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Patents

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UK holds 313 active patents (as of FY 2013) and a strong portfolio in drug development & design, plant biotech, equine health, and materials for medical implants, drug delivery systems, and medical devices.

2014 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014)

May 2014

Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Craig T. Jordan (Rochester, NY) and Xiaochen Wei (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Use of parthenolide derivatives as antileukemic and cytotoxic agents." #8,716,329

Douglas R. Strachan and Stephen L. Johnson (physics and astronomy) received a patent for "Electronic device incorporating memristor made from metallic nanowire." #8,716,688

April 2014

Joseph Chappell (plant and soil sciences), Shigera Okada (Tokyo, JP), Scott Kinson and Tom Niehaus (plant and soil sciences) received a patent for "B. braunii, race B gene for a triterpene methyltransferase enzyme and uses thereof." #8,704,040

Joseph R. Holtman (anesthesiology), Peter A. Crooks and Ujjwal Chakraborty (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Opioid-nornicotine codrugs combinations for pain management." #8,710,069 & #8,710,070

Joseph R. Holtman (anesthesiology), Peter A. Crooks and Ujjwal Chakraborty (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Opioid-ketamine and norketamine codrug combinations for pain management." #8,710,070

March 2014

Jeffrey Moscow (hematology oncology), Shuqian Liu (medicine) and Younsoo Bae (pharmamecutical sciences) received a patent for "Compositions and methods for selectively targeting cancer cells using a thiaminase compound." #8,663,632

Sylvia Daunert, Sapna K. Deo, Patrizia Pasini, Anjali Kumari Struss (chemistry), Harohalli Shashidhar, Deborah R. Auer Flomenhoft (medicine) and Nilesh Raut (chemistry) received a patent for "Systems and methods for diagnosis and monitoring of bacteria-related conditions." #8,663,927

David Watt (pharmacy), Chunming Liu, Vitaliy M. Sviripa (molecular and cellular biochemistry) and Wen Zhang (medicine) received a patent for "Stilbene analogs and methods of treating cancer." #8,664,276

William L. Boatright (animal and food sciences) received a patent for "Soy products with reduced levels of sulfite, free radicals and methanethiol." #8,664,361

February 2014

Thomas D. Dziubla (chemicals and materials engineering), Zach J. Hilt (engineering), Dipti Biswal (Virginia Beach, VA), David B. Cochran (chemical engineering) and Paritosh P. Wattamwar (chemicals and material engineering) received a patent for "Compounds and methods for reducing oxidative stress." #8,642,087

Audra L. Stinchcomb, Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Mohamed O. Hamad (physical chemistry) and Paul K. Kiptoo (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Enhancing transdermal delivery of opioid antagonists and agonists using codrugs linked to bupropion or hydroxybupropion." #8,653,271

Peter Crooks, Linda P. Dwoskin, Guangrong Zheng, Sangeetha Sumithran (pharmaceutical sciences), David D. Allen (Rootstown, OH), Zhenfa Zheng (pharmaceutical sciences) and Paul Lockman (Amarillo, TX) received a patent for "Bis-quaternary ammonium cyclophane compounds that interact with neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors." #8,653,275

January 2014

Peter A. Crooks, Linda P. Dwoskin, Zhenfa Zhang and Marharyta Pivavarchyk (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Tetrakis-quaternary ammonium salts and methods for modulating neuronal nicotinic acteylcholine receptors." #8,629,163

Matthew C. Weisenberger (engineering) received a patent for "Lightweight thermal management material for enhancement of through-thickness thermal conductivity." #8,632,879

David W. Rodgers (molecular and cellular biology), Louis B. Hersh (biochemistry), Nicholas Noinaj (Bethesda, MD) and Eun Suk Song (biochemistry) received a patent for "Mutant insulin degrading enzyme and methods of use." #8,632,989

November 2013

Jayakrishna Ambati (ophthalmology and visual science) received a patent for "CCR3 inhibition for ocular angiogenesis and macular degeneration." #8,592,482

Chang-Guo Zhan, Fang Zhen (pharmaceutical sciences), Wenchao Yang (Wuhan, CN), Liu Xue, Shurong Hou (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis." #8,592,193

Joe Chappell (plant and soil sciences), Shigeru Okada (Tokyo, JP), Tom Niehaus (plant and soil sciences), and Tim Devarenne (Bryan, TX) received a patent for "Botryoccocus braunii triterpene synthase proteins and nucleic acid molecules, and methods for their use." #8,592,180

David Hildebrand (plant and soil sciences), Watchareewan Jamboonsri (Bangkok, TH) and Timothy Phillipps (plant and soil sciences) received a patent for "Early flowering mutant chia and uses thereof." #8,586,831

Thomas Dziubla (chemicals and materials engineering), Eugene Caplan (Lafayette, CA) and John Mark Medley Jr. (chemicals and materials engineering) received a patent for "Compounds and methods for reducing the occurrence of post-surgical adhesions." #8,580,240

Boyd E. Haley, David A. Atwood and Niladri Gupta (chemistry) received a patent for "Thiol-containing compounds for the removal of elements from tissues and formulations therefor." #8,575,218

October 2013

Peter A. Crooks, Linda P. Dwoskin, (pharmaceutical sciences), Joshua Ayers (Wilmington, DE), Vladimir Grinevich (Kernersville, NC) and Sangeetha Sumithran (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Bis-pyridino containing compounds for the use in the treatment of CNS pathologies." #8,546,415

August 2013

Patrick Sullivan (anatomy and neurobiology) received a patent for "Nanotubes as mitochondrial uncouplers." #8,501,239

July 2013

Nasr A. Shuaib (formerly mechanical engineering) and Marwan K. Khraisheh (mechanical engineering) received a patent for "Method and apparatus for characterizing microscale formability of thin sheet materials." #8,479,589 

Jayakrishna Ambati (ophthalmology and visual science) received a patent for "Ultra-small RNAs as toll-like receptor-3 antagonists." #8,481,508Anchor

2013 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013)

June 2013

Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Craig T. Jordan (Rochester, NY) and Xiaochen Wei (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Use of parthenolide derivatives as antileukemic and cytotoxic agents." #8,470,875

