Patents and Patent Applications from University of Kansas


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10018648 Systems, methods, and devices for fluid data sensing  
A fluid sensing device includes an outer body, an inner body coupled to the outer body by one or more inner body support struts and extending at least partially out from the outer body, and an aft...
D821554 Heat exchanger interface system  
10004701 Methods and compositions for treating infection  
Provided herein are compositions and methods for treating or preventing infection.
9994956 Apparatus for in situ deposition of multilayer structures via atomic layer deposition and ultra-high vacuum physical or chemical vapor deposition  
An apparatus for in situ fabrication of multilayer heterostructures is provided comprising a first vacuum chamber adapted for atomic layer deposition and comprising a first stage docking assembly...
9994601 Depolymerization of lignin using metal incorporated mesoporous silicate catalysts  
Provided is a process for depolymerizing lignin, the process comprising exposing a liquid feed comprising lignin and a solvent to a metal-incorporated solid mesoporous silicate catalyst under...
9994556 Triazole modified coumarin and biphenyl amide-based HSP90 inhibitors  
Provided herein are compounds of the formulas: which are 90-kDa heat shock protein inhibitors. Pharmaceutical compositions of the compounds are also provided. In some aspects, these compounds may...
US20180158663 Sheathless Interface for Capillary Electrophoresis/Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometry  
Provided herein are capillaries for use in an electrophoretic separations. The capillaries can comprise an elongated tubular wall defining a path for fluid flow from an inlet to a tapered outlet;...
US20180154270 AERIAL VEHICLES AND METHODS OF USE  
An aerial vehicle capable of convertible flight from hover to linear flight includes a body having a longitudinal body axis, a plurality of forward wings, a plurality of aft wings, at least one...
9974863 Polyamine-dihydroxybenzoic acid conjugate hydrogels as iron chelators  
Compositions and methods for making a composition comprising a polymer and one or more chelators covalently coupled to polymer, wherein the one or more chelators has a benzene ring with more than...
US20180134701 TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR-7 AND -8 MODULATORY 1H IMIDAZOQUINOLINE DERIVED COMPOUNDS  
The present disclosure provides novel imidazoquinoline derived compounds, derivatives thereof, analogues thereof, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, and methods of making and using...
US20180133274 COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SILYMARIN AND SULFOALKYL ETHER CYCLODEXTRIN AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
Cosmetic and dietary supplement compositions containing silymarin and sulfoalkyl ether cyclodextrin, particularly sulfobutyl ether cyclodextrin, are described. The compositions and methods are...
9968553 Enalapril compositions  
Provided herein are stable enalapril powder compositions for oral liquid formulation. Also provided herein are methods of using enalapril oral liquid formulations for the treatment of certain...
US20180116954 ENALAPRIL COMPOSITIONS  
Provided herein are stable enalapril powder compositions for oral liquid formulation. Also provided herein are methods of using enalapril oral liquid formulations for the treatment of certain...
US20180114997 HYDROPHOBIZED GAS DIFFUSION LAYERS AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME  
A gas diffusion layer having a first major surface and a second major surface which is positioned opposite to said first major surface and an interior between said first and second major surfaces...
9950053 Use of the Salmonella SPP type III secretion proteins as a protective vaccination  
Antigenic molecules and compositions described herein protect against infection by typhoidal and non-typhoidal Salmonella serovars. Methods of immunization comprise the use of the antigenic molecules.
9945931 Techniques for navigating UAVs using ground-based transmitters  
Systems, methods, apparatuses and computer-readable storage media for navigating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) using signals of opportunity are disclosed. The UAV may include a receiver for...
US20180100853 GRAPHENE OXIDE-BASED NANOLAB AND METHODS OF DETECTING OF EXOSOMES  
A capture device for capturing a biological substance can include: a substrate; a graphene-oxide layer on the substrate; at least one polydopamine polymer coupled with the graphene-oxide; and at...
US20180095107 SCANNING RESONATOR MICROSCOPY  
A method of imaging a sample via scanning resonator microscopy is provided comprising positioning a whispering gallery mode (WGM) optical resonator at a first location over the surface of the...
