Patents Assigned to Cornell Research Foundation
  • Patent number: 10406262
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an article fabrication system having a plurality of material deposition tools containing one or more materials useful in fabricating the article, and a material deposition device having a tool interface for receiving one of the material deposition tools. A system controller is operably connected to the material deposition device to control operation of the material deposition device. Also disclosed is a method of fabricating an article using the system of the invention and a method of fabricating a living three-dimensional structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Lawrence Bonassar, Hod Lipson, Daniel L. Cohen, Evan Malone
  • Patent number: 10301661
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 10258686
    Abstract: The subject invention pertains to isolated influenza virus that is capable of infecting canids and causing respiratory disease in the canid. The subject invention also pertains to compositions and methods for inducing an immune response against an influenza virus of the present invention. The subject invention also pertains to compositions and methods for identifying a virus of the invention and diagnosing infection of an animal with a virus of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC., CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC., THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, CENTERS FOR DISEAS CONTROL AND PREVENTION
    Inventors: Patti Cynthia Crawford, Paul J. Gibbs, Edward J. Dubovi, Ruben Omar Donis, Jacqueline Katz, Alexander I. Klimov, Nallakannu P. Lakshmanan, Melissa Anne Lum, Daniel Ghislena Emiel Goovaerts, Mark William Mellencamp, Nancy J. Cox, William L. Castleman
  • Patent number: 10190095
    Abstract: One form of the present invention is directed to a method of remyelinating demyelinated axons by treating the demyelinated axons with oligodendrocyte progenitor cells under conditions which permit remyelination of the axons. Another aspect of the present invention relates to a method of treating a subject having a condition mediated by a loss of myelin or a loss of oligodendrocytes by administering to the subject oligodendrocyte progenitor cells under conditions effective to treat the condition mediated by a loss of myelin or a loss of oligodendrocytes. A further aspect of the present invention relates to an in vitro method of identifying and separating oligodendrocyte progenitor cells from a mixed population containing other mammalian brain or spinal cord cell types.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven A. Goldman, Neeta Singh Roy, Martha Windrem
  • Patent number: 10131938
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of designing a plurality of capture oligonucleotide probes for use on a support to which complementary oligonucleotide probes will hybridize with little mismatch, where the plural capture oligonucleotide probes have melting temperatures within a narrow range. The present invention further relates to an oligonucleotide array comprising of a support with the plurality of oligonucleotide probes immobilized on the support, a method of using the support to detect single-base changes, insertions, deletions, or translocations in a plurality of target nucleotide sequences, and a kit for such detection, which includes the support on which the oligonucleotides have been immobilized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Francis Barany, Monib Zirvi, Norman P. Gerry, Reyna Favis, Richard Kliman
  • Publication number: 20180258386
    Abstract: The present invention relates to adenovirus E4ORF1 gene and to endothelial cells engineered to express the E4ORF1 gene. The present invention also relates to uses of the E4ORF1 gene, and cells expressing the E4ORF1 gene, and to compositions comprising the E4ORF1 gene, or comprising cells expressing the E4ORF1 gene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicants: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc., Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
    Inventors: Shahin RAFII, Fan ZHANG, Marco SEANDEL
  • Patent number: 10034964
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an article fabrication system having a plurality of material deposition tools containing one or more materials useful in fabricating the article, and a material deposition device having a tool interface for receiving one of the material deposition tools. A system controller is operably connected to the material deposition device to control operation of the material deposition device. Also disclosed is a method of fabricating an article using the system of the invention and a method of fabricating a living three-dimensional structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Lawrence Bonassar, Hod Lipson, Daniel L. Cohen, Evan Malone
  • Publication number: 20180186867
    Abstract: The invention relates to three isolated DNA molecules that encode for proteins, BigL1, BigL2 and BigL3, in the Leptospira sp bacterium which have repetitive Bacterial-Ig-like (Big) domains and their use in diagnostic, therapeutic and vaccine applications. According to the present invention, the isolated molecules encoding for BigL1, BigL2 and BigL3 proteins are used for the diagnosis and prevention of infection with Leptospira species that are capable of producing disease in humans and other mammals, including those of veterinary importance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicants: U.S. Government represented by the Department of Veterans Affairs, The Regents of the University of California, Cornell Research Foundation, Inc., Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - FIOCRUZ
    Inventors: Albert I. Ko, Mitermayer Galvão Reis, Julio Henrique Rosa Croda, Isadora Cristina Siqueira, David A. Haake, James Matsunaga, Lee W. Riley, Michele Barocchi, Tracy Ann Young
  • Patent number: 9950026
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for reducing oxidative damage in a mammal, a removed organ, or a cell in need thereof. The method comprises administering an effective amount of an aromatic cationic peptide. The aromatic cationic peptide has (a) at least one net positive charge; (b) a minimum of three amino acids; (c) a maximum of about twenty amino acids, (d) a relationship between the minimum number of net positive charges (pm) and the total number of amino acid residues (r) wherein 3 pm is the largest number that is less than or equal to r+1; (e) a relationship between the minimum number of aromatic groups (a) and the total number of net positive charges (pt) wherein 3a or 2a is the largest number that is less than or equal to pt+1, except that when a is 1, pt may also be 1; and (f) at least one tyrosine or tryptophan amino acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventor: Hazel H. Szeto