Sylvia Daunert, Kendrick Turner, Smita Joel, and Laura Rowe (chemistry) received a patent for "Polypeptides, systems, and methods useful for detecting glucose." #8,465,981

Eric T. Fung (Los Altos, CA), Frederick R. Ueland, J. R. van Nagell and Paul D. Depriest (obstetrics and gynecology, gynecologic oncology), and Andre T. Baron (epidemiology) received a patent for "Biomarkers for ovarian cancer." #8,465,929

May 2013

Joseph Chappell (plant and soil sciences) and Lyle F. Ralston (Chesterfield, MO) received a patent for "Cytochrome P450s and uses thereof." #8,445,231

April 2013

David Hildebrand (plant and soil sciences), Runzhi Li (biochemistry) and Tomoko Hatanaka (Kobe, JP) received a patent for "Diacylglycerol acyltransferase sequences and related methods." #8,431,772

Boyd E. Haley and Niladrl Narayan Gupta (chemistry) received a patent for "Method of ameliorating oxidative stress and supplementing the diet." #8,426,368

Jurgen Rohr (pharmaceutical sciences), Irfan Baig (Sanders-Brown Center on Aging), Jose Antonio Salas Fernandez, Alfredo Fernandez Brana, Carmen Mendez Fernandez, and Maria Perez Solares (Oviedo, ES) received a patent for "Glycosylate derivatives of mithramycin, method of preparation and uses thereof." #8,426,169

David Rodgers (molecular and cellular biology), Robert L. Houtz, Lynette M. A. Dirk, and Mark A. Williams (horticulture) received a patent for "Crystallization and structure of a plant peptide deformylase." #8,417,498 

March 2013

Chang-Guo Zhan, Hoon Cho and Hsin-Hsiung Tai (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High-activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis and method of generating the same." #8,399,644 

Jens Hannemann and Kevin D. Donohue (electrical and computer engineering) received a patent for "Method and system for creating three-dimensional spatial audio." #8,391,500 

February 2013

Seth DeBolt, Darby Harris and Jozsef Stork (horticulture) received a patent for "Plants and plant products useful for biofuel manufacture and feedstock, and methods of producing same." #8,383,888

Russell J. Mumper (Chapel Hill, NC), Jin Dai (toxicology) and Vincent S. Gallicchio (Belton, SC) received a patent for "Berry preparations and extracts." #8,367,126 

January 2013

Laurence G. Hassebrook, Daniel L. Lau and Henry G. Dietz (electrical and computer engineering) received a patent for "System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination." #8,363,907 

Patrick G. Sullivan (anatomy and neurobiology) received a patent for "Nanotubes as mitochondrial uncouplers." #8,362,343

Patrick G. Sullivan (anatomy and neurobiology) received a patent for "Nanotubes as mitochondrial uncouplers." #8,357,845

Larysa Shlyk, Sergiy Alexandrovich Kryukov, Lance Eric De Long (physics), Barbara Schupp-Niewa, and Rainer Niewa (Hallbergmoos, Germany) received a patent for "Class of ferromagnetic semiconductors." #8,357,309

Joseph Chappell (plant and soil sciences) and Kyoungwhan Back (Kwangju, Republic of Korea) received a patent for "Chimeric isoprenoid synthases and uses thereof." #8,354,504

December 2012

Kunlei Liu, James K. Neathery, Joseph E. Remias, and Xiansen Li (Center for Applied Energy Research) received a patent for "Method for removing CO2 from coal-fired power plant flue gas using ammonia as the scrubbing solution, with a chemical additive for reducing NH3 losses, coupled with a membrane for concentrating the CO2 stream to the gas stripper." #8,328,911 

November 2012

Donald W. Landry, Joanne MacDonald (New York, NY), Shi-Xian Deng (White Plains, NY), Chang-Guo Zhan, Daquan Gao (pharmaceutical sciences), James H. Woods, Roger K. Sunahara, Diwahar L. Narasimhan, Victor Yang, Mei-Chuan Holden Ko, John J. Tesmer, Tien-Yi Lee, and Young Min Kwon (Ann Arbor, MI) received a patent for "Anti-cocaine compositions and treatment." #8,318,156

Gerald P. Huffman (chemical and materials engineeering) received a patent for "Incorporation of catalytic dehydrogenation into fischer-tropsch synthesis to significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions." #8,309,616 

Peter Crooks, Thirupathi R. Yerramreddy, Narsimha R. Penthala (pharmaceutical sciences), Michael L. Freeman (Franklin, TN), and Sekhar R. Konjeti (Nashville, TN) received a patent for "Indole compounds and their use as radiation sensitizing agents and chemotherapeutic agents." #8,304,421

October 2012

Peter Crooks, Linda Dwoskin, Roger Papke, Guangrong Zheng, and Sangeetha P. Sumithran (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Tris-quarternary ammonium salts and methods for modulating neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors." #8,299,253 

Royce Mohan and Paola Bargagna-Mohan (ophthalmology) received a patent for "Withanolide compounds as inhibitors of fibrosis and identification of molecular targets for anti-fibrotic drug development." #8,283,323

September 2012

Gerald P. Huffman (chemical and materials engineeering) received a patent for "Incorporation of catalytic dehydrogenation into Fischer-Tropsch synthesis to lower carbon dioxide emissions." #8,268,897

Joseph Chappell (plant and soil sciences) and Lyle F. Ralston (Kirkwood, MO) received a patent for “Cytochrome P450S and uses thereof.” #8,263,362

August 2012

Kenneth Ain and Wei Li (endocrinology and molecular medicine) received a patent for "Transcriptional repression of sodium-iodide symporter in thyroid carcinoma." #8,252,912

Abraham J. Salazar (mechanical engineering) received a patent for "Fluid scrubber and spray booth including the fluid scrubber." #8,241,405

July 2012

George Wagner (plant and soil sciences) and Ryan Shepherd (Berkeley, CA) received a patent for "Utility of phylloplanins as antibiotics, selective fungicides and for enhancing microbial resistance in plants." #8,227,573 

Laurence G. Hassebrook, Daniel L. Lau (electrical and computer engineering) and Charles J. Casey (Visualization and Virtual Environments) received a patent  for "Lock and hold structured light illumination." #8,224,068  

Laurence G. Hassebrook, Daniel L. Lau and Henry G. Dietz (electrical and computer engineering) received a patent for "System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination." #8,224,064 


Anchor2012 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012)

29 patents were issued to UK in Fiscal Year 2012.

