Patents by Inventor Mark S. Dennis

Mark S. Dennis 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: 20240024432
    Abstract: Provided herein are polypeptides that bind to a transferrin receptor, Fc dimers and fusion proteins comprising such polypeptides, and methods of using the polypeptides to target a composition to a transferrin receptor-expressing cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Mihalis Kariolis, Adam P. Silverman, Ankita Srivastava, Ryan J. Watts, Robert C. Wells, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Publication number: 20240018253
    Abstract: Provided herein are polypeptides that bind to a transferrin receptor, methods of generating such polypeptides, and methods of using the polypeptides to target a composition to a transferrin receptor-expressing cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Mihalis Kariolis, Adam P. Silverman, Ankita Srivastava, Ryan J. Watts, Robert C. Wells, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Publication number: 20230381286
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods for transporting agents across the blood brain barrier. In some embodiments, the agents bind to therapeutic targets for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. As described herein, the agents are linked to proteins that bind to a transferrin receptor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2023
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Jennifer Getz, Mihalis Kariolis, Adam P. Silverman, Robert C. Wells, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Patent number: 11795232
    Abstract: Provided herein are polypeptides that bind to a transferrin receptor, methods of generating such polypeptides, and methods of using the polypeptides to target a composition to a transferrin receptor-expressing cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Mihalis Kariolis, Adam P. Silverman, Ankita Srivastava, Ryan J. Watts, Robert C. Wells, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Patent number: 11773185
    Abstract: In one aspect, antibodies that specifically bind to a human BACE1 protein are provided herein. In some embodiments, the antibodies contain modifications that reduce effector function, extend serum stability or serum half-life, or promote heterodimerization. In other aspects, bispecific antibodies and pharmaceutical compositions comprising antibodies that bind to human BACE1 protein are provided herein. Methods for inhibiting amyloid-? formation and/or aggregation, inhibiting amyloid plaque formation, and treating neurodegenerative diseases are also provided herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Jennifer A. Getz, Rinkan Shukla, Adam P. Silverman, Yin Zhang, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Patent number: 11732054
    Abstract: The invention provides anti-cluster of differentiation 3 (CD3) antibodies and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Allen J. Ebens, Jr., Teemu T. Junttila, Robert F. Kelley, Mary A. Mathieu
  • Publication number: 20230235072
    Abstract: Provided herein are polypeptides that bind to a transferrin receptor, methods of generating such polypeptides, and methods of using the polypeptides to target a composition to a transferrin receptor-expressing cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2022
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Applicant: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Mihalis Kariolis, Adam P. Silverman, Ankita Srivastava, Ryan J. Watts, Robert C. Wells, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Patent number: 11612150
    Abstract: In some aspects, the present invention provides chimeric transferrin receptor (TfR) polynucleotides and polypeptides. In other aspects, this invention provides chimeric TfR transgenic animal models and methods of using the animal models to identify therapeutics that can cross the blood-brain barrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Adam P. Silverman, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Publication number: 20230002506
    Abstract: The invention provides anti-cluster of differentiation 3 (CD3) antibodies and methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Xiaocheng CHEN, Mark S. Dennis, Allen J. Ebens, JR., Robert F. Kelley, Mary A. Mathieu, Liping L. Sun
  • Publication number: 20220411485
    Abstract: The present disclosure encompasses compositions and methods for effectively treating at least one symptom or sign of Aß plaque or cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) associated symptoms, or for decreasing amyloid plaque load or CAA load. The method comprises administering an effective amount of an anti-ApoE antibody to a mammalian subject, such as to a human.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: David Holtzman, Hong Jiang, Fan Liao, Thu Nga Bien-Ly, Mark S. Dennis, Jing Guo, Adam P. Silverman, Ryan J. Watts, Yin Zhang
  • Patent number: 11530275
    Abstract: The invention provides anti-cluster of differentiation 3 (CD3) antibodies and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Allen J. Ebens, Jr., Teemu T. Junttila, Robert F. Kelley, Mary A. Mathieu
