Patents by Inventor Flavio Frohlich

Flavio Frohlich 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: 20190232059
    Abstract: In one aspect, methods of treating major depressive disorder (MDD) employing transcranial alternating current stimulation are described herein. A method of treating MDD in a patient comprises reducing alpha oscillations in one or more frontal brain regions of the patient via administering transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) to the patient at a frequency within the alpha frequency band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventor: Flavio Frohlich
  • Patent number: 10188342
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods, devices and systems for transcranial stimulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
    Inventors: Michael R. Boyle, Flavio Frohlich
  • Publication number: 20180140249
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for modulating bursts of oscillatory brain activity, such as sleep spindles, in a subject. The invention further relates to methods of improving memory or cognitive function in a subject and method of modulating or enhancing the frequency of occurrence, structure, amplitude, and/or synchronization of sleep spindles in a subject by detecting a burst of oscillatory brain activity in the subject and passing an oscillating current through the skull of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventor: Flavio Frohlich
  • Publication number: 20160256105
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods, devices and systems for transcranial stimulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2014
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Michael R. Boyle, Flavio Frohlich