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WARF Advances in Health Care | October 2022

Top licensing prospects from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nanoparticle to Render Tumors More Susceptible to Treatment
This interdisciplinary team is bridging medicine and nanotechnology to confront cancer. The combination of their novel nanoparticle, radiation therapy and a checkpoint inhibitor could render more tumors more treatable by immunotherapy.
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Polyplex Delivery System for Proteins, Nucleic Acids and Protein/Nucleic Acid Complexes 
A UW team developed an improved biocompatible polyplex that can successfully deliver large biomolecular payloads (e.g., S1mplex, RNP with a single-stranded oligonucleotide DNA donor template) into cells.
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Airflow Monitor
Death and injury to patients under conscious sedation can be prevented. This novel respiratory monitoring device – developed by two physicians – can detect airway compromise early, quantitatively and in real time.
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WARF T Cell and Immunotherapy Portfolio  
UW-Madison is an international leader in T cell innovations. From expanding and activating T cells to quality control and manufacturing, we bring solutions to industry.
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Optimizing the Use of Contrast Agents During Medical Imaging
A medical physicist has developed an automatable solution to quantify contrast enhancement, which allows contrast prescriptions to be customized so sites can provide patients with the appropriate minimum volume while minimizing waste.
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Wearable Tendon Force Measurement
This wearable device for in-field, mobile analysis of tendon strength helps with sports injury recovery and prevention by using tendon tensiometry to detect changes in tendon tension and correlating that data to gait and limb strength to detect abnormalities.
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Neurosetta Brain and Spinal Cord Models
Neurosetta’s high-throughput human brain and spinal cord modeling platform is transforming developmental neurotoxicity (DNT) testing and drug development for neurodevelopmental disorders.
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Molecular Sleep Test
Meet UW researchers developing a first-of-its-kind molecular sleep test based on an epigenetic discovery.
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