Patents and Patent Applications from Stanford University


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9228971 Charge perturbation detection system for DNA and other molecules  
Methods and apparatus for direct detection of chemical reactions are provided. Electric charge perturbations of the local environment during enzyme-catalyzed reactions are sensed by an electrode...
9228931 Imaging and evaluating embryos, oocytes, and stem cells  
Methods, compositions and kits for determining the developmental potential of one or more embryos or pluripotent cells and/or the presence of chromosomal abnormalities in one or more embryos or...
9227326 Remote center of motion mechanism and method of use  
According to one exemplary embodiment, a manipulator device includes a base, first and second linear slides, a drive link, a drive member, a driven member and an end effector. The elements of the...
9227224 Method of forming macro-structured high surface area transparent conductive oxide electrodes  
A method of forming a high surface area transparent conducting electrode is provided that includes depositing a transparent conducting thin film on a conductive substrate, where the transparent...
9227085 Including fiducial markers in radiation therapy planning to facilitate real-time position monitoring during treatment delivery  
An inverse planning method that is capable of controlling the appearance of the implanted fiducial(s) in segmented IMRT fields for cine MV or combined MV/kV image-guided IMRT is provided. The...
9227014 Kalman filter based on-off switch for insulin pump  
Techniques for controlling an insulin pump include determining values for parameters selected from a group including a first prediction time horizon, a predicted glucose threshold (Goff) for...
9226918 Methods and compositions for treating or preventing narcotic withdrawal symptoms  
This invention provides methods and pharmaceutical compositions for preventing or treating physical dependence and/or withdrawal associated with narcotic use, in particular by modulating a 5-HT3...
US20150378054 Optical Fibers Functionalized with Photonic Crystal Resonant Optical Structures  
A photonic crystal (PC) device including one or more resonant optical structures defined by the photonic crystal structure is affixed to the end face of an optical fiber. The PC device is...
US20150377961 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TESTING A LOGIC-BASED PROCESSING DEVICE  
A method of operating a test device for a logic-based processing device includes the steps of providing an original set of test instructions, generating one or more Quick Error Detection (QED)...
US20150377905 METHODS FOR DIAGNOSIS OF KAWASAKI DISEASE  
Methods for diagnosis of Kawasaki disease (KD) are disclosed. In particular, the invention relates to the use of biomarkers for aiding diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of KD, and to a panel of...
US20150377837 Ultrasonic sensor for object and movement detection  
We provide arrays of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) elements having large fractional bandwidth and configured such that each array element operates both to transmit and to...
US20150376798 High aspect ratio dense pattern-programmable nanostructures utilizing metal assisted chemical etching  
A method of ultra-high aspect ratio high resolution vertical directionality controlled metal-assisted chemical etching, V-MACE, is provided that includes forming a pattern on a substrate surface,...
US20150376583 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS TO TREAT LATENT VIRAL INFECTIONS  
Viral infection is a persistent cause of human disease. Guided nuclease systems target the genomes of viral infections, rendering the viruses incapacitated.
US20150374269 Methods and Apparatus for Rapid Monitoring of Hemostatic State  
Improved monitoring of one or more blood coagulation factors is provided. Factor-specific molecular probes having a dye-quencher arrangement are employed. In preferred embodiments, a compact...
US20150372455 Crossed Nanobeam Structure for a Low-Threshold Germanium Laser  
A crossed nanobeam structure for strain engineering in semiconductor devices is provided. For example, such a structure can be used for a low-threshold germanium laser. While the photonic crystal...
US20150370963 Phased Whole Genome Genetic Risk In A Family Quartet  
In an embodiment of the present invention, three novel human reference genome sequences were developed based on the most common population-specific DNA sequence (“major allele”). Methods were...
US20150370959 Phased Whole Genome Genetic Risk In A Family Quartet  
An embodiment of the present invention is a methodology for prioritizing variants relevant to inherited Mendelian (“single gene”) disease syndromes according to disease phenotype, gene, and...
US20150368697 ON-SLIDE STAINING BY PRIMER EXTENSION  
A method for analyzing planar sample is provided. In some cases the method comprises: (a) incubating the planar sample with a capture agent that is linked to an oligonucleotide, wherein the...
US20150368670 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF DELIVERING TREATMENTS FOR LATENT VIRAL INFECTIONS  
The invention provides delivery methods and compositions for antiviral therapeutics. Methods and compositions are provided for targeted delivery of antiviral therapeutics into cells of interest...
US20150367616 PRESSURE-TRANSFERRED COMPONENTS  
In accordance with various embodiments, a front surface of a donor substrate is placed upon a surface of an acceptor substrate, with the front surface having donor material formed thereupon. A...
US20150366551 PATIENT-SUPPORTED OPHTHALMIC PLATFORMS  
Patient-supported ophthalmic platforms for use in ophthalmic procedures are described. The platform is supported at least in part upon a patient's face where the platform is configured to cover at...
9217137 Compositions and methods for specific regulation of pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase  
A peptide composition is provi'deo! which specifically inhibits the ability of δ protein kinase C (δPKC) to phosphor/late pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase (PDK) under ischemic conditions. The peptide...
9215991 Systems and methods for monitoring heart function  
Characteristics of a user's heart are detected. In accordance with an example embodiment, a ballistocardiogram (BCG) sensor is used to detect heart characteristics of a user, and provide a BCG...
US20150364617 Semiconductor Nanowire Antenna Solar Cells and Detectors  
Patterning planar photo-absorbing materials into arrays of nanowires is demonstrated as a method for increasing the total photon absorption in a given thickness of absorbing material. Such a...
