Patents and Patent Applications from New York University


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9399666 Inhibiting interaction between the HIF-1ALPHA and p300/CBP with hydrogen bond surrogate-based helices  
The present invention relates to peptides having one or more stable, internally constrained α-helices, and that include a sequence that mimics at least a portion of the C-terminal transactivation...
US20160209425 USE OF DECTIN-1 ACTIVATORS FOR TREATMENT OF LIVER DISORDERS  
Provided is a method of treatment of liver disorders comprising administrating to an individual in need of treatment, a therapeutically effective amount of an activator of Dectin-1 pathway....
US20160208227 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING MICROBIAL GROWTH  
Provided are modified microorganisms which are modified such that their growth can be controlled using exogenously provided compounds. The microorganisms can be modified by genetic alterations...
9395368 Methods, agents and peptides for inducing an immune response to matrix metalloproteinase-2 expressing tumors  
The present invention relates to enhancing, modulating or stimulating the immune response to MMP-2 expressing tumors, including melanoma, and to the modulation and application of immune modulators...
US20160202243 MITOCHONDRIA AND HUMAN IMMUNODEFIENCY VIRUS TYPE 1 TRANSMISSION  
Methods described herein relate to mitochondria and their role in Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection and cell-to-cell HIV-1 transmission and compositions and methods for...
9390163 Method, system and software arrangement for detecting or determining similarity regions between datasets  
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided which can identify and provide local variations in regions of similarity among two or more data sets. These data sets may be represented...
9389842 Configuration-preserving preprocessor  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for generating a plurality of tokens from one or more source files. The one or more source files...
9386793 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...
US20160197133 ORGANIC MAGNETOELECTROLUMINESCENCE FOR TRANSDUCTION BETWEEN MAGNETIC AND OPTICAL INFORMATION  
An optoelectronic device which can read magnetically stored information, and convert it into optical light signals using organic or “plastic” semiconductors is described. Such a device may use...
9381245 Methods for inhibiting osteolysis  
The invention provides methods and compositions for reducing or inhibiting osteolysis, bone resorption, osteoclast differentiation and stimulation and the loosening of medical prostheses by...
US20160187258 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OXYGEN SENSING  
An oxygen sensing system comprises a substrate structured to communicate optical signals. An oxygen sensing layer is disposed on the substrate and comprises an oxygen sensing molecule in a matrix...
US20160185834 PROTEIN ENGINEERED SYSTEMS FOR DELIVERY OF MOLECULES  
Provided are compositions and methods for efficient delivery of polynucleotides and/or small molecules to or into cells. The compositions comprises a peptide which as an excess positive charge and...
US20160184349 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...
US20160183553 MERINGUE COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF PREPARATION  
A meringue composition is disclosed, which may be prepared without the inclusion of egg or egg byproduct material as an ingredient. The meringue is prepared from a mixture consisting essentially...
9376663 GPR15-mediated homing and uses thereof  
The present invention is directed to in vitro methods for promoting expression of G-protein coupled receptor 15 (GPR15) on T cells, GPR15+ enriched populations of T cells generated using these...
9376469 Proteolytically resistant hydrogen bond surrogate helices  
The present invention relates to peptidomimetics having a stable, internally constrained protein secondary structure, where the peptidomimetics contain a hydrogen bond surrogate in the internal...
US20160178881 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR AUTHENTICATING PHYSICAL OBJECTS USING MICROSCOPIC TEXTURES  
An exemplary lens arrangement can be provided that includes a plurality of lenses configured to provide a field of view (FOV) of between about 9 mm×6 mm to about 15 mm×12 mm, a resolution at at...
US20160176301 UNIFORM MAGNETIC FIELD TRANSMITTER  
A system for wirelessly charging an electric vehicle comprises a wireless charging coil having a first end, a second end, and a plurality of turns. The first end has a first turn having a first...
9373160 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...
9370531 Method of providing patient specific immune response in amyloidoses and protein aggregation disorders  
A treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other disorders involving protein misfolding or aggregation is provided by enhancing or sustaining an antibody response against predominantly directed...
9370491 Polymer carrier  
Compositions and methods for delivering bioactive agents, such as vitamins, hormones, nutrients and drugs, by stabilizing and or solubilizing these agents in a polymer matrix. The carrier polymers...
9369328 System and method for providing channel equalization in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) wireless systems  
The present disclosure relates to a computer-implemented method for estimating a communication channel response, comprising procedures such as: receiving, via the channel, a signal comprising a...
9364472 Amino, Amido and heterocyclic compounds as modulators of RAGE activity and uses thereof  
Amino, amido, and heterocyclic compounds are disclosed. The compounds may be prepared as pharmaceutical compositions, and may be used for the prevention and treatment of a variety of conditions in...
9364449 Peptoid and synthetic oligomers, pharmaceutical compositions and methods of using same  
Novel peptide/peptoid oligomers are disclosed that have a formula represented by the following formula Ia or Ib: The peptide/peptoid oligomers demonstrate the ability to inhibit fibrillization and...
US20160159866 CLOSTRIDIAL NEUROTOXIN FUSION PROTEINS, PROPEPTIDE FUSIONS, THEIR EXPRESSION, AND USE  
The present invention is directed to a fusion protein comprising a light chain region of a Clostridial neurotoxin and a heavy chain region of a Clostridial neurotoxin, where the light and heavy...
