Patents and Patent Applications from University of Utah


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US20180231514 ULTRA-LOW POWER DIGITAL CHEMICAL ANALYZERS  
A zero-power digital chemical analyzer can include a chemically-selective percolation switch. The chemically selected percolation switch can include a positive electrode and a negative electrode...
US20180230542 Apparatus, Compositions, and Methods for Assessment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Progression Among Rapid and Slow Decline Conditions  
Methods are disclosed for generating and isolating an informative content repository of respiratory related biomarkers to accurately determine whether an individual has normal or abnormal...
10043990 Dual-gate chemical field effect transistor sensor  
A chemical sensing field effect transistor device is disclosed. The device can include a control gate structure interfacing a control side of a semiconductor channel region, a source region, and a...
10041960 Devices, systems, and methods for measuring blood loss  
Devices, systems, and methods for measuring the blood loss of a subject during a medical procedure. Blood and other fluids are received within a container, and a blood measurement device...
10041910 Method and system with oppositely-facing ultrasonic transducers for determining tissue pathology  
A method for determining a pathology of a tissue sample. The method includes steps of coupling the tissue sample between two oppositely-facing ultrasonic transducers; acquiring a pulse-echo...
US20180217568 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING POWER GENERATION AND STORAGE RESOURCES  
An operating configuration for a power system during a particular time period may be derived from a net load forecast for the power system during the particular time period. The operating...
US20180214560 HPMA-DRUG CONJUGATES FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA  
Disclosed are methods are of treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML) comprising administering an effective amount of a first AML therapeutic and an effective amount of a second AML therapeutic. Also...
US20180214450 TREATMENT OF KIDNEY DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH ELEVATED AVP  
Disclosed are methods for treating kidney disease including autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) in a subject, comprising the step of administering to the subject a composition...
10038401 Systems and methods for fault detection  
A fault detection module acquires Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry (SSTDR) data pertaining to an electrical system, such as a photovoltaic string. A fault may be detected by use of...
US20180209106 LIGHT-WEIGHT BRIDGE SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
A bridge support system includes a support embankment formed from at least one light-weight material. The support embankment is arranged to support and be positioned under a footing of a bridge...
US20180207296 Macromolecular Delivery Systems for Non-Invasive Imaging, Evaluation and Treatment of Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Diseases  
This invention relates to biotechnology, more particularly, to water-soluble polymeric delivery systems for the imaging, evaluation and/or treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory...
US20180201612 SENSOR COMPOUNDS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS AND DEVICES  
Methods of detecting a non-explosive analyte can include exposing a sensor compound to a non-explosive analyte and displaying a change in the sensor compound upon exposure of the sensor compound...
10026163 Hydrometeor identification methods and systems  
A technology is described for identifying hydrometeors. A method includes receiving an image of a hydrometeor captured using a camera. The hydrometeor in the image can be identified and analyzed...
US20180197329 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMPUTER-BASED VISUALIZATION, RENDERING, AND REPRESENTATION OF SURFACES USING POINT CLOUDS  
Presented are embodiments for the generation of point clouds on a surface. A surface is described by a mathematical function. The surface may be subdivided into a plurality of patches, a plurality...
10017726 Ultrasonic method with short pulses for monitoring monolayers of cultured cells  
A method for monitoring a cell culture, where the method includes measuring pulse-echo ultrasonic waveforms from the cell culture, and analyzing the pulse-echo ultrasonic waveforms to monitor the...
10015593 Digital signal processor for audio extensions and correction of nonlinear distortions in loudspeakers  
Digital filters for processing an input audio signal for extending the audio capabilities and reducing distortion of a loudspeaker. Such extension may include a general sound pressure level (SPL)...
10012622 Gaseous mercury detection systems, calibration systems, and related methods  
Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to gaseous mercury detection systems, calibration systems, and related methods. The gaseous mercury detection systems are configured to detect gas-phase...
