Patents by Inventor Hongchang Qu

Hongchang Qu 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: 8946145
    Abstract: Compounds comprising peptides capable of binding C3 protein and inhibiting complement activation are disclosed. These compounds display greatly improved complement activation-inhibitory activity as compared with currently available compounds. The compounds comprise compstatin analogs having a constrained backbone at position 8 (glycine) and, optionally, specific substitutions for threonine at position 13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
    Inventors: John D. Lambris, Hongchang Qu
  • Publication number: 20120178694
    Abstract: Compounds comprising peptides capable of binding C3 protein and inhibiting complement activation are disclosed. These compounds display greatly improved complement activation-inhibitory activity as compared with currently available compounds. The compounds comprise compstatin analogs having a constrained backbone at position 8 (glycine) and, optionally, specific substitutions for threonine at position 13.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2010
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Inventors: John D. Lambris, Hongchang Qu