Patents by Inventor Himanshu Joshi

Himanshu Joshi 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: 20200140889
    Abstract: Aa gene therapy method comprises modifying at least one CD4 molecule to form CD4mod, marking target cells with immunomagnetic beads, and killing the marked target cells. The method comprises applying a first vector that expresses TK-SR39 and applying a second vector that expresses HIV Tat and a CRISPR-CCR5 cassette to knockout CCR5. The TK-SR39 rapidly kills cells in a presence of Ganciclovir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Himanshu GARG, Anjali JOSHI
  • Publication number: 20200140891
    Abstract: The present invention includes compositions, methods, vectors, vaccines, cell lines and other constructs for making and used Zika virus Reporter Virus Particles (RVPs) and/or Virus Like Particles (VLPs) that are safe for handling and manufacturing and are able to generate an effective immune response against Zika virus and can be readily scaled up for cost-effective production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Himanshu Garg, Anjali Joshi
  • Publication number: 20200024265
    Abstract: Compounds with anti-viral properties are provided that are based on the following structures: A variety of heteroaromatic groups have been found to be biologically active against the Zika (ZIKV) virus. In some embodiments, a dimeric compound is provided with each monomer linked by a repeating glycol linking group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Adam B. Braunschweig, Kalanidhi Palanichamy, M. Fernando Bravo, Milan A. Shlain, Himanshu Garg, Anjali Joshi
  • Patent number: 9935498
    Abstract: A device includes a primary antenna configured to communicate a signal to an antenna of an implantable medical device (IMD). A circulator is coupled to the primary antenna. The circulator enables the signal to pass from a transmitter to the primary antenna. The circulator also enables a backscatter signal from the IMD to pass from the primary antenna to a receiver. A processor coupled to the receiver. The processor configured to determine, based on the backscatter signal, an improved impedance value for a component of the IMD and/or an improved frequency for the signal communicated to the IMD, to improve communication efficiency of the signal to the IMD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Cyberonics, Inc.
    Inventor: Himanshu Joshi
  • Publication number: 20170362712
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein generally relate to a substrate temperature monitoring system in a substrate support assembly. In one embodiment, the substrate support assembly includes a support plate and a substrate temperature monitoring system. The support plate has a top surface configured to support a substrate. The substrate temperature monitoring system is disposed in the substrate support plate. The substrate temperature monitoring system is configured to measure a temperature of the substrate from a bottom surface of the substrate. The substrate temperature monitoring system includes a window, a body, and a temperature sensor. The window is integrally formed in a top surface of the support plate. The body is embedded in the support plate, through the bottom surface. The body defines an interior passage. The temperature sensor is disposed in the interior passage beneath the window. The temperature sensor is configured to measure the temperature of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Sanjay D. YADAV, Shreesha Y. RAO, Tae Kyung WON, Umesha ACHARY, Himanshu JOSHI
  • Patent number: 9765735
    Abstract: An assembly is provided that integrates a jet pump with a liquid trap to drain liquid fuel from vapor flow, such as vapor vented from a fuel tank. The assembly includes a housing that has a liquid trap configured to trap liquid carried in vapor flowing through the housing. A jet pump has a venturi nozzle and is in selective fluid communication with the liquid trap so that liquid flow through the venturi nozzle induces draining of the liquid trap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Eaton Corporation
    Inventors: Stefan Walter, Subrata Sarkar, Swethaghnya Kusa, Prakash Kotagond, Himanshu Joshi, Pritam Bhurke, Vaughn Mills
  • Patent number: 9435830
    Abstract: A method includes applying a signal to a primary coil of an external charging device. The signal causes the primary coil to inductively couple to a secondary coil of an implantable medical device that is implanted within tissue of a patient. The method also includes measuring a current at the primary coil. The method further includes estimating a depth of the implantable medical device within the tissue of the patient based on the measured current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Himanshu Joshi
  • Patent number: 9343923
    Abstract: An implantable medical device is disclosed that includes a charging coil configured to inductively couple to a first external coil to receive a charging signal to charge a charge storage element of the implantable medical device. The implantable medical device also includes a circuit coupled to the charging coil. The circuit includes a circuit component that, in response to the charging signal, generates a backscatter signal. The implantable medical device also includes a communication coil orthogonal to the charging coil and coupled to the circuit component. The communication coil is configured to inductively couple to a second external coil to communicate the backscatter signal to the second external coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Himanshu Joshi
  • Patent number: 9265958
    Abstract: An implantable medical device includes a case having a conductive housing defining an opening. A dielectric material is coupled to the conductive housing to hermetically seal the opening. An antenna is within the case under the dielectric material. A header block is coupled to the case over the dielectric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Himanshu Joshi, Eric Y. Chow, Clint Warren
  • Patent number: 9270011
    Abstract: An implantable medical device includes a housing. An opening is present in the housing. The implantable medical device includes communication circuitry in the housing. The implantable medical device includes a cover coupled to edges of the housing defining the opening to substantially close the opening. The implantable medical device also includes an antenna coupled to the cover. The antenna is electrically coupled to the communication circuitry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Himanshu Joshi
  • Patent number: 9259582
