Patents and Patent Applications from University of Michigan


Match Document Document Title
US20170299774 ANTI-GLARE PANELS  
An anti-glare panel includes a panel with a length and a plurality of alternating black color and non-black color strips extending along the length of the panel. A plurality of lenticular lenses...
US20170296211 LAPAROSCOPIC GALLBLADDER EXTRACTION DEVICE  
A surgical instrument for removing a gallbladder is provided. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly, an elongated body portion extending distally from the handle assembly, and a...
US20170296080 BIOLOGICAL RECORDING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR RECORDING BIOLOGICAL ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY  
A biological recording device used to monitor biological electrical activity and a method of recording neural signals. In a preferred embodiment, the biological recording device is a neural probe....
9793720 Wireless power transfer using multiple near-field plates  
A near-field plate is a non-periodically patterned surface that can overcome the diffraction limit and confine electromagnetic fields to subwavelength dimensions. By controlling the interference...
9793481 Patterning by stamped metal resist  
A method is provided. A first layer is provided over a substrate, the first layer comprising a first material. A patterned second layer is applied over the first layer via stamping. The second...
9791530 Method of MRI imaging using non-slice-selective, spatially tailored tip-up pulse  
A method of acquiring image data with an MRI system from an object using a sequence of tip-down and tip-up RF pulses is described. A slice-selective first pulse α rotates the in-slice spins from...
9790272 Stem cell factor inhibitor  
Provided herein are methods, compositions, and uses relating to inhibitors of stem cell factor. For example, provided herein are antibodies targeting stem cell factor and methods for treating...
9789777 Double-sided LCC compensation method for wireless power transfer  
A double-sided LCC compensation network and a tuning method are proposed for a wireless power transfer system. With the proposed topology, the resonant frequency is independent of coupling...
US20170291928 LECTINS AND USES THEREOF  
Provided herein are chemical compounds, methods for their discovery, and their therapeutic and research use. Further provided herein are antiviral and antimicrobial lectin compounds and methods of...
US20170291893 PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR INHIBITOR-1 INHIBITORS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
The invention relates to plasminogen activator-1 (PAI-1) inhibitor compounds and uses thereof in the treatment of any disease or disorder associated with elevated PAI-1. The invention includes,...
US20170291538 Universal Motion Sickness Countermeasure System  
A motion sickness countermeasure system for a user within a vehicle having a light array system configured to output visual stimuli presented in a field of view of the user; and a controller...
9787481 Physical unclonable function using augmented memory for challenge-response hashing  
A technique is presented for performing a physical unclonable function (PUF) using an array of SRAM cells. The technique can be viewed as an attempt to read multiple cells in a column at the same...
9787169 Electromagnetic actuators and component designs therefor  
An embodiment of an electromagnetic actuator, such as a moving magnet actuator (MMA), includes a back iron, a first coil winding, a second coil winding, a mover, and a permanent magnet. The first...
9786252 Method and apparatus for suppressing background light in time of flight sensor  
A background light suppression apparatus and method capable of suppressing influences of background light in a depth sensor includes measuring output signals of sub pixels for a sub integration...
9783853 Recurrent gene fusions in cancer  
The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods for cancer diagnosis, research and therapy, including but not limited to, cancer markers. In particular, the present disclosure relates...
US20170286675 Fingerprinting Electronic Control Units For Vehicle Intrusion Detection  
An anomaly-based intrusion detection system is presented for use in vehicle networks. The intrusion detection system measures and exploits the intervals of periodic in-vehicle messages for...
US20170281900 PERSONALIZED AUDITORY-SOMATOSENSORY STIMULATION TO TREAT TINNITUS  
Timed stimulation of both somatosensory system and auditory system is controlled, in such a manner, that an individual's brain activity is altered through spike-timing dependent plasticity,...
US20170281773 BET BROMODOMAIN INHIBITORS AND THERAPEUTIC METHODS USING THE SAME  
Inhibitors of BET bromodomains and compositions containing the same are disclosed. Methods of using the BET bromodomain inhibitors in the treatment of diseases and conditions wherein inhibition of...
US20170281761 METHOD OF TREATING ALVELOR BONE LOSS THROUGH THE USE OF ANTI-SCLEROSTIN ANTIBODIES  
The invention provides a method of treating alveolar bone loss involving administration of a sclerostin inhibitor to a subject in need thereof.
9778039 Microsystem device and methods for fabricating the same  
A microsystem includes a base layer formed from an electrical insulating material. The base layer has an inner surface defining a cavity and an external surface opposed to the inner surface, and...
US20170278561 Enhanced Memory Device  
Various implementations described herein are directed to an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit may include a memory cell configured to operate in multiple retention states including a...
US20170277041 VIBRATION-ASSISTED POSITIONING STAGE  
A vibration-assisted positioning stage comprising a stage, a roller bearing, an compliant joint interconnecting the roller bearing to the stage such that the compliant joint is sufficiently...
US20170276810 AN OPTOELECTRONIC NEUTRON DETECTOR  
An optoelectronic neutron detector and method for detecting nuclear material having a neutron capture and scatter medium receiving neutrons and producing secondary charged particles, a...
US20170274788 WIRELESS CHARGING SYSTEM FOR CHARGING VEHICULAR BATTERY  
A wireless charging system may be used to charge a battery in a vehicle via a receiving coil. The wireless charging system may include a coil charge device, a linear track, a linear motor, and a...
US20170274476 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DIRECT WRITING OF SINGLE CRYSTAL SUPER ALLOYS AND METALS  
A method and apparatus for direct writing of single crystal super alloys and metals. The method including heating a substrate to a predetermined temperature below its melting point; using a laser...
