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US20160367165 NON-INVASIVE METHOD FOR ASSESSING AND MONITORING BRAIN INJURIES  
A method of assessing a brain injury of a patient that comprises performing a brain wave test, performing a pupillary response test, and performing an eye tracking test, then generating a brain...
9525544 Referenceless clock recovery circuit with wide frequency acquisition range  
A full-rate referenceless clock-data recovery architecture with neither a frequency detector nor a lock detector that allows both frequency and phase locking in a single loop. According to one...
9525190 Solid lithium electrolyte via addition of lithium salts to metal-organic frameworks  
Various embodiments of the invention disclose that the uptake of LiOiPr in Mg2(dobdc) (dobdc4−=1,4-dioxido-2,5-benzenedicarboxylate) followed by soaking in a typical electrolyte solution leads to...
9525160 High-rate overcharge-protection separators for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and the method of making the same  
This invention relates to low-cost, electroactive-polymer incorporated fine-fiber composite membranes for use as overcharge and/or overdischarge protection separators in non-aqueous...
9524709 Multiferroic transducer for audio applications  
A multiferroic transducer for an electrical stringed-instrument pickup comprising an upper layer and lower layer of magnetostrictive material and a middle layer of piezoelectric or ferroelectric...
9524552 2D/3D registration of a digital mouse atlas with X-ray projection images and optical camera photos  
A method for preparing an image simulating the anatomy of a small subject test animal, and an apparatus for producing said image and an anatomical atlas for co-registering therewith, comprising...
9523845 High numerical aperture telemicroscopy apparatus  
An imaging system consisting of a cell-phone with camera as the detection part of an optical train which includes other components. Optionally, an illumination system to create controlled contrast...
9523695 Therapeutic antibodies against ROR-1 protein and methods for use of same  
Therapeutic antibodies having binding specificity for ROR-1 expressed on cancer cells (particularly leukemic and lymphomic cells) and pharmaceutical compositions containing one or more such...
9523684 Microfluidic devices and methods for separating and detecting constituents in a fluid sample  
Microfluidic devices and methods for using the same are provided. Aspects of the present disclosure include microfluidic devices that include a separation medium having functional groups which...
9523675 Insect repellent and attractants  
The disclosure provides compounds useful as insect repellents and compositions comprising such repellents. The disclosure further provides insect traps.
9522958 Cancer targeted innate immunity  
Provided is a cancer therapeutic agent comprising a cancer targeting molecule linked to a CpG oligodeoxynucleotide. Also provided are methods of reducing the size of a tumor or inhibiting the...
9522864 Process for direct conversion of biomass to liquid fuels and chemicals  
A method of catalytically preparing a fluid product from solid carbonaceous material is described. In the method, at least one of the following equilibria is established by one or more catalysts:...
9522820 Processes for rapid microfabrication using thermoplastics and devices thereof  
A method is provided to prepare one or more microfluidic channels on a receptive material by applying an image-forming material to a heat sensitive thermoplastic receptive material in a designed...
9522390 Oxide materials and synthesis by fluoride/chloride anion promoted exfoliation  
The present invention is directed to the synthesis of novel delaminated layered zeolite precursor materials prepared by fluoride/chloride anion-promoted exfoliation. The method comprises, for...
9522344 Method and device for high-throughput solution exchange for cell and particle suspension  
A method of exchanging fluids with suspended particles includes providing a microfluidic device with a first inlet channel operatively coupled to a source of particles and a second inlet channel...
9522289 Selective fat removal using photothermal heating  
A system and method are provided for minimally-invasive selective fat removal from a target area by injecting the area with a solution of photo-absorbing nanoparticles and irradiating the injected...
9521965 Mechanical pivot shift measurement to evaluate joints  
An unmet need of orthopedic practitioners is a clinically-relevant measurement device and technique to objectively quantify joint (e.g., knee) stability, including rotational stability. An...
US20160365940 Communication Systems and Methods of Communicating Utilizing Cooperation Facilitators  
Systems and methods for improved data transmission utilizing a communication facilitator are described in accordance with embodiments of the invention. One embodiment includes a plurality of...
US20160365198 LIQUID COLUMN-BASED CAPACITIVE SENSORS  
A liquid column-based normal/shear pressure/force sensing device having an elastic electrolyte-electrode contact with large interfacial capacitance to achieve high sensitivity and resolution with...
