Patents and Patent Applications from Tulane University


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US20180194938 NANOPARTICLE POLYMER GRAFTED DISPERSANTS AND UNIMOLECULAR MICELLES AND METHODS OF USE  
Disclosed herein are amphiphilic surfactants which comprise a polymer chain having a hydrophobic unit and hydrophilic unit wherein the polymer is tethered to an inorganic nanoparticle. Further...
US20180143192 MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PATHOGEN DETECTION IN LIQUID SAMPLES  
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a device for detecting a pathogen biomarker in a biological sample. The device can comprise a substrate. The substrate can comprise paper. The...
9977037 Capillary network devices and methods of use  
Artificial microvascular network (AMVN) devices are provided and related methods of making and methods of using such devices are provided. The present disclosure generally relates to an AMVN...
US20180104685 MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PATHOGEN DETECTION IN LIQUID SAMPLES  
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a device for detecting a pathogen biomarker in a biological sample. The device can comprise a substrate. The substrate can comprise paper. The...
US20180093023 SEPARATION AND CONCENTRATION OF PARTICLES  
Described are devices, methods, and kits for controlled incremental filtration (CIF), as well as methods of designing CIF devices. For example, a method for CIF may modulate a concentration of...
US20180071225 HOLLOW NANOPARTICLES WITH HYBRID DOUBLE LAYERS  
The present invention discloses the morphology of hollow, double-shelled submicrometer particles generated through a rapid aerosol-based process. The inner shell is an essentially hydrophobic...
9889145 Methods to treat infections  
Methods to treat infectious diseases are disclosed herein. Some embodiments of the invention include administration of one or more COX inhibitors (e.g., COX-1 or COX-2 inhibitors) to treat...
US20180015204 SURGICAL GRAFTS FOR REPLACING THE NIPPLE AND AREOLA OR DAMAGED EPIDERMIS  
The present disclosure relates to surgical grafts for replacing nipples and areolas lost to disease or trauma with surgical grafts of decellularized donor nipples and areolas and to placing and...
US20180011024 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PREDICTING AND CONTROLLING THE PROPERTIES OF A CHEMICAL SPECIES DURING A TIME-DEPENDENT PROCESS  
Devices and methods for controlling the properties of chemical species during time-dependent processes. A device includes a reactor for containing one or more chemical species of a time-dependent...
9865790 Nanostructured bulk thermoelectric material  
A thermoelectric material includes a composite having a first electrically conducting component and second low thermal conductivity component. The first component may include a semiconductor and...
US20170369531 MU OPIOID RECEPTOR AGONIST ANALOGS OF THE ENDOMORPHINS  
The invention relates to cyclic peptide agonists that bind to the mu (morphine) opioid receptor and their use in the treatment of acute and/or chronic pain. Embodiments of the invention are...
US20170362276 MU OPIOID RECEPTOR AGONIST ANALOGS OF THE ENDOMORPHINS  
The invention relates to cyclic peptide agonists that bind to the mu (morphine) opioid receptor and their use in the treatment of acute and/or chronic pain. Embodiments of the invention are...
9801638 Multi-component detachable jaw tools and methods of using and making same  
Provided is a jaw tool formed from two separable units and which includes a fastening device that attaches the two units together when the jaw tool is in use and which may automatically separate...
9789235 Separation and concentration of particles  
Described are devices, methods, and kits for controlled incremental filtration (CIF), as well as methods of designing CIF devices. For example, a method for CIF may modulate a concentration of...
US20170276668 NEURAL MICROPHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
The present disclosure generally relates to a cell culturing system, and specifically to a three-dimensional cell culturing system for neuronal cells that promotes both structural and functional...
US20170275619 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING VASCULAR DISORDERS  
The present disclosure provides compositions and methods of their use to impair angiogenesis in a patient to treat indications including, but not limited to, tumor growth, age-related macular...
US20170258902 IMMUNOGENIC PEPTIDE CONJUGATE AND METHOD FOR INDUCING AN ANTI-INFLUENZA THERAPEUTIC ANTIBODY RESPONSE THEREWITH  
Immunogenic influenza hemagglutinin-derived peptide conjugates described herein induce a specific therapeutic antibody response against influenza virus. The immunogenic peptide conjugates comprise...