9360959 Fusing depth and pressure imaging to provide object identification for multi-touch surfaces  
An apparatus for inputting information into a computer includes a 3d sensor that senses 3d information and produces a 3d output The apparatus includes a 2d sensor that senses 2d information and...
9359408 Fluorinated protein-based polymeric carriers  
A biologically derived polymer that facilitates the solubilization and protection of small molecules for use in drug delivery, in which the polymer is a protein polymer. A biologically derived...
9358281 Methods, agents and peptides for inducing an innate immune response in HIV vaccination  
The present invention relates to enhancing, modulating or stimulating the innate immune response to HIV-1 and other viral pathogens and to the modulation and application of immune modulators and...
9357965 System and method for guidance of anesthesia, analgesia and amnesia  
Method for determining anesthesia dosage includes following steps. First Interventional Agent (“FIA”) is administered to Patient at a first rate to achieve First Predetermined Plane of Anesthesia...
US20160151595 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...
US20160151593 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...
US20160151316 METHOD OF TREATING TOURETTE'S DISORDER WITH GABA-AMINOTRANSFERASE INACTIVATORS  
The present invention is a method of treating Tourette's Disorder (TD) using GABA ergic drugs that elevate the amount of stored presynaptic GABA and do not significantly increase GABA tone (a...
9354725 Tracking movement of a writing instrument on a general surface  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for capturing, using a camera, an image of a general writing surface. The captured image is...
9354490 Method, 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...
9353078 Amino, amido and heterocyclic compounds as modulators of rage activity and uses thereof  
Amino, amido, and heterocyclic compounds are disclosed. The compounds may be prepared as pharmaceutical compositions, and may be used for the prevention and treatment of a variety of conditions in...
US20160148293 APPARATUS, SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM FOR PERFORMING A PRODUCT SEARCH USING USER-GENERATED AND CROWD-SOURCED CONTENT  
A non-transitory computer-readable medium, method and system for providing results associated with a ranking of a plurality of items of a particular item type can be provided. For example, for...
US20160144229 MODULAR MULTI-JOINT REHABILITATION TRAINING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present invention relates to a device or apparatus for aiding in upper extremity rehabilitation treatment. The apparatus is a portable mobile rehabilitation device which has first and second...
9348463 Retroreflection based multitouch sensor, method and program  
A detection apparatus includes a multilocation sensor. The apparatus includes a sheet in communication with the sensor, which when a plurality of locations of the sheet are simultaneously...
US20160139150 METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING AND ASSESSING NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES  
The present invention provides methods for diagnosing a neurological disease in a subject, screening for or assessing the risk of developing a neurological disease in a subject, monitoring...
US20160138018 ANTI-miR-27b AND ANTI-miR-148a OLIGONUCLEOTIDES AS THERAPEUTIC TOOLS FOR TREATING DYSLIPIDEMIAS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES  
The present invention relates to anti-miR-27b and anti-miR-148a oligonucleotides that are capable of decreasing the level and/or activity of miR-27b and miR-148a, respectively. In conjunction with...
US20160136371 System and Method for Circuits to Allow CPAP to Provide Zero Pressure  
A system comprises a respiratory delivery arrangement adapted to cover at least one respiratory orifice of a patient. The system also comprises a first conduit having a first end and a second end,...
US20160134356 SYSTEM, DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR HIGH-FREQUENCY MILLIMETER-WAVE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION USING INTERFACE POINTS  
Exemplary embodiments include a communication system comprising a portal between radio-frequency propagation environments; one or more of interface points disposed in the plurality of propagation...
9335325 Immunodominant Mycobacterium tuberculosis peptides from cell wall proteins for early diagnosis and immunization  
A number of peptide epitopes and fragments from three Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) cell wall proteins have been identified as early antigens that induce antibodies early during Mtb infection...
US20160122757 siRNA TARGETING HSR1  
The invention provides siRNA molecules and LNA antisense oligonucleotides, which target Heat Shock RNA (HSR1) and effectively inhibit stress response in a cell, and their use for treatment of...
US20160120915 METHODS FOR MANIPULATING IMMUNE RESPONSES BY ALTERING MICROBIOTA  
The present invention relates to characterizing changes in mammalian microbiota associated with antibiotic treatments and various immunological conditions and related therapeutic methods....
US20160120860 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...
9329182 Method of treating motor neuron disease with an antibody that agonizes MuSK  
Agents, compositions, and medicaments that pertain to modulating the activity of muscle specific kinase receptor (MuSK) and methods and uses thereof to modulate MuSK activity are encompassed...
US20160115458 TUMOR THERAPY WITH REPLICATION COMPETENT SINDBIS VIRAL VECTORS  
Disclosed herein are methods for treating a mammal harboring a solid tumor which expresses higher levels of High Affinity Laminin Receptors (LAMR) than normal cells of the same lineage comprising...
US20160110730 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR PREDICTING USER DEMOGRAPHICS OF ONLINE ITEMS  
Exemplary systems, methods and computer-accessible mediums for generating a demographics model can be provided, which can include, for example, receiving information related to content...
US20160106400 ENDOSCOPIC SIDE RELEASE BIOPSY VALVE  
A biopsy valve for an endoscope includes a valve body that is laterally divided into an upper portion having a first height and a lower portion having a second height, a through hole provided...