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Portable, Early Stage Breast Cancer Detection System
OPPORTUNITY Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women. In 2014, in the US, approximately 40,000 women died from breast cancer. The situation is much more serious in developing countries. Early detection and effective treatment are major factors contributing to the long term survival of the patient. Mammography is the curre...
Inventor(s): Saeed Latif, Mohammed Alam
Category(s): Medical Device or Method, Screening Tests, Engineering Device or Method, MVP Candidate, All Technologies
Multi-Well Plate System to Assess Cellular Mechanobiology
OPPORTUNITY In a sheet of endothelial cells, the cellular response to physical and chemical stimuli is often regulated uniquely by the mechanical microenvironment of the cell. However, the mechanical microenvironment which is composed of mechanical stretch, fluid pressure and shear stress, is not static. Monolayer stress microscopy (MSM) has enable...
Inventor(s): Dhananjay Tambe, Neel Patel
Category(s): Engineering Device or Method, Research Tools, All Technologies
Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Plant Extracts
OPPORTUNITY The emergence of nanosilver materials in anti-microbial consumer goods and medical products is a major growth driver in the nanosilver market; a growth that is expected to continue from US$1.1 billion in 2015 to around US$2.45 billion by 2022. To meet these needs, more than five hundred tons of silver nanoparticles (AgNP) are synthesize...
Inventor(s): Sumit Arora, Om Jha, Zohaib Ijaz, Yousef Omar
Category(s): All Technologies, Engineering Device or Method, Research Tools