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2012-062 – Broad patent claims have issued claiming methods for treating renal cell carcinoma by using SCD1 inhibitors and are available for licensing.
2010-196 – iPhil mouse line permitting inducible loss of eosinophils to study eosinophil-related diseases. Genotype/Phenotype: Inducible ablation of eosinophils is accomplished through expression of the human diptheria toxin receptor exclusively in cells of the eosinophil lineage. Diptheria toxin exposure completely eliminates circulating osinophils without affecting other cell types. Depletion is... Read More
2010-142 – Conditional NKAP knockout mouse. Genotype/Phenotype: NKAP is a transcriptional repressor of the Notch signaling pathway. The cre-lox system was used to remove exon 3 of NKAP and disrupt repressor function of NKAP. Loss of NKAP function early in T cell development resulted in a severe block in T cell development. Utility: Mouse model for examining NKAP function and the role of NKAP in T... Read More
2009-333 – ERB (estrogen receptor beta) mouse monoclonal antibody. Epitope: amino acids 1-140 Known Applications: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Western blot (WB) Known Reactivity: Human
2009-216 – Mouse expressing human rab9 GTPase. Genotype/Phenotype: Mice demonstrate a dramatic reduction in storage of gangliosides and an approximately 22% increase in lifespan relative to controls. Utility: Useful for studies of secretion in the intestine and/or liver. Possible application to other lysosomal storage diseases. Model for in vivo studies of rab9 regulation and activity. PMID:... Read More
2008-229 – Computer input devices are claimed for use in manipulating digital images on a display apparatus in, for example, medical diagnostics. A computer input device as claimed may be particularly useful for manipulation of one or more digital images such as, for example, digital histological images, including but not limited to images of a microscopic tissue section. Manipulation of digital... Read More
2007-110 – Genotype/Phenotype: Mice expressing human MUC1 (mucin) were mated with mice expressing elastase-driven SV40 T antigen. The resulting mice spontaneously develop pancreatic tumors that express high levels of the MUC1. Utility: Useful for investigating immune responses during tumor progression. PMID link: 10975866
2007-016 – Mouse expressing the human alpha-synuclein gene for the study of Parkinson’s disease. Genotype/Phenotype: These mice express the human alpha-synuclein gene, under the control of its endogenous human promoter and regulatory elements. Genomic multiplication of this locus in humans results in Parkinson’s disease with subsequent dementia, with post-mortem transitional or diffuse Lewy body... Read More
2006-220 – Hi52C is a mouse monoclonal antibody (IgG) generated against recombinant human FKBP52. The antibody is highly specific for FKBP52 and recognizes antigen on Western blots and will immunoprecipitate native protein complexes containing FKBP52. Hi52C is known to crossreact with FKBP52 from human, mouse, and rabbit sources. PMID Publication:15831525
2006-219 – Hi51B is a mouse monoclonal antibody (IgG) generated against recombinant human FKBP51. The antibody is highly specific for FKBP51 and recognizes antigen on Western blots and will immunoprecipitate native protein complexes containing FKBP51. Hi51B is known to crossreact with FKBP51 from human, mouse, and rabbit sources.
2004-287 – Rabbit polyclonal antibodies were generated to a specific phosphorylated peptide in the Smad3 protein. Epitope: COOH-GSPSIRCSpSVpS Known Applications: Western blot (WB) Known Reactivity: Human PMID 15520863
2003-128 – Human brain tumors that show invasive behavior in the brains of immunocompromised mice. Numerous, well-characterized tissue grafts are available.
2000-124 – Rat IgG Monoclonal Antibody Reactive Against Murine MBP Major basic protein, Clone 14.7.4 Known Applications: Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Western blot (WB) Known Reactivity: Mouse NIH publication 11067904
2000-020 – Mouse strain allowing inducible gene expression in the heart. Genotype/Phenotype: Utilizes a tetracycline- inducible cardiac-specific promoter (a-MHC) to drive a transactivator activating expression of any target gene. Utility: System for modulating gene expression in cardiac tissue. This technology uses the TET-ON/TET-OFF System®. PMID publication: 11437283
2014-268 – Spinal instrumentation surgeries can often include the use of one or more pedicle screws. The pedicle screws are typically cancellous bone screws and can sustain high loads, which may render them susceptible to failure by loosening or pullout. Various devices and methods have been developed for locking or fixating pedicle screws; however, most of these devices and methods include complicated... Read More
2011-044 – Technology Description Triple reuptake inhibitors (TRIs) are a relatively new class of antidepressants that impact dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine neurotransmission. Mayo Clinic researchers, in collaboration with researchers from Virginia Tech, developed a novel TRI (PRC200-SS) with potent transporter binding and efficacy in mouse behavioral models. A large pharmaceutical company... Read More
2000-090 – Novel small molecule compounds that selectively inhibit norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine reuptake have been developed. Specifically, the invention provides amine compounds, methods for synthesizing amine compounds, and methods for inhibiting neurotransmitter reuptake. The amine compounds provided herein can be used as potent, wide-spectrum antidepressant medications for inhibiting... Read More
