Patents and Patent Applications from New York University


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9739851 Aggregated spin-torque nano-oscillators  
A nano-oscillator magnetic wave propagation system has a group of aggregated spin-torque nano-oscillators (ASTNOs), which share a magnetic propagation material. Each of the group of ASTNOs is...
9737564 Citrate containing beverage  
Provided are beverage compositions comprising a urine citrate increasing component and a urine oxalate reducing component. The beverage compositions may be provided in a ready-to-drink form or may...
US20170236570 CURRENT INDUCED SPIN-MOMENTUM TRANSFER STACK WITH DUAL INSULATING LAYERS  
A high speed, low power method to control and switch the magnetization direction of a magnetic region in a magnetic device for memory cells using spin polarized electrical current. The magnetic...
US20170233461 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR PHAGOCYTE DELIVERY OF ANTI-STAPHYLOCOCCAL AGENTS  
The present application generally relates to multi-specific molecules that bind to multiple bacterial virulence factors, methods for producing these binding molecules, and the use of these binding...
US20170231772 TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT IMPLANT BASED ON NORMAL ANATOMY AND KINEMATICS  
A total knee replacement whose bearing surfaces are derived from an anatomically representative femur and a modified baseline tibial surface. The contacting femoral and tibial bearing surfaces...
9734122 System, method and computer-accessible medium for evaluating a malignancy status in at-risk populations and during patient treatment management  
In accordance with certain exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure, exemplary visualization system, method, procedure and computer-accessible medium can be provided, which individually...
US20170226532 VERSATILE GENETIC ASSEMBLY SYSTEM (VEGAS) TO ASSEMBLE PATHWAYS FOR EXPRESSION  
Provided are compositions and methods for use in assembling and expressing a plurality of transcription units using, in one aspect, homologous recombination in yeast. Yeast containing the...
US20170226172 FGF23 FUSION PROTEINS  
Disclosed herein are FGF23 c-tail fusion proteins, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the FGF23 c-tail fusion proteins, and methods of treatment using the FGF23 c-tail fusion proteins. This...
US20170224768 LEUKOTOXIN E/D AS A NEW ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENT AND MICROBICIDE  
The present invention relates to methods for preventing or treating Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, inflammatory conditions, and graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD) in a subject....
9727911 Systems, method and computer-accessible mediums for providing secure paper transactions using paper fiber identifiers  
Exemplary systems, methods and computer-accessible mediums can receive information comprising a first speckle pattern(s) associated with a portion(s) of the paper. The information can be generated...
US20170220900 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR DIFFUSION IMAGING ACQUISITION AND ANALYSIS  
Exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium for determining a difference(s) between two sets of subjects, can be provided. Using such exemplary system, method and computer-accessible...
US20170216624 METHOD TO SELECT RADIATION DOSAGE FOR TUMOR TREATMENT BASED ON CELLULAR IMAGING  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are disclosed for radiation treatment of tumors based at least in part on patient-specific imaging information. The methods, systems and apparatuses include...
US20170216381 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...
9721631 Precessional magnetization reversal in a magnetic tunnel junction with a perpendicular polarizer  
A magnetic device that includes a perpendicular magnetized polarizing layer configured to provide a first spin-torque and an in-plane magnetized free layer having a magnetization vector having at...
9719911 Automated real-time particle characterization and three-dimensional velocimetry with holographic video microscopy  
An in-line holographic microscope can be used to analyze on a frame-by-frame basis a video stream to track individual colloidal particles' three-dimensional motions. The system and method can...
9717722 Methods and agents for treating tyrosinase-positive albinism  
Methods for treating a subject with tyrosinase-positive albinism; agents and compositions thereof for use in treating tyrosinase-positive albinism; and medicaments for treating tyrosinase-positive...
9717222 Taste independent brain nutrient sensor that mediates hunger  
Provided is a gene in drosophila designated as dSLC5A1. This gene is responsible for taste independent nutrient sensing. Activation of neurons expressing this gene results in hunger behavior....