    Abstract: An implantable medical device may include a case which houses components of the implantable medical device. The implantable medical device may include an inductive coil coupled to a rechargeable battery. The inductive coil may be operative to inductively couple to an external coil and to transfer energy from the external coil to the rechargeable battery to recharge the rechargeable battery. The implantable medical device may include a cutout formed in the case of the implantable medical device and filled with a dielectric material. The cutout may be operative to reduce eddy currents in the case during recharge of the rechargeable battery. The implantable medical device may include a slot antenna disposed within the case. The slot antenna may be operative to communicate with an external device through the cutout in the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Himanshu Joshi, David L. Thompson, Jared Brandon Floyd, Eric Y. Chow, Jonathan D. Rowell
  • Patent number: 9240630
    Abstract: An implantable medical device includes a housing. An opening is present in the housing. The implantable medical device includes an antenna in the housing, where the antenna is located below the opening. The implantable medical device includes a cover coupled to edges of the housing defining the opening to close the opening. The cover enables passage of radio frequency signals at one or more communication frequencies to and from the antenna. The implantable medical device also includes an antenna shield positioned above the cover. The antenna shield reduces passage of radio frequency signals to and from at least a portion of the antenna during use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Himanshu Joshi
  • Patent number: 9225194
    Abstract: An implantable medical device charging apparatus includes a charging circuit. The charging circuit includes a series resonator responsive to a signal applied to the charging circuit. During operation, the series resonator inductively couples to a secondary coil within an implantable medical device to transfer energy to the secondary coil. The charging circuit also includes a parallel resonator coupled to the series resonator. The parallel resonator filters a first component of the signal from propagating to the series resonator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Himanshu Joshi
  • Publication number: 20150240764
    Abstract: An assembly is provided that integrates a jet pump with a liquid trap to drain liquid fuel from vapor flow, such as vapor vented from a fuel tank. The assembly includes a housing that has a liquid trap configured to trap liquid carried in vapor flowing through the housing. A jet pump has a venturi nozzle and is in selective fluid communication with the liquid trap so that liquid flow through the venturi nozzle induces draining of the liquid trap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Applicant: EATON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Stefan Walter, Subrata Sarkar, Swethaghnya Kusa, Prakash Kotagond, Himanshu Joshi, Pritam Bhurke, Vaughn Mills
  • Patent number: 9089712
    Abstract: An implantable medical device includes a case having a conductive housing defining an opening. A dielectric material is coupled to the conductive housing to hermetically seal the opening. A header block is coupled to the case over the dielectric material. An antenna is within the case under the dielectric material and there is no antenna feedthrough extending through the case into the header block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Himanshu Joshi, Darrell N. Fuller
  • Patent number: 9045038
    Abstract: An assembly is provided that integrates a jet pump with a liquid trap to drain liquid fuel from vapor flow, such as vapor vented from a fuel tank. The assembly includes a housing that has a liquid trap configured to trap liquid carried in vapor flowing through the housing. A jet pump has a venturi nozzle and is in selective fluid communication with the liquid trap so that liquid flow through the venturi nozzle induces draining of the liquid trap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: Eaton Corporation
    Inventors: Stefan Walter, Subrata Sarkar, Swethaghnya Kusa, Prakash Kotagond, Himanshu Joshi, Pritam Bhurke, Vaughn Mills
  • Patent number: 9024709
    Abstract: A tunable filter having an electronically tunable center frequency and dynamic bandwidth control over a large tuning range. High-Q continuously tunable evanescent-mode cavity resonators and filters using reliable RF MEMS actuators. One embodiment is a 3.4-6.2 GHz (1.8:1 tuning ratio) continuously tunable electrostatic MEMS resonator with quality factor of 460-530, with a volume of 18×30×4 mm including the actuation scheme and biasing lines. A tunable resonators is also disclosed with a 2.8:1 (5.0-1.9 GHz) tuning ratio, and Q of 300-650.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Purdue Research Foundation
    Inventors: Himanshu Joshi, Hjalti Hreinn Sigmarsson, Dimitrios Peroulis, William J. Chappell, Xiaoguang Liu
  • Publication number: 20140320074
    Abstract: An implantable medical device charging apparatus includes a charging circuit. The charging circuit includes a series resonator responsive to a signal applied to the charging circuit. During operation, the series resonator inductively couples to a secondary coil within an implantable medical device to transfer energy to the secondary coil. The charging circuit also includes a parallel resonator coupled to the series resonator. The parallel resonator filters a first component of the signal from propagating to the series resonator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Himanshu JOSHI
  • Patent number: 8843207
    Abstract: A particular method of providing power to an implantable medical device includes providing a first signal to a primary coil that is inductively coupled to a secondary coil of an implantable medical device. The method also include determining a first alignment difference between a voltage corresponding to the first signal and at least one of a current corresponding to the first signal and a component voltage at a component of a primary coil circuit. The method further includes determining a frequency sweep range based on the first alignment difference. The method also includes performing a frequency sweep over the frequency sweep range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Cyberonics, Inc.
    Inventor: Himanshu Joshi
  • Publication number: 20140266921
    Abstract: An implantable medical device includes a housing. An opening is present in the housing. The implantable medical device includes communication circuitry in the housing. The implantable medical device includes a cover coupled to edges of the housing defining the opening to substantially close the opening. The implantable medical device also includes an antenna coupled to the cover. The antenna is electrically coupled to the communication circuitry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: CYBERONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Himanshu JOSHI