Patents and Patent Applications from Stanford University


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9416155 Direct sensing of molecular species by polyfluors on a DNA backbone  
Nucleoside analogs are provided; and fluorescent sensors comprising the nucleoside analogs. The sensors comprise multiple chromophores built on a DNA backbone, in which all the natural DNA bases...
9415138 Dynamic macropore formation using multiple porogens  
Macroporous 3-D tissue engineering scaffold are manufactured by contacting an article comprising multiple distinct macroparticulate porogens distributed within a polymer scaffold, wherein the...
9415088 Use of AGR3 for treating cancer  
Embodiments are related to processes for using an Anterior Gradient Homolog 3 (AGR3) therapeutic to treat an enhanced AGR2 expressing cancer, or its premalignant precursor, comprising...
9414792 Computed tomography system with dynamic bowtie filter  
A CT apparatus for scanning an object is provided. An x-ray source is provided, wherein the x-ray source provides a collimated x-ray beam with a cross-section. A plurality of wedges is provided...
US20160234005 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FULL-DUPLEX SIGNAL SHAPING  
A system for processing signals includes an interference cancellation component that samples an RF transmit signal, transforms the sampled RF transmit signal into a self-interference cancellation...
US20160231409 High Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Reduced Distortion Based on Reduced-Field-of-View and Generalized Parallel Imaging  
A method for magnetic resonance imaging is provided that includes using a magnetic resonance imaging system to excite a field of view (FOV) for a target being imaged, using an excitation plan to...
US20160230237 Molecular Analysis using a Magnetic Sifter and Nanowell System  
A method for identification of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in a blood sample uses magnetic enrichment and a nanowell assay. The CTCs are magnetically labeled with cancer cell markers conjugated...
US20160228610 TISSUE ENGINEERING USING PROGENITOR CELLS TO CATALYZE TISSUE FORMATION BY PRIMARY CELLS  
Methods of regenerating tissue using progenitor cells in combination with primary cells from a target tissue are disclosed. The progenitor cells catalyze proliferation and tissue production by...
US20160228005 Apparatus for Obtaining High-quality Optical Images in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging System  
A miniature, low-power, optical sensing device that operates in the harsh electromagnetic environment of a magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The device includes a means of...
9411149 Microendoscopy with corrective optics  
Micro-optical imaging is facilitated. According to an example embodiment, a micro-optical probe arrangement includes a GRIN-type lens probe to direct light to and from a specimen. Compensation...
9410943 Methods, compositions and screens for therapeutics for the treatment of synovial sarcoma  
Methods and compositions are provided for treating human synovial sarcoma (SS). Also provided are screens to identify therapeutics for the treatment of synovial sarcoma. These methods,...
9410170 Methods of in vitro protein synthesis  
Improved methods are provided in vitro synthesis of biological molecules, providing for improved yields, lowered costs, and enhanced utility. Improved yield and lowered cost is obtained by the use...
US20160226653 SELF-INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION FOR MIMO RADIOS  
A MIMO wireless communication device includes, in part, a first transmit path adapted to transmit a first transmit signal from a first antenna, a second transmit path adapted to transmit a second...
US20160224891 Brain-Machine Interface Utilizing Interventions to Emphasize Aspects of Neural Variance and Decode Speed and Angle  
A brain machine interface (BMI) for restoring performance of poorly performing decoders is provided. The BMI has a decoder for decoding neural signals for controlling the brain machine interface....
US20160224750 MONITORING SYSTEM FOR ASSESSING CONTROL OF A DISEASE STATE  
A method for assessing the state of the condition of asthma in a patient may involve sensing individual patient data using one or more sensors on or near the patient, transmitting the individual...
US20160222054 PH SWITCHABLE REAGENTS AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE  
This disclosure provides materials and methods for synthesis and use of pH switchable ligands.
US20160222049 Aminoglycoside Antibiotics with Reduced Ototoxicity  
This disclosure relates generally to aminoglycoside derivatives of Formula (I) as described herein. The present disclosure also relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds...
