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US20110021584 Methods and Assays for Detecting and Treating Hypoglycemia  
Methods for regulating glucagon release and of treating hypoglycemia, and for screening drug candidates for treating hypoglycemia. The methods are useful for treating diabetes mellitus and...
US20110020856 PERIFUSION DEVICE  
A perifusion device includes at least one sample container for cells, the sample container having an inlet and an outlet. The container receives test liquid through the inlet and discharges the...
US20110008884 PATHOLOGY GROSSING TOOL, CASSETTE, AND BOARD  
A pathology grossing tool and board are provided for the preparation from a gross tissue of a uniformly thin tissue specimen, which is suitable for processing for histology, histochemistry,...
US20100316622 DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF CARDIAC DISORDERS  
Nitric oxide synthase deficiency causes diminished ryanodine receptor S-nitrosylation leading to increased diastolic calcium (Ca2+) and reduced intra sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium (Ca2+) content....
US20100310532 GENE TARGETS IN ANTI-AGING THERAPY AND TISSUE REPAIR  
Novel gene and protein targets are described for treatment of cardiac disorders, anti-aging therapies and tissue repair. Identified biomarkers are prognostic of long term survival of patients...
US20100298438 GENE EXPRESSION PROFILING OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE  
The present invention identifies the changes in gene expression associated with Parkinson's Disease by examining multiregional gene expression from normal brain and brain of Parkinson's Disease....
7838040 Method for regenerating cartilage  
Disclosed is a method for regenerating articular cartilage in an animal comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of a non-demineralized particulate articular cartilage having a...
US20100285132 IMMUNOTHERAPY COMPOSITIONS, METHOD OF MAKING AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF  
The present invention directs to compositions and methods for modulating immune system. One aspect of the present invention relates to a composition comprising FADD-dependent signaling pathway...
US20100272709 CATHEPSIN L MEDIATED DISEASES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS AND PRODUCTS  
This invention relates generally to the treatment of cathepsin or dynamin mediated diseases, such as proteinuria, cancer, and cognitive disease and related products. Diagnostic and other assays are...
US20100260727 METHOD TO AMPLIFY CARDIAC STEM CELLS IN VITRO AND IN VIVO  
Compositions comprising stem cells delivered into infarcted myocardium by endocardial injection, engraft and differentiate into myocytes, endothelial cells, and vascular smooth muscle, and do so...
7807458 Multilineage-inducible cells and uses thereof  
Described herein are post natal, multilineage inducible cells (MIAMI cells). In some examples, the cells are isolated from non fractionated, adult (males and females 3 to 72 years old) human bone...
US20100249403 USE OF OXAZINE COMPOUNDS FOR MAKING CHROMOGENIC MATERIALS  
Heterocyclic compounds incorporating a [1,3]oxazine ring may be used to make chromogenic materials. These molecules switch from a colorless state to a colored form upon addition of either acid or...
US20100247302 WIND ENERGY SYSTEM  
A method and system for harvesting wind energy. The system may include a wind turbine disposed subjacent to a roof assembly of building. A plurality of conduits are adjacent to and extending below...
US20100240732 APTAMER-TARGETED SIRNA TO PREVENT ATTENUATION OR SUPPRESSION OF A T CELL FUNCTION  
Compositions for countering immune attenuating/suppressive pathways comprise targeting agents or aptamer targeted RNAi-mediated gene silencing (siRNA/shRNA). These compositions have broad...
7790437 Organ transportation device  
An organ transportation device includes a fluid-tight organ container and structure within the organ container for engaging an organ within the organ container. A base assembly is provided, and...
7790068 Photochromic compounds based on ring opening and closing of a {1,3}oxazine compound  
We have designed a molecular switch based on the photoinduced opening and thermal closing of a [1,3]oxazine ring. A substituted [1,3]oxazine compound described as having a general (i.e.,...
US20100208201 ENHANCED OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FOR ANATOMICAL MAPPING  
A system, method and apparatus for anatomical mapping utilizing optical coherence tomography. In the present invention, 3-dimensional fundus intensity imagery can be acquired from a scanning of...