US20170273963 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDS AND USE OF SAME IN CANCER AND TAUOPATHIES  
Disclosed are compounds of formula (I)-(V): where the substituents are as provided herein. Further disclosed are methods of inhibiting tau aggregation, treating or ameliorating a tauopathy or...
9773311 Tissue phasic classification mapping system and method  
A voxel-based technique is provided for performing quantitative imaging and analysis of tissue image data. Serial image data is collected for tissue of interest at different states of the issue....
9770433 Composition and method for treating tinnitus  
A method of treating tinnitus includes the step administering a composition to the mammal, wherein the composition consists essentially of a biologically effective amount of vitamin A, vitamin E,...
9768708 Wide dynamic range rectifier circuits  
An adaptive power distribution system is presented for extending the dynamic range of AC/RF rectifiers. The power distribution system distributes the AC/RF input power amongst several different...
9768402 Enhanced bulk heterojunction devices prepared by thermal and solvent vapor annealing processes  
A method of preparing a bulk heterojunction organic photovoltaic cell through combinations of thermal and solvent vapor annealing are described. Bulk heterojunction films may prepared by known...
9765621 Switch gain scheduled explicit model predictive control of diesel engines  
A method for controlling an internal combustion engine using a controller that controls an air flow path by adjusting at least one of a variable geometry turbine (VGT) and an exhaust gas...
US20170262285 CONTROLLING TRANSITION BETWEEN USING FIRST AND SECOND PROCESSING CIRCUITRY  
Apparatus and a corresponding method for controlling a transition between use of first processing circuitry and second processing circuitry to execute program instructions are provided. Transition...
US20170258978 GATED-CONCENTRIC ARTIFICIAL LUNG  
An artificial lung including a housing having a circular outer wall being enclosed by a first surface and a second surface to define an interior volume, a blood inlet port to permit inlet flow of...
9761842 Enhancing light extraction of organic light emitting diodes via nanoscale texturing of electrode surfaces  
An organic light emitting device is described, having an OLED including an anode, a cathode, and at least one organic layer between the anode and cathode. At least a portion of an electrode...
9760533 Floating-gate transistor array for performing weighted sum computation  
A weighted sum is a key computation for many neural networks and other machine learning algorithms. Integrated circuit designs that perform a weighted sum are presented. Weights are stored as...
9759689 Real-time detection and imaging of terahertz pulse radiation by using photoacoustic conversion  
Methods and devices for high speed detection of terahertz radiation are provided. A photoacoustic transducer receives a pulse of terahertz (THz) radiation. The transducer may comprise a solid,...
9758832 Compositions for diagnosing episodic movement disorders and related conditions  
The present invention provides compositions and methods for research, diagnostic, drug screening, and therapeutic applications related to paroxysmal dystonic choreoathetosis and related...
9757023 Optic disc detection in retinal autofluorescence images  
The invention relates to methods and systems for automatically detecting an optic disc in a retinal fundus autofluorescence image. A monochromatic image of a retina is obtained by stimulated...
US20170257024 Moving-Sum Charge Pump  
Various implementations described herein are directed to an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit may include a charge pump stage having multiple charge storage elements arranged to provide...
US20170257023 Energy Harvester  
Various implementations described herein are directed to a device having a charge pump and a capacitor. The charge pump may be configured for coupling between first and second power sources. The...
US20170256960 Method To Charge Lithium-Ion Batteries With User, Cell And Temperature Awareness  
Lithium-ion cells are widely used in various platforms, such as electric vehicles (EVs) and mobile devices. Complete and fast charging of cells has always been the goal for sustainable system...
US20170253644 BINDING DOMAINS DIRECTED AGAINST GPCR:G PROTEIN COMPLEXES AND USES DERIVED THEREOF  
The present disclosure relates to the field of G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) structural biology and signaling. In particular, the present disclosure relates to binding domains directed against...
US20170253628 PYRROLOPYRIMIDINE NUCLEOSIDES AND ANALOGS THEREOF  
The present disclosure provides pyrrolopyrimidine nucleoside analogs of the Formula I, Formula IA, Formula IB, or Formula II and phospholipid conjugates and pharmaceutical compositions thereof...
US20170253611 COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING THIENOPYRIMIDINE AND THIENOPYRIDINE COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
The present disclosure relates generally to thienopyrimidine and thienopyridine compounds and methods of use thereof. In particular embodiments, the present disclosure provides compositions...
US20170251978 CATHETER AND METHOD FOR DETECTING ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY IN AN ORGAN  
The present invention relates to a catheter and method for detecting electrical activity in an organ. The catheter comprises: a proximal end with connection means for connecting to a signal...
9752988 In-situ identification and control of microstructures produced by phase transformation of a material  
A microstructure detector and in-situ method for real-time determination of the microstructure of a material undergoing alloying or other phase transformation. The method carried out by the...
9750912 Intubation device  
An intubation device having a main body portion defining a first longitudinal axis, a distal tip portion coupled to the main body portion and defining a second longitudinal axis, and a deflection...
US20170249428 System and Method for Facilitating Treatment of a Patient  
A system and method for generating a display to improve decision making of treatment options for a patient by utilizing an evaluation metric and treatment-plan experience of other patients with...
US20170249172 Runtime Compiler Environment With Dynamic Co-Located Code Execution  
A system is provided for monitoring, regenerating and replacing the code of running applications with semantically equivalent, specialized code versions that reflect the demands of the execution...
US20170248422 Gyroscope And Fabrication Process  
Gyroscopes are sensors that measure angular rate and angular orientation. A three-dimensional fused silica micro shell rate-integrating gyroscope is presented. One aspect of the gyroscope includes...