Patents by Inventor Frank D. Hong

Frank D. Hong 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).

  • Patent number: 6919425
    Abstract: The present invention provides a tumor-homing peptide that can target cancer and or tumor tissues. The peptide is uptaken by certain specific cancer cell types. The invention describes methods to achieve targeted delivery of anticancer drugs conjugated to this peptide for anticancer therapy. The invention also describes methods for using the peptide for the diagnosis and imaging of cancer and tumor tissues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2005
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Frank D. Hong, Gary Clayman
  • Publication number: 20020102265
    Abstract: The present invention provides a tumor-homing peptide that can target cancer and or tumor tissues. The peptide is uptaken by certain specific cancer cell types. The invention describes methods to achieve targeted delivery of anticancer drugs conjugated to this peptide for anticancer therapy. The invention also describes methods for using the peptide for the diagnosis and imaging of cancer and tumor tissues.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2001
    Publication date: August 1, 2002
    Inventors: Frank D. Hong, Gary Clayman