Patents by Inventor Erika L. Pearce

Erika L. Pearce 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: 20180064712
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses methods of reducing inflammatory immune cell activation and inflammation via inhibiting mitochondrial fission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: Max Planck Institute
    Inventors: Erika L. Pearce, Michael D. Buck, David O'Sullivan, Francesc Baixauli
  • Publication number: 20170101624
    Abstract: The present disclosure encompasses methods of enhancing T cell longevity and/or T cell function by promoting mitochondrial fusion and/or mitochondrial structural remodeling including cristae. Compositions comprising the enhanced T cells may be used in adoptive cellular immunotherapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: Erika L. Pearce, Michael D. Buck, David O'Sullivan