Patents and Patent Applications from University of Vermont


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9783584 Methods and compositions for expressing functional class XIV myosin  
The invention, in part, includes methods and compounds useful to prepare and functional class XIV myosin. Functional class XIV myosin prepared using methods of the invention may be useful to...
9737720 Cardiac pacemaker and uses thereof  
The invention relates to improved cardiac pacemakers and methods of use thereof. In particular the cardiac pacemakers are useful for normalizing heart rates over resting heart rates in order to...
9707271 Methods for enhancing cardiac function with the combination of CTGF and insulin or IGF-1  
The invention features compositions featuring (a) one or more of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) and human C-terminal CTGF peptide; and (b) one or more of insulin and IGF-1; and methods of...
9706935 Catheter systems and related methods for mapping, minimizing, and treating cardiac fibrillation  
Catheters, systems, and related methods for optimized for mapping, minimizing, and treating cardiac fibrillation in a patient, including an array of at least one stacked electrode pair, each...
9693699 Methods and systems for mapping cardiac fibrillation  
Methods and systems for mapping cardiac fibrillation in a patient include deploying a catheter in the patient's heart, wherein the catheter includes an array of at least one stacked electrode pair...
9689819 Electronic psychrometer and/or humidistat with low temperature and high humidity capability  
The present invention has to do with a method and system for a high precision electronic psychrometer operable at low temperatures and high humidity environments. The electronic psychrometer...
US20170151312 METHODS AND PRODUCTS RELATING TO GSK3ß REGULATION  
The invention relates to methods and compositions for regulation of GSK3β activity. The invention provides phosphorylated GSK3β polypeptides and antibodies that recognize such polypeptides The...
US20170138309 Microfluidic Homogeneous Catalyzation Systems and Methods, and Apparatuses Incorporating Same  
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for generating hot gases based on catalyzation involving flowing catalyst. Catalysis occurs in a flow-type mixing catalyzation channel in which a liquid catalyst...
US20170128517 COVALENT INHIBITORS OF DUAL OXIDASE 1 (DUOX 1)  
The present invention generally relates to inhibitors of DUOX1. In some aspects, an inhibitor may be applied to a subject having or being at risk for asthma or other conditions. The inhibitor may...
US20170121407 OXIDIZED LDL AS A BIOMARKER FOR NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY  
Methods for diagnosing and treating conditions associated with life-threatening neurological complications are provided. The methods involve in some aspects the identification of oxLDL and LOX-1...
9634732 Apparatus and method for inductive power transfer on an electrified roadway using a rotating secondary inductor  
The invention described herein provides an energy transfer system via a tire based inductor system. By using the tire, the area inside the tire, the tire rim, or the wheel as the inductive pick-up...
9634632 System and method for processing signals to enhance audibility in an MRI environment  
A system for processing signals to enhance patient audibility of a plurality of signals in an MRI environment is provided. The system includes an acoustic measuring device for measuring sound...
US20170079542 CATHETERS, SYSTEMS, AND RELATED METHODS FOR MAPPING, MINIMIZING, AND TREATING CARDIAC FIBRILLATION  
Catheters, systems, and related methods for optimized for mapping, minimizing, and treating cardiac fibrillation in a patient, including an array of at least one stacked electrode pair, each...
9568487 Oxidized LDL as a biomarker for neurological complications of pregnancy  
Methods for diagnosing and treating conditions associated with life-threatening neurological complications are provided. The methods involve in some aspects the identification of oxLDL and LOX-1...
US20160360996 VARIABLE VENTILATION AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR ASSESSING LUNG MECHANICAL FUNCTION  
Systems and methods for determining lung recruitment/derecruitment dynamics of an individual are disclosed. The disclosed embodiments advantageously use variable ventilation of the individual to...
US20160325103 CARDIAC PACEMAKER AND USES THEREOF  
The invention relates to improved cardiac pacemakers and methods of use thereof. In particular the cardiac pacemakers are useful for normalizing heart rates over resting heart rates in order to...
