Patents by Inventor Michael J. Partsch

Michael J. Partsch 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: 10898719
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods of treating a patient comprising providing a medical apparatus comprising an external system and an implantable system, implanting the implantable system, and delivering at least one of power or data to the implantable system with the external system. The external system comprises: at least one external antenna configured to transmit a first transmission signal to the implantable system; an external transmitter configured to drive the at least one external antenna; an external power supply; and an external controller. The implantable system comprises: at least one implantable antenna configured to receive the first transmission signal from the first external device; an implantable receiver; at least one implantable functional element configured to interface with the patient; an implantable controller; an implantable energy storage assembly; and an implantable housing surrounding at least the implantable controller and the implantable receiver. Medical apparatus are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Nalu Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Pivonka, Anatoly Yakovlev, Michael J. Partsch, Lee Fason Hartley, James C. Makous, Brett Daniel Schleicher, Lakshmi Narayan Mishra
  • Publication number: 20200398058
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods of treating a patient comprising providing a medical apparatus comprising an external system and an implantable system, implanting the implantable system, and delivering at least one of power or data to the implantable system with the external system. The external system comprises: at least one external antenna configured to transmit a first transmission signal to the implantable system; an external transmitter configured to drive the at least one external antenna; an external power supply; and an external controller. The implantable system comprises: at least one implantable antenna configured to receive the first transmission signal from the first external device; an implantable receiver; at least one implantable functional element configured to interface with the patient; an implantable controller; an implantable energy storage assembly; and an implantable housing surrounding at least the implantable controller and the implantable receiver. Medical apparatus are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Daniel PIVONKA, Anatoly YAKOVLEV, Michael J. PARTSCH, Lee Fason HARTLEY, James C. MAKOUS, Brett Daniel SCHLEICHER, Lakshmi Narayan MISHRA
  • Publication number: 20180256906
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods of treating a patient comprising providing a medical apparatus comprising an external system and an implantable system, implanting the implantable system, and delivering at least one of power or data to the implantable system with the external system. The external system comprises: at least one external antenna configured to transmit a first transmission signal to the implantable system; an external transmitter configured to drive the at least one external antenna; an external power supply; and an external controller. The implantable system comprises: at least one implantable antenna configured to receive the first transmission signal from the first external device; an implantable receiver; at least one implantable functional element configured to interface with the patient; an implantable controller; an implantable energy storage assembly; and an implantable housing surrounding at least the implantable controller and the implantable receiver. Medical apparatus are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Daniel PIVONKA, Anatoly YAKOVLEV, Michael J. PARTSCH, Lee Fason HARTLEY, James C. MAKOUS, Brett Daniel SCHLEICHER, Lakshmi Narayan MISHRA
  • Patent number: 9492679
    Abstract: Described herein are methods for modulating the susceptibility of one or more target or tissue regions, and particularly one or more brain regions, to a therapeutic agent such as a drug, immune agent, compound, radiation, etc. In particular, the methods and systems described herein may include magnetic stimulation (including transcranial magnetic stimulation) of target or non-target regions to modulate the susceptibility of the one or more target or tissue regions to a therapeutic agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Rio Grande Neurosciences, Inc.
    Inventors: M. Bret Schneider, Michael J. Partsch
  • Publication number: 20140330068
    Abstract: Non-invasive and/or natural orifice procedures, apparatus and methods for modulating the enteric nervous system using one or more energy modalities. A system may include a probe for insertion into a natural orifice (e.g., nasogastrically, orogastrically, nasojejunally) with or without a tube to therapeutically apply energy to modulate one or more portions of the enteric nervous system. The methods described herein may provide energy to stimulate the enteric nervous system to treat disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, depression, anxiety and/or to enhance gastric motility, intestinal motility or other neurological responses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Michael J. Partsch, John W. Sadler, Pankaj J. Pasricha
  • Publication number: 20130204330
    Abstract: Described herein are methods for modulating the susceptibility of one or more target or tissue regions, and particularly one or more brain regions, to a therapeutic agent such as a drug, immune agent, compound, radiation, etc. In particular, the methods and systems described herein may include magnetic stimulation (including transcranial magnetic stimulation) of target or non-target regions to modulate the susceptibility of the one or more target or tissue regions to a therapeutic agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2011
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Inventors: M. Bret Schneider, Michael J. Partsch
  • Publication number: 20130096363
    Abstract: Described herein are methods, devices and systems for neuromodulation of deep brain targets using a combination of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current (DC) stimulation to reduce or eliminate side-effects when modulating one or more deep brain targets. For example, transcranial magnetic stimulation of a deep brain target may be synchronized with modulation of more superficially located cortical brain regions using transcranial direct current stimulation to prevent seizures and other side effects. Systems configured to regulate (or synchronize) the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation of deep brain targets and transcranial direct current stimulation are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Inventors: M. Bret Schneider, Michael J. Partsch, David J. Mishelevich
  • Publication number: 20100292527
    Abstract: The treatment of hypertension may be accomplished by stimulation of the carotid baroreceptors. In the present application the inventors disclose methods in which non-invasively-delivered mechanical perturbations caused by sound, ultrasound, or electrical perturbations caused by magnetic, or direct current stimulation may be used to stimulate the carotid baroreceptors, triggering physiological responses that treat medical disorders including hypertension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2008
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Inventors: M. Bret Schneider, Michael J. Partsch, David J. Mishelevich
  • Publication number: 20100256436
    Abstract: Hypertension may be caused by central nervous system-mediated effort to maintain a certain level of blood flow within the brain. A method is described for using neuromodulation techniques to lower central drive for hypertension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2008
    Publication date: October 7, 2010
    Inventors: Michael J. Partsch, M. Bret Schneider, David J. Mishelevich