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Attenuated Chlamydia Vaccine
An attenuated Chlamydia strain has been developed that can be used as a vaccination against Chlamydia infections. The attenuated organism is capable of infecting mucosal tissues and eliciting a robust immune response without inducing the typical inflammation associated with Chlamydia infections.Background:Chlamydia infections are the most common ba...
Published: 4/20/2018   |   Inventor(s): Guangming Zhong
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Reproductive Health, Clinical Specialty > Wound Healing, Clinical Specialty > Urology, Therapeutics > Vaccines
Combination of DHA and HDACIs in treating Prostate Cancer
The disclosed invention is a proposed combination therapy to treat prostate cancer, especially prostate cancer patients with biochemical recurrence (BCR). The combination therapy is composed of UTH1, a fatty acid compound with Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status, and Valproic Acid (VPA), a generic drug with clinical use since 1963 as a mood ...
Published: 3/9/2018   |   Inventor(s): Wasim Chowdhury, Ronald Rodriguez, Md Rahman
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Category(s): Therapeutics > Small Molecule, Clinical Specialty > Oncology, Clinical Specialty > Reproductive Health, Clinical Specialty > Urology
ANGPTL4 as prognostic marker for bladder cancer
Researchers at UT Health SA have discovered a less invasive method to monitor for recurrence of bladder cancer. Using Angiopoietin-like 4 protein (ANGPTL4) as a prognostic indicator, clinicians would be able to use a urine sample to monitor the likelihood of recurrence of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Background:Non-muscle invasive bladder ca...
Published: 3/6/2018   |   Inventor(s): Rita Ghosh, Roble Bedolla, Eduardo Cardenas, Neelam Mukherjee, Tiffani Houston
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Category(s): Diagnostics > Biomarkers, Clinical Specialty > Oncology, Clinical Specialty > Urology
Time Sensitive Foley Catheter Alarm
This device allows a caregiver to easily monitor the total time that a catheter has been in place via an integrated indicator. This indicator is activated at placement by means of a simple pull strip or other similar action and, once activated counts down to a preset expiration time.The device was designed by a University of Texas Health Science Ce...
Published: 4/16/2015   |   Inventor(s): Jayson Aydelotte
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Consumables, Medical Devices > Monitoring Equipment, Clinical Specialty > Urology