Patents by Inventor Robert Roland Burk

Robert Roland Burk 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: 5646116
    Abstract: A composition for the treatment of osteoporosis and the method of treatment of osteoporosis therewith in mammals is disclosed. The method comprises administering Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-I) to a mammal in need thereof. Need is determined by bone mineral density levels, whether by single measurement (as compared to the population generally) or by a series of measurements evidencing a loss of bone mineral density, or due to a genetic or familial or other predisposition to bone mineral density loss.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 8, 1997
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy AG
    Inventor: Robert Roland Burk