US20100190838 Connective Tissue Growth Factor Fragments and Methods and Uses Thereof  
The present invention is directed to CTGF fragments comprising at least exon 2 or exon 3 of CTGF and having the ability to induce extracellular matrix synthesis, in particular, collagen synthesis...
US20100190650 TRANSCRIPTOMIC BIOMARKER OF MYOCARDITIS  
Molecular signatures that function as very sensitive diagnostic biomarker for myocarditis, heart disease and disorders thereof, are identified.
US20100183584 CONFORMATION AND ACTIVITY OF GBETA5 COMPLEXES  
The invention provides novel recombinant Gβ5 complex proteins, novel methods of identifying compounds that modulate the conformation of Gβ5 complex, novel methods of treating disorders, including n...
7758641 Extraocular muscle prosthesis  
A prosthetic device and method to restore extraocular muscle function. The device includes a housing; a biasing component disposed in the housing; a proximal connector operatively connected to a...
US20100160230 UBIQUITIN AND UBIQUITIN RELATED MOLECULES FOR TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF HARMFUL ACTIVATION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM  
Compositions and methods for suppressing the immune system of a mammal using ubiquitin and derivatives and analogs thereof.
US20100152114 Antioxidant activity of GH-RH Antagonists  
There are provided means for suppressing the Reactive Oxidant Species (ROS) of certain cells by the administration of GHRH antagonists. The therapeutic applications of the anti-oxidative action of...
US20100143464 CROSS-LINKED ALGINATE-POLYALKYLENE GLYCOL POLYMER COATINGS FOR ENCAPSULATION AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME  
A biocompatible capsule comprising a biological material encapsulated by a covalently stabilized coating and a method of making the same are disclosed. The biological material can be a material...
D616805 Co-flow jet aircraft  
US20100130434 Hexose Compounds to Treat Cancer  
Methods of treating glioblastoma and pancreatic cancer are provided by the administration of a therapeutically effective amount of a hexose compound to a subject in need thereof The subject...
US20100127129 High performance airfoil with co-flow jet flow control  
An aerodynamic system providing an airfoil having a chord length, a leading edge, and a trailing edge. The airfoil further includes a first airfoil surface extending from the leading edge to the...
7718177 Antibodies directed to fragments of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) polypeptide and methods and uses thereof  
The present invention is directed to CTGF fragments comprising at least exon 2 or exon 3 of CTGF and having the ability to induce extracellular matrix synthesis, in particular, collagen synthesis...
US20100119537 TUMOR VACCINE  
The invention relates to the fields of medicine, immunology, and oncology. More specifically, the invention relates to methods and compositions for inducing an immune response against a tumor in an...
7716398 Bifurcate buffer  
A buffer includes a plurality of serial inputs, a plurality of de-serializers, each coupled to a respective input, a plurality n of buffers and a media access controller having inputs coupled to...
7713686 Organ preservation container and method  
An organ preservation container includes a gas impermeable housing for containing an organ. At least two liquids having different densities and forming a liquid-liquid interface are also contained...
US20100113567 Recombinant VSV For The Treatment of Tumor Cells  
The present invention relates to compositions and methods for the treatment of tumor and/or malignant and/or cancerous cells. The present invention provides VSV vectors comprising nucleic acid...
US20100112587 TRANSCRIPTOMIC BIOMARKERS FOR INDIVIDUAL RISK ASSESSMENT IN NEW ONSET HEART FAILURE  
A novel transcriptomic biomarker for prognosis in heart failure has a direct clinical application in prediction of prognosis in new onset heart failure, heart disease, heart disorders and...
US20100112560 MECHANISM TO SIGNAL RECEPTOR-LIGAND INTERACTIONS WITH LUMINESCENT QUANTUM DOTS  
Semiconductor quantum dots are becoming valuable analytical tools for use in biomedical applications. Indeed, their unique properties offer the opportunity to design luminescent probes for imaging...
