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Compositions and Methods for Immunotherapy of Cancer and Infectious Diseases

IntroductionA principal goal in the development of immunotherapies is to achieve a safe and effective activation of the immune system. One of the early signals of T lymphocyte and Natural Killer cell activation is the induction in expression of the cell surface glycoprotein CD69. This protein is involved in lymphocyte proliferation and functions as...

Automated Voice Response System for Management of Cancer Patient Symptoms

IntroductionCancer patients have numerous symptoms, both from the cancer itself and from the side effects of its treatments. Since many cancer treatments are delivered as outpatient procedures or via oral medicines, cancer patients and their caregivers often are dealing with symptoms from treatment and/or disease progression at home. They have significant...
Published: 8/25/2011   |   Inventor(s): Cindy Majeske, Barbara Given, Charles Given
Keywords(s): Automated Voice Response, Cancer, Treatment Category(s): Medical

Toxin Produced by Euglenoid Algae

IntroductionAn alga was isolated from an aquaculture fish pond during a fish kill event. The alga was grown in pure culture and was determined to be responsible for the fish deaths. The algae were grown in sufficient biomass to extract the toxin. Description of TechnologyMichigan State University’s invention is a method of isolating and purifying...
Published: 8/25/2011   |   Inventor(s): Richard Triemer, Paul Victor Zimba, Kevin Beauchesne, Peter Moeller
Keywords(s): Cancer, Pharmaceuticals, Test and Measurement, Toxin Category(s): Medical

Symptom Management Toolkit for Caregivers of Cancer Patients

IntroductionCancer patients have numerous symptoms, both from the cancer itself and from the side effects of its treatments. Since many cancer treatments are delivered as outpatient procedures or via oral medicines, cancer patients and their caregivers often are dealing with symptoms from treatment and/or disease progression at home. They have significant...
Published: 8/10/2011   |   Inventor(s): Barbara Given, Charles Given, Cindy Majeske, Emily Miezio
Keywords(s): Cancer, Symptom Management Category(s): Medical

Symptom Management Toolkit for Cancer Patients

IntroductionCancer patients have numerous symptoms, both from the cancer itself and from the side effects of its treatments. Since many cancer treatments are delivered as outpatient procedures or via oral medicines, cancer patients often are dealing with symptoms from treatment and/or disease progression at home. They have significant needs for information...
Published: 8/4/2011   |   Inventor(s): Barbara Given, Charles Given, Cindy Majeske
Keywords(s): Cancer, Symptom Management Category(s): Medical

Inhibition of Cancer Cells Expressing Activated Ras Gene by Reducing the Expression of Sprouty with RNA Interference or Similar Technologies

IntroductionAccording to the CDC, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U. S., killing more than 553,000 Americans each year. Control of this disease is a national priority. There are many mechanisms by which normal cells can be transformed into cancer cells. One that is well known and associated with a large number of cancers is mutation...
Published: 9/27/2010   |   Inventor(s): Justin Mccormick, Piro Lito
Keywords(s): Cancer, Ras Oncology, SiRNA, Sprouty Protein Category(s): Medical, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical