Patents and Patent Applications from University of Utah


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US20170299327 ACCESSORY MOUNT FOR RIFLE  
In one example, an apparatus for mounting accessories on a rifle includes a base that is mountable to a rifle, an accessory mounting bracket that is L-shaped, the accessory mounting bracket...
US20170298917 Solid State Pump Using Electro-Rheological Fluid  
The systems and methods described herein are directed towards a solid state pumping system that utilizes an electric field applied across a channel formed within the solid state pump to move...
US20170298414 MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS AND TYPING OF LUNG CANCER VARIANTS  
Compositions and methods useful in determining the major morphological types of lung cancer are provided. The methods include detecting expression of at least one gene or biomarker in a sample....
US20170298002 METHOD OF PRODUCING N-ALKYL POLYAMINES  
In one embodiment, the invention presents a process for the preparation of N-alkyl polyamines that includes (i) the conversion of an amino alcohol to an aminoalkyl alkylating agent with a halo or...
US20170296481 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR BILE ACID PARTICLES  
Therapeutic compositions are disclosed which contain a therapeutic agent and a bile acid or bile acid conjugate. The compositions can be absorbed via enterohepatic circulation. The compositions...
US20170296084 CARDIAC MAPPING CATHETER  
A basket style electrical mapping catheter includes an elongated body with a proximal end and a distal end, where the proximal end has a user interface for controlling a basket-shaped electrode...
9790459 Periodic symmetry defined bioreactor  
A bioreactor can include a plurality of unit cells. Each unit cell can include a floor configured to support a volume of liquid, the floor being symmetric across at least one axis of symmetry, and...
9790187 Heterocyclic compounds  
Described herein are methods for synthesizing heterocyclic, 8-membered ring structures. The methods may allow for preparation of highly substituted 8-membered rings. Also disclosed are...
9789212 Methods for diagnosing and monitoring eosinophilic esophagitis  
Disclosed are compositions and methods for diagnosing eosinophilic esophagitis in a subject. Also disclosed are methods for monitoring the course of eosinophilic esophagitis in a subject before,...
US20170295327 MULTI-SPECTRAL IMAGING WITH DIFFRACTIVE OPTICS  
A multi-spectral imaging (MSI) device can include an imaging plane and a diffractive optic. The imaging plane can include at least two groups of pixels an array of pixels for sensing at least two...
US20170290915 METHODS FOR DELIVERING AN ANTI-CANCER AGENT TO A TUMOR  
Described herein are methods for delivering an anti-cancer agent to a tumor in a subject. The method involves administering to the subject (i) gold particles and (ii) at least one-anti-cancer...
9786848 Nanofiber-based heterojunction approach for high photoconductivity on organic materials  
The present disclosure provides methods and compositions for an organic nanofiber-based heterojunction material, comprising nano fibers of an acceptor molecule, the nano fibers coated with a donor...
US20170289215 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DATA STREAMING  
A technology is disclosed and described for distributing data packets. An example method may include creating a network connection between a source node and a gatherer server. Identifying a...
US20170283397 SUBSTITUTED 1-H-INDOL-3-YL-BENZAMIDE AND 1, 1'-BIPHENYL ANALOGS AS HISTONE DEMETHYLASE INHIBITORS  
Substituted 1-H-indol-3-yl-benzamide and 1, 1′-biphenyl analogs derivatives thereof, and related compounds, which are useful as inhibitors of lysine-specific histone demethylase, including LSD1;...
US20170281941 ELECTRONIC NERVE STIMULATION  
A technology is described for an electronic nerve stimulation system. The electronic nerve stimulation system can include a stimulation device operable to generate a high-frequency alternating...
US20170281231 UTERINE CONTRACTION DEVICE  
The present disclosure describes a uterine contraction device which may be utilized to treat and/or prevent postpartum hemorrhaging. The uterine contraction device includes a catheter and a...
9777968 Metal hydride-based thermal energy storage systems  
The invention provides a thermal energy storage system comprising a metal-containing first material with a thermal energy storage density of about 1300 kJ/kg to about 2200 kJ/kg based on...
US20170273899 INTRAVAGINAL DEVICES FOR CONTROLLED DELIVERY OF LUBRICANTS  
The present technology provides intravaginal devices designed to deliver lubricants to the vagina for a sustained period of time. The intravaginal devices include a first segment comprising an...
9771610 Primers for melting analysis  
Methods and kits are provided for nucleic acid analysis. In an illustrative method a target nucleic acid is amplified using a first primer and a second primer, wherein the first primer comprises a...
US20170268997 CHEMICAL PROBES FOR HYDROGEN SULFIDE  
Chemical probes and methods for detecting and/or quantifying hydrogen sulfide are disclosed. More particularly, this application discloses chemical probes and methods for their use for detecting...
US20170267729 VACCINE ANTIGENS THAT DIRECT IMMUNITY TO CONSERVED EPITOPES  
A method of identification and elimination of immunodominant epitopes to elicit a response to secondary epitopes, especially conserved structures, is described, and applied to influenza...
9767659 Skin stretch feedback devices, systems, and methods  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate devices, systems, methods, and for displaying information about the direction and magnitude of position, movement, and/or resistive force experienced...
9765390 Methods, compositions, and kits for rare allele detection  
Methods and kits are provided for nucleic acid analysis. In an illustrative method, Snapback-ARMS primers are used to amplify preferentially a target nucleic acid that is present in a low allele...
9764157 Methods, systems, and apparatus for reducing the frequency and/or severity of photophobic responses or for modulating circadian cycles  
An optical filter may reduce the frequency and/or severity of photophobic responses or for modulating circadian cycles by controlling light exposure to cells in the human eye in certain...
