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Microneedle patch for sampling body fluids

No more needles! A painless patch for blood collection A safer and definitely ‘less scary’ way to obtain blood samples The Invention The result of this discovery would be a ‘patch’ to obtain blood samples instead of a syringe or hypodermic needle. This invention primarily solves a longstanding problem of how to manufac...
Published: 26/10/2014
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostics, Next Generation Materials, Therapeutics
Keywords(s): Biopharmaceutical, Biotech, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Sensor, Diagnostics, Drug Development, Research Tools
Inventor(s): Robert Nordon, Graham Davies, Zahra Faraji Rad, Phillip Prewett, Carl Anthony

Highly Efficient Polymerization Induced by Visible Light

A simple, widely applicable technique to produce polymers The Technology This invention is a new living free-radical polymerization technique which uses the external stimulus light as a trigger, and is oxygen tolerant. This invention allows for a high degree of control over the polymerization activation and deactivation such that well-defined po...
Published: 14/04/2014
Category(s): Next Generation Materials
Keywords(s): Biotech, Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Electronics, Material Science, Nanotech, Textiles
Inventor(s): Jiangtao Xu, Cyrille Boyer

A 'non-invasive' test for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Point of Care Testing - for Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Capable of distinguishing between Ulcerative Colitisand Crohn’s Disease The Invention Inflammatory bowel disease is a life-long relapsing and remitting inflammatory disorder primarily affecting the gastrointestinal tract. Invasive diagnostic investigations, specifically colonoscopy a...
Published: 19/08/2013
Category(s): Diagnostics, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biopharmaceutical, Biotech, Chemical, Diagnostics, Drug Development, Inflammatory Diseases, Investment, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical
Inventor(s): Valerie Wasinger, Rupert Leong

Bionic implant to treat Parkinson's

A simple ‘coating’ on a bionic implant could hold the key to better treatments for hearing loss, Parkinson’s, and other central nervous system diseases The DiscoveryCentral Nervous System diseases impact millions of people worldwide. They can affect the brain or spinal cord resulting in disorders ranging from Alzheimer's and Par...
Published: 08/08/2013
Category(s): Therapeutics, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biomedical Engineering, Biotech, CNS Diseases, Drug Development, Medical/Clinical, Pharmaceutical
Inventor(s): Gary Housley, Jeremy Pinyon, Matthias Klugmann

Genistein - a neuroprotective treatment for brain injury arising from excessive glutamate release such as occurs with stroke and epilepsy.

Background Traumatic brain injury is a major medical problem globally and is one of the leading causes of death and disability. There is no known treatment for stroke or ischaemic brain injury. A stroke is a medical emergency and can cause permanent brain damage and death. Risk factors for stroke include old age, high blood pressure, previous ...
Published: 18/07/2013
Category(s): Therapeutics, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biotech, Chemical, Drug Development, Life Sciences, Medical/Clinical, Natural therapies, Pharmaceutical, Veterinarian
Inventor(s): Gary Housley, Youngsoo Kim, Paul Bertrand, Andrew Moorhouse, Ann Chi Yan Wong, Amanda Craig, John Power, Matthias Klugmann, Arun Krishnan, Renee Morris

Treatment for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Promoting Neuronal Regeneration The Discovery UNSW researchers have identified a novel role for leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptor (LILR) molecules which act to promote neuronal regeneration. This has the potential to treat a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases Key Benefits Naturally-occurring molecules to use as therapeutic inte...
Published: 25/04/2013
Category(s): Therapeutics, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biotech, CNS Diseases, Medical/Clinical
Inventor(s): Nicodemus Tedla, Hongyan An, Katherine Bryant, Terry Lee

Drug Delivery Solutions

AlbuMiz - a versatile nano-sized drug delivery system based on albumin. The system offers multiple drug delivery solutions. The Technology The nano-albumin (nab) technology has been successfully applied for the delivery of a range of small molecule anti-cancer drugs, most notably paclitaxel (abraxane). Here we developed a technology based on a...
Published: 25/04/2013
Category(s): Therapeutics, Next Generation Materials, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biotech, Drug Development, Life Sciences, Metabolic Diseases, Nanotech, Oncology Diseases, Pharmaceutical
Inventor(s): Martina Stenzel, Wei Scarano, Mingtao (Roger) Liang, Domenic Svejkar

A Research Tool for Cancer and Inflammation

Business Opportunity We have produced a series of monoclonal antibodies that bind to the ubiquitous basement membrane molecule, perlecan. These are useful as research reagents in various techniques such as ELISAs, immunocytochemistry and Western blotting to detect the presence and nature of perlecan produced by various cells. These will also be...
Published: 01/01/2013
Category(s): Biotechnology
Keywords(s): Biotech
Inventor(s): John Whitelock, Jin Ma

A New Weapon to Control Bacterial Biofilms

Smart Chemistry to Disperse Biofilms that form in Industrial and Medical Environments The Technology is available under licence for FREE Biofilms are associated with a number of diseases and chronic infections, including cystic fibrosis and chronic wounds. Biofilms also form on medical equipment, catheters as well as cause industrial fouling and c...
Published: 02/12/2012
Category(s): Easy Access IP, Miscellaneous, Therapeutics, Biomedical Sciences
Keywords(s): Biopharmaceutical, Biotech, Easy Access IP
Inventor(s): Naresh Kumar, Samuel Kutty, Scott Rice, Nicolas Barraud
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