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US20160042508 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR OBTAINING AND/OR DETERMINING MESOSCOPIC STRUCTURE AND ORIENTATION WITH FIBER TRACKING  
Exemplary systems, methods, and computer-accessible mediums can be provided that can generate resultant data regarding fiber tract(s) and anatomical structure(s). For example, first information...
9255086 Control of hypoxia-inducible gene expression with oligooxopiperazine nonpeptidic helix mimetics  
The present invention relates to oligooxopiperazines that mimic helix αB of the C-terminal transactivation domain of HIF-1α. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing these...
9254310 Therapeutic and cosmetic uses and applications of calreticulin  
The invention relates to therapeutic and cosmetic uses of calreticulin including reducing or eliminating wrinkles and/or fine lines, tissue repair and reconstruction, repairing damaged bone and/or...
9254274 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...
US20160035401 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...
US20160033850 COMMON-PATH NONCOLLINEAR OPTICAL PARAMETRIC AMPLIFIER  
Systems and methods for providing a noncollinear optical parametric amplifier (NOPA). Two approaches for classes of NOPA are described: phase-mask NOPA and Wollaston NOPA.
US20160032360 A METHOD FOR A SINGLE CELL ANALYSIS OF TELOMERE LENGTH  
The invention relates to a method for single cell analysis of relative telomere length using multiplex pre-PCR followed by a qPCR (SCT-pqPCR).
9248128 Method for enhancing remyelination using GLI1 inhibitors  
The invention provides a method of treatment of multiple sclerosis and other neurological disorders characterized by myelin loss or myelin deficiency by inhibiting Gli1 transcription factor. In a...
9246929 Providing a fast, remote security service using hashlists of approved web objects  
A security system and service, which improves the performance of SECaaS services, is described. A security server system tracks the content that has successfully passed through its security...
9244074 Biomarker of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma  
Several embodiments provided herein relate to methods of diagnosing asbestos exposure or mesothelioma. Several embodiments also relate to methods of differentiating whether a tumor of the lung is...
9242066 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,...
9241950 MiR-33 inhibitors and uses thereof to decrease inflammation  
The inhibition of miRNA miR-33 is shown to promote the polarization of macrophages from an M1 to an M2 phenotype. MiR-33 inhibitors are therefore useful for treating inflammation in subjects....
9241920 Inhibition of c-Myc ubiquitination to prevent cancer initiation and progression  
The present invention is directed to methods of inhibiting cancer cell proliferation, differentiation and/or survival. These methods involve the administration of Fbw7 E3 ligase inhibitors to...
US20160019803 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR SCALABLE TESTING AND EVALUATION  
An exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium can be provided that can be used, for example, for evaluating a test question(s) for a test(s), which can include receiving information...
US20160017278 PROTEIN NANOFIBERS FROM SELF-ASSEMBLING PENTAMERS  
A protein nanofiber comprised of self-assembling pentamers, and a method for producing the protein nanofiber, in which the protein upon which the nanofiber is based is a specific form of COMP. The...
US20160015376 ANCHORED SUTURE LINE, DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SURGICAL SUTURING  
Anchored suture line (ASL), comprising a suture thread upon which is located a plurality of anchor structures permanently attached to said suture thread at predetermined intervals, may be...
US20160012011 PRECISE FREQUENCY-PATTERN ANALYSIS TO DECOMPOSE COMPLEX SYSTEMS INTO FUNCTIONALLY INVARIANT ENTITIES  
Methods, systems, apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for registering a multichannel time series from data collected from a plurality of channels...
US20160008307 METHODS AND AGENTS FOR PREVENTING AND TREATING PLASMA CELL DYSCRASIAS  
Screening assays and methods of using same for screening to identify modulator agents or compounds that target endoplasmic reticulum stress related signaling pathways to induce apoptosis are...
9236103 Bipolar spin-transfer switching  
A magnetic device includes a magnetized polarizing layer, a free magnetic layer, and a reference layer. The free magnetic layer forms a first electrode and is separated from the magnetized...
9233237 Apparatus and method for periodic fluid-delivery/fluid-removal cycles in the cranial subarachnoid space to treat cerebral cortical disorders  
An apparatus for treating the brain comprises an implantable fluid exchange device coupled to a control unit to periodically alternate a delivery of a therapeutic agent with a removal of...
9232907 System, method and computer-accessible medium for utilizing cardiac output to improve measurement of tracer input function in dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging  
Exemplary embodiments of method, system and computer-accessible medium according to the present disclosure can be provided for converting magnetic resonance (MR) arterial signal intensity versus...
9230045 Layer-by-layer quantification of the remodeling of the human fovea in neurodegenerative disease  
A system and method for layer-by-layer quantification of the remodeling of the human fovea comprises finding a fixed reference point in inner retina, measuring the thickness of the inner retina at...
US20150381782 HANDPHONE  
A handphone is configured to receive a first audio signal of a telecommunication conversation from a telecommunication device and send a second audio signal of the telecommunication conversation...
9221871 Methods for preparing internally constrained peptides and peptidomimetics  
The present invention relates to a method for preparing a peptide having a stable, internally constrained alpha-helical, beta-sheet/beta-turn, 310-helical, or pi-helical region and a method of...
9221744 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...
