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Florida has lead - Communication and Skills Training Using Interactive Virtual Humans
Current State of the Art: Many health profession students are inexperienced in breast examination skills. As a result, they lack confidence and can score poorly on initial breast exam tests. This has occurred in large part due to a lack of sophisticated training equipment available. Previously, students would examine silicone breasts without...
Published: 2/9/2021   |   Inventor(s): David Lind, Benjamin Lok, Aaron Kotranza
Keywords(s): Breast Exam, Training, Video
Category(s): Medical Devices
Development of H295R Adrenal Cancer Cell Clones as Potentially Improved Cell Culture Model Systems to Study Steroidogenesis
Title:  Human Adrenal Carcinoma Cell Line Clones: Improved Models for Steroidogenesis.  Current State of the Art: Steroidogenesis is the production of hormones from cholesterol including aldosterone (regulates potassium in the blood) and corticosteroids (stress reponse). These hormones are primarily produced in the adrenal gland. Diseases and disorders...
Published: 2/4/2021   |   Inventor(s): William Rainey, Jeniel Parmar
Category(s): Medical Devices
Method for Real-Time, Non-Invasive Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
The current state of the art The market for Brain function monitoring is growing rapidly as a result of the increased incidence of neurological and neurodegenerative disorders. At a CAGR of 6.2%, the market is estimated to grow from USD 6.3 billion to 8.6 billion. Problems with the current art The current methods of monitoring brain function have...
Published: 1/14/2021   |   Inventor(s): Matthew Lyon
Category(s): Medical Devices, Methods
(GTRC Lead) System and Method for Intracochlear and Vestibular Magnetic Stimulation
System and Method for Intracochlear and Vestibular Magnetic StimulationApplication: Auditory augmentationAdvantages/Benefits:• Localized cochlear stimulation • No direct contact significantly reduces foreign body reactions (inflammation, scarring, reduced function over time)• This CI model eliminates “cross talk”...
Published: 6/23/2020   |   Inventor(s): Sagarika Mukesh, Pamela Bhatti, David Blake, Brian McKinnon
Category(s): Medical Devices
Effect of Green Tea Polyphenols on Autoimmune Disorders: A Novel Approach Involving Inhibition of Autoantigen Expression, Inflammation and Apoptosis
Present State of the Art:Each year, autoimmune and chronic inflammatory diseases affect millions of people worldwide; and the incidence rates are trending upward. Accepted clinical interventions include, NSAIDS, steroids, genetic alteration of inflammatory molecule receptors and therapeutic antibodies; but presently, there are no effective cures. Toxicity...
Published: 4/28/2020   |   Inventor(s): Stephen Hsu, Carol Lapp, George Schuster
Category(s): Medical Devices
A Parametric Mapping Method for Correction of Noise-based Systematic Bias of DTI Metrics, Using a DTI Mapping Phantom
This invention describes the apparatus and data processing technique for correcting the noise based systematic bias within MRI diffusion tensor image (DTI) sequences. The specific claim requested in this IP document is for coverage of 1) the phantom design, 2) the concept of the parametric remapping technique, and 3) the use of the phantom to determine...
Published: 4/28/2020   |   Inventor(s): Nathan Yanasak, Tom Hu
Category(s): Medical Devices
Recombination of K-space Data with Two Different Applied Diffusion Gradients with DTI MRI, To Synthesize Complex Diffusive Geometrics
This invention describes a unique phantom and the mathematics of image recombination for data acquired in an MRI scanner during a diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) sequence, to synthesize more complicated data using simple structures with a known geometry. During a DTI sequence, a series of images are generated by applying gradient magnetic fields along...
Published: 4/28/2020   |   Inventor(s): Nathan Yanasak
Category(s): Medical Devices
Surgical Apparatus for Cutting Tissue
Title: Single surgical instrument uses unique design for cutting membranes covering tissue.Current State of the Art: There are several surgical procedures that require the cutting and re-positioning of a membrane in order to access the underlying tissues. These include but are not limited to the dura mater of the brain and spinal cord. To perform these...
Published: 8/13/2019   |   Inventor(s): Cargill Alleyne
Keywords(s): Spinal, Surgery, Tissue
Category(s): Medical Devices
GA Tech has lead - Microirradiator for Treatment of Skin Tumors
Current State of the Art: The incidence of cancer is rising worldwide, with more than 11 million cases recorded annually. Incidence is expected to increase further, driven by rising life expectancy rates and aging global population. This is expected to increase the demand in the radiation therapy market which is currently experiencing technological...
Published: 8/13/2019   |   Inventor(s): Jiri Janata, Jennifer Steeb, Miraslawa Josowicz, William Dynan, Wendy Kuhne
Keywords(s): Radiation, Targeting
Category(s): Medical Devices
Use of Novel Gradient Directions with Diffusion to MRI to Synthesize Complex Diffusive Geometrics
This invention provides a phantom, or a test object, which includes anisotropic structures, which can be used to monitor DTI measures. The anisotropic structures include a plurality of water-filled capillaries, arranged in a predefined configuration. In addition to using the phantom for providing quality assurance (QA) measurements of DTI in a conventional...
Published: 8/13/2019   |   Inventor(s): Nathan Yanasak
Category(s): Medical Devices
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