2013-288 – The balance between bone loss and deposition is important for normal bone growth and remodeling, and depends on a complex interplay between the resident bone cells: osteoclasts, osteoblasts, and osteocytes. Here we show enhanced cellular production of prostacyclin and increased intra-cellular concentrations of prostacyclin synthase in osteocytes derived from sclerostin knockout mice.... Read More
2013-180 – Snail is a protein that, when it is active induces an invasive phenotype in cancer cells. Inactivation of Snail can occur by phosphorylation of its amino acid residue serine 11 (see attached publication). We have generated a phosphosite specific antibody that targets the protein Snail, when it is phosphorylated at serine 11. This antibody can be utilized as a research tool, but also allows to... Read More
Two Stable H4 Neuroglioma Cell Lines Expressing Alpha-synuclein Bioluminescent- and Fluorescent- Protein Complemention Pairs
2013-134 – A plasmid was constructed to contain an FRT cassette, hygromycin resistance, and a tetracycline-driven bidirectional promoter. Then the cDNA encoding alpha-synuclein protein was fused with either the N- or C-terminal half of gaussia luciferase, or with the N- or C-terminal half of Yellow Fluorescent Protein sequences. These fusion constructs were then inserted in the bidirectional plasmid... Read More
Improvements to a Novel System for Assessing and Documenting a Trainees Competence in Endoscopic Procedures
2013-112 – This represents improvements to the Mayo Colonoscopy Skills Assessment Tool (MCSAT). The Original MCSAT is a tool designed to be used for assessing endoscopy skills at the bedside In GI fellows throughout the training process. This improvement streamlines the previous tool to make it shorter but also adds the ability to track polyp detection rates lacking in the previous form.
"FACS-TB" a Novel Laboratory Method and Biomarker for Detection and Stratification of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
2013-109 – Accurate detection of the latent form of tuberculosis (TB) infection remains a major clinical and public health problem worldwide, which in the United States, disproportionally affects minorities, foreign-born individuals and patients with weak immune defenses (e.g. patients with HIV infection andlor on immunosuppressive medications). We designed and validated a new method that detects... Read More
2013-107 – The generation of a mouse strain with knockout of B7-H1 gene.
2013-105 – The ε4 allele of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene is the strongest genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD) compared to the more common ε3 allele. Studies in animal models and humans suggest that apoE4 exhibits both loss-of-function and gain-of-toxic-function compared to apoE3. In regulating amyloid pathology, apoE4 is less efficient than apoE3 in mediating the clearance of... Read More
2013-102 – The Hdac3 conditional knockout mouse model made with Osx-Cre is a useful tool to study the molecular and physiological mechanisms by which factors (e.g., OPG and others) produced in the skeleton, particularly by immature osteoblasts and osteoblast progenitor cells, influence energy metabolism and prevent diseases like type 2 diabetes.
2013-100 – Background: This invention creates a digital dash board which is integrated into a monitor within any invasive laboratory. The digital dash board displays real-time information on the patient during the procedure. The dash board also can be used to assess the risk of the patient and safety assessment prior to the procedure.
2013-082 – Antigen specific recognition is involved in adaptive immune responses. Most T lymphocytes express an antigen specific αβ T Cell Receptor (TCR) responsible for recognizing its ligand (peptide/MHC) and responding through various effector functions. In an attempt to better understand TCR function, extensive efforts have been placed in discerning the structural and biochemical makeup of the TCR.... Read More
2013-081 – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is widely used to diagnostically investigate the human body. However, unlike other medical imaging modalities (e.g., X-ray CT), MRI data is not explicitly quantitative - pixel values do not directly represent physiological information. There is strong clinical interest in transforming MRI into a quantitative modality, and to measure quantities such as flow,... Read More
2013-061 – We have developed an ongoing procedure at Mayo Clinic for obtaining and xenografting fresh pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumors into SCID mice. The tissues are obtained through an institutionally review board approved process, and informed consent is obtained from the patients. We have full annotation of clinical characteristics and disease course of the patients. Pretreatment blood samples... Read More
Genetically Engineered Mouse Model of Multiple Myeloma Without IoxP Sites (Vk*MYCwoLoxP) and Transplantable Cell Lines
2013-058 – A transgenic mouse model of multiple myeloma. Vk*MYCwoLoxP mice have conditional MYC activation in germinal center B cells. Mice progress to indolent myeloma with features highly characteristic of human disease. These mice can be used to study the biology and drug treatment of multiple myeloma, and can be crossed with conditional mice strains expressing Cre recombinase. Transplantable... Read More
2013-056 – The invention is a method to prepare hydroxamate resin for use in metal ion separations.
2013-044 – Computer-aided detection of polyps in a colonoscopy video may enhance overall polyp detection. We investigated the feasibility of a boundary classification approach for automatic polyp detection. Given a colonoscopy image, the main idea is to identify the edge pixels that lie on the boundary of polyps. To do so, we first use the Canny edge detector to form a crude set of edge pixels, and... Read More
2013-014 – Laparoscopic Bowel Retractor for Intra-Abdominal Surgical Exposure. Development of a device that has an ease of operation and keeps the bowel away from the surgical area.