  • Patent number: 9944897
    Abstract: The present invention relates to adenovirus E4ORF1 gene and to endothelial cells engineered to express the E4ORF1 gene. The present invention also relates to uses of the E4ORF1 gene, and cells expressing the E4ORF1 gene, and to compositions comprising the E4ORF1 gene, or comprising cells expressing the E4ORF1 gene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignees: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc., Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
    Inventors: Shahin Rafii, Fan Zhang, Marco Seandel
  • Patent number: 9932391
    Abstract: The invention relates to three isolated DNA molecules that encode for proteins, BigL1, BigL2 and BigL3, in the Leptospira sp bacterium which have repetitive Bacterial-Ig-like (Big) domains and their use in diagnostic, therapeutic and vaccine applications. According to the present invention, the isolated molecules encoding for BigL1, BigL2 and BigL3 proteins are used for the diagnosis and prevention of infection with Leptospira species that are capable of producing disease in humans and other mammals, including those of veterinary importance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignees: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc., The Regents of the University of California, The United States of America represented by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Fundaçäo Oswaldo Cruz—FIOCRUZ
    Inventors: Albert I. Ko, Mitermayer Galvão Reis, Julio Henrique Rosa Croda, Isadora Cristina Siqueira, David A. Haake, James Matsunaga, Lee W. Riley, Michele Barocchi, Tracy Ann Young
  • Patent number: 9926581
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 9913892
    Abstract: The subject invention pertains to isolated influenza virus that is capable of infecting canids and causing respiratory disease in the canid. The subject invention also pertains to compositions and methods for inducing an immune response against an influenza virus of the present invention. The subject invention also pertains to compositions and methods for identifying a virus of the invention and diagnosing infection of an animal with a virus of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignees: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC., CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC., THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
    Inventors: Patti Cynthia Crawford, Paul J. Gibbs, Edward J. Dubovi, Ruben Omar Donis, Jacqueline Katz, Alexander I. Klimov, Nallakannu P. Lakshmanan, Melissa Anne Lum, Daniel Ghislena Emiel Goovaerts, Mark William Mellencamp, Nancy J. Cox, William L. Castleman
  • Patent number: 9879252
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of identifying a protein that binds to a target molecule and has intracellular functionality. This method includes providing a construct comprising a deoxyribonucleic acid molecule encoding the protein which binds to the target molecule, with the deoxyribonucleic acid molecule being coupled to a stall sequence. A host cell is transformed with the construct and then cultured under conditions effective to form, within the host cell, a complex of the protein whose translation has been stalled, the mRNA encoding the protein, and ribosomes. The protein in the complex is in a properly folded, active form and the complex is recovered from the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew P. Delisa, Lydia Contreras-Martinez
  • Patent number: 9795587
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for enhancing Hypoxia inducible factor-1 (HIF) activity in a cell by contacting the cell with any one of the following compounds: 3,6-bis[2-(dimethylamino)ethoxy]-9h-xanthen-9-onedihydrochloride, 2,8-bis[dimethylaminoacetyl]dibenzofurin dihydrochloride hydrate, tilorone analog R-9536-DA, indoprofen, ciclopiroxolamine, tryptophan, ansindione, nabumetone, oxybendazole, albendazole, tropicamide, pramoxine hydrochloride, atenolol, mebendazole, carbetapentane citrate, monensin sodium, methoxyvone, hydroxyzine, phenazopyridine, clofoctol, ipraflavone, zomepirac, biochanin A, xylometazoline hydrochloride, fenbendazole, pirenzepine, triprolidine hydrochloride, daidzein, tripelennamine citrate, colchicines, aminopyridine, trimethoprim, helenine, hydroxyurea, amiodarone hydrochloride, clindamycin hydrochloride, sulfachlorpyridazine, mephenesin, semustine, clofivric acid, clofibrate, ibuprofen, hyoscyamime, nafcillin sodium, piperin, clidinium bromide, trioxsalen, hydralazine and
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Rajiv R. Ratan, Ambreena Siddiq, Juan Chavez
  • Patent number: 9771608
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 9765377
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 9758804
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 9732316
    Abstract: A cell culture device comprising a microscale chamber dimensioned to maintain a cell under conditions that give rise to a value for at least one pharmacokinetic parameter in vitro that is comparable to a value for the same at least one pharmacokinetic parameter obtained with respect to the same type of cell in vivo, wherein the microscale chamber is configured for flow of culture medium, and wherein the at least one pharmacokinetic parameter is selected from tissue size ratio, tissue to blood volume ratio, drug residence time, flow rate, circulatory transit time, liquid residence time, and liquid to cell ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Shuler, Gregory T. Baxter, Aaron Sin, Robert Andrew Harrison, Scott Meyers
  • Patent number: 9725759
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of designing a plurality of capture oligonucleotide probes for use on a support to which complementary oligonucleotide probes will hybridize with little mismatch, where the plural capture oligonucleotide probes have melting temperatures within a narrow range. The present invention further relates to an oligonucleotide array comprising of a support with the plurality of oligonucleotide probes immobilized on the support, a method of using the support to detect single-base changes, insertions, deletions, or translocations in a plurality of target nucleotide sequences, and a kit for such detection, which includes the support on which the oligonucleotides have been immobilized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Francis Barany, Monib Zirvi, Norman P. Gerry, Reyna Favis, Richard Kliman