US20170214446 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM FOR ESTIMATING DIRECTION OF ARRIVAL OF A SIGNAL INCIDENT ON AT LEAST ONE ANTENNA ARRAY  
Exemplary embodiments include a computer-implemented method for configuring at least one antenna array comprising receiving a plurality of sets of samples corresponding to signals incident on a...
US20170213642 EARTH SURFACE POTENTIAL AND HARMONIC MITIGATING TRANSFORMERS  
A transformer assembly comprises at least one transformer having a core. A primary winding is positioned on a first portion, a secondary winding is positioned on a second portion of the core. A...
US20170213349 METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC TISSUE SEGMENTATION OF MEDICAL IMAGES  
A method to segment images that contain multiple objects in a nested structure including acquiring an image; defining the multiple objects by layers, each layer corresponding to one region, where...
US20170213340 METHOD FOR GESTATIONAL AGE ESTIMATION AND EMBRYONIC MUTANT DETECTION  
A method to characterize shape variations in brain ventricles during embryonic growth in mammals, the method including extracting a brain ventricle skeleton from one or more images, calculating a...
US20170212131 Tau Imaging Ligands and Their Uses in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tauopathy  
The present invention relates to antibody-based probes (including single domain antibody fragment, scFv molecules, antibodies, antibody fragments, diabodies, and the epitope-binding domains...
9714450 Methods for diagnosing and treating schizophrenia  
Genetic markers of schizophrenia (SCZ) are presented herein, as are methods for using same for assessing risk of developing SCZ and diagnosing SCZ. Methods for choosing a therapeutic regimen and...
9713688 System and method for automated titration of continuous positive airway pressure using an obstruction index  
Described is a system including an air pressure supply arrangement, a sensor and a titration device. The air pressure supply arrangement provides air pressure to a patient's airways. The sensor...
US20170208621 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA UTILIZING AN IMPROVED RADIO FRAME DESIGN AND MAC LAYER FOR ULTRA-LOW LATENCY  
Exemplary communication apparatus comprising a MAC-layer processor configured to receive data for a downlink transmission to a first device; transmit a grant comprising resource allocations for...
US20170203484 THREE DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURES HAVING ALIGNED NANOFIBERS, METHODS OF MAKING SUCH STRUCTURES, APPARATUS FOR MAKING SUCH STRUCTURES, AND LAMINATED COMPOSITIONS OF MATTER INCLUDING ONE OR MORE LAYERS OF ALIGNED NANOFIBERS  
Apparatus for producing a three dimensional nanofiber structure includes (1) at least two spaced electrodes; (2) a spinner adapted to rotate the at least two spaced electrodes; (3) a syringe...
US20170203251 Gas Separation Membranes Based on Fluorinated and Perfluorinated Polymers  
A process for separating components of a gas mixture using gas-separation copolymer membranes. These membranes use a selective layer made from copolymers of an amorphous perfluorinated dioxolane...
US20170202930 USE OF HYALURONIDASE FOR TREATMENT OF MUSCLE STIFFNESS  
Provided are methods and kits for reducing the severity of muscle stiffness. The method comprises delivering to one or more specific locations in the deep fascia of an affected muscle a...
9709511 Apparatus, system, method and computer-readable medium for isolating chemical exchange saturation transfer contrast from magnetization transfer asymmetry under two-frequency RF irradiation  
Apparatus, system, method and computer-readable medium for isolating chemical exchange saturation transfer contrast from magnetization transfer asymmetry under two-frequency RF irradiation. A...
9709476 System and method for finding the size of one of more individual particles, such as nanoparticles for example, in real time utilizing a microsphere's whispering gallery modes (“WGMs”)  
Example systems and methods are provided to determine the size and/or mass of a particle, such as a nanoparticle for example, deterministically (i.e., non-statistically). At least two resonances...