US20160363341 INTERACTIVE OCCUPANT-TRACKING FAN FOR INDOOR COMFORT AND ENERGY CONSERVATION  
An occupant-tracking fan apparatus is provided with a source of forced air such as a fan nozzle in a movable support with multi-axis positioning and a controller with sensors controlling the...
US20160362734 ANALYSIS DEVICES, KITS, AND RELATED METHODS FOR DIGITAL QUANTIFICATION OF NUCLEIC ACIDS AND OTHER ANALYTES  
Provided are devices and methods for effecting processing of samples, including essentially isothermal amplification of nucleic acids, at multiple reaction locations in a single device. In some...
US20160362684 POOLED METHOD FOR HIGH THROUGHPUT SCREENING OF TRANS FACTORS AFFECTING RNA LEVELS  
Provided herein are methods directed to multiplexed detection of the modulation of transcriptional activity using perturbation elements.
US20160362464 NOVEL THERAPEUTIC TARGETS FOR CANCER PROGRESSION  
The invention provides DAPLE as a novel regulator of G protein activity and its diagnostic and therapeutic use in cancer.
US20160362439 CYCLIC PEROXIDES AS PRODRUGS FOR SELECTIVE DELIVERY OF AGENTS  
Disclosed herein, inter alia, are prodrug compositions and methods of using the same for treatment and detection of disease. Specifically, disclosed herein is a compound of formula (I) having...
US20160361702 POLYMER-METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORK MATERIALS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein, inter alia, are polymerized metal organic framework compositions and polymer compositions, and methods of making and using the same.
US20160361466 Method and Apparatus for In Vitro Kidney Organogenesis  
The invention provides for a device, system, and methods for using the same with kidney progenitor cells, specifically ureteric bud (UB) cells, metanephric mesenchymal (MM) cells, and the stromal...
US20160361463 ULTRATHIN PARYLENE-C SEMIPERMEABLE MEMBRANES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS  
Thin parylene C membranes having smooth front sides and ultrathin regions (e.g., 0.01 μm to 5 μm thick) interspersed with thicker regions are disclosed. The back sides of the membranes can be...
US20160361429 Regulation of Specific Spinal Neurons Regulating Pain Transmission  
A chimeric toxin is disclosed comprising a peptide ligand specifically targeting neurons involved in pain processing; and a clostridial neurotoxin light chain, wherein the ligand is linked to the...
US20160361425 THERAPEUTIC HYPERBRANCHED POLYGLYCEROL ENCAPSULATED BIOMOLECULES  
Methods for modifying therapeutic agents such as therapeutic biomolecules, such as proteins for improved oral, rectal or transmucosal delivery, as well as compositions made using such methods and...
US20160361142 ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCE WITH SNAP FITTED, NON-SLIDING ARCHWIRE  
An orthodontic appliance may include an archwire and multiple orthodontic brackets. The archwire may fit within a human mouth and contain multiple male connectors. Each orthodontic bracket may...
US20160361141 ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCE WITH SNAP FITTED, NON-SLIDING ARCHWIRE  
An orthodontic appliance may include an archwire and multiple orthodontic brackets. The archwire may fit within a human mouth and contain multiple male connectors. Each orthodontic bracket may...
US20160361064 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOFT TISSUE GRIPPING  
Systems and methods disclosed stimulate nerve growth by applying a tensile (axial pulling) load on a proximal stump of the nerve. This load may be imposed once, at the time of repair. This...
US20160361001 MEDICAL SENSOR HAVING A NANOSCALE TAPERED WAVEGUIDE FOR SPECTROSCOPY-BASED ANALYSIS OF FLUID  
A medical sensor is described. In an example, the medical sensor includes a nanoscale tapered waveguide attached to a substrate. The nanoscale tapered waveguide includes a nanoscale channel that...
US20160360983 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECONSTRUCTING CARDIAC ACTIVATION INFORMATION  
In a system and method of reconstructing cardiac activation information, pairs of cardiac signals obtained from a patient are accessed. The pairs have a first cardiac signal that is common among...
