Patents by Inventor Robert Qiu

Robert Qiu 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: 20220281190
    Abstract: The invention is related to a hydrated silicone hydrogel contact lens having a layered structural configuration: a lower water content silicone hydrogel core (or bulk material) completely covered with a layer of a higher water content hydrogel totally or substantially free of silicone. A hydrated silicone hydrogel contact lens of the invention possesses high oxygen permeability for maintaining the corneal health and a soft, water-rich, lubricious surface for wearing comfort.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Yongxing Qiu, John Dallas Pruitt, Sibichen J. Thekveli, Robert Carey Tucker, Jared Nelson
  • Publication number: 20130095036
    Abstract: The present invention features noninvasive methods for diagnosing IgA or IgM kidney disorders, such as IgA nephropathy, Henoch-Schönlein purpura, and IgM nephropathy, in a mammal. The invention also features compositions and kits useful in diagnosing these disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Applicants: New England Medical Center Hospitals, Inc., RQ Bioscience, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Qiu, Jiazhou Qiu, Andrew G. Plaut
  • Publication number: 20100015044
    Abstract: The present invention features noninvasive methods for diagnosing IgA or IgM kidney disorders, such as IgA nephropathy, Henoch-Schönlein purpura, and IgM nephropathy, in a mammal. The invention also features compositions and kits useful in diagnosing these disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2006
    Publication date: January 21, 2010
    Inventors: Robert Qiu, Jiazhou Qiu, Andrew G. Plaut