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A Novel HIV-1 Drug Resistant Integrase Inhibitor by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The subject invention describes a novel and highly potent inhibitor of HIV-1 integrase (IN) that has high efficacy against the ... Read on »
A Novel HIV-1 Entry Inhibitor by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The subject invention describes a novel polypeptide comprising a single human CD4 domain (mD1.22) which is highly soluble and s ... Read on »
A Novel Human Antibody for Deploying CH2 Based Therapeutics by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The subject invention describes a novel human antibody (anti-CH2 Fab m01m1) which could be used safely in vitro and in vivo for ... Read on »
A Novel Immortalized Human Adrenal Cell Line with Inactive Protein Kinase A for Studies on cAMP... by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The first known immortalized cell line with a naturally-occurring inactivating mutation in PRKAR1A, the regulatory subunit type ... Read on »
A Novel Method to Predict Kidney Tumor Growth by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Description of Invention: The invention pertains to a computerized method of predicting kidney tumor growth for early stage treatment planning. The metho ... Read on »
A Novel MRI Phantom for Breast Imaging by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The invention offered for licensing is in the field of breast cancer imaging. More specifically it relates to novel breast phan ... Read on »
A Novel Multimeric CD4 Fusion Protein for Treating HIV Infection by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: This invention could potentially provide an alternative to antiretroviral therapy (ART), especially in cases where productively ... Read on »
A Novel Optomechanical Module that Enables a Conventional inverted Microscope to Provide Selective... by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Description of Invention: The invention describes an optomechanical module that, when engaged with a conventional inverted microscope, provides selective ... Read on »
A Novel Pro-Apoptotic Protein, ARTS by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: This application relates to the field of apoptosis, in particular the application relates to a novel gene product which is asso ... Read on »
A Novel Scaffold for Multivalent Display of Ligands by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Multivalent interactions are important in cell attachment, wound healing and immune responses. Such interactions are associated ... Read on »
A Novel Strategy for Development of an Effective HIV/AIDS Vaccine by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The invention offered for licensing and commercial development relates to the field of HIV/AIDS Vaccines. More specifically, th ... Read on »
A Novel System for Producing Infectious Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Virions and Development of a Novel... by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Description of Invention: HCV has infected an estimated 3% of the world population in whom viral infection persists for more than two third of the cases, ... Read on »
A Novel Therapeutic Strategy for the Treatment of Hyperpigmentation and Melanoma by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The present invention describes that the transcription factor SOX9 is expressed by normal human melanocytes in vitro and in the ... Read on »
A Novel Treatment for Malarial Infections by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The inventions described herein are antimalarial small molecule inhibitors of the plasmodial surface anion channel (PSAC), an e ... Read on »
A Novel, Inhibitory Platelet Surface Protein (TREM Like Transcript, TLT-1): New Target for the... by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Triggering Receptors in Myeloid Cells (TREM) recently were discovered to modulate innate and adaptive immunity. Specifically, ... Read on »
A Novel, Non-invasive Test for the Detection of Chromaffin Cell Tumors Associated with SDHB Mutation by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Pheochromocytomas/ paragangliomas (PHEOs/PGLs) are hormone producing tumors of the sympathetic nervous system located in the ad ... Read on »
A Nurr1-Knockout Mouse Model for Parkinson's Disease and Stem Cell Differentiation by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Description of Invention: The researchers have generated Nurr1-knockout mice via genomic locus inactivation using homologous recombination. Transcr ... Read on »
A Passion for Helping: Librarian Raises Awareness About Disabilities by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Anna Schnitzer has what she calls her "dream job." And a lot of people benefit because of it. Schnitzer is the Disability Issues and Outreach Librarian at the U ... Read on »
A Prophylactic and Therapeutic for Preventing and Treating Tularemia by Rapid Activation of Host... by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The invention is a composition and method for prophylactic and therapeutic treatment of tularemia caused by Francisella tularen ... Read on »
A Rapid Ultrasensitive Assay for Detecting Prions Based on the Seeded Polymerization of... by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Prion diseases are neurodegenerative diseases of great public concern because humans may be infected from hoofed animals used a ... Read on »