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Liver Receptor Homolog 1 (LRH-1) Agonist for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
ApplicationSmall molecule agonist that changes the expression of LRH-1 genes involved with lipid metabolism and inflammation.Key BenefitsLess toxic and more potent molecule compared to known LRH-1 agonists.More soluble compound that improves its pharmacokinetics (PK).Market SummaryLiver receptor homolog 1 (LRH-1) is a nuclear hormone receptor that is...
Published: 3/26/2019       Inventor(s): Eric Ortlund, Suzanne Mays, Nathan Jui, Autumn Flynn, Michael Dugan
Bacteria Strain in Probiotic Formulation for Weight Control
Application Bacterial strain from Lactococcus lactis as a potential dietary supplement or therapeutic to help weight control and control gut inflammation. Key Benefits Provides anti-inflammatory effects in the intestine. Improves weight control and protects against fatty liver disease in mice fed a high fat and high sugar Western-style diet. This...
Published: 3/26/2019       Inventor(s): Rheinallt Jones, Trevor Darby
Liquid Deodorizer for Ostomy Pouches
Application A deodorizing solution designed for eliminating unpleasant odors from ostomy pouches. Key Benefits Eliminates unpleasant odor from ostomy pouches. Easy to use. Market Summary Because of disease or trauma, part or all of the large intestine, small intestine or bladder may have to be surgically removed. In individuals who undergo...
Published: 4/2/2018       Inventor(s): Cynthia Timms, Ronald Bracken
A Nutritional Therapy for Autism/Apraxia and Malabsorption
ApplicationAn elemental dietary supplement for treating autism, apraxia and malabsorption syndrome to reverse and avoid nutritional deficiencies. Key BenefitsProvides a complete elemental dietary supplement with the proper dosage of nutrients for children with the syndrome of allergy, apraxia, and malabsorption. Potential treatment for neuro & motor...
Published: 2/17/2015       Inventor(s): Claudia Morris
Therapeutic Protein Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
ApplicationTherapeutic nanoparticle of the AvrA protein for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.Key BenefitsAvrA protein, at 33 kilodaltons, is approximately one-fifth the molecular weight of current antibody-based biologics. Use of uniform protein nanoparticles improves cellular uptake...
Published: 11/7/2013       Inventor(s): Andrew Neish, Julie Champion
Solid Deodorizer for Ostomy Pouches
ApplicationImproved deodorizer that can be used to better control the odor of fecal and other collection bags used in a hospital setting.Key BenefitsSolid, dissolvable tablet that contains a deodorizer and activated charcoal. Provides extended and improved odor control resulting in a more pleasant environment within a hospital room for both patients...
Published: 6/8/2012       Inventor(s): Cynthia Timms
Extended Wear Carrier for Liquid Deodorizers Used in an Ostomy Pouches
ApplicationA unique and highly effective carrier for liquid deodorizers that can be used to control the odor of collection bags used by patients who have an ostomy.Key BenefitsThis non-dissolvable device is mounted to the interior wall of a conventional ostomy pouch and is combined with a liquid deodorant to eliminate fecal and urinary odor. Enhances...
Published: 6/8/2012       Inventor(s): Cynthia Timms
Use of Recombinant Peptide Growth Factors to Improve Antioxidant Capacity and Prevent Oxidative Damage
Application Recombinant peptide growth factors for the prevention of oxidative stress or damage in the gastrointestinal tract during reduced feeding. Technical Summary The present disclosure describes methods for minimizing oxidative damage in an animal or human during or after malnutrition, underfeeding or fasting, especially during refeeding after...
Published: 5/11/2009       Inventor(s): Thomas Ziegler, Dean Jones
Use of Keratinocyte Growth Factor to Improve Systemic and Tissue Antioxidant Capacity In Vivo
Application Keratinocyte growth factors for the prevention of oxidative stress or damage in the gastrointestinal tract during reduced feeding. Technical Summary This invention describes a method for improving the systemic oxidation-reduction state, as well as an improvement of the oxidation-reduction state of the gastrointestinal epithelial cells....
Published: 5/11/2009       Inventor(s): Thomas Ziegler, Dean Jones
Rapid and Accurate Measurement of Liver Lipid and Iron Levels
Application Simultaneous assessment of lipid and iron content of the liver.Highlights A non-invasive, MRS-based method for rapidly (within 15 seconds) and accurately measuring both liver lipid and iron levels simultaneously. A technique that eliminates the need for invasive, risky and painful liver biopsies to assess hepatic lipid and iron levels. Technical...
Published: 2/24/2009       Inventor(s): Diego Martin, Xiaoping Hu, Nashiely Pineda Alonso, Puneet Sharma, Qin Xu