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Sensor for Detection of Formaldehyde Gas
Project ID: D2021-02 Background Formaldehyde (CH2O) is a volatile organic compound (VOC) that has been classified as one of the most toxic carcinogens by both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). Since formaldehyde gas can damage the nervous and immune systems, the WHO has set a maximum...
Super Sensitive Sensor For The Detection Of Hydroxyl Free Radicals in PEM Fuel Cells
Project ID: D2020-04 Background: Owing to increased threat to the environment, the market for eco-friendly hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is expected to hit $42 billion by 2026. However, concerns over the degradation of the current fuel cell technology is one of the biggest shortcomings. The durability issue persists in the ion exchange membrane that...
Super Sensitive Sensor for the Detection of Hydroxyl Free Radicals
Project ID: D2020-04 Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are well known for their extreme reactivity. The impact of free radicals on medical and clinical fields is critical as hydroxyl radicals (OH) can be used as biomarkers for the detection of aging, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s diseases. Because certain types of free radicals are known...
Biosensor Device to Detect Infection in Real Time
Project ID: D2013-32Invention novelty: Sensor capable of rapid differentiation between viral and bacterial infections (in vivo or in situ). If bacterial, provides capability to segment into either Gram-positive or Gram-negative bacteria. Value proposition: · Receptor component can be configured to have different sensing elements that can...
Enhanced Anti-Fouling Properties of Novel Composite Material
Project ID: D2013-31 Novelty: Development of a novel electromagnetic polymer composite material for enhanced anti-fouling effects. Background: Biofouling (bacterial attachment to solid surfaces and colonization) is the main source of bacterial infection and poses potentially harmful impacts on human health. Medical devices, food packaging, and drinking...
Novel Composite Sensor for Detecting Free Radicals
Project ID: D2017-31Background Reactive oxygen species (ROS) detection and measurement is frequently practiced in a broad range of medical and clinical settings. Free radicals are known to cause and/or exacerbate illnesses including cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Currently, ROS detection includes free radical trapping and fingerprinting methods....
Novel agents and methods for treating neurodegenerative disorders
Project ID: D2013-69IP Status: Utility patent application filed Invention Description: Methods of generating and administering digestion products of FDA-approved low acyl gellan gum (LA-GAGR) to produce neuroprotective mega-GAGR, midi-GAGR, and mini-GAGR and administration thereof. Applications: Compositions comprising midi and/or mini-GAGR have been...
Novel agents and methods for treating metabolic bone disorders and other conditions
Project ID: D2014-15IP Status: Provisional patent #62/115,786Invention Description: Methods of generating and administering digestion products of FDA-approved low acyl gellan gum (LA-GAGR) to produce mega-GAGR, midi-GAGR, and mini-GAGR and administration thereof. Applications: Compositions comprising midi- and/or mini-GAGR have been shown to be useful...