June 2012

Pradeep Kachroo and Aardra Kachroo (plant pathology) received a patent for "Plants having an enhanced resistance to necrotrophic pathogens and method of making same." #8,207,398

Chang-Guo Zhan, Fang Zheng and Wenchao Yang (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis." #8,206,703

Richard Alloo (Toyota Motor Engineering), Kozo Saito, Belal Gharaibeh, Keng Chuah, Nelson Akafuah, and Ahmad Salaimeh (mechanical engineering) received a patent for "Systems and methods for detecting defects in coatings utilizing color-based thermal mismatch." #8,204,294 

Daniel Wermeling (pharmacy practice and science) received a patent for "Intranasal opioid compositions." #8,198,291

Ursula M. Graham (Center for Applied Energy Research), Rajesh Khatri (Topasol, former postdoc) and Burt H. Davis (Center for Applied Energy Research) received a patent for "In-situ nanoparticle formation in polymer clearcoats." #8,197,901

Chang-Guo Zhan, Hoon Cho and Hsin-Hsiung Tai (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High-activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis and method of generating the same." #8,193,327

Joseph Chappell (plant and soil sciences) and Bryan Greenhagen (Belmont, MA) received a patent for "Sesquiterpene synthase gene and protein." #8,192,950

May 2012

Peter Crooks, Linda P. Dwoskin, Guangrong Zheng, Zhenfa Zhang, (pharmaceutical sciences), Sangeetha Sumithran (former postdoc, pharmaceutical sciences; Chennai, India) and Marharyta Pivavarchyk (former postdoc; Grodno, Belarus) received a patent for "Bis-quaternary ammonium salts and methods for modulating neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors." #8,178,678

Brock H. Marrs, Rodney Andrews (Center for Applied Energy Research) and Larry Cunningham, Jr. (Center for Oral Health Research) received a patent for "Carbon fiber reinforced carbon foams for repair and reconstruction of bone defects." #8,167,955

March 2012

Robert L. Houtz (horticulture) received a patent for “Modified rubisco large subunit n-methyltransferase useful for targeting molecules to the active-site vicinity of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate.” #8,138,309

Peter Palese (Leonia, NJ), Adolfo Garcia-Sastre (New York, NY) and Thomas Chambers (veterinary science) received a patent for “Genetically engineered equine influenza virus and uses thereof.” #8,137,676

February 2012

Ralph E. Dewey (Apex, NC), Balazs Siminszky (formerly plant and soil sciences), Steven W. Bowen (Raleigh, NC), and Lily Gavilano (formerly plant and soil sciences) received a patent for “Alteration of tobacco alkaloid content through modification of specific cytochrome P450 genes.” #8,124,851

Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Craig T. Jordan (Rochester, NY) and Xiaochen Wei (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for “Use of parthenolide derivatives as antileukemic and cytotoxic agents.” #8,124,652

Subba Reddy Palli (entomology) and Ajay Kumar Singh (plant pathology) received a patent for “Gene expression modulation system for use in plants and method for modulating gene expression in plants.” #8,115,059

Elaine L. Jacobson (formerly nutritional sciences), Myron K. Jacobson (formerly pharmaceutical sciences), Hyuntae Kim (Tucson, AZ), Donna L. Coyle (Tucson, AZ), andWilliam R. Coyle (Tucson, AZ) received a patent for “Method for treating hair growth disorders, such as female pattern alopecia, and compositions useful therefore.” #8,114,390

Gary Van Zant (medicine) and Ying Liang (medicine) receive a patent for “Ex vivo and in vivo methods and related compositions for generating hematopoietic stem cell populations.” #8,110,184

January 2012

Ernest Bailey (veterinary science) and Samantha A. Brooks (formerly veterinary science) received a patent for “Method for screening for a tobiano coat color genotype.” #8,101,354

Peter A. Crooks (formerly pharmaceutical sciences) and Ashish Pramod Vartak (formerly pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for “Enantioselective synthesis of (+) and ( )-2-[1-(2,6-dichlorophenoxy)-ethyl]-1,3-diazacyclopent-2-ene.”  #8,101,779

Joseph Chappell (plant and soil sciences) and Kyoungwhan Back (Pukgu, Republic of Korea) received a patent for “Chimeric isoprenoid synthases and uses thereof.” #8,106,260

November 2011

Bradley D. Anderson, Tian-Xiang Xiang (pharmaceutical sciences) and Vijay Joguparthi (formerly pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for “Liposomal, ring-opened camptothecins with prolonged, site-specific delivery of active drug to solid tumors.” #8,067,432

Robert A. Yokel, Chang-Guo Zhan (pharmaceutical sciences), Wesley R. Harris, and Christopher D. Spilling (St. Louis, Mo.) received a patent for “Removing aluminum from solution using chelating compounds and immobilized tethered chelators.” #8,066,883

David Hildebrand, Suryadevara Rao and John Thoguru (plant and soil sciences) received a patent for “Fungal desaturases and related methods.” #8,053,633

October 2011

Michael Jay and Russell J. Mumper (formerly pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for “Methods and pharmaceutical compositions for decorporation of radioactive compounds.” #8,030,358

Nasr A. Shuaib (formerly mechanical engineering) and Marwan Khraisheh (mechanical engineering) received a patent for “Method and apparatus for characterizing microscale formability of thin sheet materials.” #8,042,405

September 2011

Joe Chappell (plant and soil sciences), Shuiqin Wu (plant and soil sciences), Michel Schalk (Collonges-Sous-Saleve, France), and Athony Clark (West Windsor, NJ) received a patent for “Transformed plants accumulating terpenes.” #8,017,835

