Patents and Patent Applications from Stanford University


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US20180229044 Wireless Midfield Systems and Methods  
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...
10050203 Polymer and electronic device and organic thin film transistor including the same  
A polymer includes a first repeating unit and a second repeating unit forming a main chain, the first repeating unit including at least one first conjugated system, and the second repeating unit...
US20180224557 SPOOFING DETECTION AND ANTI-JAM MITIGATION FOR GPS ANTENNAS  
There is provided an apparatus comprising an antenna (105) configured to receive a signal from a global navigation satellite system, wherein the antenna includes a first feed and a second feed; a...
US20180222978 MUSCARINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR BINDING AGENTS AND USES THEREOF  
Agents that specifically bind to a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor in a conformationally specific way can be used to induce a conformational change in the receptor. Such agents have therapeutic...
10042901 Systems and methods of generating a plurality of data visualizations in a data visualization region  
An exemplary method of generating a plurality of data visualizations comprises displaying a graphical user interface that includes a schema information region and a data visualization region. The...
10042517 Systems and methods of generating a chart matrix in a data visualization region  
An exemplary method of generating a chart matrix comprises outputting a user interface (UI) comprising a row header UI section, a column header UI section, and a grid header UI section in a...
10041949 Multiplexed imaging of tissues using mass tags and secondary ion mass spectrometry  
A method of generating a high resolution two-dimensional image of a sample comprising cells and extracellular structures is provided. In certain embodiments, the method comprises: labeling a...
10039924 Wireless midfield systems and methods  
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...
10039844 Imaging tumor glycolysis by non-invasive measurement of pyruvate kinase M2  
A novel pyruvate kinase M2 (PKM2)-specific activator, [11C]DASA-23 and derivatives thereof, and methods for their rapid synthesis are provided. The probes are particularly useful in methods for...
10039726 Identification of stabilizers of multimeric proteins  
Disclosed herein are compounds and compositions thereof which find use in increasing stability of TTR tetramers reducing its tendency to misfold and form aggregates. Also provided herein are...
10039576 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 having an undeployed configuration and a deployed configuration, wherein...
US20180214442 METHODS FOR ATTENUATING OR PREVENTING MU(μ)-OPIOID RECEPTOR MEDIATED TOLERANCE AND OPIOID-INDUCED HYPERALGESIA  
Methods are provided for attenuating or preventing μ-opioid receptor mediated tolerance and opioid-induced hyperalgesia in a subject in need of acute or chronic opioid treatment for pain or in...
10036758 Delivery of a light-activated cation channel into the brain of a subject  
The present invention provides compositions and methods for light-activated cation channel proteins and their uses within cell membranes and subcellular regions. The invention provides for...
10036093 Heterojunction elevated-temperature photoelectrochemical cell  
A solid-state PEC includes mixed ionic and electronic conducting oxides that allow it to operate at temperatures significantly above ambient utilizing both the light and thermal energy available...
10036001 Recombinant cellular iysate system for producing a product of interest  
The embodiments described herein pertain to cells, and methods for preparing cells, that can be used as biocatalysts by altering enzymes that compete for a substrate or product of a pathway of...
10035027 Device and method for ultrasonic neuromodulation via stereotactic frame based technique  
One embodiment involves modifying neural transmission patterns between neural structures and/or neural regions in a noninvasive manner. In a related exemplary method, sound waves are directed...
10035009 Systems and methods for treating pancreatic cancer  
A method of treating pancreatic cancer includes: inserting a device into a stomach or a duodenum; securing at least a portion of the device in position relative to the stomach or the duodenum; and...
10034915 Small heat shock proteins and active fragments thereof as a therapy for inflammation and ischemia  
The invention provides methods for treating inflammatory diseases by administering to the subject an effective amount of specific peptides derived from HSPB5, where the dose is effective to...
US20180212807 Backscatter Communication Among Commodity WiFi Radios  
A backscatter tag communicate device includes, in part, a receiver configured to receive a WiFi packet conforming to a communication protocol defining a multitude of codewords, a mapper configured...
10029257 Synchronous universal droplet logic  
A magnetic-hydrodynamic force fluid logic controller is provide that includes a solid or flexible or flexible substrate, a fluid chamber disposed above the substrate, where the chamber includes a...
US20180204709 Method for forming perovskite layers using atmospheric pressure plasma  
Improved deposition of optoelectronically active perovskite materials is provided with a two step process. In the first step, precursors are deposited on a substrate. In the second step, the...
US20180201640 4-METHYLUMBELLIFERONE DERIVATIVES FOR TREATMENT FOR IMMUNE MODULATION  
This disclosure presents 4-MUG derivatives (e.g., 4-MUG ester prodrugs) that reduce or prevent HA synthesis. In some embodiments, the 4-MUG derivatives of the present disclosure can be used to...
10025774 Method and system for extraction and normalization of relationships via ontology induction  
Methods for developing an ontology of pharmacogenomics (PGx) relationships starting from a lexicon of key pharmacogenomic entities and a syntactic parse is described. The syntactic structure of...
10022269 Patterned laser treatment  
Patterned laser treatment of the retina is provided. A visible alignment pattern having at least two separated spots is projected onto the retina. By triggering a laser subsystem, doses of laser...
US20180193064 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...