US20170234842 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CHANGING SOLUTION CONDITIONS IN SERIAL FLOW  
Disclosed herein is a device and method for changing the conditions of a solution flowing in a serial path. In particular, disclosed herein is a device that includes a chemical reactor, a first...
9725487 Compositions and methods for measles virus inhibition  
The present invention provides compositions and methods for treating a measles virus infection. A pharmaceutical composition comprises a polypeptide in a biocompatible pharmaceutical carrier, in...
9724381 Methods of inhibiting the ghrelin/growth hormone secretatogue receptor pathway and uses thereof  
The invention provides methods for treatment, prevention or management of obesity, obesity related disorders, diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome in a subject by administering a ghrelin...
US20170212054 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROL OF POLYMER REACTIONS AND PROCESSING USING AUTOMATIC CONTINUOUS ONLINE MONITORING  
Manual and automatic methods and devices using a ACOMP system for active control of polymerization reaction processes. An ideal desired trajectory of one or more reaction and polymer...
9669004 Daidzein analogs as treatment for cancer  
Provided are compositions for treatment of cancers, including breast cancer, comprising at least one novel daidzein analog, as well as methods of using the same for preventing or treating cancer...
9664608 Characterization of polymer and colloid solutions  
Simultaneous Multiple Sample Light Scattering systems and methods can be used for polymer stability testing and for applying stressors to polymer or colloid solutions including heat stress,...
US20170137673 Use of Shear to Incorporate Tilt into the Microstructure of Reversible Gecko-Inspired Adhesives  
The present invention relates to an easy, scalable method, relying on conventional and unconventional techniques, to incorporate tilt in the fabrication of synthetic polymer-based dry adhesives...
9650435 Monoclonal antibodies directed against a novel pathogenic west African human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) group F isolate  
Isolated monoclonal antibodies that bind to HIV-2 isolate NWK08F are provided. In some embodiments, the antibodies bind a polypeptide comprising the HIV-2NWK08F Env, Pol, or Nef proteins, or...
9649375 Immunogenic peptide conjugate and method for inducing an anti-influenza therapeutic antibody response therewith  
Immunogenic influenza hemagglutinin-derived peptide conjugates described herein induce a specific therapeutic antibody response against influenza virus. The immunogenic peptide conjugates comprise...
US20170065738 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR MULTIPURPOSE DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATION SOLUTIONS  
The present disclosure discloses compositions and methods for multipurpose disinfection and sterilization solutions broadly effective against multiple microbial pathogens. The present disclosure...
9579090 Surgical instrument with multiple instrument interchangeability  
The present invention provides a multi-function laparoscopic surgical instrument that meets niche needs in the expanding field of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). A preferred embodiment of the...
US20170049849 METHODS OF INHIBITING THE GHRELIN/GROWTH HORMONE SECRETATOGUE RECEPTOR PATHWAY AND USES THEREOF  
The invention provides methods for treatment, prevention or management of obesity, obesity related disorders, diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome in a subject by administering a ghrelin...
9568462 Methods and instrumentation for during-synthesis monitoring of polymer functional evolution  
A method of monitoring the evolution of polymer and/or colloid stimuli responsiveness during synthesis of polymers and/or colloids, including postpolymerization modifications on natural and...
US20170023556 Paper Based Diagnostic Test  
The present invention relates to simple, low-cost, rapid paper-based diagnostic devices and their methods of use.
US20170021120 SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATED ENDOTRACHEAL SUCTIONING  
The present disclosure provides systems, devices and methods for automated endotracheal suctioning The device comprises an adaptor, which in some embodiments retrofits into existing suctioning...
US20170016898 CELL-SURFACE MARKER OF EARLY MSC AGING  
This invention relates to a cell-surface marker for identifying MSC that are aging. This invention also relates to a method of screening MSCs of low proliferation potential and trilineage...
