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Machine Learning-Based Screening Tool for Discovery and Design of Membrane-Active Peptides

 

 

Dr. Ferguson, in collaboration with colleagues from UCLA, has invented a machine-learning based tool to screen peptides for membrane activity. The tool...

pH Activated Antimicrobial Peptides for Treatment of H pylori Infection

Dr. JJ Cheng from the University of IL has developed a helix/random confirmation switchable antimicrobial polypeptides (HRS-AMPs) that are pH sensitive and can kill...

Assay for Quantifying Polyphosphate in Plasma

Dr. Morrissey from the University of IL has developed a novel assay for quantifying polyP levels in patient plasma. This assay allows for polyP quantitation to be...

New Drug to Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Dr. Moore has developed a new drug that could reverse the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The drug breaks up amyloid fibrils, which are believed to be the root cause...

Point of Care Ocular Globe Injury Diagnostic Device

Dr. Pan from the University of IL has developed a point of care device that can detect a penetrating ocular globe injury. Unlike current point of care diagnostic tests for...

PathTracker

Drs. Cunningham and Bashir have developed a novel point of care diagnostic device capable of detecting pathogen infection from a single drop of blood. A blood sample is...

Novel Class of Anti-Estrogens

Drs. John and Benita Katzenellenbogen have developed a novel class of anti-estrogen compounds with the potential to act as breast cancer therapeutics. These compounds show...

Measuring Blood Vessel Characteristics of Suspected Alzheimer Patients

Dr. Sutton has developed MRI protocols for diagnosing microvascular blood velocity and microvascular segment length. These protocols can be used to diagnose and track...

Multiscale Porosity Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration

 

 

Dr. Amy J. Wagoner Johnson from the University of IL has developed a scaffold for the use in bone regeneration procedures. The scaffold can be custom...

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