10016132 Implantable micro-fluidic device for monitoring of intra-ocular pressure  
Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness in the global world. It is a multifactorial disease with several risk factors, of which intraocular pressure (IOP) is the most important. IOP...
US20180191013 Enhancement of Conductivity in Nanostructured Proton Exchange Membranes  
An ion exchange membrane is provided with a nanostructure material of random poly(ethylene glycol)-polyimide copolymers doped and annealed in an ionic liquid, the poly(ethylene glycol) having a...
US20180185340 USE OF FK506 FOR THE TREATMENT OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION  
A method for reducing pulmonary hypertension in a mammal that employs FK506 is provided. In certain embodiments, the method comprises administering FK506 to a mammal having pulmonary arterial...
10014570 Single transducer for data and power in wirelessly powered devices  
A wireless powering and communication system is provided that includes a base unit, and an external unit that is separate from the base unit, where the base unit includes a single transducer...
10011830 Devices and methods for display of encoded peptides, polypeptides, and proteins on DNA  
A novel method for displaying proteins and peptides is disclosed in which individual proteins or peptides remain associated with the DNA encoding them. Proteins or peptides can be generated by in...
10011010 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...
10010565 Stimulation of ovarian follicle development and oocyte maturation  
Methods are provided for stimulating ovarian preantral and antral follicles in a mammal.
US20180177897 NOVEL RHODOL FLUOROPHORES FOR NEAR-INFRARED IMAGING  
The present disclosure encompasses embodiments of a novel near-infrared-emitting molecular fluorophore and probes incorporating said fluorophore advantageous for in vitro and in vivo research...
10006062 Methods for control of flux in metabolic pathways through enzyme relocation  
Genetically manipulated cells, lysates of such cells, systems, and methods of use thereof are provided, where one or more enzymes in a pathway of interest are genetically modified to incorporate a...
10004913 Methods and apparatus for power conversion and data transmission in implantable sensors, stimulators, and actuators  
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...
10004800 Antibody evolution immunogens  
The present invention relates, in general, to HIV-1 and, in particular, to broadly neutralizing HIV-1 antibodies, and to HIV-1 immunogens and to methods of using such immunogens to induce the...
US20180173998 Group Classification based on Machine Learning Analysis of Mass Spectrometry Data from Sweat  
Machine learning analysis of mass spectrometry spectra from human sweat samples is used to determine characteristics of interest such as age, ethnicity, gender drug use and disease state directly...
US20180172788 Robust Principal Component Analysis for Separation of On and Off-resonance in 3D Multispectral MRI  
Accelerated 3D multispectral imaging (MSI) on a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system uses phase-encoding in two dimensions and frequency-encoding in the third. The method generates randomized...
US20180171401 METHODS FOR OBTAINING A SEQUENCE  
The invention generally relates to methods for obtaining a sequence, such as a consensus sequence or a haplotype sequence. In certain embodiments, methods of the invention involve determining an...
US20180164218 RAMAN PROBE AND METHODS OF IMAGING  
The present disclosure provides for a Raman probes and methods of imaging including a Raman probe. The Raman probes include a Raman detection system configured to illuminate an area of a subject...
US20180164217 RAMAN TOPOGRAPHY SYSTEM AND METHODS OF IMAGING  
The present disclosure describes a Raman topography system, which includes a container with at least one Raman probe positioned within. Also described are methods of imaging which include the...
US20180163229 NOVEL RECOMBINANT ADENO-ASSOCIATED VIRUS CAPSIDS CONTAINING A DESIGNED ANKYRIN REPEAT PROTEIN (DARPIN) OR FRAGMENT THEREOF  
The present invention relates to variant AAV capsid polypeptides containing designed ankyrin repeat proteins (DARPins), wherein the variant capsid polypeptides exhibit an enhanced neutralization...
9993219 X-ray anti-scatter grid with varying grid ratio  
A device for estimating scatter in X-ray imaging is described. An anti-scatter grid with varying grid ratio is used in conjunction with an X-ray detector. The anti-scatter grid comprises...
9992981 Optogenetic control of reward-related behaviors  
Provided herein are compositions and methods for disrupting at least one reward-related behavior in an individual through the use of light-responsive opsin proteins used to control the...
US20180157574 POST-SILICON VALIDATION AND DEBUG USING SYMBOLIC QUICK ERROR DETECTION  
Disclosed are improved methods and structures for verifying integrated circuits and in particular systems-on-a-chip constructed therefrom. We call methods and structures according to the present...
US20180153439 Time-Resolved Single-breath Analysis Using Spectroscopic Methods  
Time-resolved continuous detection of gas species concentration in breath is provided by optical spectroscopy. Preferably this is performed for both target and reference chemical species, so that...
9991391 Pristine and functionalized graphene materials  
Disclosed are dispersed graphene sheets, ribbons, graphene molecules and the like which are pristine in the plane, i.e., free of significant defects and chemical modifications such as oxidation....
9989597 Correlated double sampling for noise reduction in magnetoresistive sensors and sensor arrays  
Correlated double sampling (CDS) for magnetoresistive (MR) sensors is provided. Here the MR sensor output is sampled at two closely spaced times. The first sample is MR signal+baseline+noise and...
9986941 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...
US20180150596 Compressed Sensing for Simultaneous Measurement of Multiple Different Biological Molecule Types in a Sample  
A method and apparatus for simultaneously determining multiple different biological molecule types in a sample include labeling each different biological molecule type in a biological sample with...