Udeni B. R. Balasuriya (veterinary science, MH Gluck Equine Research Center), Peter J. Timoney (veterinary science) and Jianqiang Zhang (veterinary science) received a patent for “Infectious cDNA clone of the modified live virus vaccine strain of Equine arteritis virus.” #8,012,735

August 2011

Jayakrishna Ambati (ophthalmology and visual science) received a patent for “CCR3 inhibition for ocular angiogenesis and macular degeneration.” #8,008,092

July 2011

Dennis P. Curran (Pittsburgh, PA), David Bom (Pittsburgh, PA) and Thomas G. Burke (deceased, formerly pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for “Camptothecin analogs and methods of preparation thereof.” #7,982,041

Joe Chappell (plant and soil sciences), Shigeru Okada (Tokyo, Japan), Tom Niehaus (plant and soil sciences), and Tim Devarenne (Bryan, TX) received a patent for “Botryoccocus braunii triterpene synthase proteins and nucleic acid molecules, and methods for their use.” #7,985,568

2011 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011)

29 patents were issued to UK in Fiscal Year 2011.

AnchorJune 2011

Thomas L. Robl and John Groppo (Center for Applied Energy Research) received a patent for “Method for hydraulically separating carbon and classifying coal combustion ash.” #7,963,398

Russell J. Mumper (pharmacy), Jin Dai (Carrboro, NC) and Vincent S. Gallicchio (Allied Health Professions) received a patent for “Berry preparations and extracts.” #7,964,223

Michael E. Kalinski (civil engineering) received a patent for "Lightweight inflatable borehole receiver unit for seismic testing." #7,954,595

April 2011
Robert A. Yokel, Chang-Guo Zhan (pharmaceutical sciences), Wesley R. Harris, and Christopher D. Spilling (St. Louis, MO) received a patent for "Chelating compounds and immobilized tethered chelators." #7,932,326

Jayakrishna Ambati (ophthalmology and visual sciences) received a patent for "Methods and animal model for analyzing age-related macular degeneration." #7,928,284

Patrick G. Sullivan (anatomy and neurobiology) received a patent for "Nanotubes as mitochondrial uncouplers." #7,919,699

Chang-Guo Zhan, Hoon Cho and Hsin-Hsiung Tai (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High-activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis and method of generating the same." #7,919,082

February 2011
Manuel Castillo (biosystems and agricultural engineering), Colette C. Fagan (Glasnevin, Ireland), Colm P. O'Donnell (Clonskeagh, Ireland), Donal J. O'Callaghan (Whites Cross, Ireland), and Frederick Alan Payne (biosystems and agricultural engineering) received a patent for "Online, continuous sensor and method for curd moisture content control in cheese making." #7,892,584

Chang-Guo Zhan (pharmaceutical sciences), Fang Zheng (pharmaceutical sciences) and Wen Chao Yang (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis." #7,892,537

Christopher Dwight Thompson (agriculture), Suraj M. Alexander (Anchorage, KY), William L. Crist (animal and food sciences), Brian D. Luck (biosystems and agricultural engineering), James Ryan Moore (Beaver Dam, KY), Jonathan C. Paschal (Alvaton, KY), Frederick Alan Payne (biosystems and agricultural engineering), Timothy S. Stombaugh (biosystems and agricultural engineering), Nasrin Tabayehnejad (biosystems and agricultural engineering), and Phillip C. Womble (White House, TN) received a patent for "Security monitoring system for a bulk foodstuff transport container." #7,886,959

Ralph E. Dewey (Apex, NC), Steven W. Bowen (Raleigh, NC), Balazs Siminszky, and Lily Gavilano (formerly plant and soil sciences) received a patent for "Alteration of tobacco alkaloid content through modification of specific cytochrome P450 genes." #7,884,263

Colm D. Everard (Thurles, Ireland), Donal J. O'Callaghan (White Cross, Ireland), Colm P. O'Donnell (Consicegh, Ireland), Colleen C. Fagan (Giasnevin, Ireland), Manuel Castillo (biosystems and agricultural engineering), and Frederick Alan Payne (biosystems and agricultural engineering) received a patent for "Method of improving cheese quality." #7,880,881

January 2011
Stephen L. Dobson (entomology) received a patent for "Transfected mosquito vectors." #7,868,222

Tae H Ji (chemistry) and Inhae Ji (formerly chemistry) received a patent for "Methods and compositions for treating neurological disorders." #7,867,978

December 2010
Omofolami Tesileem Ladipo (chemistry), Richard Eaves (Lexington, KY), Alexey Zazybin (Kazan, Russia), and Sean Parkin (chemistry) received a patent for "Precatalysts useful in polyolefin polymerization reactions." #7,851,570

Mark A. Lovell and Bert C. Lynn (chemistry) received a patent for "Biomarkers of mild cognitive impairment and alzheimer's disease." #7,851,172

November 2010
Laurence G. Hassebrook, Daniel L. Lau (electrical and computer engineering) and Chun Guan (engineering) received a patent for "System and technique for retrieving depth information about a surface by projecting a composite image of modulated light patterns." #7,844,079

Bruce Webb and Jeremy Kroemer (agriculture) received a patent for "Cell lines having enhanced cell longevity and protein expression." #7,842,493

October 2010
Jayakrishna Ambati (ophthalmology and visual science) received a patent for "Compositions and methods for inhibiting drusen complement components C3a and C5a for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration." #7,816,497

Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Aimee K. Bence and David R. Worthen (Lexington, KY) received a patent for "Agmatine and agmatine analogs in the treatment of epilepsy, seizure, and electroconvulsive disorders." #7,816,407

Susan C. Straley, Tanya Myers-Morales, Robert D. Perry (microbiology and immunology), Brian S. Murphy (internal medicine), Stanislav Forman (Santa Ana, CA), and Christine R. Wulff (Columbia, SC) received a patent for "Compositions and methods for treating Yersinia pestis infection." #7,815,911

Louis Hersh (biochemistry) received a patent for "Insulin degrading enzyme assays for treatment of alzheimer's disease." #7,807,396

September 2010
Russell Mumper and Michael Jay (formerly pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "pH-Sensitive mucoadhesive film-forming gels and wax-film composites." #7,803,392

