Patents by Inventor Amy B. Heimberger

Amy B. Heimberger has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20120021941
    Abstract: Methods of detecting cancers are provided. In certain embodiments, a blood test may utilized to identify the presence of a cancer such as, e.g., a melanoma or glioma (e.g., an astrocytoma, a glioblastoma multiforme) in a human patient. In particular, increased p-STAT3 expression by peripheral blood mononuclear cells is selectively associated with the presence of certain cancers. In various embodiments, fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS) may be used to measure p-STAT3 expression in the peripheral blood of a human patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2010
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Inventor: Amy B. Heimberger
  • Publication number: 20100144802
    Abstract: Methods of treating immunosuppression by administering a therapeutic amount of a tryphostin compound of the formula:
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2008
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Inventors: Amy B. Heimberger, Waldemar Priebe, Izabela Fokt, Slawomir Szymanski, Sakina Hussain, Ling Y. Kong