Patents by Inventor Josette Francoise Carnahan

Josette Francoise Carnahan 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: 5849705
    Abstract: Schwann cells can be treated in vivo to survive longer and to proliferate by contacting them with peptides derived from the EGF-like domain of proteins of the NDF/heregulin family.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 15, 1998
    Assignee: Amgen Inc.
    Inventors: Josette Francoise Carnahan, Shinichi Hara, Hsieng Sen Lu, John Philip Mayer
  • Patent number: 5670342
    Abstract: Novel peptides are described which are biologically active derivatives of the EGF-like domain of NDF/heregulins and which stimulate the proliferation and differentiation of colon epithelial cells and support the survival and growth of Schwann cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1995
    Date of Patent: September 23, 1997
    Assignee: Amgen Inc.
    Inventors: Josette Francoise Carnahan, Shinichi Hara, Hsieng Sen Lu, John Philip Mayer, Steven Kiyoshi Yoshinaga