Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

Toilet, Testing and Monitoring Systems

Systems for monitoring metabolites may include a sample collection system and a urinalysis system of or for a toilet.  The sample collection system may be automated to collect sample urine from a...
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Joshua Coon, Michael Westphall, Ian Miller, Lloyd Smith, Keaton Mertz | P200202WO01

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Apparatus For Assessing Human Balance Capability

An apparatus with one or more force plates senses of center-of-pressure and force-angle in the sagittal plane for a standing individual to provide an indication of balance capability based on the dedu...
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Kreg Gruben, Wendy Boehm, Kieran Nichols | P170077US01

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White Blood Cell Functional Assay

A method of assaying nucleotide receptor P2X7 pore activity in white blood cells contained within a mixed cell sample is provided comprising labeling white blood cells with a white blood cell-specific...
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Loren Denlinger, Kirk Hogan, Paul Bertics, Kathleen Schell | P08174US

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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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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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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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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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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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Noninvasive Assay for Bovine Embryo Quality

Selection intensity for higher milk production in dairy cattle has contributed to a decline in fertility, posing a challenge to dairy producers. Despite technological advances, the pregnancy rate of c...
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Hasan Khatib, Jenna Kropp | P150131US02

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