Tag: "patents" at medical news
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...their collaborationin 1992. Several key technology patents
have been issued to both the UW andSiemens during the collaboration. Siemens funded the UW research with $1million and holds an exclusive license to the UW core technology. "This is asuperb example of how industrial and university partners can work t...
Intralase Will Develop Laser Systems For Eye Surgery
...ining U-M intellectual property with complementary patents
and technology from Escalon will expedite bringing... launched several start-up firms and licensed many patents
since it was established. According to Gerard A. Mourou , U-M professor of electrical engineering...
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
...sor Suresh said. The work has since led to patents
on a new machine for testing gradedmaterials and f...thework that it licensed it even before one of the patents
was filed. A NEW INSTRUMENT After developing the theory, the researchers wanted to test it ...
Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
...50 years ofexperience in industry and more than 60 patents
to his credit. Bridges knew thatmicrowaves interac... the Internet." Interstitial was awarded two U.S. patents
this year on the new breast tumorradar technology. Several additional patents
are pending. The comp...
Dynavax Demonstrates Ability Of Immunostimulatory DNA Sequences To Inhibit Symptoms Of Allergic Asthma In Animal Model
...eloped a strong patent portfolio including allowed patents
andpatent applications. The company has key propri...d cancer antigens. Dynavax has also filed multiple patents
coveringthe use of ISS-DNA to suppress Th2 and enhance Th1 immune responses. Dynavax Technologies Co...
MIT Microchip Releases Chemicals On Demand
...ology on August 25, 1998.) There are currently two patents
pending; a US patent on the fabrication of themicrochips (Santini, Cima, and Langer), and a foreign patent covering allaspects of the microchip technology (Santini, Cima, Langer and Göpferich). With a prototype chip in hand, what's next? "We wan...
Far Few Drugs Are Tested On Children
... However, this deal will not help with drugs whose patents
have expiredand that can now be produced by any company. Without market exclusivity, therewould be no financial incentive for the original patent holders to do trials inchildren. Despite the lack of legislation in Britain, there is momentum f...
Ablatherm: An Ultrasound Device For Prostate Cancer Therapy
...tive to existing alternatives. Four major sets of patents
with international extensions have been applied forjointly by INSERM and EDAP Technomed, and Ablatherm could become commerciallyavailable as early as June 1999. EDAP Technomed have just obtained US Food andDrug Administration (FDA) approval for a mul...
Tiny Tools Give New Meaning To 'Cutting Edge'
...asonicdevices on the market. Lal currently has six patents
pending with the Wisconsin Alumni ResearchFoundation on his devices, which span a wide range of uses. He has a three-yeargrant of $210,000 from the Whitaker Foundation for his research. Ultrasonic industries and venture capitalists are pursuing the ...
Research of Percy Julian , First Synthesis of Glaucoma Drug, Named National Historic Chemical Landmark
...s of his soybean protein researchproduced numerous patents
and successful products for Glidden, among them, apaper coating and a fire retardant foam used widely in WWII to extinguishgasoline fires. In the biomedical area, Julian's research made it possible toproduce large quantities of synthetic progesteron...
UK researcher develops nicotinic drugs with R.J. Reynolds
... the brain have beeninvestigated. Nine patents
on the nicotine analog work have been licensed fordevelopment by Targacept, and several others recently have been filed with theU.S. Patent office. However, Dr. Crooks said it is too early to determine ifany of these novel molecules ever will find ...
New coating could lead to safer, more convenient asthma drugs
..." hesaid. The researchers have applied for several patents
on the technology, Talton said.They also have formed a company, Gainesville-based Nanocoat Technologies, andwill seek to further develop and license the technology, he said....
Global prevention, funding and accountability debated in fight against HIV/AIDS
... Hoen of Health ActionInternational-Europe. While patents
are used to restrict access to innovationto create economic incentives for research and development, she says these"restrictions to access must be reasonable and not create a situation wherelarge numbers of a population are denied effective therapies...
AAPS announces 1999 Fellows
...ing scholarly research, such as original articles, patents
andpresentations, in the pharmaceutical sciences. This year the following ten individuals join the prestigious list of AAPSFellows: Michael E. Aulton, Ph.D. of De Montfort University, Leicester, England; Philip S. Burton, Ph.D. of Pharmacia & Up...
Studies of growth hormone result in new class of drugs
... the end of the year. The university received U.S. patents
on growth hormone antagonists in 1994 and 1997....
Eastman gives Clemson University $38 million fiber technology
...donation includes more than 100 U.S. and worldwide patents
and intellectual properties related to capillary surface material (CSM) technology -- a major breakthrough in the physics of fluid transport. Eastman is also giving Clemson equipment to establish a small manufacturing lab to test and demonstrate pr...
Possible outpatient relief for millions of older men: MD researcher develops improved technology to shrink enlarged prostate glands without surgery
... Committee before joining Sandia. Larsen has 17 US patents
and has authored or coauthored about 100 scientific presentations, journal articles, books, and technical reports.A fact sheet with additional details about the new technology is available by calling the listed contact....
William Cohn, M.D., of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, receives the 2000 Distinguished Inventor Award
...past two years, Cohn has licensed three additional patents
for medical devices he has invented. IPO is a trade association with programs to improve patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret laws. IPO works to protect and improve the intellectual property systems that are vital to America's technological...
How to spot drugs that misfire
...s. Precise details are being kept secret until patents
From preventing disease to softening our ride, Virginia Tech inventions and creations can improve lives
...culty members, students, and staff who received 25 patents
during 2000 were honored by the university and Vir...butions to knowledge, and technology transfer that patents
signify are an important form of scholarship," said Len Peters, vice provost for research and presid...
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