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2020-854 DUAL SELF-REGULATED DELIVERY OF INSULIN AND GLUCAGON BY A HYBRID PATCH
UCLA researchers have developed a novel hybrid microneedle patch that can deliver insulin and glucagon in a glucose-dependent manner. BACKGROUND: Type I diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease in which pancreatic -cells are destroyed and there is a deficiency is insulin secretion. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a metabolic disorder resulting from insulin...
Published: 11/4/2020   |   Inventor(s): Zhen Gu
Keywords(s): Drug Delivery, Medical Devices and Materials, Metabolic Diseases, Other Polymers, Polymers, Therapeutics & Vaccines
Category(s): Drug Delivery, Drug Delivery > Other polymers, Therapeutics & Vaccines, Therapeutics & Vaccines > metabolic diseases, Medical Devices and Materials
2020-848 Post-Surgical Garment
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Surgery-Plastic have developed a postsurgical garment with anti-microbial and anti-edema/DVT compression can be used in surgery.BACKGROUNDThere are a vast array of post-surgical garments available on the market. Wearing these garments by patients after surgery however varies due to ease of wear, compatibility...
Published: 10/5/2020   |   Inventor(s): Lynn Frydrych
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Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials
2017-977 Load-Induced Frequency-Shift-Keying: A New Modulation Scheme That Enables Simultaneous Near-Field Wireless Power And Data Transmission Through A Single Set of Inductive Coils
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed the first modulation system that allows simultaneous wireless power and data transmission through a single pair of inductive coils.BACKGROUNDNext-generation Brain-Machine Interface senses neural data and stimulates the brain when needed, which requires simultaneous external...
Published: 7/13/2020   |   Inventor(s): Asad Abidi, Dejan Markovic, Jiacheng Pan
Keywords(s): Antennas/Wireless, Cns, Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical Devices and Materials, Monitoring And Recording Systems, Psychiatry / Mental Health
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Therapeutics & Vaccines > cns, Therapeutics & Vaccines > psychiatry / mental health, circuits, Electrical > antennas/wireless, Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, quantum/neural
2020-466 A Voice Inversion System to Estimate Vocal Fold Properties from Voice Acoustics
SUMMARY: Prof. Zhang in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery has developed a voice inversion system that assesses the physiological state underlying voice production. The system can be used to diagnose vocal fold disorders as well as determine the emotional state of a speaker.BACKGROUND:Currently, clinical diagnosis of voice disorders relies on perceptual...
Published: 7/6/2020   |   Inventor(s): Zhaoyan Zhang
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Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Medical Devices and Materials, artificial intelligence, Diagnostic Markers & Platforms > diagnostic platform technologies (e.g. microfluidics), Software & Algorithms > artificial intelligence, Software & Algorithms > Computer Aided Learning, Software & Algorithms > Simulation and Modeling, Software & Algorithms > training systems
2020-423 A Wireless Textile Based Sensor System for Self-Powered Personalized Health Care
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed a textile-based sensor system (TS system) for wireless, wearable biomonitoring.BACKGROUNDWearable biomedical devices offer personalized disease prevention and health promotion. Most wearables are composed of electronic components that are rigid, expensive and awkward to wear....
Published: 5/15/2020   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Cardiovascular, Diagnostic Markers & Platforms, Diagnostic Platform Technologies (E.G. Microfluidics), Medical Devices and Materials, Monitoring And Recording Systems
Category(s): Diagnostic Markers & Platforms, Diagnostic Markers & Platforms > diagnostic platform technologies (e.g. microfluidics), Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Medical Devices and Materials
2017-218 Cross-linked fluorescent supramolecular nanoparticles as finite tattoo pigments with controllable intradermal retention times
Cross-Linked Fluorescent Supramolecular Nanoparticles as Finite Tattoo Pigments with Controllable Intradermal Retention TimesSUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology have developed a new type of fluorescent dermal pigment.BACKGROUNDIn recent decades, over 3.3 million cases of nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSC) are...
Published: 2/26/2020   |   Inventor(s): Hsian-Rong Tseng, Gary Siching Chuang, Jin-Sil Choi
Keywords(s): Fluorescence, Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Imaging, Monitoring And Recording Systems
Category(s): Medical Imaging > fluorescence, Medical Imaging, Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems
2018-200 AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN-SELECTIVE BACE INHIBITORS (ASBIS) FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Amyloid Precursor Protein-Selective BACE Inhibitors for Alzheimer’s DiseaseSUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Neurology have invented novel Alzheimer’s disease (AD) therapeutics that are selective for BACE1 inhibition and cleavage of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) substrate.BACKGROUNDAlzheimer’s disease is characterized...
Published: 2/26/2020   |   Inventor(s): Barbara Jagodzinska, Varghese John, Patricia Spilman, Jesus Campagna
Keywords(s): Cns, Life Science Research Tools, Medical Devices and Materials, Targets And Assays, Therapeutics & Vaccines
Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines, Diagnostic Markers & Platforms > targets and assays, Medical Devices and Materials, Life Science Research Tools, Therapeutics & Vaccines > cns
2014-404 Saturation-Tolerant Electrophysiological Recording Surface
Saturation-Tolerant Electrophysiological Recording InterfaceSUMMARYResearchers at UCLA have designed an electrophysiological signal processing device that can measure EEG, ECG, and EMG signals with high sensitivity in noisy environments that would otherwise drown out weak signals.BACKGROUNDWeak electrophysiological input signals (EEG, ECG, EMG) are...
Published: 2/26/2020   |   Inventor(s): Dejan Markovic, Vaibhav Karkare
Keywords(s): Life Science Research Tools, Medical Devices and Materials
Category(s): Life Science Research Tools, Medical Devices and Materials, Materials > surface engineering
2017-529 Titanium Implants with Novel Roughness
Titanium Implants with Novel RoughnessTech ID: 30585 / UC Case 2017-529-0SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the School of Dentistry at the Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biology have developed a novel titanium implant with hierarchical multi-scale roughness to promote bone growth.BACKGROUNDTitanium implants are used as a scaffold to regenerate bone. Degeneration...
Published: 2/14/2020   |   Inventor(s): Takahiro Ogawa
Keywords(s): Dental, Medical Devices and Materials, Orthopaedics, Stem Cells / Regenerative Medicine
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials, Therapeutics & Vaccines > dental
2012-755 An Improved Cast for Bone Fracture Healing
Background The healing of a bone fracture often requires extended immobilization of the affected area, typically accomplished with the use of a cast. However, the approach has not significantly changed for decades; traditional plaster casts are heavy, uncomfortable, and commonly cause skin irritation and pressure point pain. Casts are also subject to...
Published: 1/8/2020   |   Inventor(s):  
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Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials
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