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9840521 Organic anion lithium ionic cocrystal compounds and compositions  
A cocrystal having the formula LiX.aM, or a solvate or hydrate thereof, wherein X is a conjugate base of an organic acid, M is a neutral organic molecule, and a is from 0.5 to 4, pharmaceutical...
9839718 Intracorporal ultra high purity calcium sulfate cast mixed with antimicrobials for the treatment of penile implant infections  
The present invention includes a method for treating penile implant infections that uses a synthetic high-purity calcium sulfate mixed with antimicrobials, which is capable of providing prolonged...
9839709 Compositions and methods for reducing or preventing medical device-related infections  
Provided herein is a method of reducing a microbial infection of a heparinized surface wherein heparin precipitation is reduced as compared to a control. In some embodiments a composition...
US20170348336 METHOD OF TREATING MELANOMA USING AN INHIBITOR OF AN ATYPICAL PROTEIN KINASE C  
The invention pertains to a method of treating melanoma by administering to a subject in need thereof, a composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of an inhibitor of PKC-ζ and/or...
9836685 RFID tags for on- and off-metal applications  
In one embodiment, a radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag including a substrate having a top surface, bottom surface, opposed end surfaces, and opposed lateral surfaces, a passive RFID...
9831429 Method of manufacture for a partially-sprayed layer organic solar photovoltaic cell  
The fabrication and characterization of large scale inverted organic solar array fabricated using all-spray process is disclosed. Solar illumination has been demonstrated to improve transparent...
9828593 Methods and compositions for treatment of traumatic brain injury and for modulation of migration of neurogenic cells  
Disclosed herein are methods for the treatment of traumatic brain injury by transplantation of cells descended from marrow adherent stem cells that express an exogenous Notch intracellular domain....
9827285 Compositions and methods of improving cognitive performance  
Provided herein are compositions, formulations, kits, and methods for improving or modifying cognitive performance in an individual having normal-age related cognitive decline. The composition can...
9826541 System and method for user-specific quality of service scheduling in wireless systems  
The present invention provides a novel rate adaptation algorithm and QoS-aware MAC scheduling system and method that either maximizes user satisfaction or maximizes spectrum utilization while...
9823188 Systems and methods for detecting the presence of a contaminant  
In some embodiments, a system for detecting the presence of a contaminant on a surface includes an infrared light source configured to shine infrared light on the surface, an infrared light...
9822359 Method of treating neurological disorders using long non-coding RNAs  
A method of treating traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurological disorders is presented herein. Both conditioned media (CM) containing long non-coding RNAs such as NEAT1 (nuclear enriched...
9820788 Bone fusion system  
A method and system for performing bone fusion and/or securing one or more bones, such as adjacent vertebra, are disclosed. The screws include a threaded tip connected to a main shaft and a...
US20170328900 METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR CAPTURE ANTIBODY TARGETED FLUORESCENT IN-SITU HYBRIDIZATION (CAT-FISH)  
The subject invention concerns materials and methods for detecting a target cell in a population. Methods of the invention comprise internally labeling cells via fluorescence in situ hybridization...
9818466 Robust slope detection technique for STTRAM and MRAM sensing  
Slope detection systems and methods are provided that monitor magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) resistance switching. A low-overhead, sample-and-hold circuit can be used. Slope detection techniques...
9815702 Systems and methods for converting carbon dioxide into chemical feedstock  
Provided herein are systems containing a solar reactor having a mixture of plasmonic material and oxygen-conducting material that can convert carbon dioxide into a chemical feedstock.
US20170321277 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES AND METABOLIC SYNDROME  
Described herein are assays, methods, and devices for diagnosing/prognosing diabetes, metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetic state and/or the early-onset of diabetes in a subject. The assays, methods,...
9812954 Secure converter-gating, reconfiguration, and regulation  
Dynamic power management techniques and voltage converter architectures are described to provide a secure and efficient on-chip power delivery system. In aspects of the embodiments,...