US20160220828 MULTI-ELEMENT COUPLER FOR GENERATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY  
Implantable devices and/or sensors can be wirelessly powered by controlling and propagating electromagnetic waves in a patient's tissue. Such implantable devices/sensors can be implanted at target...
US20160220175 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RANGE OF MOTION TRACKING WITH INTEGRATED REPORTING  
A system for providing information to a patient and receiving information from the patient before and/or after a medical or surgical procedure may include a joint motion sensor system, which may...
9406488 Enhanced photoelectron sources using electron bombardment  
A method of achieving heightened quantum efficiencies and extended photocathode lifetimes is provided that includes using an electron beam bombardment to activate color centers in a CsBr film of a...
9405886 Method for determining cardiovascular information  
A noninvasive patient-specific method is provided to aid in the analysis, diagnosis, prediction or treatment of hemodynamics of the cardiovascular system of a patient. Coronary blood flow and...
9404908 Non-invasive imaging to the blastocyst stage for the detection of human embryonic aneuploidy  
Methods are provided for the non-invasive imaging of embryos to determine whether they are euploid or aneuploid.
9404157 Noninvasive diagnosis of fetal aneuploidy by sequencing  
Disclosed is a method to achieve digital quantification of DNA (i.e., counting differences between identical sequences) using direct shotgun sequencing followed by mapping to the chromosome of...
9402926 Fluorescent magnetic nanoprobes, methods of making, and methods of use  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for nanoprobes, methods of imaging, methods of imaging a target, methods of making nanoprobes, and the like.
9402925 Probes and methods of imaging a bacterial infection  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for labeled probes such as labeled maltose probes and labeled acarbose probes, methods of making labeled probes, pharmaceutical compositions including...
9402672 Joint distraction device for arthroscopic surgery  
A joint distraction device for use in an arthroscopic surgery is provided. The device has a joint distraction mechanism, situated in between two bone fixation surfaces, and is capable of changing...
9402612 Methods and devices for the prevention of incisional surgical site infections  
A surgical access device for facilitating access through an incision to a surgical site in a patient's body has a pliable membrane which is configured to engage and expand the incision. The...
US20160213522 SKIN TREATMENT DEVICES AND METHODS WITH PRE-STRESSED CONFIGURATIONS  
Devices, bandages, kits and methods are described that can control or regulate the mechanical environment of a wound to ameliorate scar and/or keloid formation. The mechanical environment of a...
9399068 Hetero-assembling, tunable, and injectable hydrogels for cell encapsulation  
A viscoelastic hydrogel based on a protein hetero-assembled with a polymer is provided. The protein cannot self-assemble with itself and the polymer cannot self-assemble with itself. The protein...
9398935 Robotic imaging system  
A robotic imaging system has at least one robotic imaging arm that includes a free-space optics subsystem. The free-space optics is capable of conveying an excitation light signal through the...
US20160209360 Control of Chemical Reactions using Isotachophoresis  
Isotachophoresis (ITP) is exploited to control various aspects of chemical reactions. In a first aspect, at least one of the reactants of a chemical reaction is confined to an ITP zone, but the...
US20160206715 SPECIFIC MULTIVALENT VIRUS-LIKE PARTICLE VACCINES AND USES THEREOF  
The invention provides a VLP free of a viral genome comprising two or more display polypeptides, nucleic acid molecules, polymers of the nucleic acid, lipopolysaccharides, lipopeptides,...
9398681 Distributed coupling high efficiency linear accelerator  
A microwave circuit for a linear accelerator includes multiple monolithic metallic cell plates stacked upon each other so that the beam axis passes vertically through a central acceleration cavity...
9395354 Cardiomyocytes from induced pluripotent stem cells from patients and methods of use thereof  
Human somatic cells obtained from individuals with a genetic heart condition are reprogrammed to become induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), and differentiated into cardiomyocytes for use...
