The Mindful Eating Coach
Mobile application to encourage healthy eating habits.
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.
In the United States, nearly 40 percent of adults and 20 percent of children and adolescents...
Inventor(s): Linda Craighead, Erin Jones
Parent Training Curriculum to Manage Food Selectivity in Children with Autism
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.
Hands-on parent training based intervention.
Reduces parental stress while developing a child’s...
Inventor(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....
Inventor(s): Lawrence Scahill, Luc Lecavalier, Michael Aman, Karen Bearss
Standard Dermatology Outcome Measures (SDOM) & SkinDexMini: Quality of Life Instruments for Skin Disease
ApplicationQuestionnaires to measure quality of life and functional impact in patients with skin disease.Key BenefitsA 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 clinical trials.Market...
Inventor(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...
Inventor(s): Lillie Perkins-Lewis
Specialized Cell Culturing Media for Enhanced Antibody Secretion and Plasma Cell Survival
ApplicationCell culture media that promotes the survival of human plasma cells and enables immunoglobin (Ig) secretion from such plasma cells.Key BenefitsFacilitates 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 factors secreted...
Inventor(s): Frances Lee, Ignacio (Inaki) Sanz, Doan Nguyen
Wound Care Booklet for Patient Use
ApplicationBooklet/card to help patients with low literacy care for wounds and track wound healing.Key BenefitsAvailable in English and Spanish.Includes pictures for patients with low literacy and low health literacy.Built in ruler and record space helps patients track wound size for easy reporting to clinician.Market SummaryWound care management is...
Inventor(s): Georgette Cox
Organocatalysts for Amide Bond Formation
ApplicationChemically catalyzed amide bond formation under mild reaction conditions.Key BenefitsEnables amide bond formation under mild reaction conditions.Organocatalyst are easily synthesized.Avoids the use and disposal of hazardous chemicals.Market SummaryAmide bonds are very frequently incorporated into active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). Amide...
Inventor(s): Lanny Liebeskind, Pavan Kumar Reddy Gangireddy, Sri Rama Murthy Akondi, Vidyavathi Patro, Nikolay Orlov
Desulfitative Redox Catalysis Method for Production of Amide and Peptide Linkages
ApplicationAn efficient and economic catalytic process for forming amide and peptide compounds.Key BenefitsUses more inexpensive reagents compared to other methods.Amide/peptide bond is generated in high yield at or near ambient temperature.Mild reaction conditions prevent generation of impurities.Market SummaryPeptide and amide linkages are important...
Inventor(s): Lanny Liebeskind, Matthew Lindale
Polymer that Neutralizes Toxic Chemical Threats
ApplicationA multifunctional polymer that captures and degrades chemical threats in the environment.Key BenefitsForms a gel that entraps toxic materials within seconds of contact.Visible color change of gel confirms neutralization of toxic substance.Modifiable structure allows for functional use against chemical entity of choice.Market SummaryToxic...
Inventor(s): Craig Hill, Kevin Sullivan