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Improved Virus-Like Particle for Vaccine Development with Reduced Anti-Carrier Antibody Response

Executive SummaryNanoparticles, such as virus-like particles (VLPs), have gained a lot of traction within the field of immunotherapy, largely inspired by the successful development of vaccines against hepatitis B and HPV-induced cervical cancer. Research to improve the immunogenic response against other types of antigens has led to testing various ...
Published: 6/15/2018   |   Inventor(s): Xuefei Huang, Suttipun Sungsuwan
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical

Novel MmpL3 Inhibitor as a Treatment of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Executive SummaryMycobacterium Tuberculosis (Mtb) is the pathogen responsible for Tuberculosis. Standard TB treatments typically require four different drugs and a duration of six to nine months of treatment; however, there is still an evolution of drug-resistant Mtb. With not only Tuberculosis, but drug-resistant Tuberculosis causing upwards of 1....
Published: 6/4/2018   |   Inventor(s): Robert Abramovitch, Huiqing Zheng
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical

Novel Chemical Inhibitors of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Targeting the DosRST Pathway – Tuberculosis Treatment

Executive SummaryTuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal infectious disease caused by the bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), TB is one of the world’s deadliest diseases and responsible for upwards of 1.5 million deaths annually. TB is also a leading killer of HIV-in...
Published: 5/24/2018   |   Inventor(s): Robert Abramovitch, Edmund Ellsworth
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical

Mobile Phone App for Real Time Pill Recognition

Executive SummaryThe ability to quickly and reliably be able to identify both prescription and non-prescription medications is not only important for a patient and his caretaker, but also important for pharmacists, nurses, and law enforcement agents. Despite unique FDA-approved identifiers for each pill, distinguishing the differences can be diffic...
Published: 4/18/2018   |   Inventor(s): Mi Zhang, Kai Cao, Xiao Zeng
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Computer Software, Pharmaceutical

Improved Ex Vivo Hematopoietic Stem Cell Culture System

Executive SummaryHematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplants are widely used to restore a patients’ bone marrow or immune system suffered damaged due to radiation or chemotherapy. The regenerative capability of HSC therapy has been limited as only a few cells can be isolated and these cells do not expand in culture. Michigan State University ha...
Published: 4/18/2018   |   Inventor(s): Peter Lillehoj, Gorachand Dutta
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical

Virtual Reality Training for Self-Mitigating Hand Tremors

Executive SummaryEvery individual exhibits some degree of hand tremors simply due to human physiology. While this does not typically affect daily routines even the slightest tremor is significant in fields requiring millimeter-level precision, such as eye surgery. This MSU-developed technology allows for persons to practice their hand manipulation ...
Published: 4/12/2018   |   Inventor(s): Taiwoo Park, Cheol Song
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Therapeutic

Surgical Device to Measure the Softness/Hardness of the Pancreas

Executive SummaryA common problem for pancreatic surgeons is the prevention of pancreatic leaks in the post-operation phase of pancreatic surgery. Pancreatic leaks can cause serious health problems for the patients and are sometimes fatal. Researchers at MSU are addressing this problem using the state of the art technology and engineering.Descripti...
Published: 1/24/2018   |   Inventor(s): Srinivas Kavuturu, Ranjan Mukherjee
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Veterinary

Viscosity-Corrected Shear Speed Estimates and Shear Speed Images

Executive SummaryUltrasound imaging relies on sound waves to develop ultrasound images, which are used in diagnostics for a wide variety of medical conditions affecting organs and soft tissues. Current approaches to estimate shear wave speed for shear wave elastography imaging in viscoelastic soft tissue consistently overestimate the shear speed, d...
Published: 11/8/2017   |   Inventor(s): Robert Mcgough, Yiqun Yang, Matthew Urban
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Analytical Instruments, Computer Software, Test and Measurement

Device for Treatments of Visually Triggered Migraine Headaches and Seizures

Executive SummaryOver 37 million people suffer from migraines in the United States alone. In many cases stressful visual images can trigger migraines and epileptic seizures, and patients who suffer from migraines have a lower threshold for visual discomfort than patients who do not suffer from migraines. MSU researchers are working to combat the is...
Published: 11/8/2017   |   Inventor(s): Jie Huang, David Zhu
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Computer Software

Nicking Saturation Mutagenesis - a Fast and Kit-Compatible Method to Create Mutational Libraries

Executive SummaryThere is a huge interest in the research and pharmaceutical industry to improve protein properties by mutation. Enzyme and antibody engineering have become key areas of worldwide R&D activity in the private and university sector. The demand for simple, cheap, fast, and robust methods to prepare comprehensive mutagenesis librari...
Published: 8/18/2017   |   Inventor(s): Emily Wrenbeck, Timothy Whitehead, James Stapleton, Justin Klesmith
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Biotechnology
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