Jurgen Rohr (pharmaceutical sciences) and Carsten Fischer (Lexington, KY) received a patent for "Gilvocarcin gene cluster, recombinant production and use thereof." #7,799,904

August 2010
Vivek M. Rangnekar (radiation medicine) received a patent for "Identification of a unique core domain of Par-4 sufficient for selective apoptosis induction in cancer cells." #7,786,275

Darrell Taulbee (Center for Applied Energy Research) received a patent for "Reducing explosive potential of ammonium nitrate." #7,785,553

Stephen Testa (biological chemistry) and Michael Bell (formerly pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Trans-excision-splicing ribozyme and methods of use." #7,776,835

July 2010
Clair Hicks (animal and food sciences) and Peter Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Bioactive peptide-based probes." #7,759,468

William A. Bailey (agronomy), Terry Thomas, Thomas A. Losty (Swisher International Inc., Jacksonville, FL), and John Brandon (Hopkinsville, KY) received a patent for "Method for reducing nitrosamines in tobacco." #7,757,697

Anchor2010 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010)

31 patents were issued to UK in 2010.

June 2010
Deane Louis Falcone (agriculture) and John M. Littleton (Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center) received a patent for "Methods for screening for genes and small molecules that activate mammalian receptor proteins." #7,737,327

Philip Landfield (molecular and biomedical pharmacology), Eric Blalock (molecular and biomedical pharmacology), Kuey-Chu Chen (molecular and biomedical pharmacology) and Thomas Foster (pharmacy practice and science) received a patent for "Biomarkers for aging." #7,739,056

Chang-Guo Zhan (pharmaceutical science), Fang Zheng (pharmaceutical science) and Wenchao Yang (pharmacy) received a patent for "High activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis." #7,740,840

John M. Stencel (chemical and material engineering) and Tapiwa Zabron Gurupira (Center for Applied Energy Research) received a patent for "Particle separation/purification system, diffuser and related methods." #7,741,574

Hans Peter Spielmann (biochemisty) and Douglas A. Andres (biochemisty) recieved a patent for "Antibodies and unnatural substrates of prenylation enzymes for use in detecting and isolating prenylated proteins." #7,745,589

Robert L. Houtz (horticulture), Lynnette M. A. Dirk (horticulture) and Mark Alan Williams (horticulture) received a patent for "Inhibitors of plant peptide deformylase for use as broad-spectrum herbicides and methods for identifying the same." #7,745,693

Chang-Guo Zhan, Hoon Cho and Hsin-Hsiung Tai (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High-activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis and method of generating the same." #7,731,957

May 2010
Fadi Abu-Farha (engineering) and Marwan Khraisheh (engineering) received a patent for "Uniaxially-driven controlled biaxial testing fixture." #7,712,379

Jeffery Moscow (medicine), Xin Lu (Shanghai, China) and Craig Jordan (Rochester, NY) received a patent for "Organic cation transporter preferentially expressed in hematopoietic cells and leukemias and uses thereof." #7,723,019

David Nister (Center for Visualization & Virtual Environments) and Henrik Stewenius (Center for Visualization & Virtual Environments) received a patent for "Scalable object recognition using hierarchical quantization with vocabulary tree." #7,725,484

April 2010
Thomas Burke (deceased, formerly pharmaceutical sciences) and Daniel Carter (Huntsville, AL) received a patent for "Methods and compositions for optimizing blood and tissue stability of camptothecin and other albumin-binding therapeutic compounds." #7,691,872

Jamey Jacob (formerly engineering) received a patent for "An actuator including a first and second conductor on a dielectric, wherein application of voltage to the first conductor creates a plasma, thereby modifying a fluid flow in communication with the actuator. Related systems and methods are also provided." #7,703,479

Peter Oeltgen (medicine) and Meera Govindaswami (dentistry) received a patent for "Compositions and methods useful for treating circulatory and hypovolemic shock." #7,705,119

March 2010
Peter Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences) and Craig Jordan (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Use of parthenolide derivatives as antileukemic and cytotoxic agents." #7,678,904

February 2010
Sylvia Daunert (chemistry), Michael Poon (New York, NY), Urvee Desai (San Francisco, CA), and Sapna Deo (chemistry) received a patent for "Method and kit for determination of prostacyclin in plasma." #7,659,078

January 2010
Kyung Bo Kim and Yik Khuan Ho (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Epoxyketone-based immunoproteasome inhibitors." #7,642,369

Philip Landfield and Olivier Thibault (molecular and biomedical pharmacology) received a patent for "Neural network model for instruments that store and retrieve sequential information." #7,643,354

Jordan Craig, inventor, (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Methods to impair hematologic cancer progenitor cells and compounds related thereto." #7,651,678

December 2009
Bruce Webb, and Jeremy Kroemer (agriculture) received a patent for "Vectors and methods for enhanced cell longevity and protein expression." #7,629,160

Sylvia Daunert, Sapna Kamlakar Deo (chemistry), Jason Douglas Ehrick (Lexington, KY), Tyler William Browning (Lexington, KY), and Leonidas Bachas (chemistry) received a patent for "Stimuli-responsive hydrogel microdomes integrated with genetically engineered proteins for high-throughput screening of pharmaceuticals." #7,625,951

November 2009
Bruce Hinds (engineering) received a patent for "Aligned Nanotubule membranes." #7,611,628

Vedanth Srinivasan (Farmington Hills, MI), Abraham Salazar, Kozo Saito, Richard Alloo (engineering), and Masahito Sakakibara (Okazaki, Japan) received a patent for "Devices and methods for atomizing fluids." #7,617,993

Said Ghabrial (agriculture), Chunquan Zhanag (Ames, IA) and Hongcang Gu (Chestnut Hill, MA) received a patent for "Viral vectors useful in soybean and methods of use." #7,618,815

October 2009
Dayong Gao (engineering), XiangDong Cui (Lexington, KY) and Gary Van Zant (medicine) received a patent for "Methods and devices for cryopreservation of biological cells and tissues." #7,604,930

Susheng Gan (agriculture) and Mingtang Xie (Burnaby, CA) received a patent for "Genetic insulator for preventing influence by another gene promoter." #7,605,300