US20170196984 PROTEIN POLYMER GOLD NANOPARTICLE HYBRID MATERIALS FOR SMALL MOLECULE DELIVERY  
Protein polymer-gold nanoparticles, compositions comprising protein polymer-gold nanoparticles, and uses of protein polymer-gold nanoparticles. A protein polymer-gold nanoparticle comprises a gold...
US20170196494 Identification, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Neuropathologies, Neurotoxicities, Tumors, and Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries Using Electrodes with Microvoltammetry  
The present invention relates to devices and methods of use thereof for detection of biomolecules, in vitro, in vivo, or in situ. The invention relates to methods of diagnosing and/or treating a...
9704414 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...
9700607 Mucosal immunization to prevent prion infection  
Vaccines against prion disease eliciting a humoral immune response when administered mucosally are described. The vaccines comprise a prion protein, a prion protein fragment, or a...
US20170191920 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING POROSITY OF PARTICLES  
A method for analyzing porosity of a particle and a medium disposed in the porosity of the particle. A video-holographic microscope is provided to analyze interference patterns produced by...
US20170190764 PEPTIDES MIMICKING HIV-1 VIRAL EPITOPES IN THE V2 LOOP FOR THE GP120 SURFACE ENVELOPE GLYCOPROTEIN  
The present invention relates to an isolated immunogenic peptide comprising a V2 loop fragment from HIV surface envelope glycoprotein gp120. This peptide binds specifically with antibodies in...
9695153 Oligooxopiperazines for p53 reactivation  
The present invention relates to oligooxopiperazines for reactivating p53. The oligooxopiperazines comprise two or three oxopiperazine rings and substantially mimic helix αB of the C-terminal...
US20170184485 IN-LINE PARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION  
Holographic video microscopy yields fast and accurate measurements of the size and refractive index of individual colloidal particles. Particle-resolved characterization offers useful insights...
US20170183400 Immunological Targeting of Pathological Tau Proteins  
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for treating, preventing, and diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease or other tauopathies in a subject by administering an immunogenic tau peptide...
9689876 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...
9683039 Notch agonists for the treatment of cancer  
The present invention is directed to methods of treating and preventing acute myeloid leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia relapse disease in a subject that involve administering a Notch receptor...
9682947 Substituted lactones for treating cancer  
Novel heterocyclo compounds represented by Formula I wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 and n are as described herein are provided. The compounds may be prepared as pharmaceutical compositions, and...
9680806 Secure transactions using alphacodes  
Systems and method for sending a first alphacode to a first participant over a secure channel. Sending a second alphacode to a second participant over a secure channel. Receiving a first encoded...
9676916 Multifunctional syntactic foams  
A multifunctional syntactic foam including a matrix material and hollow particles, where a first and second material property of the syntactic foam are tailored on the basis of the wall thickness...
US20170160793 Foot Operated Navigation and Interaction for Virtual Reality Experiences  
An apparatus for creating movement in a virtual reality for a user includes a computer includes a virtual reality headset in communication with the computer that is worn on the head of the user so...
US20170159057 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR MODULATION OF RORGAMMAT FUNCTIONS  
The present invention relates to expression of RORγt in cells and tissues and the effect of expression of this gene on proliferation of specific immune cells and in promotion of immune cell...
9672788 Reducing visual crowding, increasing attention and improving visual span  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for modifying displayed text in a gaze-contingent way to reduce crowding, thus increasing the...
9672601 System, method and computer-accessible medium for restoring an image taken through a window  
Systems, methods and computer-accessible mediums for modifying an image(s) can be provided. For example, first image information for the image(s) can be received. Second image information can be...
US20170151290 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING OBESITY AND RELATED DISORDERS BY CHARACTERIZING AND RESTORING MAMMALIAN BACTERIAL MICROBIOTA  
The present invention relates to characterizing changes in mammalian intestinal microbiota associated with associated with high-fat and low-fat diets and with diets containing...
9664697 Green-to-red photo-convertible fluorescent calcium indicator  
Provided are methods of selectively labeling cells by introduction of circularly permutated GCaMP molecules which exhibit photoconversion from green to red fluorescence when exposed to blue light....