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Organoid Models of Pituitary Adenomas
This technology is a patient derived organoid of a pituitary adenoma for the purpose of identifying treatment for Cushing’s Disease (CD). The lack of specificity of current standard of care treatments with low efficacy and tolerability makes CD a medical therapeutic challenge. One major limitation to developing new medical therapies is the lack...
Published: 9/7/2022   |   Inventor(s): Yana Zavros, Andrew Little
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Research Tools, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity
MC4R Selective Ligand for Obesity and Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention
This technology is a novel peptide that has been shown to be a potent MC4R selective antagonist. It is a potential therapeutic for cognitive loss and obesity. Background: The challenges of neurodegradation, Alzheimer’s disease, and obesity have been shown to have some similar molecular signatures that contribute to disease and have thus created...
Published: 7/27/2022   |   Inventor(s): Minying Cai, Victor Hruby
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Neurology > CNS & Neurosciences, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Therapeutics, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Small Molecules
One Revolution - Analog Habit Tracker Using Visual, Auditory, and Tactile Reinforcement
This is a wearable habit tracker using multiple senses for reinforcement. It is analog/non-smart to avoid having to go into a phone/smart device to track progress and to avoid potential distractions/privacy concerns within smart devices. The product is simple to use, aesthetically pleasing, discreet, and durable. Background: Growing preference for...
Published: 3/7/2022   |   Inventor(s): Cindy Chin
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Health Education, Medical Training and Operations
Health Behavior Change for Prediabetes
This Family Consultation (FAMCOM) for Prediabetes Program is a health behavior change program for use with adult couples in which at least one member is prediabetic. FAMCOM is an evidenced-based treatment that is effective in modifying a range of health behaviors and has been adapted for prediabetes. The program uses systemic perspective to target couple-level...
Published: 8/15/2019   |   Inventor(s): David Sbarra, Atina Manvelian, Bonita Sur, Mark Whisman
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity
Advanced Engineered Formulations of Suramin Microparticles and Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Applications Therein
This invention consists of new advanced formulations of the drug Suramin for administration by multiple routes. In addition, the invention surrounds the process and manufacturing of these newly formulated Suramin microparticles and nanoparticles so they can be effectively used in the treatment of wounds. Specifically, these new formulations would be...
Published: 5/28/2019   |   Inventor(s): Heidi Mansour, Rick Schnellmann, Maria Acosta
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Oncology, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Radiology, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Drug Delivery
Baro-Balloon
This invention is a new medical device designed to replace permanent and invasive methods of weight loss. The device itself is a series of balloons used to gradually decrease the space in the stomach to promote weight loss. Unlike current gastric balloon based interventions that are free-floating and meant to only be utilized in the short term, this...
Published: 5/15/2019   |   Inventor(s): Seda Bourikian
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Therapeutic
Sweat Biomarkers as an Indication of Physiological Conditions
Inventors at the University of Arizona have devised a means by which cortisol isomer ratios in human sweat can be measured and used to evaluate the physiological or psychological state of the patient. Certain cortisol isomer ratios are associated with particular conditions or disorders (high blood pressure, sleep disruption, and others). Other ratios...
Published: 5/3/2016   |   Inventor(s): Esther Sternberg, Min Jia
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Research Tools, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Diagnostics, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Biomarkers, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic, Technology Classifications > Sensors & Controls > Biologic
Smart Textile to Predict Diabetic Foot Ulcer
This invention is a movable, washable smart textile that can measure abnormalities in pressure and temperature when a patient walks on it. The textile can analyze the data and send alerts to the patient when abnormalities suggest the presence of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and/or the likelihood of falls or other injuries. Background: Demand for new...
Published: 4/5/2016   |   Inventor(s): Bijan Najafi, David Armstrong, Manish Bharara
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Wound Healing, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrinology & Obesity, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Technology Classifications > Software & Information Technology > Health IT