Patents by Inventor David M. Wood

David M. Wood 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: 20190290736
    Abstract: The present disclosure is concerned with compositions comprising insulin and a pharmaceutically acceptable topical carrier. The present disclosure is also concerned with methods of using these compositions for the treatment of a skin ailment such as a diabetic ulcer. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Mona E. Buice, David M. Sailors, Jonathan Woody, James Louis Wood, Joshua Z. Greeson
  • Publication number: 20190142971
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides, inter alia, formulation compositions comprising modified nucleic acid molecules which may encode a protein, a protein precursor, or a partially or fully processed form of the protein or a protein precursor. The formulation composition may further include a modified nucleic acid molecule and a delivery agent. The present invention further provides nucleic acids useful for encoding polypeptides capable of modulating a cell's function and/or activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Stephen G. Hoge, Örn Almarsson, David D. Hile, Ciáran Lawlor, John Podobinski, Staci Sabnis, Antonin De Fougerolles, Divakar Ramakrishnan, Kristy M. Wood
  • Publication number: 20100102604
    Abstract: An encircling head restraint rigidly though movably attached to a seat within a vehicle, such that in the event of a crash or other sudden movement, the head of the occupant of the seat is protected, and excess movement of the head and neck is prevented. The encircling head restraint sits around the head, but does not touch the head so that the occupant can move the head within the encircling head restraint. The encircling head restraint prevents excess movement of the head in all directions. In a preferred embodiment the encircling head restraint is movably mounted to a child's car seat such that it can be adjusted up or down to fit properly on the head of the child. The encircling head restraint is adjustable to accommodate different sized heads. There is a hinge mechanism that allows the encircling head restraint to be easily moved out of the way to allow easy access to the seat by the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2009
    Publication date: April 29, 2010
    Applicant: BWI LLC
    Inventors: Stephen B. Barnes, David M. Wood, Wilbur Bewley, Rocky Zornes, Ivan M. George
  • Patent number: 6208107
    Abstract: A stepper motor controller and method for controlling the motion of a stepper motor by selectively energizing the motor's windings so that the current level in the windings match a desired current profile. The motor controller comprises a master logic device, preferably a microprocessor or microcontroller, which is programmed with logic for issuing control signals corresponding to the sequence with which the windings of the stepper motor are energized and the desired current profile. A portion of the control signals are received by a slaved logic device, which is programmed with logic for generating ramp command signals corresponding to the desired current profile. The slaved logic device produces a ramp command signal that is received by a digital potentiometer, which preferably includes an up/down counter. The output signal produced by the digital potentiometer corresponds to a current count value of the up/down counter, and it is controlled by the ramp command signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2001
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: Rudolph J. Maske, David M. Woods
  • Patent number: 5519561
    Abstract: In a circuit breaker having a thermal-magnetic trip, the voltage across the bimetal is used to sense load currents. This voltage signal representative of current through the bimetal can be used as an input to an arcing fault detector. The signal is converted to a bandwidth limited di/dt signal. If the magnitude of the di/dt signal exceeds a threshold indicative of the onset of an arc a predetermined number of times within a given interval, the circuit breaker is tripped. The voltage across the bimetal can also be used in other devices requiring a measure of load current such as, for example, a meter or an overcurrent alarm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 21, 1996
    Assignee: Eaton Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen A. Mrenna, David M. Wood, Raymond W. Mackenzie