September 2009
Kimberly Anderson (engineering), Kimberly May (Union, NJ) and Leonidas Bachas (chemistry) received a patent for "Methods for cancer detection." #7,595,149

Ambati Jayakrishna (medicine) received a patent for "Methods and animal model for analyzing age-related macular degeneration." #7,595,430

Avindra Nath (Ellicott City, MD), Russell Mumper (formerly UK), Jerold Woodward (medicine), and Zhengrong Cui (formerly UK) received a patent for "Compositions comprising human immunodeficiency virus Tat absorbed to the surface of anionic nanoparticles." #7,588,764

July 2009
Robert Vallance (South Riding, VA), Bruce Walcott, James Lumpp, Aravind Balasubramanian, and Osamah Rawashdeh (engineering) received a patent for "Linear actuator using shape memory wire with controller." #7,555,900

Robert Lodder (pharmacy) received a patent for "Method and system for situ spectroscopic evaluation of an object." #7,557,923

Daniel Wermeling (pharmacy), Ryan Vallance, Aravin d Balasubramanian, Bruce Walcott, John Main, and James Lumpp (engineering) received a patent for "Programmable multi-dose intranasal drug delivery device." #7,559,321

Anchor2009 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009)

21 patents were issued to UK in 2009.

June 2009
Deane Falcone and John Littleton (agriculture) received a patent for "Methods to identify plant metabolites." #7,547,520

Jayakrishna Ambati (medicine) received a patent for "VEGF-A as an inhibitor of angiogenesis and methods of using same." #7,553,496

May 2009
George Wagner (agriculture) and Ryan Shepherd (Berkeley, CA) received a patent for "Utility of phylloplanins as antibiotics, selective fungicides and for enhancing microbial resistance in crop plants." #7,528,232

Myron Jacobson (formerly UK), Elaine Jacobson (formerly UK), Jean-Christophe Ame (Obernai, France), and Winston Lin (formerly UK) received a patent for "Gene encoding several poly (ADP-ribose) glycohydrolase (PARG) enzymes, the proteins and fragments thereof, and antibodies immunoreactive therewith." #7,538,194

April 2009
Daniel Howe (agriculture) received a patent for "Nucleic acids encoding Sarcocystis neurona antigen and uses thereof." #7,524,946

Nancy Webb and Frederick DeBeer (medicine) received a patent for "Compositions and methods for detecting and treating atherosclerosis." #7,521,198

Malaya Chatterjee, Kenneth Foon and Sunil Chatterjee (medicine) received a patent for "Monoclonal antibody 1A7 and use for the treatment of melanoma and small cell carcinoma." #7,517,967

David Hildebrand and Hirotada Fukushige (agriculture) received a patent for "Recombinant watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) hydroperoxide lyase and uses thereof." #7,517,679

March 2009
David Jacques and Rodney Andrews (engineering) received a patent for "Continuous production of aligned carbon nanotubes." #7,504,078

George Wagner (agriculture) and Ryan Sheperd (Berkeley, CA) received a patent for "Method of utilizing the tobacco phylloplanin promoter for expression of nucleic acids as gene products directed to aerial surfaces of plants." #7,501,557

December 2008
Joe Chappell and Brian Greenhagen (agriculture) received a patent for "Sesquiterpene synthase gene and protein." #7,442,785

November 2008
Robert L. Houtz (agriculture), David W. Rodgers (biochemistry), Lynette Dirk, and Mark A. Williams (agriculture) received a patent for "The crystallization and structure of a plant peptide deformylase." #7,445,923

Mahendra Kumar Sunkara (Louisville, KY), Shashank Sharma (Mountain View, CA) and Uschi M. Graham (geology) received a patent for "Formation of metal oxide nanowire networks (nanowebs) of low-melting metals." #7,445,671

October 2008
Chang-Guo Zhan, Hoon Cho and Hsin-Hsiung Tai (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "High-activity mutants of butyrylcholinesterase for cocaine hydrolysis and method of generating the same." #7,438,904

Laurence G. Hassebrook, Daniel L. Lau and Chun Guan (engineering) received a patent for "System and technique for retrieving depth information about a surface by projecting a composite image of modulated light patterns." #7,440,590

September 2008
David Atwood (chemistry) received a patent for "Use of boron compounds to precipitate uranium from water." #7,419,604

Robert Houtz, Lynnette M. A. Dirk and Mark Alan Williams (horticulture) received a patent for "Inhibitors of plant peptide deformylase for use as broad-spectrum herbicides and methods for identifying the same." #7,419,815

Jurgen Rohr, Lily Remsing (pharmaceutical sciences), Mohammad Nur-e-Alam, Jose A. Salas, Carmen Mendez (Universidad de Oviedo), Alfredo Brana, and Ana Gonzalez received a patent for "Derivaties of mithramycin and methods of making and uses thereof." #7,423,008

Elaine Jacobson (formerly UK) and Myron K. Jacobson (formerly UK) received a patent for "Method for enhancing protective cellular responses to genotoxic stress in skin." #7,425,319

July 2008
Malaya Chatterjee, Kenneth A. Foon and Sunil K. Chatterjee (medicine) received a patent for "Murine monoclonal anti-idiotype antibody 11D10 and methods of use thereof." #7,399,849

Joseph Chappell (agriculture) and Lyle F. Ralston (Chesterfield, MO) received a patent for "Cytochrome P450s and uses thereof." #7,405,671

Anchor2008 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008)

14 patents were issued to UK in 2008.

