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The Role of the Cochlear Processing in Human Speech Recognition

 

This technology details five different methods of manipulating speech sounds to identify how they are processed, and measures the listener response to altered...

Peptide Based Inhibitor of Calcium Current

 

This technology is a short fragment of a naturally occurring peptide that can be used to regulate the density of calcium current in mammalian cells. Modulation of...

Enhancement of Immune Response to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Vaccine by Interferon Alpha

 

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a major problem for hog farmers worldwide. PRRS is caused by a virus which leads to reproductive failure...

Distributed Feedback Laser Biosensor

 

A biosensor based upon a vertically emitting, distributed feedback (DFB) laser. The DFB laser comprises a replica-molded, one- or two-dimensional dielectric...

Glyburide as a Treatment for Anxiety

 

Dr. Freund is developing a method of treating anxiety with the diabetes drug, glyburide. By exploring the effects of anxiogenics like adenosine on the brain, Dr....

Therapeutic Cargo Delivery System for Treatment of Botulism Paralysis

 

Dr. Brenda Wilson has developed an anti-toxin that can be used for treatment of botulism. The botulinum toxin causes dangerous paralysis of motor neurons that can...

Integrated Portable Pneumatically Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis

 

Below the knee muscle weakness, defined by weak dorsiflexor (shin) or plantarflexor (calf) muscle groups, can result from a variety of physical impairments or...

Improved Magnetic Resonance Elastography

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed sequences that control the process of magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) data acquisition.

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Computed Pathology: Stain-Free Computational Imaging

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a method of stain-free chemical imaging to highlight the morphology and molecular content of biological...

Automated Cancer Detection and Tissue Classification

 

This portfolio focuses on the automated detection of two prevalent types of cancer: breast and prostate. Both types of cancer are very prevalent, impacting many...

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