US20160324929 METHODS OF TREATING DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH PPARy  
The invention relates to methods for modulating PPAR-γ activity using relaxin or agonists thereof. The result is wide range of new therapeutic regimens for treating, inhibiting the development of,...
9480375 Aeroacoustic duster  
The invention disclosed herein provides for high particle removal rate and/or heat transfer from surfaces. The device removes particulate matter from a surface using a bounded vortex generated...
US20160311868 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR EXPRESSING FUNCTIONAL CLASS XIV MYOSIN  
The invention, in part, includes methods and compounds useful to prepare and functional class XIV myosin. Functional class XIV myosin prepared using methods of the invention may be useful to...
9460634 Systems for and methods of digital recording and reproduction of tactile drawings  
Systems and methods of digitally recording and reproducing tactile drawings are disclosed. The method includes moving a stylus over a path on the first tactile drawing medium to form a tactile...
9444049 Methods for forming one or more crystalline layers on a substrate  
A method for forming a crystalline film of a material is provided, including depositing a solution, having a base critical speed separating deposition regimes, on a substrate such that a...
9439577 Non-invasive methods for determining cardiac output  
Cardiac output is measured using a non-invasive method comprised of administering hyperbaric or hypobaric gas to the subject then after a time measuring the resultant changes in central or...
US20160256723 Apparatus and Method for Physical Exercise  
A device and method for exercise are presented. The device includes a first vertical member and a second vertical member, each with adjustable lengths. A first horizontal member is disposed...
US20160242671 METHODS OF PREDICTING AND MONITORING LABOR  
The invention includes, in part, methods and apparatus for determining the status of labor in a pregnant subject. In some embodiments of the invention, organ-level uterine function is determined...
9410878 Portable ultrafine particle sizer (PUPS) apparatus  
The Portable Ultrafine Particle Sizer (PUPS) invention is provided. The PUPS is an instrument which can measure particle number concentration for particle sizes under 200 nanometers in-situ. The...
9409962 Methods and compositions for expressing functional class XIV myosin  
The invention, in part, includes methods and compounds useful to prepare and functional class XIV myosin. Functional class XIV myosin prepared using methods of the invention may be useful to...
US20160221941 SELENOCYSTINE DERIVATIVES, ALPHA-METHYLSELENOCYSTEINE, ALPHA-METHYLSELENOCYSTEINE DERIVATIVES, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
Provided are selenocysteine derivatives (e.g., deuterium and tritium analogs), α-methylselenocysteine, and α-methylselenocysteine derivatives. These compounds can be incorporated in more complex...
9403401 Thermal eraser for tactile drawings  
A thermal eraser for erasing tactile drawing features from a tactile drawing medium, along with methods of erasing tactile drawing features formed on a tactile drawing medium, are disclosed. The...
9403016 Cardiac pacemaker and uses thereof  
The invention relates to improved cardiac pacemakers and methods of use thereof. In particular the cardiac pacemakers are useful for normalizing heart rates over resting heart rates in order to...
9393288 Methods of treating diseases associated with PPARγ  
The invention relates to methods for modulating PPAR-γ activity using relaxin or agonists thereof. The result is wide range of new therapeutic regimens for treating, inhibiting the development of,...
9335533 Adjustable total internal reflectance microscopy (TIRFM) illuminator apparatus  
A new apparatus and method of delivering light to the hack aperture of a High Numerical Aperture (NA) Microscopy Objective lens for Total Internal Reflectance Microscopy (TIRFM) is provided. The...
9326722 Methods of predicting and monitoring labor  
The invention includes, in part, methods and apparatus for determining the status of labor in a pregnant subject. In some embodiments of the invention, organ-level uterine function is determined...
9282908 Methods and systems for optimizing lesion placement to minimize and treat cardiac fibrillation  
Methods and systems for optimizing lesion placement to treat cardiac fibrillation in a patient include obtaining a map of one or more measurements indicative of a number and distribution of...