July 2008
Joseph Chappell (agriculture) and Lyle F. Ralston (Chesterfield, MO) received a patent for "Cytochrome P450s and uses thereof." #7,405,671

June 2008
John Anthony, Marcia Payne, Susan Odom, and Richard Parking (chemistry) received a patent for "Novel silylethynylated heteroacenes and electronic devices made with these compounds are disclosed." #7,385,221

Rodney Guttmann (physiology) received a patent for "5-mer peptides that can inhibit calpain I and calpain II are disclosed. The peptide sequence is as follows: Leu or Ala)-(Xaa)-(Asp or Glu)-(Xaa)-(Leu or Met), where Xaa can be any amino acid." #7,385,027

May 2008
Peter Crooks, Linda Dwoskin (pharmaceutical sciences), Marlon Jones (Compton, CA), Dennis Keith Miller (Columbia, MO), Davin Seth Norholm (Atlanta, GA), Guangrong Zheng (pharmaceutical sciences), and Sairam Krishamurthy (engineering) received a patent for "2,6-distributed piperidines and piperazine compounds." #7,368,443

April 2008 
David Hildebrand (agriculture) and Tomoko Hatanaka (Hyogo, Japan) received a patent for "Recombinant Stokensia epoxygenase gene." #7,364,901

March 2008
Sylvia Daunert, Sapna Kamlakar Deo, Emre Dikici, and Laura Rowe (chemistry) received a patent for "aequorin and obelin mutants with differing wavelengths and bioluminescence." #7,345,160

Rolf Joseph Craven (pharmacology) received a patent for "Hpr6 mutants and uses therof." #7,342,100

February 2008
Peter Oeltgen (pathology), Paul D. Bishop (Fall City, WA), Craig J. McClain (medicine), and Shirish Barve (pathology) received a patent for "method for treating a viral infection related to a chemical toxin related hepatic injury with deltorphin D." #7,335,642

Subodh M. Lele, Manjiri S. Lele (pathology) and Nada H. Khattar (oncology) received a patent for "primers and probe to identify mycobacterium tuberculosis complex." #7,332,597

January 2008
Kenneth Calver and James N. Griffioen (computer science) received a patent for "System and process for providing auxillary information for a packet-switched network of shared nodes using dedicated associative store." #7,317,729

December 2007
Peter Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Craig T. Jordon (Rochester, NY) and Xiaochen Wei (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "use of parthenolide derivates as antileukemic and cytotoxic agents." #7,312,242

November 2007
Malaya Chatterjee (microbiology), Kenneth Foon (Fremont, CA) and Sunil K. Chatterjee (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "methods of delaying development of CEA-associated tumors using anti-idiotype." #7,300,651

October 2007
Darrell Taulbee (engineering) received a patent for "synthetic fuel and methods of producing synthetic fuel." #7,282,072

August 2007
Grace Jones (biology) and Davy Jones (toxicology), received a patent for "mutants and assay system to identify USP/RXR ligands." #7,259,254

Daniel Howe (veterinary science) received a patent for "nucleic acids encoding Sarcocystis neurona antigen and uses thereof." #7,256,282

July 2007
Robert Lodder (pharmaceutical sciences) and John Carberry (Talbott, TN) received a patent for "optical monitoring system with molecular filters." #7,251,032

Anchor2007 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007)

24 patents were issued to UK in 2007

June 2007
Bruce Jackson Hinds, III (chemical and materials engineering) and Audra Lynn Stinchcomb (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Delivery system for a composition." #7,229,556

Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Aimee Karis Bence (Indianapolis, IN) and David Robert Worthern (Lexington, KY) received a patent for "Compounds of use in the treatment of epilepsy, seizure, and electroconvulsive disorders." #7,226,949

May 2007
Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences), Tadeusz Cynkowski, Grazyna Cynkowska (pharmacy), Hong Guo (Belmont, MA), and Paul Ashton (Watertown, MA) received a patent for "Permeable, water soluble, non-irritating prodrugs of chemotherapeutic agents with oxaalkanoic acids." #7,214,710

Stephen M. Testa (biological chemistry) and Michael A. Bell (Center for Pharmaceutical Science & Technology) received a patent for "Trans-excision-splicing ribozyme and methods of use." #7,211,661

April 2007
Krishnamurty Muralidhar (decision science and information systems) and Rathindra Sarathy (Stillwater, OK) received a patent for "Data shuffling procedure for masking data." #7,200,757

Fuhua Cheng (computer science) received a patent for "Subdivision surface-based geometric modeling system." #7,200,532

March 2007
Joseph Chappell (plant and soil sciences) and Kyoungwhan Back (Kwangju, Korea) received a patent for "Plant cells and plants expressing chimeric isoprenoid synthases." #7,186,891

February 2007
Christopher L. Schardl (plant pathology), Heather H. Wilkinson (College Station, TX) and Martin J. Spiering (plant pathology) received a patent for "Loline alkaloid gene clusters of the fungal endophyte neotyphodium uncinatum." #7,183,098

January 2007
David Allan Atwood (chemistry) received a patent for "Catalytic cleavage of phosphate ester bonds by boron chelates." #7,166,591

David N. Jacques and Rodney J. Andrews (Center for Applied Energy Research) received a patent for "Process for the continuous production of aligned carbon nanotubes." #7,160,531

December 2006
David Hildebrand and Hirotada Fukushige (plant and soil sciences) received a patent for "Recombinant watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) hydroperoxide lyase and uses thereof." #7,153,680

Russell John Mumper and Michael Jay (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Microemulsions as precursors to solid nanoparticles." #7,153,525

William L. Boatright (animal and food sciences) received a patent for "Modified soy products and methods for reducing odor and improving flavor of soy products." #7,147,878

November 2006
Christopher O. Jaynes (computer science), Stephen B. Webb and Robert M. Steele (Lexington, KY) received a patent for "Dynamic shadow removal from front projection displays." #7,133,083

October 2006
Kozo Saito, Mohammed I. Hassan Ali (mechanical engineering), Akira Numasato (Toyota, Japan), Mohammed A. Omar (Lexington, KY), Masahito Sakakibara (Okazaki, Japan), Toshikazu Suzuki (Aichi, Japan), and Yasuo Tanigawa (Hebron, KY) received a patent for "Systems and methods for inspecting coatings." #7,129,492

Christopher O. Jaynes (computer science) and Robert M. Steele (Lexington, KY) received a patent for "Monitoring and correction of geometric distortion in projected displays." #7,119,833

September 2006
David A. Atwood (chemistry) received a patent for "Cleavage of phosphate ester bonds by use of novel group 13 chelate compounds." #7,105,703

August 2006
Christopher O. Jaynes (computer science) and Divya T. Ramakrishnan (Madras, India) received a patent for "Super-resolution overlay in multi-projector displays." #7,097,311