US20100112406 ULTRASONICALLY ENHANCED FUEL CELL SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
A fuel cell system comprises at least one fuel source (e.g., methanol or methanol solution) In a storage tank, tubes and/or flow channels that provide the fuel to the fuel cells via tubes and/or...
US20100092539 Fluorinated GHRH Antagonists  
Novel fluorinated synthetic analogs of hGH-RH(1-30)NH2 that inhibit the release of growth hormone from the pituitary in mammals as well as inhibit the proliferation of human cancers through a...
US20100062048 TOPICAL CO-ENZYME Q10 FORMULATIONS AND TREATMENT OF PAIN, FATIGUE AND WOUNDS  
CoQ1O has a stimulatory effect on fibroblasts and keratinocytes, increases ATP production, decreases pain. The formulations are useful for promoting acute wound healing, fatigue and treatment of...
7659990 Enhanced optical coherence tomography for anatomical mapping  
A system, method and apparatus for anatomical mapping utilizing optical coherence tomography. In the present invention, 3-dimensional fundus intensity imagery can be acquired from a scanning of...
7655391 Method for shipping items in an aircraft  
A container for shipping items in an aircraft includes a shipping compartment and an expandable chamber for receiving gas from the shipping compartment. At least one conduit connects the expandable...
US20100003679 ASSESSMENT OF CELLULAR COMPOSITION AND FRACTIONAL VIABILITY AND USES THEREOF  
A method of assessing cellular composition and fractional viability that can be predictive of post-transplant cell potency and transplantation outcome, comprises identifying cellular composition...
US20090325897 DESIGNER THERAPY OF PANCREATIC TUMORS  
Chemotherapeutic and Radiation sensitizing agents which target tumor cells, specifically, based on the elevation of enzyme pathways, provide highly selective drug therapy. These agents are combined...
US20090325201 Biomarkers for Detection and Diagnosis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma  
Novel, sensitive and specific markers and methods for diagnostics and monitoring of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) are provided. Kits and methods for the use of hyaluronic acid,...
US20090305251 BRCA1/BRCA2 SCREENING PANEL  
A method for analyzing a biological sample is performed by analyzing a biological sample for the presence of one or more mutations or polymorphisms in the BCRA1 and/or BCRA2 genes.
US20090299100 Fossil Fuel Desulfurization  
A method for oxidizing an organic sulfide by combining an alkali borate, a solvent, hydrogen peroxide, and the organic sulfide, and allowing the alkali borate, the hydrogen peroxide, and the...
US20090274687 ATTENUATION OF HYPOXIA INDUCED CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS  
Blockade of stromal derived factor-1 (SDF-1), a stem cell mobilizer and/or its receptor, chemokine receptor 4 (CXCR4) attenuates and reverses hypoxia-induced cardiopulmonary remodeling in vivo....
US20090270690 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING INTERACTIVE VOICE-RECOGNITION TO AUTOMATE A PATIENT-CENTERED BEST PRACTICE APPROACH TO DISEASE EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT  
A method and system for monitoring, evaluating, and improving effectiveness and efficiency for treating chronic medical conditions of a large patient population. The inventive method and system...
US20090226955 Immortalized retinal pigmented epithelial cells  
The present invention provides isolated cultures of immortalized retinal pigmented epithelial cells. The cells retain one or more of the in vivo characteristics of non-immortalized retinal...
US20090221698 MANNOSE DERIVATIVES FOR KILLING TUMOR CELLS  
A method for treating cancer by killing selected tumor cells such as human breast, non-small cell lung cancer cells, pancreatic cancer cells, osteosarcoma cancer cells, and glioblastoma cells,...
US20090182420 Extraocular muscle prosthesis  
A prosthetic device and method to restore extraocular muscle function. The device includes a housing; a biasing component disposed in the housing; a proximal connector operatively connected to a...
US20090180123 Enhanced optical coherence tomography for anatomical mapping  
A system, method and apparatus for anatomical mapping utilizing optical coherence tomography. In the present invention, 3-dimensional fundus intensity imagery can be acquired from a scanning of...
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