Patents by Inventor Catherine Ettinger

Catherine Ettinger 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: 20200164069
    Abstract: This disclosure provides IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof. In certain aspects the anti-IL-21 antibodies and fragments thereof can be hybridoma-derived murine monoclonal antibodies, and humanized versions thereof. In certain aspects the binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof provided herein inhibit, suppress, or antagonize IL-21 activity. In addition, this disclosure provides compositions and methods for diagnosing and treating diseases or disorders, e.g., inflammatory, immune-mediated, or autoimmune diseases or disorders associated with IL-21-mediated signal transduction. In a particular embodiment, the disclosure provides methods for treating or preventing Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) using IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Boston Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Ettinger, Jodi Karnell, Melissa Damschroder, Partha Chowdhury, Xiaodong Xiao, Ping Tsui, Reena Varkey, Stacey Drabic, Laura Carter, Ronald Herbst, Qun Du, Brian Michael Naiman
  • Patent number: 10588969
    Abstract: This disclosure provides IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof. In certain aspects the anti-IL-21 antibodies and fragments thereof can be hybridoma-derived murine monoclonal antibodies, and humanized versions thereof. In certain aspects the binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof provided herein inhibit, suppress, or antagonize IL-21 activity. In addition, this disclosure provides compositions and methods for diagnosing and treating diseases or disorders, e.g., inflammatory, immune-mediated, or autoimmune diseases or disorders associated with IL-21-mediated signal transduction. In a particular embodiment, the disclosure provides methods for treating or preventing Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) using IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Boston Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Ettinger, Jodi Karnell, Melissa Damschroder, Partha Chowdhury, Xiaodong Xiao, Ping Tsui, Reena Varkey, Stacey Drabic, Laura Carter, Ronald Herbst, Qun Du, Brian Michael Naiman
  • Publication number: 20180318416
    Abstract: This disclosure provides IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof. In certain aspects the anti-IL-21 antibodies and fragments thereof can be hybridoma-derived murine monoclonal antibodies, and humanized versions thereof. In certain aspects the binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof provided herein inhibit, suppress, or antagonize IL-21 activity. In addition, this disclosure provides compositions and methods for diagnosing and treating diseases or disorders, e.g., inflammatory, immune-mediated, or autoimmune diseases or disorders associated with IL-21-mediated signal transduction. In a particular embodiment, the disclosure provides methods for treating or preventing Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) using IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Boston Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Ettinger, Jodi Karnell, Melissa Damschroder, Partha Chowdhury, Xiaodong Xiao, Ping Tsui, Reena Varkey, Stacey Drabic, Laura Carter, Ronald Herbst, Qun Du, Brian Michael Naiman
  • Patent number: 10022443
    Abstract: This disclosure provides IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof. In certain aspects the anti-IL-21 antibodies and fragments thereof can be hybridoma-derived murine monoclonal antibodies, and humanized versions thereof. In certain aspects the binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof provided herein inhibit, suppress, or antagonize IL-21 activity. In addition, this disclosure provides compositions and methods for diagnosing and treating diseases or disorders, e.g., inflammatory, immune-mediated, or autoimmune diseases or disorders associated with IL-21-mediated signal transduction. In a particular embodiment, the disclosure provides methods for treating or preventing Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) using IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Boston Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Ettinger, Jodi Karnell, Melissa Damschroder, Partha Chowdhury, Xiaodong Xiao, Ping Tsui, Reena Varkey, Stacey Drabic, Laura Carter, Ronald Herbst, Qun Du, Brian Michael Naiman
  • Publication number: 20170173149
    Abstract: This disclosure provides IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof. In certain aspects the anti-IL-21 antibodies and fragments thereof can be hybridoma-derived murine monoclonal antibodies, and humanized versions thereof. In certain aspects the binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof provided herein inhibit, suppress, or antagonize IL-21 activity. In addition, this disclosure provides compositions and methods for diagnosing and treating diseases or disorders, e.g., inflammatory, immune-mediated, or autoimmune diseases or disorders associated with IL-21-mediated signal transduction. In a particular embodiment, the disclosure provides methods for treating or preventing Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) using IL-21 binding molecules, e.g., anti-IL-21 antibodies and antigen-binding fragments thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Catherine Ettinger, Jodi Karnell, Melissa Damschroder, Partha Chowdhury, Xiaodong Xiao, Ping Tsui, Reena Varkey, Stacey Drabic, Laura Carter, Ronald Herbst, Qun Du, Brian Michael Naiman
  • Publication number: 20070003515
    Abstract: A method is disclosed herein for inducing differentiation of a B cell progenitor into a memory B cells and/or a plasma cell. The method includes contacting a population of cells including a mature B cell or a B cell progenitor with an effective amount of IL-21, and isolating memory B cells or plasma cells. In one embodiment, the B cell progenitor is an immature B cell. A method is also disclosed for enhancing an immune response. The method includes contacting a population of cells including a B cell progenitor with an effective amount of IL-21, and isolating memory B cells or plasma cells. The memory B cells arid/or the plasma cell are then introduced into the subject to enhance the immune response. A method is also disclosed for treating a subject with a condition comprising a specific deficiency of at least one of memory B cells and plasma cells. A method is disclosed for identifying an agent with a physiological effect on one or more of a memory B cell and a plasma cell differentiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2004
    Publication date: January 4, 2007
    Inventors: Warren Leonard, Peter Lipsky, Herbert Morse, Catherine Ettinger, Rosanne Spolski
  • Publication number: 20060057123
    Abstract: A method is disclosed herein for inducing differentiation of a B cell progenitor into a memory B cells and/or a plasma cell. The method includes contacting a population of cells including a mature B cell or a B cell progenitor with an effective amount of IL-21, and isolating memory B cells or plasma cells. In one embodiment, the B cell progenitor is an immature B cell. A method is also disclosed for enhancing an immune response. The method includes contacting a population of cells including a B cell progenitor with an effective amount of IL-21, and isolating memory B cells or plasma cells. The memory B cells and/or the plasma cell are then introduced into the subject to enhance the immune response. A method is also disclosed for treating a subject with a condition comprising a specific deficiency of at least one of memory B cells and plasma cells. A method is disclosed for identifying an agent with a physiological effect on one or more of a memory B cell and a plasma cell differentiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2005
    Publication date: March 16, 2006
    Inventors: Catherine Ettinger, Peter Lipsky, Warren Leonard, Rosanne Spolski, Herbert Morse