Patents by Inventor Christina Niemeyer

Christina Niemeyer 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: 20060128777
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for treating cancers characterized by death-resistant cancer cells are described. In general, such methods involve administration of a therapeutically effective amount of a compound that induces mitotic catastrophe in the some, and preferably most or all, of the cancerous cells. Methods for assessing the efficacy of such treatments are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2005
    Publication date: June 15, 2006
    Inventors: Heather Bendall, Gary Elliott, Lorenzo Leoni, Christina Niemeyer, Pratik Multani
  • Publication number: 20060041013
    Abstract: Stable liquid formulations of the anti-tumor agent L-alanosine are described. These formulations preferably comprise L-alanosine in an aqueous environment having a basic pH, preferably in the range of about pH 8-9. The alanosine formulations and compositions disclosed herein can be used for various purposes, including the treatment of various cancers, particularly those that are deficient in methylthioadenosine phophorylase (MTAP) enzymatic activity. Also described are methods for the treatment of diseases susceptible to treatment with alanosine, e.g., certain cancers, particularly those characterized by tumor cells that are MTAP deficient, wherein a patient is administered L-alanosine, alone or as part of a combination therapy with a second chemotherapeutic agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2005
    Publication date: February 23, 2006
    Inventors: Jason Brittain, Joe Franklin, Lorenzo Leoni, Christina Niemeyer, Gary Elliott
  • Patent number: 6436933
    Abstract: Methods and compositions that act as specific inhibitors of ALF activity for the prophylaxis and treatment of anthrax infections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2002
    Assignee: Structural Bioinformatics Inc.
    Inventors: Darryl Rideout, Venkatachalapathi V. Yalamoori, Kalyanaraman Ramnarayan, Mark Shenderovich, Jian Hua Zheng, Jason Sun, Christina Niemeyer