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2017-525 Novel Adjustable Caliber Catheter System
Novel Adjustable Caliber Catheter SystemUC Case No. 2017-525SUMMARY:UCLA researchers in the Department of Radiological Sciences have designed a new adjustable catheter system for use in embolectomy or thrombectomy procedures. BACKGROUND:Embolectomies and thrombectomies are emergency surgical interventions in which clots are removed to restore norma...
Published: 9/17/2019   |   Inventor(s): Satoshi Tateshima
Keywords(s): Cardiovascular, Medical Devices and Materials, Surgical Tools
Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines > cardiovascular, Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Devices and Materials > surgical tools
Methods for Fabricating Modular Hydrogels from Macromolecules with Orthogonal Physico-chemical Responsivity
INTRO SENTENCE:UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed novel methods to construct modular hydrogels with orthogonal porosity and stiffness.BACKGROUND:Hydrogels are an important platform for mimicking extracellular matrix environments in many tissue engineering applications. However, the existing bulk hydrogels typically ...
Published: 9/10/2019   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Life Science Research Tools, Medical Devices and Materials, Microfluidics And Mem's, Musculoskeletal Disease
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials, Therapeutics & Vaccines > Musculoskeletal Disease, Life Science Research Tools, Life Science Research Tools > microfluidics and mem's
2019-018 A NOVEL DEVICE FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF THE STRENGTH OF THE ORBICULARIS OCULI MUSCLE
A Novel Device for the Measurement of the Strength of the Orbicularis Oculi MuscleTech ID: 30552 / UC Case 2019-018-0SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology have developed a novel device that measures the strength of the orbicularis oculi muscle.BACKGROUNDThe orbicularis oculi muscle is a circular muscle around the eyes that allo...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Medical Devices and Materials, Monitoring And Recording Systems, Musculoskeletal Disease, Ophthalmology
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Therapeutics & Vaccines > Musculoskeletal Disease, Therapeutics & Vaccines > ophthalmology
2019-023 Low Intrusion Plasma Probe
Low-Intrusion Plasma ProbeTech ID: 30476 / UC Case 2019-023-0SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have developed an inexpensive and easily implemented plasma diagnostic tool, the Low-Intrusion Probe.BACKGROUNDPlasma diagnostic tools, which measure the properties of plasmas, are widely used in analytical ...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Diagnostic Markers & Platforms, Diagnostic Platform Technologies (E.G. Microfluidics), Electronics & Semiconductors, 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, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, fabrication technologies, Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors
2018-871 CROSSLINKABLE POLYMER COATING PREVENTS BACTERIAL INFECTION ON IMPLANT SURFACE
Crosslinkable Polymer Coating Prevents Bacterial Infection on Implant SurfaceTech ID: 30547 / UC Case 2018-871-0SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery have developed a polymer implant coating that mitigates bacterial infections on the implant surface.BACKGROUNDAntibiotic resistance limits a drug’s therapeutic effect a...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Nicholas Bernthal, Tatiana Segura, Weixian Xi
Keywords(s): General Device Coatings, Infectious Diseases, Medical Devices and Materials
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Devices and Materials > general device coatings, Therapeutics & Vaccines > infectious diseases
2018-748 A Method for Digital Pathology Using Augmented Reality
A Method For Digital Pathology Using Augmented RealityTech ID: 30140 / UC Case 2018-748-0SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering have developed a novel method for automated image analysis of digital pathology slides.BACKGROUNDDigital pathology is an extremely powerful imaging tool in cancer rese...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Bahram Jalali, Antoni Ribas, Madhuri Suthar, Cejo Lonappan, Theodore Nowicki, Jia Chen
Keywords(s): Life Science Research Tools, Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Imaging, Microscopy And Imaging, Monitoring And Recording Systems
Category(s): Medical Imaging, Medical Devices and Materials, Life Science Research Tools, Life Science Research Tools > microscopy and imaging, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems
PAK4 in Cancer Immune Exclusion
Case 2018-209Researchers at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine have proposed that T cell tumor infiltration and the anti-tumor activity of anti-PD-1/PD-L1-based immunotherapy to be modulated through kinase PAK4 activity. BACKGROUNDThe p21-activated kinase 4 (PAK4) is a member of the PAK family of serine/threonine kinases, which are importan...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Antoni Ribas, Catherine Grasso
Keywords(s): Immunotherapy, Life Science Research Tools, Medical Devices and Materials, Oncology, Therapeutics & Vaccines
Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines, Medical Devices and Materials, Life Science Research Tools, Therapeutics & Vaccines > immunotherapy, oncology
2016-589 ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER-GUIDED ELECTROCHEMICAL IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY TO ASSESS LIPID-LADEN PLAQUES
Case No. 2016-589SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Medicine have developed a novel intravascular ultrasound-guided electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (IVUS-EIS) system for the detection of oxLDL-laden plaques in arteries.BACKGROUNDCarotid artery disease refers to the narrowing of the carotid arteries which occurs due to the buildup o...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Yu-Chong Tai, Yuan Luo, Tzung Hsiai, Jianguo Ma, Rene Sevag Packard
Keywords(s): Cardiovascular, Imaging, Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Imaging, Ultrasound
Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines > cardiovascular, Medical Imaging, Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Imaging > ultrasound
2015-320 NANOCOMPOSITE-ENABLED THERMAL DRAWING OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL FIBERS
Nanocomposite-Enabled Thermal Drawing of Multifunctional FibersTech ID: 25610 / UC Case 2015-320-0SUMMARYUCLA researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a new thermal drawing technology to fabricate multifunctional core/clad fibers with individually-addressable micro/nanosize metal nanowire cores.BACKGROUNDCore/clad fi...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Xiaochun Li, Jingzhou Zhao, Injoo Hwang
Keywords(s): Life Science Research Tools, Materials, Nanoparticles, Other
Category(s): Drug Delivery > Nanoparticles, other, Life Science Research Tools, Medical Devices and Materials
2015-182 FLEXIBLE BALLOON-INFLATABLE ELECTROCHEMICAL IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY TO ASSESS ENDOLUMINAL LIPID-RICH LESIONS
Case No. 2015-182SUMMARYUCLA researchers have developed a novel flexible balloon-inflatable electrochemical impedance spectroscopy to facilitate the diagnosis of metabolically active atherosclerotic lesions.BACKGROUNDIdentifying metabolically active atherosclerotic lesions remains an unmet clinical challenge during coronary intervention. Detection ...
Published: 9/6/2019   |   Inventor(s): Fei Yu, Yu-Chong Tai, Yu Zhao, Tzung Hsiai
Keywords(s): Cardiovascular, Medical Devices and Materials, Monitoring And Recording Systems
Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines > cardiovascular, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Medical Devices and Materials
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