Patents and Patent Applications from New York University


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9661051 Streamloading content, such as video content for example, by both downloading enhancement layers of the content and streaming a base layer of the content  
Video streaming applications are a major contributor to the recent dramatic rise of data traffic in cellular networks. Mobile users in a cellular network often experience fluctuating data rates,...
9658100 Systems and methods for audio information environmental analysis  
An environmental analysis system and method. Remote sensing devices detect nonvisual information. One or more loudspeakers are each associated with one or more of the plurality of remote sensing...
9657103 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...
9657075 Chimeric fibroblast growth factor 23 proteins and methods of use  
The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an N-terminus coupled to a C-terminus, where the N-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“FGF”) and...
9649201 Anatomic socket alignment guide and methods of making and using same  
This disclosure provides an anatomic socket alignment guide set, for total hip replacement arthroplasty. The guide set is created from patient-specific medical images, allowing the guide set...
US20170131821 Sensor Having a Mesh Layer with Protrusions, and Method  
A sensor having a set of grid of bars that are in contact from their bottom at the corners with a set of protrusions that are in contact from above with a plurality of intersections, each having a...
9646514 Somatosensory feedback wearable object  
Disclosed are systems, computer-readable mediums, and methods for receiving, from a sensor array, three-dimensional sensory data associated with an environment of a person. The three-dimensional...
9644023 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...
9643124 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 partially fluorinated or perfluorinated...
9642522 Methods and kits for assessing central nervous system integrity  
The invention provides methods and kits for detecting, screening, quantifying or localizing the etiology for reduced or impaired cranial nerve function or conduction or associated cranial nucleus...
US20170123499 THREE DIMENSIONAL TACTILE FEEDBACK SYSTEM  
A three dimensional tactile feedback includes a two dimensional array of ultrasonic transducers and a control device configured to control the ultrasonic transducers. The ultrasonic transducers re...
9636632 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...
9631204 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...
9624203 Oligooxopiperazines and methods of making and using them  
The present invention relates to oligooxopiperazines and their use. Methods for preparing oligooxopiperazines are also disclosed.
9623059 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...
US20170101449 CHIMERIC FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 19 PROTEINS AND METHODS OF USE  
The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an N-terminus coupled to a C-terminus, where the N-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“FGF”) and...
9619658 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...
9618840 Systems and methods for polymer tips using silanated supports  
Polymer Pen Lithography materials that retain the simplicity characteristic for the fabrication of poly(dimethyl siloxane) tip arrays while preserving the control over feature dimensions and to...
9617525 Phosphotriesterase enzymes, methods and compositions related thereto  
The instant invention provides methods and related compositions for identifying polypeptides with improved stability and/or enzymatic activity in comparison to native forms, wherein the identified...
US20170096462 CHIMERIC FGF21 PROTEINS WITH ENHANCED BINDING AFFINITY FOR BETA-KLOTHO FOR THE TREATMENT OF TYPE II DIABETES, OBESITY, AND RELATED METABOLIC DISORDERS  
The present invention relates to chimeric proteins that include an N-terminus coupled to a C-terminus, where the N-terminus includes an N-terminal portion of fibroblast growth factor 21 (“FGF21”)...
9611294 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...
9605026 Hydrogen-bond surrogate peptides and peptidomimetics for p53 reactivation  
The present invention relates to peptidomimetics for reactivating p53. Methods of using the peptidomimetics are also disclosed.
9603876 Compositions and methods for restoring gastrointestinal microbiota following antibiotic treatment  
The present invention relates to characterizing changes in mammalian bacterial gastrointestinal, cutaneous and nasal microbiota associated with antibiotic treatment and various disease conditions...
9603792 System and method for correction of intracerebral chemical imbalances  
A method of treating a central nervous system (CNS) disorder, comprises the steps of inserting into a patient's body first and second conduits so that distal ends of the first and second conduits...
9602734 Methods, computer-accessible medium and systems for facilitating dark flash photography  
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to methods, computer-accessible medium and systems for dark flash photography. For example, described herein is an exemplary...
9599671 Architecture, system, method, and computer-accessible medium for partial-scan testing  
Exemplary method, computer-accessible medium, test architecture, and system can be provided for a partial-scan test of at least one integrated circuit. For example, it is possible to obtain a...
9597377 Stable formulations of purified proteins  
This application provides methods of improving protein replacement therapy by combining protein replacement therapy with active site-specific chaperones (ASSC) to increase the stability and...
9593142 Aldehyde capture ligation technology for synthesis of amide bonds  
The present invention relates to ligation agents and their use in making an amide ligation product. Methods of making the ligation agents are also disclosed.
US20170066801 ALPHA3BETA HYDROGEN BOND SURROGATE MACROCYCLES AS MODULATORS OF RAS  
The present invention relates to peptides having a stable, internally-constrained HBS α-helix, where the peptide mimics at least a portion of the α-H helix of the Sos protein and contains a...
