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(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 t...
Published: 8/8/2018   |   Inventor(s): Sagarika Mukesh, Pamela Bhatti, David Blake, Brian McKinnon
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Category(s): Medical Devices
Live Mouse Tumor Holder and 3D Ruler
Live Mouse Tumor Holder and 3D RulerApplication: Tumor Measurements in live mice Advantages/Benefits:• This technology permits researchers working with mice to measure a tumor once• This technology saves time during experiments by eliminating additional measurement steps• This technology allows the entire tum...
Published: 8/8/2018   |   Inventor(s): Fengchong Kong, Jian-Yue Jin, Christopher Middleton
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Category(s): Research Tools, 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. ...
Published: 5/9/2018   |   Inventor(s): Stephen Hsu, Carol Lapp, George Schuster
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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 deter...
Published: 10/13/2015   |   Inventor(s): Nathan Yanasak, Tom Hu
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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 conv...
Published: 12/27/2013   |   Inventor(s): Nathan Yanasak
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Category(s): Medical Devices
Rescaling of Image Intensities with Diffusion MRI to Synthesize Complex Diffusive Geometries
This invention is composed of a phantom and DTI bench marking that allows DTI to proceed, applicable to tissue structures found throughout the body. Bench marking of DTI data will allow for a host of benefits, including 1) appropriate comparison of DTI data within multi-center trials; 2) appropriate ranges of uncertainty that could be presented wit...
Published: 12/27/2013   |   Inventor(s): Nathan Yanasak, Tom Hu
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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 alo...
Published: 12/26/2013   |   Inventor(s): Nathan Yanasak
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Category(s): Medical Devices
Method and System for Measuring Dynamic Changes of Cardiac Pulse and Respiration Throughout Day/Night Cycle
TitleLight-Independent Measuring Dynamic Changes of Cardiac Pulse and RespirationĀ Current State of the ArtBreathing or pulse monitoring of a baby in danger of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or a sleep apnea patient typically employs a camera system (e.g., Close View Monitor System) or a movement/sound system (e.g., Angelcare Movement Sensor w....
Published: 3/26/2013   |   Inventor(s): Joseph Tsien, Meng Li, Fang Zhao, Yi Qian
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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 per...
Published: 1/14/2013   |   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 techno...
Published: 12/6/2012   |   Inventor(s): Jiri Janata, Jennifer Steeb, Miraslawa Josowicz, William Dynan, Wendy Kuhne
Keywords(s): Radiation, Targeting
Category(s): Medical Devices
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