  • Patent number: 11466087
    Abstract: The present invention relates to anti-CLL-1 antibodies including anti-CLL-1 antibodies comprising a CLL-1 binding domain and a CD3 binding domain (e.g., anti-CLL-1/CD3 T cell dependent bispecific (TDB) antibody) and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert F. Kelley, Steven R. Leong, Wei-Ching Liang, Mary Mathieu, Andrew G. Polson, Bing Zheng, Xiaocheng Chen, Cecilia Pui Chi Chiu, Mark S. Dennis, Allen Ebens, Yan Wu
  • Patent number: 11370832
    Abstract: In one aspect, antibodies that specifically bind to a human Tau protein are provided. In some embodiments, an anti-Tau antibody recognizes an epitope within residues 111-125 of full-length human Tau, an epitope within residues 251-270 and/or residues 346-360 of full-length human Tau, or an epitope within residues 186-205 of full-length human Tau. In some embodiments, an anti-Tau antibody specifically binds to phosphorylated human Tau, unphosphorylated human Tau, and/or multiple splice isoforms of human Tau. An anti-Tau antibody disclosed herein may also include one or two modified Fc polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Lesley Ann Kane, Do Jin Kim, Joseph W. Lewcock, Suresh Poda, Rishi Rakhit, Rinkan Shukla, Adam P. Silverman
  • Publication number: 20220177576
    Abstract: In one aspect, antibodies that specifically bind to a human triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 (TREM2) protein are provided. In some embodiments, the antibody decreases levels of soluble TREM2 (sTREM2). In some embodiments, the antibody enhances TREM2 activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2021
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Zhenyu Gu, Mihalis Kariolis, Cathal Mahon, Kathryn M. Monroe, Joshua I. Park, Rachel Prorok, Adam P. Silverman, Bettina Van Lengerich
  • Publication number: 20220119522
    Abstract: In one aspect, antibodies that specifically bind to a human triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 (TREM2) protein are provided. In some embodiments, the antibody decreases levels of soluble TREM2 (sTREM2). In some embodiments, the antibody enhances TREM2 activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Sherie Duncan, Kathleen Lisaingo, Kathryn M. Monroe, Joshua I. Park, Rachel Prorok, Ju Shi, Ankita Srivastava, Bettina Van Lengerich, Riley Walsh
  • Publication number: 20220073609
    Abstract: In one aspect, antibodies that specifically bind to a human triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 (TREM2) protein are provided. In some embodiments, the antibody decreases levels of soluble TREM2 (sTREM2). In some embodiments, the antibody enhances TREM2 activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Sherie Duncan, Kathleen Lisaingo, Kathryn M. Monroe, Joshua I. Park, Rachel Prorok, Ju Shi, Ankita Srivastava, Bettina Van Lengerich, Riley Walsh
  • Publication number: 20220002436
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to anti-HER2 constructs, such as Fc polypeptide dimer-antibody variable region fusion proteins, that cross the BBB and bind to HER2 in the brain parenchyma. In some embodiments, the anti-HER2 constructs (e.g., Fc polypeptide dimer-antibody variable region fusion proteins) retain effector function upon binding to HER2, but do not substantially deplete reticulocytes in vivo. The present disclosure also relates to methods for transcytosing an anti-HER2 antibody variable region across the BBB and treating HER2-positive cancers and metastatic lesions thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Wanda Kwan, Joseph W. Lewcock, Jonathan Sockolosky, Joy Yu Zuchero
  • Patent number: 11186650
    Abstract: The invention provides anti-cluster of differentiation 3 (CD3) antibodies and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Genentech, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaocheng Chen, Mark S. Dennis, Allen J. Ebens, Jr., Robert F. Kelley, Mary A. Mathieu, Liping L. Sun
  • Patent number: 11124567
    Abstract: In one aspect, antibodies that specifically bind to a human triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 (TREM2) protein are provided. In some embodiments, the antibody decreases levels of soluble TREM2 (sTREM2). In some embodiments, the antibody enhances TREM2 activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Denali Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Dennis, Zhenyu Gu, Mihalis S. Kariolis, Cathal S. Mahon, Kathryn M. Monroe, Joshua I. Park, Rachel Prorok, Adam P. Silverman, Bettina Van Lengerich
  • Patent number: 11124562
    Abstract: The present disclosure encompasses compositions and methods for effectively treating at least one symptom or sign of A plaque or cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) associated symptoms, or for decreasing amyloid plaque load or CAA load. The method comprises administering an effective amount of an anti-ApoE antibody to a mammalian subject, such as to a human.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Washington University
    Inventors: David Holtzman, Hong Jiang, Fan Liao, Thu Nga Bien-Ly, Mark S. Dennis, Jing Guo, Adam P. Silverman, Ryan J. Watts, Yin Zhang