US20170065179 System And Method For In Vivo Detection Of Fluorescence From An Eye  
A system and method for in vivo detection and quantification of drusen present in the retina via administering an excitation signal to the retina of the eye and detecting an electromagnetic...
9591322 Coding using a redundant dictionary, such as video coding using a self-adaptive redundant dictionary including spatial and/or temporal prediction candidate 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...
9588203 Apparatus, method and computer-accessible medium for determination of electrical properties of tissues and materials using multiple radio frequency measurements  
An assembly for determining at least one electrical property of an object. The assembly includes at least one transmitter that can generate a plurality of electromagnetic field distribution...
9588202 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...
US20170064451 UBIQUITOUS SENSING ENVIRONMENT  
A system and method for selection and distribution of information from one or more remote sensing devices that are distributed in a space. Receiving such information from the remote sensing...
US20170063590 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MITIGATING FREQUENCY OFFSETS IN WIRELESS SYSTEMS  
Exemplary communication apparatus can comprise a receiver; a computer arrangement; and a non-transitory medium comprising computer-executable instructions that cause the apparatus to: receive a...
US20170059468 FAST FEATURE IDENTIFICATION FOR HOLOGRAPHIC TRACKING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF COLLOIDAL PARTICLES  
A method and system for identification of holographic tracking and identification of features of an object. A holograph is created from scattering off the object, intensity gradients are...
US20170058185 INHIBITION OF ASPHALTENE  
Methods, systems and compositions reduce or prevent the formation of asphaltene deposits by controlling the precipitation of asphaltene. An asphaltene inhibitor is utilized comprising an aromatic...
9582891 Method and apparatus for segmenting an image in order to locate a part thereof  
A method is disclosed to automatically segment 3D and higher-dimensional images into two subsets without user intervention, with no topological restriction on the solution, and in such a way that...
9582695 Computations using a polychronous wave propagation system  
The present invention relates to a polychronous wave propagation system that is based on relative timing between two or more propagated waves through a wave propagation medium. The relative timing...
9579404 Lanthanoid complex capsule and particle contrast agents, methods of making and using thereof  
The invention relates to compositions of DOTA derivative compounds, lanthanoid-DOTA derivative molecular complex, and lanthanoid-complex encapsulated solid lipid particles or capsules, and methods...
9579364 Methods for treating benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)  
Therapeutic methods for treating a subject with benign prostatic hypertrophy by inhibition of the activity of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) to reduce the amount of prostatic hyperplastic...
US20170053740 WINDING FOR LOW-VOLTAGE COILS OF DISTRIBUTION-CLASS TOROIDAL TRANSFORMERS  
A novel winding method is described herein which eliminates the circulating currents for wound transformers. A first layer of a wire is wound about the core at a first set of angles. Next, a loop...
US20170053215 TASK-AGNOSTIC INTEGRATION OF HUMAN AND MACHINE INTELLIGENCE  
A system combines inputs from human processing and machine processing, and employs machine learning to improve processing of individual tasks based on comparison of human processing results. Once...
9574015 Methods for treating muscle specific receptor kinase (MuSK) myasthenia gravis with the Ig1 domain of MuSK  
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...
9574001 Humanized single-chain antibody against beta 3 integrin for the treatment and prevention of metastasis  
The present invention relates to methods inhibiting tumor metastasis and treating cancer in a subject that involve administering to the subject an antibody which recognizes GPIIIa49-66, under...
US20170044099 COVALENTLY PATTERNED GRAPHENE SURFACES BY A FORCE ACCELERATED CYCLOADDITION REACTION  
The present invention relates generally to molecular printing techniques for use in sensors, assays, and integrated optics and electronics. Specifically, the present invention relates to covalent...
US20170042904 METHODS FOR TREATING T-CELL ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA  
The present invention is directed to methods of treating T-ALL that involve administering an inhibitor of jumonji D3 (JMJD3) demethylase. Another embodiment of the invention relates to methods...
9567378 In situ oriented immobilization of proteins on a support  
The present invention relates to a method of directing in situ oriented immobilization of a protein on a support. This method involves providing a support and contacting the support with a...
US20170037033 OXOPIPERAZINE HELIX MIMETICS AS INHIBITORS OF THE p53-MDM2 INTERACTION  
The present invention relates to oligooxopiperzines for modulating the p53-Mdm2 interaction. Methods of using the oligooxopiperazines are also disclosed.
US20170035795 METHODS AND REAGENTS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ACUTE LEUKEMIA  
The present invention is directed to methods of treating T-ALL that involves administering a therapeutic agent that inhibits a NOTCH-1 regulated non-coding RNA (lncRNA). Another embodiment of the...