US20160067378 DECELLULARIZATION AND RECELLULARIZATION OF WHOLE ORGANS  
The present invention provides systems and methods for the decellularization and recellularization of tissue segments. In certain instances the invention comprises coating or sealing...
US20160067283 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR CARDIAC TISSUE REPAIR  
The invention features compositions comprising agents having cardiac protective activity isolated from epicardial progenitor cells and derivatives thereof, and methods for the use of such...
US20160061757 Electronic Psychrometer and/or Humidistat with Low Temperature and High Humidity Capability  
The present invention has to do with a method and system for a high precision electronic psychrometer operable at low temperatures and high humidity environments. The electronic psychrometer...
US20160058839 LEPTIN FOR TREATING SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE SYNDROME  
Provided are methods and compositions for reducing the severity of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). The method comprises administering to an individual who has been diagnosed with...
9272275 Method and system for the selective oxidative decarboxylation of fatty acids  
Selective, radically initiated oxidative decarboxylation may produce low viscosity renewable fuels from biologically derived fats and oils. Fatty acids and triglycerides may be decarboxylated...
9260486 Peptidic activators of type I cGMP dependent protein kinases and uses thereof  
The present invention relates to cGMP protein kinase (PKG) and regulatory domains and methods of use thereof. The structural determination of PKG domains is also described. cGMP independent PKG...
9254093 Methods and systems for minimizing and treating cardiac fibrillation  
Methods and systems for using feedback to minimize and treat cardiac fibrillation in a patient, includes generating a map of one or more measurements indicative of a number and distribution of...
US20160030538 AUGMENTING THE IMMUNE RESPONSE BY PROMOTING CELL DEATH OF IMMUNE CELLS  
Methods and products for producing an antigen specific immune response are provided. The methods involve administration of a caspase inhibitor to a subject.
US20160008428 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING CARDIAC FUNCTION  
The invention features compositions featuring (a) one or more of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) and human C-terminal CTGF peptide; and (b) one or more of insulin and IGF-1; and methods of...
US20160007882 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR LUNG MEASUREMENT  
A device and method for measuring the breathing of an individual being mechanically ventilated is presented, the device having a conduit configured as a Venturi tube with a gas flow path...
US20150380936 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RANDOM-ACCESS POWER MANAGEMENT USING PACKETIZATION  
Systems and methods for distributing electric energy in discrete power packets of finite duration are presented. Systems may include an aggregator for providing power packets to one or more nodes....
US20150329635 SUPPRESSION OF LEPTIN ACTION FOR TREATMENT OF PULMONARY INFECTIONS  
Provided is a method of assessing risk of developing pulmonary infection in an individual or a population comprising determining circulating leptin levels in the individuals and comparing the...
US20150329610 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR EXPRESSING FUNCTIONAL CLASS XIV MYOSIN  
The invention, in part, includes methods and compounds useful to prepare and functional class XIV myosin. Functional class XIV myosin prepared using methods of the invention may be useful to...
9174189 Apparatus and method for ultrasound treatment for ballast water management  
The invention provides a method of treating a target area with an ultrasound wave pattern, including: providing an ultrasound apparatus having an ultrasound wave generator operatively attached to...
US20150309050 DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC METHODS AND PRODUCTS RELATED TO ANXIETY DISORDERS  
The present invention relates to diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic methods related to anxiety, as well as related products. In particular examples the anxiety is post-traumatic stress disorder.
9132155 Compositions and methods for cardiac tissue repair  
The invention features compositions comprising agents having cardiac protective activity isolated from epicardial progenitor cells and derivatives thereof, and methods for the use of such...
US20150210997 METHODS AND COMPOUNDS FOR REDUCING THREONYL-tRNA SYNTHETASE ACTIVITY  
The invention includes, in part, methods and compounds for treating diseases and conditions characterized by elevated threonyl-tRNA synthetase (TARS) activity, which include, but are not limited...
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