US20150360056 Visualizing Radiation Therapy Beam in Real-Time in the context of Patient's Anatomy  
A method of real-time radiotherapy beam visualization is provided that includes disposing a free-form flexible scintillating sheet on a subject of interest, irradiating the subject of interest...
9214782 Dielectric laser electron accelerators  
A laser-driven dielectric electron accelerator is composed of a dielectric photonic crystal accelerator structure having an electron beam channel and buried grating whose elements are arranged...
9211146 Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine  
Devices, systems and methods for dynamically stabilizing the spine are provided. The devices include an expandable spacer or member having an unexpanded configuration and an expanded...
US20150359080 Traveling wave linear accelerator with RF power flow outside of accelerating cavities  
A high power RF traveling wave accelerator structure includes a symmetric RF feed, an input matching cell coupled to the symmetric RF feed, a sequence of regular accelerating cavities coupled to...
US20150357591 Solar Cells Comprising 2d-Perovskites  
A solar cell includes a light-absorbing layer comprising a 2d-perovskite.
US20150356238 Scoring the Deviation of an Individual with High Dimensionality from a First Population  
Techniques for scoring deviations of individuals from a population include obtaining profile data for each individual in a first population and from a subject drawn from a second population. The...
US20150355347 Method for tracking moving sources with PET  
A method of reconstructing time-varying position of individual radioactive point sources directly from Positron Emission Tomography (PET) measurements is provided that includes using a PET scanner...
9206221 Amphiphilic compounds  
Bringing membrane proteins into aqueous solution generally requires the use of detergents or other amphiphilic agents. The invention provides a new class of amphiphiles, each of which includes a...
9205261 Neurostimulation methods and systems  
Some embodiments of the present invention provide stimulation systems and components for selective stimulation and/or neuromodulation of one or more dorsal root ganglia through implantation of an...
9205260 Methods for stimulating a dorsal root ganglion  
Some embodiments of the present invention provide stimulation systems and components for selective stimulation and/or neuromodulation of one or more dorsal root ganglia through implantation of an...
9205259 Neurostimulation system  
Some embodiments of the present invention provide neurostimulation systems and components for selective stimulation and/or neuromodulation of one or more dorsal root ganglia through implantation...
US20150343241 Novel EPID dosimetry method and system for radiation therapy  
A method of electronic portal imaging (EPID) for radiation dosimetric measurement and quality assurance (QA) in radiation therapy is provided that includes imaging a calibration photon beam and a...
9204309 Spectrum sharing using power split between primary and secondary transmitters  
A wireless spectrum is shared between a primary communication system and secondary communication system operating in an overlapping geographical region. A primary transmitter broadcasts a primary...
9199429 Tri-angle herringbone tape for composite panels  
A fiber composite tape has a first two-layer strip having a first top layer with fibers angled at φ and a first bottom layer with fibers angled at 0, a second two-layer strip having a second top...
US20150340752 RF Waveguide Phase-Directed Power Combiners  
High power RF phase-directed power combiners include magic H hybrid and/or superhybrid circuits oriented in orthogonal H-planes and connected using E-plane bends and/or twists to produce compact...
US20150336993 MITOCHONDRIA-TARGETED THERANOSTIC AGENTS  
Mitochondria-targeted theranostic agents and methods of using them diagnostically and therapeutically are disclosed. In particular, the invention relates to theranostic agents comprising F16, or...
9197805 Digital multiplexing readout for sparse signals on imaging arrays  
A method for providing an image from a device with a plurality of sensors and a plurality of time to digital converters (TDC) is provided. Data signals are generated by some of the plurality of...
9195043 Microscopy imaging device with advanced imaging properties  
Systems, methods and devices are implemented for microscope imaging solutions. One embodiment of the present disclosure is directed toward an epifluorescence microscope. The microscope includes an...
9193997 Measuring and monitoring of cell clonality  
Methods are provided for the detection and analysis of clonality in a cell population, where parallel sequencing is applied to a nucleic acid sample obtained from the cell population, optionally a...
9193955 Markers of acute myeloid leukemia stem cells  
Markers of acute myeloid leukemia stem cells (AMLSC) are identified. The markers are differentially expressed in comparison with normal counterpart cells, and are useful as diagnostic and...
9192627 Tumor vaccination in combination with hematopoietic cell transplantation for cancer therapy  
In one aspect, the present invention provides a method for treating cancer comprising tumor cell vaccination in combination with hematopoietic and immune cell transplantation. In some embodiments,...
US20150332294 Method and system for profiling and scheduling of thermal residential energy use for demand-side management programs  
A methodology is provided for informing targeted Demand-Response (DR) and marketing programs that focus on the temperature-sensitive part of residential electricity demand. The methodology uses...
US20150327795 Assessing the Condition of a Joint and Preventing Damage  
Methods are disclosed for assessing the condition of a cartilage in a joint, particularly a human knee. The methods include converting an image such as an MRI to a three dimensional map of the...
9191026 Image sensor and imaging method with single shot compressed sensing  
A CMOS image sensor includes a plurality of pixel elements arranged in a two-dimensional array, analog signal multiplexers, over-sampling A/D converters and an activation code generator. The...
9188560 Electro-diffusion enhanced bio-molecule charge detection using electrostatic interaction  
According to one aspect, the disclosure is directed to an example embodiment in which a circuit-based arrangement includes a circuit-based substrate securing a channel, with an effective width...
US20150325419 Low Work-function, Mechanically and Thermally Robust Emitter for Thermionic Energy Converters  
Improved thermionic energy converters are provided by electrodes that include a silicon carbide support structure, a tungsten adhesion layer disposed on the silicon carbide support structure, and...