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Engineered Biomaterials for Vascular Grafts
Application A biomaterial to create grafts for treating babies with congenital heart diseases. Key Benefits A biocompatible material that can be used to reroute blood within the body. Experimental data in animals show the material is biocompatible with no clots, thrombus, or adverse immune reactions. Potential to be used in other cardiovascular...
Published: 12/6/2022       Contributor(s): Saimuralidhar Padala, Jahnavi Mudigonda
Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Prediction Model
­ Application A predictive model of central line-association bloodstream infection (CLABSI). Key Benefits Specifically designed to improved predictive analysis of patients who are at risk for CLABSI. Scored higher predictive values on average than similar predictive modeling without the hypotheses driven approach (Bidirectional LSTM with...
Published: 7/6/2022       Contributor(s): Azade Tabaie, Rishi (Rishikesan) Kamaleswaran, Evan Orenstein
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) as a Replacement Substrate for Live Cell Imaging and UV Microscopy
­ Application Visualize cells and tissues utilizing UV microscopy. Key Benefits Low cost. Quick diagnostic for blood cultures especially for cancer diagnosis or Sickle cell anemia. Ability to visualize live cells and tissues via UV microscopy. Label and fixative free. Market Summary Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is a silicon-based organic...
Published: 2/23/2022       Contributor(s): Evelyn Kendall Williams, Wilbur Lam, Ashkan Ojaghi, Francisco Robles
SPIRIT Intervention Training Manual And SPIRIT Intervention Guide
Application Training manual and intervention guide designed for care providers of dementia patients to promote patients’ and their family caregivers’ decision-making regarding end-of-life care. Key Benefits Helps patients and their family caregivers prepare for end-of-life decision making. Provides training and intervention guide for...
Published: 11/2/2020       Contributor(s): Mi-Kyung Song
The Mindful Eating Coach
Application Mobile application to encourage healthy eating habits. Key Benefits Less effort than traditional calorie-counting apps. Focuses on how food makes the user feel rather than on specific foods to avoid or max calorie counts. Free app. Market Summary In the United States, nearly 40 percent of adults and 20 percent of children and adolescents...
Published: 1/13/2020       Contributor(s): Linda Craighead, Erin Jones
Parent Training Curriculum to Manage Food Selectivity in Children with Autism
Application Parent-mediated intervention, titled the Autism Managing Eating Aversions and Limited variety (MEAL) Plan, to reduce mealtime disruptive behavior and expand dietary diversity in young children with autism spectrum disorders. Key Benefits Hands-on parent training based intervention. Reduces parental stress while developing a child’s...
Published: 8/29/2019       Contributor(s): William Sharp, Teresa (T.) Burrell, Rashelle Berry
Parent-Rated Anxiety Scale for Autism Spectrum Disorder (PRAS-ASD)
ApplicationScale/survey instrument for measuring anxiety in children with autism based upon a parent report.Key BenefitsIncludes 25-item measure for anxiety.Tested in a large-scale survey and clinical setting.Market SummaryAutism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social communication deficits and repetitive behavior....
Published: 7/8/2019       Contributor(s): Lawrence Scahill, Luc Lecavalier, Michael Aman, Karen Bearss
Standard Dermatology Outcome Measures (SDOM) & SkinDexMini: Quality of Life Instruments for Skin Disease
Application Questionnaires to measure quality of life and functional impact in patients with skin disease. Key Benefits A quantitative measure of disease burden in patients with skin disease. SDOM can be used to measure a patient's response to a therapy. SDOM may be useful as an end point for epidemiologic and burden of disease studies or...
Published: 3/29/2019       Contributor(s): Robert Swerlick, Suephy Chen, Mary-Margaret Chren
Miniature Sterile Specimen Label for Usage in Operating Room
ApplicationSterile sticky labels for specimen labeling during surgery.Key BenefitsEasy and hygienic specimen labeling in the operating room.Miniature design maintained with labelling accuracy.Market SummarySpecimen labeling practices are critical components of effective and accurate patient identification. Errors in specimen labeling can lead to results...
Published: 3/27/2019       Contributor(s): Lillie Perkins-Lewis
Specialized Cell Culturing Media for Enhanced Antibody Secretion and Plasma Cell Survival
Application Cell culture media that promotes the survival of human plasma cells and enables immunoglobin (Ig) secretion from such plasma cells. Key Benefits Facilitates the isolation of antibody-secreting cells (ASCs) found in blood after antigen exposure, which can be used to identify an active antigen or pathogen causing illness. Composed of...
Published: 5/24/2018       Contributor(s): Frances Eun-Hyung Lee, Ignacio (Inaki) Sanz, Doan Nguyen
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