating and preventing Staphylococcus aureus infection and/or a condition resulting from a S. aureus infection a subject that involves administering a...
US20150130465 DIPOLE ARRAY ARRANGEMENT  
An apparatus can be provided that can include a plurality of electric dipole antenna arrangements, and a processing arrangement configured to receive a signal(s) from the electric dipole antenna...
US20150126621 METHOD FOR PREDICTING RECURRENCE OF MELANOMA USING miRNA ALTERATIONS  
Described herein are miRNA-based methods for prognosis of recurrence of melanoma and related methods and kits. The present invention addresses these and other needs by providing a method for...
US20150126450 MULTIVALENT PEPTOID OLIGOMERS, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
Novel peptoid oligomers are disclosed that have a formula represented by the following formula Ia or Ib: The peptoid oligomers are prepared as modulators of androgen receptor (AR), and may be...
US20150125476 IMMUNOGENIC PEPTIDES AND POLYPEPTIDES FOR PROTECTION AGAINST HIV INFECTION  
The present invention relates to an isolated immunogenic peptide chimera comprising a first peptide moiety comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, or at least a contiguous 5 amino acid...
US20150125466 METHODS RELATED TO CANCER TREATMENT  
The present invention relates to method for predicting a subject's relative response to cancer immunotherapy treatment. The methods involve providing a sample comprising a tumor cell or a...
US20150125442 METHODS FOR TREATING MUSCLE SPECIFIC RECEPTOR KINASE MYASTHENIA GRAVIS  
Agents, compositions, and medicaments that reduce interactions between muscle specific kinase receptor (MuSK) and pathogenic immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) antibodies specific for the first Ig-like...
US20150125441 METHODS OF TREATING DEPRESSION AND PAIN  
The present invention provides methods of treating and pharmaceutical compositions useful for treating a mood disorder or depressive symptoms associated with pain, inducing analgesia and treating...
9023788 Methods compounds and pharmaceutical compositions for treating anxiety and mood disorders  
Compounds and pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds having formula I are provided: where R1, R2a, R2b, R3, R4, and R5 are as defined herein. The compounds and pharmaceutical...
9023111 Total knee replacement substituting function of anterior cruciate ligament  
A total knee replacement prosthesis comprising condylar and intercondylar bearing surfaces configured to manage anterior/posterior displacement between the articulating femoral and tibial components.
US20150120209 METHOD, COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM, AND SYSTEMS FOR GENERATING A GENOME WIDE HAPLOTYPE SEQUENCE  
Methods, computer-accessible medium, and systems for generating a genome wide probe map and/or a genome wide haplotype sequence are provided. In particular, a genome wide probe map can be...
US20150119329 MODULATION OF ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTORS FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF MALARIA CEREBRAL  
The present invention is directed to a composition for the treatment or prevention of cerebral malaria that comprises an angiotensin receptor type-2 agonist and an antimalaria drug. The present...
9020585 Electronic identity card  
A method comprises the steps of obtaining a baseline measurement corresponding to a representation of brain activity from a living body and storing the baseline measurements on a storage device...
9018259 Treatment of cancer using benzoic acid derivatives  
The present invention provides a method of treating cancer using benzoic acid derivatives, alone or in combination with standard treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Also provided are...
US20150112066 ASYMMETRIC CATALYSTS  
The present invention relates to asymmetric catalysts, including redox-reconfigurable asymmetric catalysts. Methods of producing compounds having one or more stereocenters using the asymmetric...
US20150111764 POLYMERIZED MICROARRAYS  
Micropatterns of glycan-bearing brush polymers generated by the initiation of oligomerization of acrylate and methacrylate monomers from thiol-terminated surfaces. Chain lengths are controlled in...
US20150110822 ONCOLYTIC HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS AND THERAPEUTIC USES THEREOF  
The present invention relates to variants of herpes simplex virus (HSV) that selectively infect and replicate in cancer cells, including HSV strains that selectively infect and replicate in...
US20150110418 SEAM CARVING BASED ANONYMIZATION  
As image source attribution techniques have become significantly sophisticated and are now becoming commonplace, there is a growing need for capabilities to anonymize images and videos. Focusing...
US20150107594 System and Method for Diagnosis and Treatment of a Breathing Pattern of a Patient  
Described is a system including a sensor and a processing arrangement. The sensor measures data corresponding to a patient's breathing patterns. The processing arrangement analyzes the breathing...
9005587 Anti-bacterial and mineralizing calcium phosphate compositions  
The present invention provides compositions including saturated calcium phosphate (sCaP) solutions, that may be prepared from mixtures of calcium deficient apatite and one or more of sodium...