Fred A. Payne (biosystems and agricultural engineering) received a patent for "System and method for sensing a characteristic of a fluid and related apparatus." #7,092,084

Peter A. Crooks, Linda Dwoskin (pharmaceutical sciences), Rui Xu (Longmont, CO), and Joshua T. Ayers (Chadds Ford, PA) received a patent for "Chain-modified pyridino-N substituted nicotine compounds for use in the treatment of CNS pathologies." #7,091,357

Malaya Chatterjee (microbiology), Heinz Kohler (microbiology and immunology), Sunil K. Chatterjee (pharmaceutical sciences), and Kenneth A. Foon (hematology-oncology) received a patent for "Murine monoclonal anti-idiotype antibody 3H1 sequences for human carcinoembryonic antigen." #7,090,842

John M. Stencel (chemical and materials engineering) and Tapiwa Zabron Gurupira (Center for Applied Energy Research) received a patent for "Particle separation/purification system, diffuser and related methods." #7,086,535

July 2006
Thomas Tobin (veterinary science) received a patent for "Long acting, reversible veterinary sedative and analgesic and method of use." #7,074,834

Marcos Oliveira (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Selective PARP-1 targeting for designing chemo/radio sensitizing agents." #7,072,771

Anchor2006 Patents (Fiscal Year July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2006)

20 patents were issued to UK in 2006.

June 2006
Lyndon Scott Stephens (mechanical engineering) and Kevin W. Kelly (Baton Rouge, LA) received a patent for "Seal assembly for machinery housing." # 7,066,469

Lori Latus (Markey Cancer Center), Dennis P. Curran (Pittsburgh, PA), Wu Du (San Diego, CA), and Thomas G. Burke (deceased, pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Highly lipophilic camptothecin intermediates and prodrugs and methods of preparation thereof." #7,064,206

Thomas G. Burke (deceased, pharmaceutical sciences), Dennis P. Curran (Pittsburgh, PA) and Wu Du (San Diego, CA) received a patent for "Camptothecin intermediates and prodrugs and methods of preparation thereof." #7,064,202

Peter R. Oeltgen (pathology), Paul D. Bishop (Fall City, WA), Mark S. Kindy (nutritional sciences), and Juan A. Sanchez (Waltham, MA) received a patent for "Protection against ischemia and reperfusion injury." #7,060,792

Daniel K. Howe (veterinary science) received a patent for "Nucleic acids encoding Sarcocystis neurona antigen and uses thereof." #7,056,733

May 2006
Indu Bhushan Maiti (KTRDC) and Somnath Bhattacharyya (Barraekpore, India) received a patent for "Methods and composition for expressing multiple genes in plants by alternate splicing of a polycistronic message." #7,052,905

April 2006
Kenneth B. Ain (hematology-oncology) and Gopalakrishnan Venkataraman (endocrinology and molecular medicine) received a patent for "Iodine uptake restoration in thyroid cancer." #7,029,879

March 2006
Nader F. Mir (electrical and computer engineering) received a patent for "Packet-switching network with symmetrical topology and method of routing packets." #7,012,895

W. S. Winston Ho (chemical and materials engineering) received a patent for "CO2-selective membranes containing amino groups." #7,011,694

January 2006
Surjit Randhava (Unitel Technologies, Inc.), W. S. Winston Ho (chemical and materials engineering), Richard L. Kao (Northbrook, IL), and Elias H. Camara (Clarendon Hills, IL) received a patent for "Dynamic sulfur tolerant process and system with inline acid gas-selective removal for generating hydrogen for fuel cells." #6,984,372

December 2005
Arnold J. Stromberg (statistics) received a patent for "Nonparametric control chart for the range." #6,980,875

Kozo Saito (mechanical engineering), Forman A. Williams, Alvin S. Gordon (La Jolla, CA), and Liming Yuan (mechanical engineering) received a patent for "Synthesis of multi-wall carbon nanotubes using unseeded hydrocarbon diffusion flames." #6,979,433

November 2005
Peter R. Oeltgen (pathology) and Mark S. Kindy (nutritional sciences) received a patent for "Seventeen amino acid peptide (Peptide P) for treating ischemia and reperfusion injury." #6,967,192

Alexandre N. Terentiev (formerly UK) received a patent for "Pumping or mixing system using a levitating magnetic element." #6,965,288

September 2005
Malaya Chatterjee (microbiology), Kenneth A. Foon (hematology-sncology) and Sunil K. Chatterjee (pharmaceutical sciences) received a patent for "Murine monoclonal anti-idiotype antibody 11D10 and methods of use thereof." #6,949,244

Daniel P. Wermeling (pharmacy practice and science), Ryan Vallance (mechanical engineering), Aravind Balasubramaniam (Lexington, KY), Bruce Lanier Walcott (electrical engineering), John Alan Main (mechanical engineering), and James E. Lumpp, Jr. (electrical and computer engineering) received a patent for "Programmable multi-dose intranasal drug delivery device." #6,948,492

Linda P. Dwoskin, Peter A. Crooks (pharmaceutical sciences) and Marlon D. Jones (chemistry) received a patent for "Cis-2,6-disubstituted piperidines for the treatment of psychostimulant abuse and withdrawal, eating disorders, and central nervous system diseases and pathologies." #6,943,177

August 2005
Indu B. Maiti (KTRDC) and Nrisingha Dey (KTRDC) received a patent for "Composition and methods of using the Mirabilis mosaic caulimovirus sub-genomic transcript (Sgt) promoter for plant genetic engineering." #6,930,182

Elaine L. Jacobson (formerly UK), Myron K. Jacobson, Jaber G. Qasem, Hyuntae Kim, and Moonsun Kim (Tucson, AZ) received a patent for "Methods and compositions useful in enhancing oxygen delivery to cells." #6,924,299

July 2005
Robert Ryan Vallance (mechanical engineering), Bruce L. Walcott (electrical engineering), James E. Lumpp (electrical and computer engineering), Sumanth Chikkamaranahalli (Alexandria, VA), Osamah A. Rawashdeh (electrical engineering), and Eric Wolsing (Shoals, IN) received a patent for "System and device for characterizing shape memory alloy wires." #6,916,115