Human Systems

Latest Innovations

A2Biosensor: Point-of-Care Ascorbic Acid Sensing for Anterior Penetrating Ocular Globe Injuries

 

Researchers have developed a point-of care device that can detect a penetrating ocular globe injury. Unlike current detection methods that require optical...

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...

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...

Optimally Tailored Raman Spectroscopic Probes for Ultrasensitive and Highly Multiplexed Assays

 

Embodiments of nanostructured, multilayered metal-dielectric particles suitable for use as Raman spectroscopic probes, as well as methods of designing, making and...

Multi-Functional Plasmon-Resonant Contrast Agents for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

 

This portfolio of optical contrast agents and molecular detection technologies were developed to enhance the ability of optical coherence tomography (OCT) to non-...

Method and Apparatus for Optical Imaging of Magnetic Particles

 

A spectral-domain magnetomotive optical coherence tomography apparatus, includes (a) a spectral-domain optical coherence tomography device, and (b) a magnet. The...

Near Ultraviolet-Wavelength Photonic-Crystal Biosensor with Enhanced Surface-to-Bulk Sensitivity Ratio

 

Biosensors based on one- or two-dimensional photonic-crystal reflectance filters operating at near-ultraviolet wavelengths. The biosensors feature a tightly...

Tissue Factor (TF) Nanodisc

 

This technology marries the Recombinant Human Tissue Factor (TF) with Membrane Scaffold Protein (MSP) Nanodiscs, resulting in an efficient and easy to administer...

PARADISE: Overcoming the Current Limitations of Cardiac MRI

 

This invention is an improved process for three-dimensional cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), designed to overcome the limitations of current MRI systems...

New 3D Gels for Cell Culture and Therapy

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have created a new porus 3D gel. This gel can be prepared with a variety of natural or synthetic polymers and can also...

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