9812312 Systems and methods for bubble based ion sources  
The present disclosure describes embodiments directed to a bubble based ion source system comprising an ion source configured to generate a plurality of ions, a heat source positioned above the...
9812205 MTJ-based content addressable memory with measured resistance across matchlines  
Embodiments of the subject invention provide a three transistor, two domain-wall-based magnetic tunnel junction CAM cell (3T-2DW-MTJ CAM). A four transistor, two magnetic tunnel junction ternary...
9808513 Method of treatment of cancer using guanosine 3′, 5′ cyclic monophosphate (cyclic GMP)  
A method of treating cancer through use of guanosine 3′,5′-cyclic monophosphate (cyclic GMP). Cyclic GMP decreases the number of human breast cancer and prostate adenocarcinoma as well as...
9808448 Pharmaceutical compounds and use of same in cancer and tauopathies  
Disclosed are compounds of formula (l)-(V): where the substituents are as provided herein. Further disclosed are methods of inhibiting tau aggregation, treating or ameliorating a tauopathy or...
US20170316070 AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF STRUCTURED DATA FROM SEMI-STRUCTURED DATA  
A method and system for generating structured data from semi-structured data are provided. The method includes reading a plurality of records from a data file including semi-structured data....
9804491 Systems and methods for forming contact definitions  
In one embodiment, a mask set for use in fabricating thin film tunneling devices includes a first photomask configured to form bottom electrodes of the devices, the first photomask comprising a...
9801903 Targeting cancer with metabolic therapy and hyperbaric oxygen  
A method of treating cancer using ketogenic diet, while concurrently subjecting the patient to a hyperbaric, oxygen-enriched environment. Optionally, the hyperbaric, oxygen-enriched environment is...
9801865 Materials and methods for diagnosis, prevention and/or treatment of stress disorders and conditions associated with abeta peptide aggregation  
The subject invention concerns materials and methods for treating and/or preventing diseases associated with accumulation of Aβ peptide in neural tissue. The subject invention also concerns...
US20170304223 METHOD OF TREATING PROSTATE CANCER USING A PKC INHIBITOR  
The invention relates to compositions comprising a PKC inhibitor and their use in a method of treating or preventing the development of prostate cancer.
9795652 Use of endogenous antioxidant proteins in the treatment of stroke  
Oligodendrocytes (OLs), the predominant cell type found in cerebral white matter, are essential for structural integrity and proper neural signaling. Very little is known concerning stroke-induced...
9795637 Human cord blood as a source of neural tissue repair of the brain and spinal cord  
The present invention relates to the use of umbilical cord blood cells from a donor or patient to provide neural cells which may be used in transplantation. The isolated cells according to the...
9795584 Treating an atypical protein kinase C enzyme abnormality  
Provided herein are compounds, compositions, pharmaceutical formulations, methods of treating and methods of using aPKC inhibitors for treating and/or preventing of aPKC abnormalities.
9795580 Ketone supplements for treatment of angelman syndrome  
The invention concerns a method of treating Angelman Syndrome (AS) in a subject, comprising inducing ketosis in the subject by administering a therapeutically effective amount of a ketone ester,...
US20170296525 USE OF COTININE IN TREATING OR PREVENTING NEUROGENESIS DEFICITS AND ENHANCING NEUROGENESIS  
A method of inhibiting or treating chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of cotinine to a cancer patient experiencing...
9789268 Transvaginal specimen extraction device  
In laparoscopic surgery, small (5-12 mm diameter) incisions are made in an abdominal wall through which instruments dissect and remove specimens that may be several centimeters in diameter....
9788705 Minimally invasive networked surgical system and method  
A system for performing non-invasive networked medical procedures including a number of in vivo medical devices, a communication path between at least two of the devices, an ex vivo control unit...
