Patents by Inventor Timothy Allen Blizzard

Timothy Allen Blizzard 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: 10961202
    Abstract: Provided herein are compounds and methods for modulating abnormal repeat expansions of gene sequences. More particularly, provided are inhibitors of RNA and the uses of such inhibitors in regulating nucleotide repeat expansions, e.g., to treat Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 (DM1), Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 (DM2), Fuchs dystrophy, Huntington Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Frontotemporal Dementia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, EXPANSION THERAPEUTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Matthew Disney, Timothy Allen Blizzard, Suzanne Rzuczek, John Ndungu, Joseph Vacca, Andy Jennings, Alexei Pushechnikov
  • Publication number: 20200207744
    Abstract: Provided herein are compounds and methods for modulating abnormal repeat expansions of gene sequences. More particularly, provided are dimeric inhibitors of RNA and the uses of such inhibitors in regulating nucleotide repeat expansions, e.g., to treat Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 (DM1), Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 (DM2), Fuchs dystrophy, Huntington Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Frontotemporal Dementia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Timothy Allen Blizzard, Matthew Disney
  • Publication number: 20190152924
    Abstract: Provided herein are compounds and methods for modulating abnormal repeat expansions of gene sequences. More particularly, provided are inhibitors of RNA and the uses of such inhibitors in regulating nucleotide repeat expansions, e.g., to treat Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 (DM1), Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 (DM2), Fuchs dystrophy, Huntington Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Frontotemporal Dementia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Matthew Disney, Timothy Allen Blizzard, Suzanne Rzuczek, John Ndungu, Joseph Vacca, Andy Jennings, Alexei Pushechnikov
  • Patent number: 9133147
    Abstract: Compounds of the invention are useful in inhibiting thrombin and associated thrombotic occlusions having the following structure: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein Q is CH2, NR4, O, S, S(O) or S(O2), wherein R4 is H, C1-6 alkyl, aryl, or C3-8 cycloalkyl; R1 is a heterocycle or —(CR5R6)1-2NH2, wherein R5 and R6, each time in which they occur, are independently H, C1-6 alkyl, —CH2F, —CHF2, CF3 or —CH2OH; R2 is OH, NH2 or NHSO2CH3; R3 is C1-6 alkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Timothy Allen Blizzard, Tesfaye Biftu
  • Publication number: 20150038498
    Abstract: Compounds of the invention are useful in inhibiting thrombin and associated thrombotic occlusions having the following structure: (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein Q is CH2, NR4, O, S, S(O) or S(O2), wherein R4 is H, C1-6 alkyl, aryl, or C3-8 cycloalkyl; R1 is a heterocycle or —(CR5R6)1-2NH2, wherein R5 and R6, each time in which they occur, are independently H, C1-6 alkyl, —CH2F, —CHF2, CF3 or —CH2OH; R2 is OH, NH2 or NHSO2CH3; and R3 is C1-6 alkyl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Timothy Allen Blizzard, Tesfaye Biftu
  • Patent number: 7138426
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds and derivatives thereof, their synthesis, and their use as estrogen receptor modulators. The compounds of the instant invention are ligands for estrogen receptors and as such may be useful for treatment or prevention of a variety of conditions related to estrogen functioning including: bone loss, bone fractures, osteoporosis, cartilage degeneration, endometriosis, uterine fibroid disease, hot flashes, increased levels of LDL cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, impairment of cognitive functioning, cerebral degenerative disorders, restenosis, gynecomastia, vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation, obesity, incontinence, and cancer, in particular of the breast, uterus and prostate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2006
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Frank P. DiNinno, Timothy Allen Blizzard, Jerry Dwain Morgan, II
  • Patent number: 6838584
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds and derivatives thereof, their synthesis, and their use as estrogen receptor modulators. The compounds of the instant invention are ligands for estrogen receptors and as such may be useful for treatment or prevention of a variety of conditions related to estrogen functioning including: bone loss, bone fractures, osteoporosis, cartilage degeneration, endometriosis, uterine fibroid disease, hot flashes, increased levels of LDL cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, impairment of cognitive functioning, cerebral degenerative disorders, restenosis, gynecomastia, vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation, obesity, incontinence, and cancer, in particular of the breast, uterus and prostate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2005
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy Allen Blizzard, Milton Lloyd Hammond, Jerry Dwain Morgan, Ralph Troy Mosley
  • Publication number: 20040162304
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds and derivatives thereof, their synthesis, and their use as estrogen receptor modulators. The compounds of the instant invention are ligands for estrogen receptors and as such may be useful for treatment or prevention of a variety of conditions related to estrogen functioning including: bone loss, bone fractures, osteoporosis, cartilage degeneration, endometriosis, uterine fibroid disease, hot flashes, increased levels of LDL cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, impairment of cognitive functioning, cerebral degenerative disorders, restenosis, gynecomastia, vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation, obesity, incontinence, and cancer, in particular of the breast, uterus and prostate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2003
    Publication date: August 19, 2004
    Inventors: Timothy Allen Blizzard, Milton Lloyd Hammond, Jerry Dwain Morgan, Ralph Troy Mosley