Patents by Inventor John Mascola

John Mascola 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: 20210198324
    Abstract: Disclosed are recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles that can be used to display two different trimeric antigens at an equal ratio. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles and methods of producing the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles. Methods for eliciting an immune response in a subject are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Servic
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, Aliaksandr Druz, Ulrich Baxa, Joseph Van Galen, Cheng Cheng, John Mascola, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Yongping Yang, Barney Graham, Syed Mohammad Moin, Jeffrey Boyington
  • Publication number: 20210188921
    Abstract: Immunogens comprising a recombinant HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimer stabilized in a prefusion closed conformation and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the immunogen can be used to elicit an immune response to HIV-1 in a subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary,Department of Health and Human Service
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, John Mascola, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Hui Geng, Yongping Yang, Cheng Cheng, Jeffrey Boyington, Yen-Ting Lai
  • Patent number: 10961283
    Abstract: Disclosed are recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles that can be used to display two different trimeric antigens at an equal ratio. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles and methods of producing the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles. Methods for eliciting an immune response in a subject are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, Aliaksandr Druz, Ulrich Baxa, Joseph Van Galen, Cheng Cheng, John Mascola, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Yongping Yang, Barney Graham, Syed Mohammad Moin, Jeffrey Boyington
  • Publication number: 20210079070
    Abstract: Antibodies and antigen binding fragments that specifically bind to HIV-1 Env and neutralize HIV-1 are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV-1 using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV-1 infection is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Servic
    Inventors: Paolo Lusso, Qingbo Liu, Peter Kwong, John Mascola, Young Do Kwon
  • Patent number: 10815295
    Abstract: Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to HIV-1 gp120 and antigen binding fragments of these antibodies are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV infection is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter D. Kwong, Gary J. Nabel, Rebecca S. Rudicell, John Mascola, Mark Connors, Ivelin Georgiev, Jiang Zhu, Young Do Kwon, Tongqing Zhou, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Xueling Wu, Zhi-yong Yang, Wei Shi
  • Patent number: 10759846
    Abstract: Methods of inducing an immune response in a subject to the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are provided. In several embodiments, the immune response is a protective immune response that inhibits or prevents MERS-CoV infection in the subject. Recombinant MERS-CoV polypeptides and nucleic acid molecules encoding same are also provided. Additionally, neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to MERS-CoV S protein and antigen binding fragments thereof are disclosed. The antibodies and antigen binding fragments are useful, for example, in methods of detecting MERS-CoV S protein in a sample or in a subject, as well as methods of preventing and treating a MERS-CoV infection in a subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: The U.S.A., as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Barney Graham, Wing-Pui Kong, Kayvon Modjarrad, Lingshu Wang, Wei Shi, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, John Mascola
  • Publication number: 20200230229
    Abstract: Embodiments of immunogens based on the HIV-1 Env fusion peptide and methods of their use and production are disclosed. Nucleic acid molecules encoding the immunogens are also provided. In several embodiments, the immunogens can be used to generate an immune response to HIV-1 Env in a subject, for example, to treat or prevent an HIV-1 infection in the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVIC
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Rui Kong, Tongqing Zhou, John Mascola, Kai Xu, Michael Gordon Joyce, Cheng Cheng, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Kevin Liu, Baoshan Zhang, Li Ou, Wing-Pui Kong, Yongping Yang
  • Publication number: 20200231658
    Abstract: Antibodies and antigen binding fragments that specifically bind to gp120 and neutralize HIV-1 are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV-1 using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV-1 infection is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Servic
    Inventors: Mark Connors, Jinghe Huang, Byong Ha Kang, John Mascola, Elise Ishida, Tongqing Zhou, Peter Kwong, Anqi Zheng
  • Publication number: 20200199204
    Abstract: The present invention relates anti-HIV therapies and prophylaxis. Specifically, the invention relates to broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1, nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors comprising the nucleic acids and cells and pharmaceutical compositions Comprising said vectors and/or antibodies. The present invention also relates to use of the antibodies and/or vectors for the treatment and/or prevention of HIV-1 infection in a subject. Furthermore, the invention also relates to a kit containing the antibodies of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicants: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Servic, The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa, National Health Laboratory Service
    Inventors: Chaim Aryeh Schramm, Jason Gorman, John Mascola, Lawrence Stewart Shapiro, Lynn Morris, Nicole Amy Doria-Rose, Penelope Linda Moore, Peter Dak-Pin Kwong, Salim Safurdeen Abdool Karim
  • Patent number: 10562960
    Abstract: Antibodies and antigen binding fragments that specifically bind to gp120 and neutralize HIV-1 are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV-1 using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV-1 infection is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Mark Connors, Jinghe Huang, Byong Ha Kang, John Mascola, Elise Ishida, Tongqing Zhou, Peter Kwong, Anqi Zheng
  • Publication number: 20200048311
    Abstract: Embodiments of a recombinant human Parainfluenza Virus (hPIV) F ectodomain trimer stabilized in a prefusion conformation are provided. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the hPIV F ectodomain trimer and methods of producing the hPIV F ectodomain trimer. Methods for inducing an immune response in a subject are also disclosed. In some embodiments, the method can be a method for treating or inhibiting a hPIV infection in a subject by administering a effective amount of the recombinant hPIV F ectodomain trimer to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicants: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Dept. of Health and Human Services, Institute for Research in Biomedicine
    Inventors: Baoshan Zhang, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Tongqing Zhou, John Mascola, Kai Xu, Yongping Yang, Paul Thomas, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Li Ou, Peter Kwong, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Wing-Pui Kong, Aliaksandr Druz, Davide Corti, Antonio Lanzavecchia
  • Patent number: 10519222
