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2020-862 Early Prediction of Mechanical Ventilation Need in COVID-19 Patients Using Clinician-Constrained Decision Trees
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Computer Science have developed a tree model with machine learning to determine the need for mechanical ventilators, which is important during a shortage of mechanical ventilators in a hospital.BACKGROUNDMechanical ventilation is used to help a patient breath when they find it difficult to breathe on their...
Published: 1/6/2021   |   Inventor(s): Elior Rahmani, Brian Hill, Zeyuan (Johnson) Chen, Eran Halperin, Vladimir Manuel
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials > hospital systems and devices, Software & Algorithms > software
2020-431 Wireless and Programmable Recording and Stimulation of Deep Brain Activity in Freely Moving Humans Immersed in Virtual, Augmented and Real-World Environments
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences have a designed a lightweight, highly mobile deep brain activity measuring platform that elucidates neural mechanisms for neuropsychiatric disorders.BACKGROUNDNeuroprosthetics wirelessly record and stimulate deep brain activity in humans to treat epilepsy, movement disorders...
Published: 4/17/2020   |   Inventor(s): Nanthia Suthana, Uros Topalovic
Keywords(s): Augmented Reality, Cns, Life Science Research Tools, Medical Imaging, Monitoring And Recording Systems, Software, Virtual Reality
Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines > cns, Software & Algorithms > software, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Software & Algorithms > Mixed Reality
FEAST - Fast Expectation-Maximization Microbial Source Tracking
UC Case No. 2019-351SUMMARY:UCLA researchers from the Department of Computer Science have developed a method to analyze large genomic data sets to quickly identify bacteria community imbalances.BACKGROUND: Bacterial diseases such as dysbiosis are a widespread and common issue in both medicine and agriculture. Diagnosing the bacterial strain that is...
Published: 2/14/2020   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Agbio, Bioinformatics, Software & Algorithms
Category(s): bioinformatics, Agbio, Software & Algorithms > software
2019-985 The Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) Algorithm Based on Online EM
SUMMARYResearchers led by Tsang-Kai Chang and Chaojie Feng from the Department at UCLA have created a scalable and real-time SLAM algorithm for autonomous robots.BACKGROUNDA mobile robot relies on the simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) algorithm to create a map in an unknown environment while also localizing itself in it. As robots become...
Published: 2/5/2020   |   Inventor(s): Chaojie Feng, Tsang-Kai Chang
Keywords(s): Advanced Computing / AI, Artifical Intelligence (Machine Learning, Data Mining), Computer Aided Learning, Control Systems, Robotics, Simulation & Modeling, Software, Software & Algorithms
Category(s): Software & Algorithms > software, Mechanical > Robotics, Mechanical > Other Ground Vehicle Systems
Researchers in UCLA Department of Human Genetics have developed a novel method of using the mitochondrial genome of prostate cancer patients to predict which tumours are likely to become lethal.BACKGROUND:Prostate cancer remains the most prevalent non-skin cancer in men. Most studies of the prostate cancer genome focused on mutations in the nuclear...
Published: 1/23/2020   |   Inventor(s): Paul Boutros, Robert Bristow
Keywords(s): Artifical Intelligence (Machine Learning, Data Mining), Bioinformatics, Diagnostic Markers & Platforms, Diagnostic Platform Technologies (E.G. Microfluidics), Life Science Research Tools, Oncology, Research Methods, Software, Software & Algorithms
Category(s): Diagnostic Markers & Platforms > diagnostic platform technologies (e.g. microfluidics), Therapeutics & Vaccines > oncology, Life Science Research Tools > research methods, Software & Algorithms > software, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence
2015-469 Quantification Of Plant Chlorophyll Content Using Google Glass
Summary UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have invented a novel device that can quantify chlorophyll concentration in plants using a custom-designed Google Glass app. Background Large-scale industrialization over the past century has led to a range of environmental impacts in air quality, soil and water pollution, deforestation,...
Published: 12/12/2019   |   Inventor(s):  
Category(s): Agbio, Software & Algorithms > software
2019-483 Deep Learning of Biomimetic Sensorimotor Control for Biomechanical Human Animation
SUMMARYUCLA researchers from the Department of Computer Science have developed a computer simulation model and associated software system for biomimetic human sensorimotor control.BACKGROUNDComputer animation and CGI are playing increasing roles in modern movies, especially when it comes to recreating human movement. Better biomechanical modeling should,...
Published: 11/20/2019   |   Inventor(s): Masaki Nakada, Demetri Terzopoulos
Category(s): Software & Algorithms > software
2020-150 Method of Reducing Placebo/Nocebo Effects Associated with the Tapering of Medication, and Storing Drug Tablet Fragments
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Medicine have developed drug tapering schedule software to reduce factors that may impede patients’ discontinuation of a drug.BACKGROUNDSuccessful discontinuation of addictive drugs, such as sedative-hypnotics, anxiolytics, and pain medications, is improved by slowly reducing the drug dose being administered...
Published: 11/18/2019   |   Inventor(s): Constance Fung
Keywords(s): Bioinformatics, Medical Devices and Materials, Monitoring And Recording Systems, Psychiatry / Mental Health, Software
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Therapeutics & Vaccines > psychiatry / mental health, bioinformatics, Software & Algorithms > software
Advanced AFM Techniques for Gene Expression Profiling
UC Case No. 2009-727SUMMARY: UCLA researchers at the California Nano Systems Institute have developed a platform for automated measurement of gene transcription using AFM. BACKGROUND: Changes in gene transcription is an important indicator of cellular health and metabolism. Therefore, it is routinely measured in biomedical research and drug discovery...
Published: 11/4/2019   |   Inventor(s): Jason Reed, Bhubaneswar Mishra, Andrew Sundstrom
Category(s): Software & Algorithms > software, Life Science Research Tools > microscopy and imaging
Computational Cytometer Based on Magnetically-Modulated Coherent Imaging and Deep Learning
UC Case No. 2019-950SUMMARY:UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have designed and built a computational cytometer capable of detecting rare cells at low concentration in whole blood samples. This technique and instrumentation can be used for cancer metastasis detection, immune response characterization and many...
Published: 10/21/2019   |   Inventor(s): Aydogan Ozcan, Aniruddha Ray, Yibo Zhang, Dino Di Carlo
Keywords(s): Diagnostic Markers & Platforms, Diagnostic Platform Technologies (E.G. Microfluidics), Immunology, Life Science Research Tools, Oncology, Software
Category(s): Diagnostic Markers & Platforms > diagnostic platform technologies (e.g. microfluidics), Diagnostic Markers & Platforms > immunology, Life Science Research Tools > lab equipment, Software & Algorithms > software, Therapeutics & Vaccines > oncology (small molecules, peptides and antibodies)
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