Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Bioreversible Boronates Improve Drug Delivery

The utility of many biologic drugs is limited by inefficient delivery into cells. Strategies to overcome this limitation have included enhancing the attraction between positively charged drug agents a...
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Ronald Raines, Thomas Smith | P150009US02

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Enhancing Cell Penetration to Improve Drug Delivery

The utility of many biologic drugs is limited by inefficient cellular delivery. There is a particular need for methods and reagents that facilitate delivery of peptides and proteins into the interior ...
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Ronald Raines, Kristen Andersen | P150031US02

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Gene Editing Tool Uses New Enzyme

Genome editing has proven difficult in cells, especially mammalian cells. One way to improve efficiency is to introduce a double-strand break (DSB) in the desired DNA region. These DSBs stimulate cell...
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James Thomson, Zhonggang Hou, Yan Zhang, Rakhi Rajan, Erik Sontheimer, Alfonso Mondragón | P130315US02

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Treating Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a disorder driven by overproliferating leukemia cells in bone marrow and blood. Targeted therapy uses thyrosine kinase inhibitors to inhibit leukemia cells, but fails...
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Igor Slukvin, Kran Suknuntha | P130277US02

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Thermogel for Combination Drug Delivery

As cancer research progresses, it is evident that single drug formulations only provide limited success. Developing combination therapies would greatly benefit patients, especially those who must fol...
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Glen Kwon, Hyunah Cho | P130338US03

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Improving Drug Delivery with Boronic Acids

The utility of many biologic drugs is limited by inefficient delivery into cells. Strategies to overcome this limitation have included enhancing the attraction between positively charged drug agents a...
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Ronald Raines, Gregory Ellis, Michael Palte | P110315US02

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Microfluidic Device for Drug Delivery

Oral ingestion of pharmaceuticals is considered the safest, most convenient and most economical method of administering drugs. However, many pharmaceuticals cannot be delivered orally because they are...
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David Beebe, Michael MacDonald, David Eddington, Glennys Mensing | P04240US

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Method for Generating Primate Trophoblasts

Embryonic stem cells are undifferentiated cells that can differentiate into a number of progenitor cell types. A trophoblast is a differentiated cell that is a precursor of the cells which participate...
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James Thomson, Ren-He Xu | W03002US

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Spatial Control of Signal Transduction

Development of most tissue types involves a complex interplay of multiple growth factors in well defined locations, leading to controlled differentiation of precursor cells into mature, tissue-specifi...
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William Murphy, Gregory Hudalla | P05255US

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