US20180094802 HEATED LENS LIGHTING ARRANGEMENT  
According to aspects of the embodiments, a lighting fixture is designed to help prevent the accumulation of snow or ice on the light emitting face (e.g., lens) of the lighting fixture. The...
US20180086749 INHIBITORS OF VIRUSES  
The present technology is directed to compounds, compositions, and methods to treat a viral infection. The compound is according to Formula I or a solvate and/or pharmaceutically acceptable salt...
US20180071001 COMPACT ORTHOPEDIC ANTI-ROTATION DEVICE  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems, methods, and apparatus for immobilizing and/or securing bone portions. Particularly, at least one embodiment involves a compact...
US20180066177 Delayed Gelling Agents  
The invention is directed to delayed gelation agents comprising a degradable polymeric cage containing therein one or more gelation agents. The cage degrades in situ, e.g., in an oil reservoir,...
9911539 Integrated photovoltaic-battery device and related methods  
Provided are FeS2 based photovoltaic battery devices comprising a transparent substrate, an active layer disposed over the transparent substrate, the active layer comprising a porous film of FeS2...
US20180057446 BIPHENYL AMIDES WITH MODIFIED ETHER GROUPS AS HSP90 INHIBITORS AND HSP70 INDUCERS  
Provided herein are compounds of the formulas: (I) wherein: n, X2, R3, R3′, R4, R4′, R5, R5′, R6, and R6′ are as defined herein. Pharmaceutical compositions of the compounds are also provided. In...
US20180050081 COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING HAIR GROWTH  
A method of promoting hair growth can include: a polypeptide having a sequence that has at least 75% complementarity to or at least 75% identical to SPR4; and topically administering the...
9889105 In vivo method for treating, inhibiting, and/or prophylaxis of cancer, such as pancreatic cancer  
An in vivo method of inhibiting tumor growth, specifically pancreatic cancer, includes administering to a subject in need thereof an effective amount of a compound, composition, and/or a...
9878257 Aerial vehicles and methods of use  
An aerial vehicle capable of convertible flight from hover to linear flight includes a body having a longitudinal body axis, a plurality of forward wings, a plurality of aft wings, at least one...
US20180019422 BIOMOLECULE-CARBON NANOSTRUCTURE NANOCOMPOSITES FOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES  
An optoelectronic device comprises a nanocomposite comprising a carbon nanostructure having a surface and a bio molecule adsorbed on the surface and forming a heterojunction at the interface of...
US20180016365 CO-INITIATOR AND CO-MONOMER FOR USE IN PREPARING POLYMER RELATED COMPOSITIONS, METHODS OF MANUFACTURE, AND METHODS OF USE  
The present disclosure relates to tertiary amine co-initiators that demonstrate reduced leaching and which may be utilized in dental restoration and other biomedical applications. Embodiments of...
US20180002592 NANOGELS FOR DELAYED GELATION  
The instant application relates to nanogels or compositions that hold multivalent metal ions until some level of nanogel degradation has occurred, then slowly release the multivalent metal ions...
9855214 Enalapril compositions  
Provided herein are stable enalapril powder compositions for oral liquid formulation. Also provided herein are methods of using enalapril oral liquid formulations for the treatment of certain...
9851086 Heated lens lighting arrangement  
According to aspects of the embodiments, a lighting fixture is designed to help prevent the accumulation of snow or ice on the light emitting face {e.g., lens) of the lighting fixture. The...
9850425 Delayed gelling agents  
The invention is directed to delayed gelation agents comprising a degradable polymeric cage containing therein one or more gelation agents. The cage degrades in situ, e.g, in an oil reservoir,...
9844483 Medical device for therapeutic stimulation of the vestibular system  
A method for providing vestibular stimulation includes: providing an infant in a vestibular stimulation device; associating sensors to the infant; moving the vestibular stimulation device to...
