Search Results - Clinical Specialty > Women's Health

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Non-Invasive Screening for Endometriosis
This invention is a diagnostic for endometriosis based on a screening method which uses menstrual samples to perform single-cell analysis of gene expression by PCR. This diagnostic test uses a unique panel of genes whose expression patterns can be used to distinguish between not only endometriosis positive and endometriosis negative samples, but al...
Published: 5/17/2018   |   Inventor(s): Nameer Kirma, Bruce Nicholson
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Women's Health, Diagnostics > Biomarkers
miRNAs for Treatment of Drug Resistant Breast Cancers
Researchers at UT Health San Antonio have identified a microRNA that can uniquely sensitize drug-resistant, triple-negative breast cancer to chemotherapy drugs such as paclitaxel, providing a novel and potent potential therapeutic approach with lower toxicity and reduced side effects.BackgroundDisease-free survival is short-lived for women with tri...
Published: 4/10/2015   |   Inventor(s): Manjeet Rao, J. Saadi Imam, Behyar Zoghi, YaO-FU-Chang, Panneerdoss Subbarayalu
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Category(s): Life Sciences Research Tools > Biomarkers, Therapeutics > Biologics, Clinical Specialty > Oncology, Clinical Specialty > Women's Health
Advanced Cervical Ripening System (ACRS)
UT Health San Antonio researchers have developed a unique method for advanced cervical ripening which causes the effacement and thinning that occurs in natural child birth. This advanced cervical ripening system is superior to traditional methods because the unique design allows for uniform ripening by adapting to the geometry of each patient, and...
Published: 12/17/2013   |   Inventor(s): Brent Nowak, Leonid Bunegin
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Surgical Equipment, Clinical Specialty > Women's Health
Endocrine Therapy Diagnostic for ER+ Breast Cancer
UT Health San Antonio seeks to partner with a diagnostic products company to develop and commercialize a clinical diagnostic with the potential to determine if a patient with estrogen receptor (ER) positive breast cancer is suitable for treatment with endocrine therapy (e.g., tamoxifen and/or the aromatase inhibitors anastrozole (Arimidex®), le...
Published: 2/7/2013   |   Inventor(s): Amy Trauernicht, Thomas Boyer
Keywords(s): Biologics, Drugs
Category(s): Diagnostics > Assay, Clinical Specialty > Oncology, Clinical Specialty > Women's Health