Patents by Inventor Candace Johnson

Candace Johnson 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).

  • Patent number: 11191374
    Abstract: An aromatherapy blanket assembly includes a blanket that is positionable on a user for warming the user. A panel is foldable onto itself to form a pouch and the panel is removably attachable to the blanket. A plurality of beads is positioned in the pouch formed by the panel and each of the beads is infused with a chemical scent to release the scent into the pouch. A plurality of infusion lines is integrated into the blanket. An infusion unit is removably attachable to the blanket such that the infusion unit is in fluid communication with the plurality of infusion lines. The infusion unit contains a liquid scent thereby facilitating each of the infusion lines to release the scent associated with the liquid scent from the blanket for the purposes of aromatherapy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Inventors: David Johnson, Candace Johnson
  • Publication number: 20140114231
    Abstract: This patent discloses formulations, compositions, and process method and device, of hydrophobic extracts and biomass of Skin Tree, also called Mimosa tenuiflora, also called Mimosa cabrera, also called Mimosa hostilis, also called Jurema, also called Tepezcohuite, and apparatus used for cell repair, and the regeneration and rejuvenation of glabrous skin and hair bearing skin. The formulations and compositions herein disclosed, alone and when used with apparatus described, i.e. in combination, will serve to modulate cell repair and block inflammatory processes, infection and disease, reversing skin aging, thereby restoring normal cell and skin conditions, coloration, homeostasis, youth, vitality, and firmness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Inventors: Bertha Rostro, Mehdie Kohanloo, Dana Johnson, Candace Johnson
  • Publication number: 20080003304
    Abstract: This invention relates to combination chemotherapy, particularly involving vitamin D or a derivative thereof hi one aspect, the invention provides a method of killing a cell by first administering to the cell vitamin D (or a derivative) and subsequently administering to the cell a cytotoxic agent. Where this strategy is applied to an intact tumor, the present invention provides a method of retarding the growth of the tumor by first administering vitamin D (or a derivative) to the tumor and subsequently administering the cytotoxic agent. A further aspect of the invention concerns a method of treating prostate cancer within a patient by co-administration of vitamin D (or a derivative) and a glucocorticoid to the patient. In yet a further aspect, the invention provides an improved method of treating a patient with vitamin-D involving the adjunctive administration of zoledronate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2007
    Publication date: January 3, 2008
    Applicant: University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education
    Inventors: Candace Johnson, Donald Trump
  • Publication number: 20070207488
    Abstract: A method is provided for identifying an individual as having altered vitamin D metabolism comprising analyzing a biological sample from the individual for the presence of CYP24 SNPs and/or aberrantly spliced CYP24 mRNA. The presence of the SNPs and/or the aberrantly spliced CYP24 mRNA indicates that the individual has altered vitamin D metabolism. Also provided are methods for customizing dosages of biologically active vitamin D compounds for individuals who are determined to have altered vitamin D metabolism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2007
    Publication date: September 6, 2007
    Inventors: Donald Trump, Josephia Muindi, Lionel Coignet, Candace Johnson
  • Publication number: 20060148752
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of inhibiting solid tumor cell or leukemia cell proliferation by first administering to a solid tumor cell or leukemia cell either vitamin D or a derivative thereof and subsequently administering at least one anti-metabolic nucleoside analog to the solid tumor cell or the leukemia cell. Also disclosed is a method of treating a cancerous condition. Methods of down regulating a p-AKt survival signaling pathway and modulating activity of a pro-apoptotic caspases is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2006
    Publication date: July 6, 2006
    Inventors: Candace Johnson, Donald Trump
  • Publication number: 20050234009
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of inhibiting solid tumor cell or leukemia cell proliferation by first administering to a solid tumor cell or leukemia cell either vitamin D or a derivative thereof and subsequently administering at least one anti-metabolic nucleoside analog to the solid tumor cell or the leukemia cell. Also disclosed is a method of treating a cancerous condition. Methods of down regulating a p-AKt survival signaling pathway and modulating activity of a pro-apoptotic caspases is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2005
    Publication date: October 20, 2005
    Inventors: Candace Johnson, Donald Trump