9828587 Chimeric adeno-associated virus/ bocavirus parvovirus vector  
The invention provides an isolated chimeric virus comprising bocavirus capsid protein, e.g., an isolated chimeric virus comprising human bocavirus capsid protein, and a recombinant...
US20170334892 LKB1-AMPK ACTIVATORS FOR THERAPEUTIC USE IN POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE  
Compounds are provided for use in treating polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and in associated methods that include a method of modulating (e.g., activating) Liver kinase B1 (LKBI); and a method of...
US20170334889 COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR ACTIVATING THE APOPTOTIC ARM OF THE UNFOLDED PROTEIN RESPONSE  
N-substituted sulfonylphenyl-5-nitrofuranyl-2-carboxamide derived compounds, which selectively activate the apoptotic, but not the adaptive arm, of the Unfolded Protein Response are provides as is...
US20170334842 INHIBITORS OF THE MITF MOLECULAR PATHWAY  
Provided herein are compounds of the formula (IV): as well as pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein the substituents are as those disclosed in the specification. These compounds, and...
9825315 Hydrophobized gas diffusion layers and method of making the same  
A gas diffusion layer having a first major surface and a second major surface which is positioned opposite to said first major surface and an interior between said first and second major surfaces...
US20170327313 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR ARCHIVING AND RETRIEVING SPECIMENS  
Embodiments of the present invention include a system and methods for archiving and/or retrieving specimens. Embodiments of the system of the present invention include a movement mechanism, an...
9814802 Method for promoting hair growth comprising implanting a tissue scaffold comprising CK-19 positive cells derived from Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stromal cells  
A method of differentiating cells into CK19-positive cells capable of producing hair follicle-like and hair structure-like can include: providing a tissue scaffold; seeding cells into the...
US20170314142 MICROWAVE ASSISTED SYNTHESIS OF METAL OXYHYDROXIDES  
A method for making a metal oxyhydroxide electrocatalytic material comprises titrating a precursor solution with a (bi)carbonate salt, the precursor solution comprising a first metal salt and a...
US20170313692 AGONISTS OF THE MU OPIOID RECEPTOR  
The present technology is directed to compounds, compositions, and methods related to non-morphinan-like mu opioid receptor agonists. Compounds of the present technology demonstrate remarkable...
US20170312552 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REMOVING MICROVESSELS  
A method of removing microvessels includes applying a burst of acoustic energy at a target location, applying a pulse of optical energy at the target location, and promoting cavitation at the...
9806212 Ultrathin group II-VI semiconductor layers, group II-VI semiconductor superlattice structures, photovoltaic devices incorporating the same, and related methods  
Disclosed are ultrathin layers of group II-VI semiconductors, group II-VI semiconductor superlattice structures, photovoltaic devices incorporating the layers and superlattice structures and...
US20170304329 METHODS OF BLADDER CANCER TREATMENT WITH CICLOPIROX, CICLOPIROX OLAMINE, OR A CICLOPIROX PRODRUG  
A method of treating bladder cancer is provided. The method of treating bladder cancer can include: providing a pharmaceutical composition having ciclopirox or ciclopirox olamine or a...
9796909 Nanogels for delayed gelation  
The instant application relates to nanogels or compositions that hold multivalent metal ions until some level of nanogel degradation has occurred, then slowly release the multivalent metal ions...
US20170260192 COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF TUMOR METASTASIS AND TUMORIGENESIS  
The disclosure provides compounds for reducing the prevalence of the perinucleolar compartment in cells, for example, of formula (I), wherein R1, R2, R3, and R4 are as defined herein, that are...
US20170260184 TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR-7 AND -8 MODULATORY 1H IMIDAZOQUINOLINE DERIVED COMPOUNDS  
The present disclosure provides novel imidazoquinoline derived compounds, derivatives thereof, analogues thereof, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, and methods of making and using...
US20170260141 ANTAGONISTS OF THE KAPPA OPIOID RECEPTOR  
The present technology is directed to compounds, compositions, and methods related to non-morphinan-like kappa opioid receptor (KOR) antagonists. The technology is suited to treat addiction,...