Patents by Inventor Morgan Fedorchak

Morgan Fedorchak 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: 20220249700
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are embodiments of a polymer-based implant and methods of making and using the same. The polymer-based implant comprises a polymer component and a therapeutic agent. In some embodiments, the polymer-based implant can be used to treat and/or prevent retinal diseases and/or retinopathies. The polymer-based implant exhibits physical properties that provide the ability to safely place the polymer-based implant in an ocular region without undesired diffusion and also to allow for controlled and timely release of the therapeutic agent to a desired region of the ocular region, such as the retina. In particular disclosed embodiments, the polymer-based implant can be used for safe and effective gene therapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: University of Pittsburgh - Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education
    Inventors: Morgan Fedorchak, Leah Byrne, José-Alain Sahel