Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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VASCULAR GRAFT AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME

UW-Madison researchers have developed a novel manufacturing technique to enhance the compliance of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) for vascular graft applications. This new method involves mo...
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Lih-Sheng Turng, Edward Chen | P240206US01

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APPARATUS FOR PRE-SURGICAL SKIN TREATMENT

UW-Madison researchers have developed a presurgical skin treatment device that uses blue light (415 nm) coupled with a real-time, skin-positioned dose sensor to eradicate C. acnes while reducing skin ...
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Lisa Cotter, Eric Cotter | P230085US01

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ORAL BITE BLOCK FOR ENDOTRACHEAL TUBE

A UW Madison physician and local dentist have designed a specialized bite block device for use with endotracheal tubes. The device protects the front teeth by using the molars on both sides of the ja...
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Joshua Medow, Matthew Roggensack | P230240US01

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Prosthetic Apparatus And Method Therefor

Various aspects of the present disclosure characterize apparatuses and/or methods as may be implemented with a variety of prosthetic components and applications. As may be consistent with one or more ...
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Peter Adamczyk, Luke Steinbach, Michael Hahn | P170381US01

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Stent Apparatus And Method

A bone stent facilitates bone fixation via interior contact, as may be useful for flexible entry into a sidewall of an elongated bone. As consistent with one or more embodiments, a stent includes prox...
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Matthew Halanski, Taylor Jaraczewski, Lucas Schimmelpfenning, Stephen Kernien, Cody Bindl, Kyle Jamar | P130359US01

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Ergonomically Configrued Muscle Release Office Chair

An office chair that is ergonomically configured to allow for the coordination of stretches to the pectoralis minor muscle, trapezius muscle, and scalene muscles to open up the thoracic outlet, releas...
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Shwetha Simhan, Manasi passi-Simhan | P170299US02

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In Vivo Gene Therapy Delivery Procedure Device

A “localizable” systemic gene therapy system is provided substantially increasing the transfection efficiency of the gene vectors into targeted tissue cells and substantially reducing the escape o...
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Susan Hagness, Erik Aiken, John Booske, Hans Sollinger, Paul Laeseke, Tausif Alam | P180245US01

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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 elect...
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Xudong Wang, Yin Long, Weibo Cai, Hao Wei | P180067US01

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Growth Factor Regulation in Blood Products for Improved Wound Healing

Growth factor regulation is a key function of the extracellular matrix and critical for proper blood vessel growth and maturation during wound healing. In particular, blood vessel sprouting is essenti...
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William Murphy, David Belair, Ngoc Nhi T. Le, Michael Toepke, Nicholas Impellitteri, Connie Chamberlain | P160179US01

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Calibrated Drill Sleeve Also Protects Soft Tissue

Drills are commonly used during orthopedic surgery to place screws that allow fixation of fractured bones. One problem that surgeons face while drilling is the overlying soft tissue becoming entangled...
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Kenneth Xu, Austin Crow, Josh Kolz, Sarah Sandock, John Renfrew | P120364US01

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