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eDentin- a tissue engineered reparative dentin
Summary Current dental restoration materials trigger immune responses and poorly replicate the natural structure of the tooth, which delays the healing process. The current technology is a novel biomaterial that more closely mimics natural dentin and thereby allows for more efficient healing of the tooth. Technology Overview Cement-based materials...
Published: 2/15/2024   |   Inventor(s): Luiz Bertassoni, Cristiane Miranda Franca
Keywords(s): Dental, Device, Device - Other
Category(s): Dental, Device
Non-surgical permanent female contraception using a novel transcervical delivery device
Summary This catheter device is designed to provide clinicians with a simple, inexpensive office-based procedure for the assessment of tubal patency or delivery of a permanent contraceptive agent to the fallopian tubes. Technology Overview Currently, all methods of female permanent contraception require invasive surgery. This limits access to have...
Published: 10/3/2022   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Jensen, Ov Slayden, Jian Xin Guo, Philberta Leung
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Other, Therapeutics - Reproductive
Category(s): Device
Label-free microfluidic device for cancer liquid biopsy
Summary Liquid biopsies offer a less invasive method of early cancer detection; however, circulating cancer cells are rare and difficult to detect. The current technology is a device that allows for sensitive, label-free enrichment of circulating neoplastic cells in order to facilitate the detection of cancer biomarkers from peripheral blood samples. Technology...
Published: 8/16/2022   |   Inventor(s): Yu-Jui (Roger) Chiu, Ajay Sapre, Jose Luis Montoya Mira, Kyle Gustafson
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Other, Diagnostics, Diagnostics - Cancer, Research Tools
Category(s): Diagnostics, Research Tools, Device
Device for sustained doppler telemetry
Summary Doppler measurement of blood flow following vascular surgery is critical for safe patient monitoring, but this procedure can be time intensive. The current device would allow for the Doppler transducer to be fixed to the patient, allowing for continuous monitoring and thereby improving patient care and reducing hospital staff burden. Technology...
Published: 8/22/2022   |   Inventor(s): David Warner, Albert Lwin, Cherrie Abraham, Scott Witt, Luis Elenes
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Other
Category(s): Device
Glaucoma tube implant with modulated flow
Summary Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have developed a novel mechanism to allow for adjustable flow through a glaucoma drainage implant, offering a time-saving and precise method to effectively control intraocular pressure while also decreasing the potential risk of post-operative complications. Technology Overview Glaucoma...
Published: 9/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Robert Kinast, David Simons
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Implantable
Category(s): Device
Improved high-security fork latch for fence gates
Summary The current gate fork latch was designed with hidden fasteners, pivots and anti-rotation pins, making it much more difficult to remove by thieves, thereby improving its security and utility as compared to traditional fork latches. Technology Overview Fork latches are ubiquitous and popular for gate closures, but they pose a significant...
Published: 9/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Mark Chapman
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Other
Category(s): Device
Sleep Apnea Detection System
Summary The current technology is a non-obtrusive system to monitor and diagnose sleep apnea and hypopnea. Technology Overview Diagnosis of sleep apnea is most commonly performed using multiple night PSG studies at a sleep center attended by a clinician. These studies have several limitations, including multiple sensors needing to be worn by patients...
Published: 9/21/2022   |   Inventor(s): Tamara Hayes, Zachary Beattie, Chad Hagen, Michael (misha) Pavel
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Other, Diagnostics - Other
Category(s): Diagnostics, Device
Koala Kushion: an improved feeding positioner for infants
Summary Reflux or feeding difficulties are common for infants, causing significant stress to parents and the prescription of unneeded medications. Oregon Health & Science University healthcare professionals have developed the Koala Kushion, a positioner designed specifically to make feeding infants, with and without reflux, easier. Technology...
Published: 8/22/2022   |   Inventor(s): Jessica Grant, David Sheridan, Greg Hinzmann, Samantha Swartz
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Other
Category(s): Device
EAR Tool: external auricular retrieval tool
Summary A simple low-cost device to remove foreign objects from even small child-sized ear canals, potentially decreasing patient anxiety and the need for more expensive and invasive procedures. Technology Overview Objects lodged in ears of children are a frequent reason for emergency department visits, but no retrieval tools exist that are small...
Published: 9/21/2023   |   Inventor(s): David Sheridan, Richard Weitzel
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Other
Category(s): Device
Forward scanning vitrectomy OCT microprobe
Summary The practical employment of OCT probes in surgeries of solid organs or internal cavities has been limited by the lack of miniature forward-scanning probes. Dr. David Huang and colleagues have developed a small forward-scanning OCT vitrectomy probe that would allow for the incorporation of OCT into probe-guided procedures for a variety of organs. Technology...
Published: 9/26/2023   |   Inventor(s): David Huang, Yimin Wang, James Fujimoto, Chen Lu, David Wilson, John Stout
Keywords(s): Device, Device - Surgical, Imaging, Imaging - Other
Category(s): Device, Imaging
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