10010532 Combination therapy with nitrated lipids and inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system  
The present technology provides compositions and methods for treating chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, or diabetic nephropathy. The compositions comprise a nitrated lipid and an...
US20180179581 METHODS FOR FAST NUCLEIC ACID AMPLIFICATION  
Methods, devices, and kits are provided for performing PCR in <20 seconds per cycle, with improved efficiency and yield.
10006477 Sheet and rod attachment apparatus and system  
Exemplary sheet and rod attachment apparatus and systems are described for providing composite reinforcement for one or more structures, such that one or more structures can be supported by...
10006027 Methods for modulating Ataxin 2 expression  
Disclosed herein are methods for decreasing Ataxin 2 mRNA and protein expression. Such methods are useful to treat, prevent, or ameliorate Ataxin 2 associated diseases, disorders, and conditions....
10004425 Patient specific scan parameters for MRI scanning  
A method of optimizing scan parameters for LGE-MRI. At least one cardiac MRI TI scout scan is performed by applying an inversion pulse every predetermined heartbeat of a patient. An initial value...
US20180172692 TARGET-BINDING ACTIVATED SPLIT REPORTER SYSTEMS FOR ANALYTE DETECTION AND RELATED COMPONENTS AND METHODS  
Split enzyme reporter systems are disclosed for detecting an analyte in a mixture. Fragments of the split enzyme may be covalently bound to targeting domains that bind to target regions of an...
9999700 Simple coacervates and methods of use thereof  
Described herein is the synthesis of adhesive from simple adhesive coacervates and their uses thereof. The adhesives are composed of (a) a polyanion in the absence of a polycation, wherein the...
9999528 Stent with embedded pressure sensors  
A stent including a wire tube and at least one pressure sensor in electrical contact with the wire tube. The pressure sensor includes a diaphragm in communication with a reservoir of liquid, a...
9999206 Model and method for a transgenic bovidae expressing cardiac fibrosis and associated pathology  
Herein provided are a model and method for a transgenic a bovidae having an TGF-β1 gene inserted into the bovidae genome and capable of expressing higher than normal levels of TGF-β1 in cardiac...
US20180156674 THERMAL PROPERTY PROBE  
A fiber-based thermal property probe is disclosed. In embodiments, the thermal property probe is a modulated optical reflectance system and includes a pump beam source configured to transmit a...
US20180155788 METHODS OF PREDICTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPLEMENT-MEDIATED DISEASE  
Described herein are methods for determining a Caucasian subject's susceptibility to having or developing a complement-mediated disease comprising determining in the Caucasian subject the identity...
US20180155696 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS RELATING TO VIRAL LATENCY  
Disclosed are compositions and methods that relate generally to viruses, and more particularly to the agents and their identification and use of anti-HIV agents which cause latently infected cells...
US20180153714 MODULAR PROSTHETIC ABUTMENT SYSTEM  
An abutment system for operatively coupling an implant stem to an exo-prosthesis. The abutment system includes a plurality of interlocking sleeve elements that are operatively coupled to an...
US20180151293 Concrete-Embedded Wireless Power Transfer Coil  
The present disclosure covers apparatuses and associated methods for embedding a wireless power transfer coil in concrete. In embodiments, a wireless power inductor pad embedded in concrete...
US20180147316 SIMPLE COACERVATES AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Described herein is the synthesis of adhesive from simple adhesive coacervates and their uses thereof. The adhesives are composed of (a) a polyanion in the absence of a polycation, wherein the...
US20180147286 BONE FRACTURE REPAIR BY TARGETING OF AGENTS THAT PROMOTE BONE HEALING  
Aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to compounds for targeting and healing bone fractures. Some of these compounds include a negatively charged oligopeptide comprising an acidic...
US20180143316 SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR TARGET MODELING  
For synthetic aperture radar (SAR) pixel vectoring, a method identifies target features of a target from a plurality of SAR signals. The method further classifies the target from the target...
US20180142264 NANOPARTICLE BIOHYBRID COMPLEXES  
Disclosed herein are biohybrid protein complexes capable of using light energy to photocatalyze the reduction of N2 into NH3. Also provided are methods of using biohybrid protein complexes to...