9783978 Shape-morphing space frame apparatus using linear bistable elements  
A shape-morphing space frame (SMSF) utilizing the linear bistable compliant crank-slider mechanism (LBCCSM). The frame's initial shape is constructed from a single-layer grid of flexures, rigid...
9783977 Shape-morphing space frame apparatus using unit cell bistable elements  
Unit cell bistable elements, and particular arrangements thereof, that can transform or morph a structure from one shape to another. In certain embodiments, the current invention includes unit...
9782494 Methods of using multilayer magnetic micelle compositions  
Provided herein is a method of transfecting a brain cell of a subject with a polynucleotide comprising systemically administering to the subject a composition comprising a micelle having a...
9782404 Methods of treating disease-induced ataxia and non-ataxic imbalance  
Methods for treatment of disease-induced ataxia and non-ataxic imbalance are disclosed. The methods involve treating a patient with a compound having nicotinic acetylcholine receptor activity.
9782388 BIS-cyclic guanidine compound compositions, methods of use and treatment thereof  
The present disclosure provides compositions including a bis-cyclic guanidine compound, pharmaceutical compositions including a bis-cyclic guanidine compound, methods of treatment of a condition...
9782145 Electronic catheter stethoscope  
An electronic catheter stethoscope measures and analyzes acoustic fields and dynamic pressure variations in the gaseous or liquid fluid inside a conventional medical catheter that is positioned in...
US20170283873 SUPERVISED LEARNING METHODS FOR THE PREDICTION OF TUMOR RADIOSENSITIVITY TO PREOPERATIVE RADIOCHEMOTHERAPY  
Disclosed is a gene expression panel that can predict radiation sensitivity (radiosensitivity) of a tumor in a subject. A method of predicting radiation sensitivity is provided that is based on...
US20170283344 Systems And Methods For Producing Liquid Fuels From Landfill Gases  
In some embodiments, a system for producing liquid fuel from landfill gas includes a tri-reformer that receives landfill gas and produces synthesis gas having a H2:CO ratio of approximately 2:1,...
US20170281665 COMPOSITIONS INCLUDING TRICIRIBINE AND EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR INHIBITOR COMPOUNDS OR SALTS THEREOF AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
This application relates to combination therapies including triciribine compounds and epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor compounds, particularly erlotinib-like compounds and compositions...
9780985 Suppressing alignment for out-of-band interference and peak-to-average power ratio reduction in OFDM systems  
Various examples are provided for OOB interference and/or PAPR reduction in OFDM systems. In one example, a method includes generating a suppressing signal using channel state information (CSI) of...
9780434 Flexible antenna and method of manufacture  
A flexible microwave antenna having a “fish-scale” ground plane is provided. The approach represents a significant advance in the combined thickness and flexibility that can be achieved,...
9776895 Cactus mucilage and ferric ions for the removal of arsenate (As(V)) from water  
Potable drinking water is plagued with widespread arsenic contamination, particularly in developing communities. Ferric ions were introduced to interact with arsenate based on the strong affinity...
9775712 Osteoconductive and osteoinductive implant for augmentation, stabilization, or defect reconstruction  
Aspects of the present invention provide implants for augmentation, stabilization, or defect reconstruction of bone tissue, comprising a scaffold portion structured to provide shape to the...
9775629 Apparatus for osteotomy and graft preparation  
Surgical tools that increase surgical accuracy for orthopedic procedures involving long bone osteotomy with or without supplementation with allograft or autograft. Two clamps on the operative side...
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...
US20170266148 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING ELEVATED AND SUSTAINED KETOSIS  
Beta-hydroxybutyrate mineral salts in combination with medium chain fatty acids or an ester thereof such as medium chain triglycerides were used to induce ketosis, achieving blood ketone levels of...
US20170266147 METHODS OF INCREASING LATENCY OF ANESTHETIC INDUCTION USING KETONE SUPPLEMENTATION  
Provided are methods for delaying the onset of anesthesia in a subject.