US20150370398 Mechanical Force Redistribution Sensor Array Embedded in a Single Support Layer  
An MFR sensor array having a first supporting layer. The array has a second supporting layer. The array has a force sensing component disposed between the first and second supporting layers. The...
US20150368328 Immunotherapy for Clearing Pathological Tau Conformers  
The present invention relates to methods of treating and preventing Alzheimer's Disease or other tauopathies in a subject by administering a tau protein, its immunogenic epitopes, or antibodies...
US20150367038 FABRICATION OF NANOWIRES AND HIERARCHICALLY POROUS MATERIALS THROUGH SUPERCRITICAL CO2 ASSISTED NEBULIZATION  
A processing technique for creating nanowires and hierarchically porous micro/nano structures of ceramic materials is provided. The process includes evaporation of micron-sized water droplets...
9216180 Pharmaceutical compositions and treatment of genetic diseases associated with nonsense mediated RNA decay  
The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The present invention is also directed to a method of treating a...
US20150365408 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...
US20150359076 METHODS FOR AFFECTING SPINNING ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA  
A system and method for misbalancing or suppressing spinning atmospheric phenomena such as tornadoes, landspouts, waterspouts, gustnadoes and whirlwinds. The systems and methods misbalance or...
US20150357015 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...
US20150356147 SYSTEMS, METHODS AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUMS FOR UTILIZING PATTERN MATCHING IN STRINGOMES  
Exemplary systems, methods and computer-accessible mediums can receive first data related to at least one first string arranged in a directed acyclic graph, compress the first data into second...
US20150355298 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACCURATE QUANTIFICATION OF T2 RELAXATION TIMES BASED ON FAST SPIN-ECHO NMR SEQUENCES  
A method and a device are provided that improve quantification of the spin-spin relaxation (“T2”) time of an image in nuclear magnetic resonance (“NMR”) applications using fast multi spin-echo...
US20150352526 SELF ASSEMBLED PARTICLES  
A self-assembling structure using non-equilibrium driving forces leading to “living crystals” and other maniputable particles with a complex dynamics. The dynamic self-assembly assembly results...
9206471 Self-replicating materials  
The invention provides micron and sub-micron scale particles designed to recognize and selectively interact with each other by exploiting the recognition and specificity enabled by...
9206241 Modified prokaryotic ubiquitin-like protein and methods of use thereof  
Methods for making and using substrates of deamidase of prokaryotic ubiquitin-like protein (Dop) are described herein. More particularly, modified prokaryotic ubiquitin-like protein (Pup) and...
9206180 Superstructures of diketopyrrolopyrrole donors and perylenediimide acceptors formed by hydrogen-bonding and π•••π stacking  
A quantitative model that describes the assembly of diketopyrrolopyrrole-based donors and a perylenediimide acceptor into chiral superstructures, as a result of both hydrogen bonding and π•••π...
US20150344961 Sera Based miRNAs as Non-Invasive Biomarkers in Melanoma  
The present invention relates to serum marker microRNAs (miRNAs) which are associated with cancer, particularly melanoma, and to the assessment thereof in the prognosis, treatment and management...
9201152 Seismic prediction with decay products  
A system and methods relating to the detection of unattached radioactive particles. Seismic events are correlated with an increased release of radon and related decay chain products. An apparatus...
9200328 Methods and kits for diagnosing the prognosis of cancer patients  
The prognosis of a cancer patient can be determined by analyzing the modulation of expression of specified genes in the tumor tissue. Genes uniquely up-regulated in adult stem cells that can...
9199005 Calcium phosphate-based materials containing zinc, magnesium, fluoride and carbonate  
The present invention provides novel biomaterials comprising one or more of Mg, Zn and F ions in a carbonate-containing biphasic calcium phosphate (BCP) system. The biomaterial may contain Mg, Zn,...
9198891 Method of treating cancer by inhibition of protein kinase-like endoplasmic reticulum protein kinase  
The present invention relates to a method of identifying compounds useful in inhibiting protein kinase-like endoplasmic reticulum protein kinase (PERK). The method comprises providing a first...
US20150335262 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR THE PROBABILISTIC DETERMINATION OF NORMAL PRESSURE HYDROCEPHALUS  
Exemplary systems, methods, and computer-accessible mediums can be provided for determining a probability or a presence of a disease(s), which can include, for example, receiving information...
US20150333700 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...
US20150328032 SMART KNEE FIXTURE AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING KNEE BALANCING  
A Smart Knee Fixture (SKF) is a system comprising sensors, exciters and computation and command controllers that instrument the characterization of anatomical knee balance. Specifically the...
9188529 Holographic microrefractometer for determining refractive index of a medium  
An in-line holographic microscope is used for measurements of micrometer-scale particles and associated suspending fluid medium containing the particles. The system yields heterodyne scattering...
US20150323616 LONGEVITY OF HYPERPOLARIZED ENHANCED SIGNALS FOR +Hu 1 +l H 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...
US20150320334 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR IMPROVING PATIENT COMPLIANCE DURING MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING EXAMINATIONS  
An exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium can be provided for alerting a patient of a condition(s) during an MRI scan procedure(s), which can include, for example receiving...
9179858 Computer-accessible medium, system and method for assessing effect of a stimulus using intersubject correlation  
Exemplary embodiments of a system and method can be provided for measuring a level and/or details of how engaging, effective or memorable a stimulus that may be based on information associated...