Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Otoscope Providing Low Obstruction Electronic Display

An otoscope provides a circular display allowing a compact housing providing improved simultaneous viewing of the display and the patient's ear for improved positioning and stabilization of the otosco...
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Gregory Rebella, James Berbee, Azita Hamedani, Cameron Loper | P180152US01

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Inorganic Coatings For The Enhancement Of Chemical Transfection

Disclosed are methods for cell transfection and regulating cellular behavior. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to methods of non-viral cell transfection and regulating cellular behavi...
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William Murphy, Andrew Khalil, Xiaohua Yu, Krishanu Saha, Jared Carlson-Stevermer, Benjamin Steyer | P150078US01

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Metabolic Biomarkers Of Autism

This invention provides methods and biomarkers for diagnosing autism by identifying cellular metabolites differentially produced in autistic patient samples versus non-autistic controls. Methods for i...
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Gabriela Cezar, Alan Smith | P09343US02

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Neuromodulation To Modulate Glymphatic Clearance

The present invention provides materials and methods for using electrical stimulation to treat a mammal having a proteinopathy (e.g., neurodegenerative diseases) or at risk of developing a proteinopat...
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Justin Williams, Kip Ludwig, Erika Ross | P170016US02

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Disposable Speculum For Digital Otoscope

A disposable speculum for an otoscope provides a sheath adapted to cover an elongate otoscope probe and providing inwardly extending tabs that are adapted to flex outward when the speculum is inserted...
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James Berbee, Gregory Rebella, Azita Hamedani, Patrick Ayerle, Thomas Hutcheson IV, Ralph Paul | P190183US01

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Electric Bandage For Accelerated Wound Recovery

A wearable medical bandage is provided having an energy harvesting generator that harvests mechanical energy from the user's natural body and muscle motions to produce electrical energy. The electrica...
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Xudong Wang, Yin Long, Weibo Cai, Hao Wei | P180067US01

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Disposable Speculum With Adhesive Surface

A disposable speculum for an otoscope provides an attached forward-facing pressure sensitive adhesive for adhering to and extracting foreign bodies from the ear canal. Attaching the pressure sensitiv...
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James Berbee, Gregory Rebella, Azita Hamedani | P200123US01

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Eardrum Transducer With Nanoscale Membrane

A transducer supported by the eardrum provides a piezoelectric material exchanging energy with the eardrum through a nanoscale membrane, the latter serving to boost the coupling between the piezoelect...
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Max Lagally, Abhishek Bhat, Frank Flack, Shelley Scott, Robert Blick | P180314US01

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Sensory Stimuli To Increase Accuracy Of Sleep Staging

Systems and methods to detect sleep stages of a subject analyze physiological parameters of the subject in combination with a subject's reactions to stimuli of increasing intensity and/or stimuli havi...
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Giulio Tononi, Brady Riedner, Michele Bellesi, Gary Garcia Molina, Stefan Pfundtner, Sander Pastoor | P130092US02

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Methods Of Diagnosing Diseases Of Mucosal Surfaces

Provided are methods for assessment of surface rugosity of a layer of live cells using tools that determine contact angle and contact angle hysteresis.
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Nicholas Abbott, Christopher Murphy, Bernardo Yanez-Soto, Vijay Raghunathan | P160102US02

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Catheter Apparatus And Method

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to methods and/or apparatuses involving the deployment and coupling of catheters. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, each of first...
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Paul Laeseke, Michael Woods, Emily Foran, Will Flanigan, Alexandra Doersch, Brett Struthers, Joseph Ashley | P180230US02

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