Human Systems

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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...

Ionic Helical Polypeptides - Non-Viral Gene Delivery with Improved Transfection Efficiency

 

Tremendous potential exists for helical polypeptides that are water soluble (ionic) and remain stable at physiological conditions,...

Bioresorbable Silicon Electronics for Neural Sensing

Dr. John Rogers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed bioresorbable silicon electronics that can be used for real-time sensing of neural...

Quantum Dots with Thin Coatings that Allow for Efficient Bioconjugation

Dr. Andrew Smith from the University of Illinois has developed new quantum dots with a multidentate polymer coating that minimizes size while maintaining stability and...

Algorithm Modified Deoxynybomycin for the Treatment of Gram-Negative Bacteria

Dr. Hergenrother from the University of IL has developed a novel antibiotic that is effective against certain antibiotic-resistant gram-negative bacteria. His powerful...

Designer Estrogens with Decreased Cancer Risk

 

 

Dr. John Katzenellenbogen from the University of Illinois has designed Pathway preferential estrogens (PaPEs) that are novel synthetic compounds that...

A Pro-Apoptotic Microbial Community Network Enriched in the Tissue of IPF and Lung Cancer Patients

 

 

Dr. Isaac Cann from the University of Illinois has identified biomarkers and therapeutic strategy for treatment of...

A Sustained Inhibition of Cancer Stem Cells via STAT-3 Modulation

 

 

Dr. Dipanjan Pan from the University of Illinois has...

Project Multiband, Multishot Magnetic Resonance Elastography Pulse Sequence

 

 

This is an imaging technique designed for estimating the stiffness of tissues non-invasively. This technology can be used to understand a wide array of...

Project Diagnosis of Trimethylaminuria with a Handheld Optoelectronic Nose

 

 

The inventors have developed a sensitive handheld device which can detect TMA vapors at concentrations well below the diagnostically significant...

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