9393005 Systems for the prevention of surgical site infections  
A surgical access system facilitates access to a surgical site within a patient's body through an incision in the body. Surgical access systems can have at least one retention member and a fluid...
9392984 Computed tomography system with dynamic bowtie filter  
A CT apparatus for scanning an object is provided. An x-ray source is provided, wherein the x-ray source provides a collimated x-ray beam with a cross-section with a length and thickness. A...
US20160204281 Energy storage device with large charge separation  
High density energy storage in semiconductor devices is provided. There are two main aspects of the present approach. The first aspect is to provide high density energy storage in semiconductor...
US20160203599 SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR ANALYZING QUANTITATIVE INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM RADIOLOGICAL IMAGES  
An example method for analyzing quantitative information obtained from radiological images includes identifying a ROI or a VOI in a radiological image, segmenting the ROI or the VOI from the...
US20160202339 ROBUST SELF-NAVIGATING MRI USING LARGE COIL ARRAYS  
A method for providing at least one motion corrected magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) image of an object in an MRI system with an array of a plurality of receiving coils is provided. At least one...
US20160200946 Controllable adhesive on conformable film for non-flat surfaces  
A controllable adhesive for non-flat surfaces is provided. The device has a conformable (i.e. flexible) film and directly cast thereto a synthetic dry adhesive film. The synthetic dry adhesive...
US20160200945 One Degree of Freedom Climbing Robot with Anisotropic Directional Dry Adhesion  
A one-way synthetic dry adhesive is provided that includes a dry adhesive material layer having an array of microwedges, where the dry adhesive layer is disposed on a substrate surface. The...
US20160199976 Dry Adhesives for Enhancing Ground Reaction Forces Substantially Beyond Friction  
A method of towing or pushing an object using a micro-robot is provided that includes attaching a micro-robot, using a first dry adhesive, to a surface, where the dry adhesive includes micro...
9389294 Distortion-free magnetic resonance imaging near metallic implants  
A method for 3D magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with slice-direction distortion correction is provided. One or more selective cross-sections with a thickness along a first axis are excited using...
9388466 Precursor miRNA loop-modulated target regulation  
Modulation of mRNA activity is achieved with precursor miRNAs (ta-RNAs). ta-RNAs, primarily pre-miRNAs and pri-miRNAs, including truncated and mutated ta-RNAs, are employed for modulation of mRNA...
9388462 DNA sequencing and approaches therefor  
Polymer sequencing is facilitated. According to an example embodiment of the present invention, a polymer sequencing approach is implemented using a multitude of polymer specimens for a particular...
US20160194406 MODULATION OF EFFEROCYTOSIS PATHWAYS FOR TREATMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC DISEASE  
Smooth muscle cells (SMC) from subjects carrying at least one 9p21 risk factor, can be resistant to efferocytosis, leading to the retention of such cells in the necrotic core of atherosclerotic...
US20160193566 REVERSIBLE AND IRREVERSIBLE CHEMISORPTION IN NONPOROUS, CRYSTALLINE HYBRID STRUCTURES  
A sorbent in the form of a layered, non-porous perovskite is provided, wherein the sorbent can include parallel, alternating layers of an organic layer, including an ordered array of organic...
US20160193482 ARRAYS OF ACCELERATING STRUCTURES AND RAPID IMAGING FOR FACILITATING RAPID RADIATION THERAPIES  
Methods and system for facilitating rapid radiation treatments are provided herein and relate in particular to radiation generation and delivery, beam control, treatment planning, imaging and dose...
US20160193481 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RF POWER GENERATION AND DISTRIBUTION TO FACILITATE RAPID RADIATION THERAPIES  
Methods and system for facilitating rapid radiation treatments are provided herein and relate in particular to radiation generation and delivery, power production and distribution, and electron...
US20160193388 ELECTROCHEMICAL DISINFECTION OF IMPLANTED CATHETERS  
An implantable catheter is provided that may be disinfected without removal from the body of a patient, using an electrochemical method to generate an electric field on the catheter surface and...