Kent C. Cochrum 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).
Abstract: Transplants, such as pancreatic islets, are made suitable for transplantation into a genetically dissimilar individual by coating the transplant with a surface-conforming bonding bridge layer of a multifunctional material that binds chemically to a surface component of the transplant followed by a semipermeable, biologically compatible layer of a polymer that binds chemically to the bonding bridge layer.
May 22, 1986
Date of Patent:
September 29, 1987
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