9761370 Dual side control for inductive power transfer  
An apparatus for dual side control includes a measurement module that measures a voltage and a current of an IPT system. The voltage includes an output voltage and/or an input voltage and the...
9759848 Methods, systems, and apparatus for reducing the frequency and/or severity of photophobic responses or for modulating circadian cycles  
The present disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus for reducing the frequency and/or severity of photophobic responses or for modulating circadian cycles by controlling light...
9758820 Organism identification panel  
Methods and containers are provided for identifying a species, illustratively a bacterial species. Illustrative methods comprise amplifying various genes in the nucleic acid from the bacterial...
9757557 Spinal cord stimulation system  
A method for optimizing the stimulation of the dorsal column of the spinal cord is disclosed. The method includes providing a stimulating electrode array and a frame element. The frame element is...
US20170252166 PERCUTANEOUS OSSEOINTEGRATED IMPLANT ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN SUPPORTING AN EXO-PROSTHESIS  
An implant assembly for a long bone is adapted to support an exo-prosthesis. The assembly includes a stem, a subdermal component and a percutaneous post. The stem has a proximal end that is...
9753486 Clock gating with an asynchronous wrapper cell  
Technology is described for an asynchronous wrapper circuit for a clock gating cell (CGC). In one example, the asynchronous wrapper cell for CGC includes circuitry configured to (1) sample a data...
9751847 Methods and compositions related to neuroactive thiazoline compounds  
In one aspect, the invention relates to compounds having a general structure: and methods of using same to modulate calcium release. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of...
US20170247418 EBOLAVIRUS PRE-HAIRPIN INTERMEDIATE MIMICS AND METHODS OF USE  
Ebolavirus is a highly lethal filovirus that causes hemorrhagic fever in humans and non-human primates. With no approved treatments or preventatives, the development of an anti-ebolavirus therapy...
9747423 Disease therapy game technology  
A video game in possession of and/or in the proximity of a patient. The patient computing system receives an indication that it is to begin a game, and executes the game using identified game...
US20170244392 RELATIVE TIMED CLOCK GATING CELL  
Technology is described for a relative timed clock gated cell. In one example, the relative timed clock gated cell includes a trigger latch and a data clock latch. The trigger latch includes a...
US20170244042 ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS  
An organic light-emitting apparatus includes an organic light-emitting device and a magnetic field-applying member that applies a magnetic field to the organic light-emitting device. The organic...
US20170241961 Micro Circulatory Gas Chromatography System and Method  
A gas chromatography system can include a circulatory loop, a gas inlet positioned along the circulatory loop, a gas outlet positioned along the circulatory loop, a micro column positioned in line...
US20170239364 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS RELATED TO INHIBITION OF VIRAL ENTRY  
Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for inhibiting viral entry.
US20170239272 INTRAOCULAR DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
An intraocular active agent delivery device can include an active agent homogenously combined with a biodegradable active agent matrix such that the entire delivery device is homogenous. The...
US20170239212 BRYOSTATIN ANALOGS AND USE THEREOF AS ANTIVIRAL AGENTS  
Described herein are tricyclic macrolactones. The macrolactones have a high binding affinity for PKC. The compounds described herein can be used in a number of therapeutic applications including...
9738628 Substituted 1H-indazol-1-OL analogs as inhibitors of beta catenin/Tcf protein-protein interactions  
In one aspect, the invention relates to substituted 1H-benzo[d][1,2,3]triazol-1-ol analgoues, derivatives thereof, and related compound; synthetic methods for making the compounds; pharmaceutical...
US20170233269 WATER TREATMENT DEVICE  
A water treatment device (100) can include a chamber (104) having an inlet (108) to receive water contaminated with pathogens and an outlet (110) to dispense treated water. The water treatment...
US20170232081 METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF AND PROPHYLAXIS AGAINST INFLAMMATORY DISORDERS  
An isolated and purified peptide, neonatal NET-inhibitory Factor (nNIF), is disclosed. Methods for treatment of and prophylaxis against inflammatory disorders are also disclosed, including methods...
9735008 Use of surfactants to control island size and density  
Methods of controlling island size and density on an OMVPE growth film may comprise adding a surfactant at a critical concentration level, allowing a growth phase for a first period of time, and...
9730928 Trizol-1-OL analogs anti-retroviral latency drugs  
In one aspect, the invention relates to triazol-1-ol compounds, analogs thereof, compositions comprising same, and methods of using same, alone or in combination with other agents, to reactivate...
US20170228616 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMAGE CLASSIFICATION  
An image classifier comprises a first classifier and a second classifier. The first classifier comprises L individual classifiers, which are trained at different, respective image resolutions from...
US20170226573 NUCLEIC ACID MELTING ANALYSIS WITH SATURATION DYES  
Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye to form a mixture. Optionally, an unlabeled probe is included in the mixture. A...
9727342 Error resilient pipeline  
For an error resilient pipeline, a Dynamically Adaptable Resilient Pipeline (DARP) controller determines a minimum error pipeline stage of a processor instruction pipeline with a minimum number of...
US20170218375 MORPHOLINOS, MORPHOLINO UPREGULATING, AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
Various methods and compositions relating to vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2) are provided. In one aspect, a method of increasing expression of the soluble form of VEGFR2...
US20170218363 MORPHOLINO-MEDIATED INCREASE IN SOLUBLE FLT-1 EXPRESSION RESULTS IN DECREASED OCULAR AND TUMOR NEOVASCULARIZATION  
Methods of inhibiting lymphangiogenesis and/or angiogenesis in a subject are provided. In one aspect, for example, a method of inhibiting angiogenesis in a subject can include binding an antisense...
9723230 Multi-spectral imaging with diffractive optics  
A multi-spectral imaging (MSI) device can include an imaging plane and a diffractive optic. The imaging plane can include at least two groups of pixels an array of pixels for sensing at least two...