US20180141995 Compositions and Methods for the Intracellular Disruption of VEGF and VEGFR-2 by Intraceptors  
The present invention provides an intraceptor that interacts with and decreases activity of with VEGF and/or a VEGFR for the treatment of angiogenesis-related conditions. The present invention...
9976974 Osmolarity-responsive hydrogel sensors and method of use  
Osmolarity-responsive hydrogel sensors, particularly biosensors, containing quaternary ammonium functionality, which are useful for, inter alia, continuous osmolarity monitoring with no pH...
9976315 Elongate member reinforcement  
An elongate member, reinforcement system and associated methods is disclosed. The system can include an elongate member, a structure associated with an end of the elongate member, a support member...
US20180134729 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS OF SUBSTITUTED 5H-[1,2,5] OXADIAZOLO [3',4':5,6] PYRAZINO[2,3-B] INDOLE ANALOGS AS INHIBITORS OF BETA-CATENIN/T-CELL FACTOR PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTIONS  
In one aspect, the invention relates to substituted 5H-[1,2,5]oxadiazolo [3′,4′:5,6]pyrazino[2,3-b]indole analogues, derivatives thereof, and related compound; synthetic methods for making the...
US20180134719 SUBSTITUTED N-(3-(PYRIMIDIN-4-YL)PHENYL)ACRYLAMIDE ANALOGS AS TYROSINE RECEPTOR KINASE BTK INHIBITORS  
In one aspect, the invention relates to substituted N-(3-(pyrimidin-4-yl)phenyl)acrylamide analogs, derivatives thereof, and related compounds, which are useful as inhibitors of the BTK kinase;...
US20180133374 Implantable Devices for Bone or Joint Defects  
In one aspect, the invention provides an implantable device comprising a uniform mixture of components including degradable polymer, inorganic bone particulate either natural or synthetic, a drug,...
9970977 Systems and methods for implementing S/SSTDR measurements  
Systems and methods which utilize spread spectrum sensing on live circuits to obtain information regarding a circuit under test are provided. In some embodiments S/SSTDR testing may be utilized to...
US20180130936 High-Performance Terbium-Based Thermoelectric Materials  
A thermoelectric material, having a formula TbxM1y-xM2zOw where M1 is one of Ca, Mg, Sr, Ba and Ra, M2 is at least one of Co, Fe, Ni, and Mn, x ranges from 0.01 to 5; y is 1, 2, 3, or 5; z is 1,...
US20180125922 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE FOR (PRO)RENIN RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS  
Disclosed are methods of treating kidney disease, infectious or inflammatory diseases, acute kidney injury and hypertension by administering a (pro)renin receptor (PRR) antagonist. In some...
US20180125070 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS COMPRISING A BIOCIDAL POLYAMINE  
Compounds, compositions, and methods comprising a polyamine compound are described, which may be used to kill, disperse, treat, or reduce biofilms, or to inhibit or substantially prevent biofilm...
9962706 Sample tube adapters and methods of use thereof  
Sample tube adapters dimensioned to fit into one or more sample tubes in order to prevent carryover or contamination between sample tubes that are adjacent to one another during one or more stages...
US20180122507 GENETIC ALTERATIONS IN OVARIAN CANCER  
According to various embodiments herein, methods for performing diagnosis and prognosis of OV have been provided. In embodiments, a method of determining an estimated outcome or predicting a...
9958601 Display backlight  
A display backlight can include a light source and a parabolic waveguide. The parabolic waveguide can have a light inlet to receive the light from the light source, a parabolic reflective surface...
US20180114484 ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME  
An organic light-emitting device including a magnetoresistive element including a first magnetic layer, a second magnetic layer, and a separation layer disposed between the first magnetic layer...
9953120 Relative timing characterization  
Technology for relative timing characterization enabling use of clocked electronic design automation (EDA) tool flows is disclosed. In an example, a method can include a EDA tool identifying a...