US20170016878 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS & METHODS FOR NON-CONTACT RHEOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS  
An acoustical non-contact levitation system and method for eliciting the deformation response of biological samples, coupled with the data analysis to yield quantitative measures of established...
9546308 Use of shear to incorporate tilt into the microstructure of reversible gecko-inspired adhesives  
The present invention relates to an easy, scalable method, relying on conventional and unconventional techniques, to incorporate tilt in the fabrication of synthetic polymer-based dry adhesives...
9434769 Peptide compositions and methods for inhibiting herpesvirus infection  
The present invention provides an isolated peptide having an amino acid residue sequence that comprises at least one human cytomegalovirus glycoprotein B (HCMV-gB) sequence segment, each HCMV-gB...
US20160221975 NOVEL ANTHRANILIC AMIDES AND THE USE THEREOF  
Disclosed are anthranilic amide derivatives having the formula. Compositions are disclosed that include the anthranilic amide derivatives and the use of the anthranilic amide derivatives for the...
US20160220654 Vaccine  
A mutant of an E coli heat-stable toxin (ST) having the following wild-type sequence: NSSNYCCELCCNPACTGCY wherein the mutant comprises a mutation selected from the group consisting of: A14H, A14T...
9392788 Mosquito attractant compositions and methods  
Provided are compositions for attracting and/or stimulating oviposition. The compositions comprise a suitable carrier and a bacterium capable of producing nonanoic acid, tetradecanoic acid, or...
US20160176930 MU OPIOID RECEPTOR AGONIST ANALOGS OF THE ENDOMORPHINS  
The invention relates to cyclic peptide agonists that bind to the mu (morphine) opioid receptor and their use in the treatment of acute and/or chronic pain. Embodiments of the invention are...
9358272 Multicomponent compositions and their uses  
Multicomponent compositions and methods of use thereof are disclosed herein. Some embodiments of the present invention include multicomponent compositions comprising a first component and a second...
9353171 Use of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) and PACAP analogs for treating contrast-induced nephropathy  
Featured are methods and compositions for treating, managing, preventing, or reducing injury to the kidney of a mammal (e.g., a human) caused by one or more iodinated radiocontrast media. The...
9353157 Influenza inhibiting compositions and methods  
The present invention provides peptides, peptide analogs, peptide derivatives and pharmaceutical compositions useful for treating or preventing influenza infections or preventing the...
US20160129110 IMMUNOPROTECTIVE PRIMARY MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS AND METHODS  
Immunoprotective primary mesenchymal stems cells (IP-MSC) which episomally express multiple immunoreactive polypeptides that specifically target a pathogen (e.g., an infectious species of virus,...
9333269 Polyplex gene delivery vectors  
Compositions comprising linear PNAI, cyclic PNAI, linear PEI, and/or cyclic PEI, useful for delivering compounds or substances into a cell, are provided, as well as methods of making linear PNAI,...
US20160122406 ANALOGS OF PITUITARY ADENYLATE CYCLASE-ACTIVATING POLYPEPTIDE (PACAP) AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE  
This invention relates to analogs of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP), which are agonists for the PACAP/vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) receptors: PAC1, VPAC1 and...
9315546 Growth hormone secretatogue receptor antagonists and uses thereof  
The present invention provides novel peptides that can modulate the ghrelin receptor (growth hormone secretagogue receptor, GHS-R1a and sub-types, isoforms and variants thereof). These peptides...
US20160082211 Adaptable Viewing Port for Endotracheal Tube  
This disclosure provides a medical device adaptable to current endotracheal tubes having a first segment defining a first lumen with both a distal and proximal end, and a second segment defining a...
US20160068542 Enhanced Osteogenic Activity of Daidzein Analogs on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells  
Disclosed are daidzein analogs having the formula (I). Also disclosed are compositions, include a disclosed daidzein analogs, methods of preventing or treating bone disease or bone injury and/or...
US20160062098 MICROSCOPY OF A TISSUE SAMPLING USING STRUCTURED ILLUMINATION  
Systems and methods are provided for evaluating a fresh tissue sample, prepared as to fluoresce under illumination, during a medical procedure. A structured light source is configured to project a...
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