    Abstract: The present invention relates anti-HIV therapies and prophylaxis. Specifically, the invention relates to broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1, nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors comprising the nucleic acids and cells and pharmaceutical compositions Comprising said vectors and/or antibodies. The present invention also relates to use of the antibodies and/or vectors for the treatment and/or prevention of HIV-1 infection in a subject. Furthermore, the invention also relates to a kit containing the antibodies of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, CENTRE FOR THE AIDS PROGRAMME OF RESEARCH IN SOUTH AFRICA, UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG, NATIONAL HEALTH LABORATORY SERVICE
    Inventors: Chaim Aryeh Schramm, Jason Gorman, John Mascola, Lawrence Stewart Shapiro, Lynn Morris, Nicole Amy Doria-Rose, Penelope Linda Moore, Peter Dak Pin Kwong, Salim Safurdeen Abdool Karim
  • Publication number: 20190389915
    Abstract: HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers stabilized in a prefusion mature closed conformation and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to HIV-1 in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing HIV-1 infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: The U.S.A., as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Marie Pancera, Tongqing Zhou, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Priyamvada Acharya, Jason Gorman, Yongping Yang, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Rita Chen, Gwo-Yu Chuang, John Mascola, Baoshan Zhang, Cheng Cheng, Mallika Sastry
  • Publication number: 20190345205
    Abstract: Compounds useful as components of immunogenic compositions for the induction of an immunogenic response in a subject against viral infection, methods for their use in treatment, and processes for their manufacture are provided herein. The compounds comprise a nucleic acid construct comprising a sequence which encodes a Zika virus antigen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicants: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS, S.A., The United States of America, as Represented by the Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Kimberly DOWD, Barney S. GRAHAM, Sung-Youl KO, Wing-Pui KONG, John MASCOLA, Theodore PIERSON, Mayuri SHARMA, Dong Yu
  • Publication number: 20190330279
    Abstract: Disclosed are recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles that can be used to display two different trimeric antigens at an equal ratio. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles and methods of producing the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles. Methods for eliciting an immune response in a subject are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Dept. of Health and Human Service
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, Aliaksandr Druz, Ulrich Baxa, Joseph Van Galen, Rita Chen, Cheng Cheng, John Mascola, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Yongping Yang, Paul Thomas, Barney Graham, Syed Mohammad Moin, Jeffrey Boyington, Kizzmekia Corbett
  • Patent number: 10400015
    Abstract: HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers stabilized in a prefusion mature closed conformation and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to HIV-1 in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing HIV-1 infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Marie Pancera, Tongqing Zhou, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Priyamvada Acharya, Jason Gorman, Yongping Yang, Aliaksandr Druz, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Rita Chen, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Ulrich Baxa, John Mascola, Rebecca Lynch, Baoshan Zhang, Cheng Cheng
  • Publication number: 20190256579
    Abstract: Methods of inducing an immune response in a subject to the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are provided. In several embodiments, the immune response is a protective immune response that inhibits or prevents MERS-CoV infection in the subject. Recombinant MERS-CoV polypeptides and nucleic acid molecules encoding same are also provided. Additionally, neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to MERS-CoV S protein and antigen binding fragments thereof are disclosed. The antibodies and antigen binding fragments are useful, for example, in methods of detecting MERS-CoV S protein in a sample or in a subject, as well as methods of preventing and treating a MERS-CoV infection in a subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: The U.S.A., as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Barney Graham, Wing-Pui Kong, Kayvon Modjarrad, Lingshu Wang, Wei Shi, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, John Mascola
  • Patent number: 10301377
    Abstract: Methods of inducing an immune response in a subject to the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are provided. In several embodiments, the immune response is a protective immune response that inhibits or prevents MERS-CoV infection in the subject. Recombinant MERS-CoV polypeptides and nucleic acid molecules encoding same are also provided. Additionally, neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to MERS-CoV S protein and antigen binding fragments thereof are disclosed. The antibodies and antigen binding fragments are useful, for example, in methods of detecting MERS-CoV S protein in a sample or in a subject, as well as methods of preventing and treating a MERS-CoV infection in a subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Barney Graham, Wing-Pui Kong, Kayvon Modjarrad, Lingshu Wang, Wei Shi, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, John Mascola
  • Publication number: 20190112340
    Abstract: Embodiments of a recombinant Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) F ectodomain trimer stabilized in a prefusion conformation are provided. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the RSV F ectodomain trimer and methods of producing the RSV F ectodomain trimer. Methods for inducing an immune response in a subject are also disclosed. In some embodiments, the method can be a method for treating or preventing a RSV infection in a subject by administering a therapeutically effective amount of the recombinant RSV F ectodomain trimer to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Barney Graham, John Mascola, Li Ou, Aliaksandr Druz, Man Chen, Wing-Pui Kong, Ivelin Stefanov Georgiev, Emily Rundlet, Michael Gordon Joyce, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Paul Thomas, Marie Pancera, Mallika Sastry, Cinque Soto, Joseph Van Galen, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Ulrich Baxa
  • Publication number: 20190077849
    Abstract: Neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to HIV-1 Env and antigen binding fragments of these antibodies are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV-1 using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV-1 infection is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicants: The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, The United States of AMerica, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Serc
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Young Do Kwon, Ivelin Georgiev, Gilad Ofek, Baoshan Zhang, Krisha McKee, John Mascola, Mark Connors, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Sijy O'Dell, Robert Bailer, Mark Louder, Mangaiarkarasi Asokan, Richard Schwartz, Jonathan Cooper, Kevin Carlton, Michael Bender, Amarendra Pegu, Lawrence Shapiro, Tatyana Gindin, Lisa Kueltzo