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A Novel Process to Coat Implant Surfaces with Bi-Functional Bioactive Antibacterial Coatings
Project ID: D2017-07Background In the orthopedic field, there is a need for improved capabilities for creating strong osseointegration at bone-implant interfaces and treating bacterial infections. Implant-related infections occur in 0.75% in hip implants and 1.5% in knee implants resulting in reduced lifespan and increased failure rate of prosthes...
New Species-Selective Antimicrobials to Thwart Developing Resistance
Project ID: D2015-58IP Status: PCT patent application filedInvention Description and Novelty: Drug resistance limits the effectiveness of most currently used antimicrobial agents. Infectious organisms are becoming resistant to even the most recently developed antimicrobials that target essential steps in cell wall assembly and protein biosynthesis....
Anti-Infective Antibacterial Agents against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and other Mycobacterium Species
Project ID: D2016-53IP Status: PCT patent application #PCT/US17/028782Invention Description and Novelty: New compound represents useful antimicrobial agents effective against human and veterinary pathogens, particularly acid-fast organisms such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis and shows improved efficacy and activity well below toxicity to human monoc...