US20160360735 ANIMAL MODEL OF NASH-INDUCED HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA AND METHODS FOR DEVELOPING SPECIFIC THERAPEUTICS  
The invention provides a non-human animal model for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)-induced heptocellular carcinoma, methods of screening for agents for treating heptocellular carcinoma,...
9520552 DIOMEJ cell device  
Embodiments of the technology implement DIOMEJ cells. In one embodiment, a DIOMEJ cell includes: an MEJ that includes, a ferromagnetic fixed layer, a ferromagnetic free layer, and a dielectric...
9520443 Systems and methods for implementing magnetoelectric junctions  
Embodiments of the technology implement DIOMEJ cells. In one embodiment, a DIOMEJ cell includes: an MEJ that includes, a ferromagnetic fixed layer, a ferromagnetic free layer, and a dielectric...
9518278 Recombinant microorganisms having a methanol elongation cycle (MEC)  
Provided are microorganisms that catalyze the synthesis of chemicals and biochemicals from a methanol, methane and/or formaldehyde. Also provided are methods of generating such organisms and...
9517610 Grippers based on opposing van der Waals adhesive pads  
Novel gripping structures based on van der Waals adhesive forces are disclosed. Pads covered with fibers can be activated in pairs by opposite forces, thereby enabling control of the adhesive...
9517465 Lateral cavity acoustic transducer based microfluidic switch  
A microfluidic switching device that includes an upstream microfluidic channel configured to contain a liquid having particles therein and a plurality of outlet channels coupled to the upstream...
9517240 Methods and compositions for cancer prevention and treatment  
The present invention provides methods of preventing or delaying the development of cancer (e.g., breast cancer) in BRCA1 mutation positive patients by beginning progesterone receptor antagonist...
US20160359493 ADAPTIVE SPUR CANCELLATION TECHNIQUES AND MULTI-PHASE INJECTION LOCKED TDC FOR DIGITAL PHASE LOCKED LOOP CIRCUIT  
A digital phase-locked loop includes a digital loop filter, a digitally controllable oscillator (DCO), and an injection-locked calibration-free time-to-digital converter (TDC) having a ring...
US20160359123 ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT MATERIALS AND DEVICES  
Organic light emitting devices incorporating a film of metal complex emitters that are oriented with their transition dipole moment vectors oriented parallel to the device substrate enhances the...
US20160359096 NANOSTRUCTURED SILICON WITH USEFUL THERMOELECTRIC PROPERTIES  
The invention provides for a nanostructured silicon or holey silicon (HS) that has useful thermoelectric properties. The invention also provides for a device comprising the nanostructured silicon...
US20160358383 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUGMENTED REALITY-BASED REMOTE COLLABORATION  
Various embodiments each include at least one of systems, methods, devices, and software for an augmented shared visual space for live mobile remote collaboration on physical tasks. One or more...
US20160358328 METHOD FOR POST-PROCESSING FLOW-SENSITIVE PHASE CONTRAST MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGES  
A method for generating fluid flow images of a region of interest is disclosed. The method includes: scanning the region of interest to acquire a set of 4D-Flow magnetic resonance images, wherein...
US20160355594 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR MODULATING LYMPHANGIOGENESIS, E.G., TO TREAT TRANSPLANT REJECTION, IN A SUBJECT  
Methods of modulating the occurrence of lymphangiogenesis in a subject are provided. In some instances, the method is a method of treating transplant rejection in the subject. Aspects of the...
US20160355590 LYM-1 AND LYM-2 TARGETED CAR CELL IMMUNOTHERAPY  
CAR cells targeting and antibodies human HLA-DR are described as a new method of cancer treatment. It is proposed that HLA-DR CAR cells are safe and effective in patients and can be used to treat...
US20160355555 MIMOTOPES FOR USE IN IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR SHELLFISH AND/OR ARTHROPOD ALLERGY  
The present invention provides isolated peptides and nucleic acids encoding the isolated peptides that can modify a subject's immune response to tropomyosin. The isolated peptides correspond to...
US20160355545 METHOD FOR IMPROVING PROTEIN FUNCTIONALITY USING VORTEXING FLUID SHEAR FOCES  
A method of improving protein functionality includes obtaining a protein such as protein contained within exclusion bodies contained within bacteria or yeast used for the recombinant expression of...