2013-005 – Mechanical, Time-based, Probiotic Delivery Device.
2012-302 – A 12 gene-panel is described capable of predicting whether an induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell line will have high or low cardiogenic potential upon in vitro differentiation. By comparing microarray data from high-cardiogenic versus low-cardiogenic lines, a discrete panel of genes was extracted and validated in 18 undifferentiated mouse iPS lines. Using PCR for these 12 genes from... Read More
2012-253 – Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are devastating neurodegenerative diseases. FTLD results from the degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, and encompasses a group of disorders distinguished by abnormalities in behavior, language and personalityl. ALS is characterized by the degeneration of motor neurons, resulting in muscle... Read More
2012-252 – Patient derived tumor tissue samples that have been demonstrated to grow in mice.
2012-246 – Mayo has available licensing its patient education materials and videos within the areas of: Allergic Diseases Anesthesiology Cardiac Surgery Cardiovascular Colorectal Surgery Dental Specialties Dermatology Endocrine ENT Gastroenterology General Internal Medicine General Thoracic Surgery Gland General Surgery Hematology Hospital Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases Laboratory Medicine... Read More
2012-224 – Increase in bladder stiffness could be associated with various pathophysiologic conditions. We introduce Ultrasound Bladder Vibrometry (UBV), a novel method for rapid and noninvasive measurement of bladder wall viscoelasticity. UBV uses acoustic radiation force to excite mechanical waves in the bladder wall and track the motion using ultrasound pulse-echo techniques. Fourier domain analysis... Read More
2012-221 – Ultrasound radiation force is used to create propagating waves in soft tissue or other soft materials. The wave propagation is measured using pulse-echo ultrasound methods. We use a two-dimensional Fourier transform method to obtain the Fourier-space (k-space) with the coordinates of frequency (f) and wave number (k). The wave velocity © at each frequency is calculated by finding the... Read More
2012-182 – Lung cancer is the leading couse of cancer deaths in the United States. Lobectomy is the gold standard extent of resection for most lung cancers, but some patients are poor candidates for lobectomy due to poor pulmonary health/function and/or other comorbities. Sublobar resection, the removal of less than a lobe of the lung, is a compromise procedure for these patients in that it allows for... Read More
2012-156 – We have developed a novel technique for in-vivo genome editing using TALENs
2012-153 – The practice of radiology is a non-linear process where image processing and routing decisions for best practice are often done by humans on the fly. Commercial PACS and image processing workstations assume a fixed workflow that is enshrined in their database schemas, and may only account for 4-5 stages in the lifetime of a diagnostic imaging study. DEWEY uses DICOM (with proposed expansion... Read More
2012-150 – Patients who develop obstruction in the gastrointestinal track due to inflammatory strictures, or failure of sphincter muscles to relax, are benefitted by relief of that obstruction. Mayo has developed a device to stabilize the position and control length and depth. The device can be used in an lumen (gastrointestinal, vascular, urologic, gynecologic, pulmonary etc).
2012-144 – The knock-in mouse model mimics an incompletely penetrant genetic mutation found in patients with atypical autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). The model was established to investigate the pathogenic mechanism of this particular mutation (PKD1 R3277C). As in patients, mice carrying the mutation together with a PKD1 truncating change develop severe, early onset disease,... Read More
2012-141 – Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common problem with an estimated lifetime risk of 10%, a prevalence of about 3%, and a large economic burden of more than $1 billion annually for direct medical costs. It has been commonly recognized that carpal tunnel pressure (CTP) increases in CTS patients. However, measurement of CTP is invasive and not reliable due to technical difficulties. Although CTP... Read More
2012-136 – A patient’s heart rate, systolic blood pressure, Braden Skin Scale (a nursing assessment), arterial oxygen saturation, and respiratory rate are entered into a simple mathematical equation that calculates the patient’s risk of having cardiac arrest, emergency transfer to the ICU, or Rapid Response Team activation in the next 2-12 hours. The calculation is made every time any one of those... Read More
2012-134 – Shear wave produced by a focused ultrasound beam is used to evaluate tissue visco-elasticity, which are sensitive biomarkers of pathology. Shear waves thus produced are weak and attenuate quickly when propagating away from the push origin. We have proposed a method called CUSE where multiple unfocused push beams spaced out like a comb are used for shear wave production. Every pixel under... Read More
2012-133 – TSEC are an SV40-immortalized cell line, derived from hepatic sinusoidal endothelial cells (HSEC), that maintain an endothelial phenotype as well as some HSEC-specific features. The cells have typical microscopic features of endothelia, including formation of lamellipodia and filopodia and a cobblestone morphology of cell monolayers. TSEC maintain a limited number of fenestrae organized in... Read More
2012-129 – A method to quantify tissue viscoelastic properties in a model-independent way by estimating the complex shear modulus from creep-recovery response and shear wave propagation speed by ultrasound acoustic radiation force. This method uses a formula that converts creep-recovery response in time to frequency domain complex modulus. The shear wave speed is used to calibrate the complex modulus... Read More