Patents by Inventor Victor Fernandez

Victor Fernandez 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: 20190217483
    Abstract: A tool coupling includes a first tool part and a second tool part, the second tool part being movable in relation to the first tool part. The tool coupling further includes a first base part for detachably retaining the first tool part and a second base part movable in relation to the first base part for detachably retaining the second tool part. The first base part has a pusher movable in relation to the first base part for detaching the first tool part and the second base part has a cap movable in relation to the second base part for detaching the second tool part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicants: Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Universsidad de Córdoba, Servicio Andaluz de Salud, Universidad de Málaga
    Inventors: Julius KLEIN HUBERT, Asier FERNÁNDEZ IRIBAR, Rafael MEDINA CARNICER, Rafael MUÑOZ SALINAS, Enrique BAUZANO NÚÑEZ, Mª Carmen LÓPEZ CASADO, Víctor Fernando MUÑOZ MARTÍNEZ, María José REQUENA TAPIA, José Eduardo ARJONA BERRAL, Rosa María PAREDES ESTEBAN, Ángel SALVATIERRA VELÁZQUEZ, Ignacio MUÑOZ CARVAJAL, Javier BRICEÑO DELGADO
  • Publication number: 20190211334
    Abstract: The invention relates to a nucleic acid aptamer with the capability of binding specifically to a and inhibiting TLR-4, to a complex comprising said aptamer and a functional group, as well as to pharmaceutical compositions thereof. The invention also relates to uses and methods for detecting TLR-4 and to uses and methods for inhibiting TLR-4. Finally, the invention also relates to an aptamer for use in manufacturing a drug for the treatment of a pathology characterized by an increase in expression of TLR4 and/or an increase in activation of TLR-4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: APTATARGETS, S.L.
    Inventors: Ignacio LIZASOAIN HERNANDEZ, Victor Manuel GONZALEZ MUÑOZ, Geronimo FERNANDEZ GOMEZ-CHACON, Maria Angeles MORO SANCHEZ, Maria Elena MARTIN PALMA, Ana MORAGA YEBENES
  • Publication number: 20190114945
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods appropriate for use in medical training are disclosed. In some instances, a patient simulator system is provided that includes a maternal patient simulator and a fetal patient simulator. The maternal patient simulator includes an internal chamber sized to receive the fetal patient simulator and a birthing mechanism disposed within the internal chamber configured to translate and rotate the fetal patient simulator with respect to the maternal patient simulator to simulate a birth. In some instances, the maternal patient simulator includes a structural framework and a sub-layer engaged with the structural framework to provide structural support and alignment features for one or more soft silicon outer layers defining a realistic skin of the maternal patient simulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Miguel Carvajal, Victor Fernandez, Jeffrey Karpf, Yojans Lurbe, Lazaro Morales, Alberto Rodriguez
  • Patent number: 10176728
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods appropriate for use in medical training are disclosed. In some instances, a patient simulator system is provided that includes a maternal patient simulator and a fetal patient simulator. The maternal patient simulator includes an internal chamber sized to receive the fetal patient simulator and a birthing mechanism disposed within the internal chamber configured to translate and rotate the fetal patient simulator with respect to the maternal patient simulator to simulate a birth. In some instances, the fetal patient simulator an internal support structure that includes spinal components, left arm components, right arm components, left leg components, and right leg components with a skin layer covering the internal support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: GAUMARD SCIENTIFIC COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Miguel Carvajal, Victor Fernandez, Jeffrey Karpf, Yojans Lurbe, Lazaro Morales, Alberto Rodriguez
  • Publication number: 20180218647
    Abstract: An apparatus and method according to which a patient simulator is used to simulate a human patient's breathing pattern, the patient simulator including a simulated respiratory system and a simulated airway system. The simulated respiratory system includes a lung valve, a simulated lung in communication with the lung valve, and a breathing pump including a cylinder and a piston dividing the cylinder into first and second chambers, the first chamber being in communication with the lung valve via at least a first flow path, and the second chamber being in communication with the lung valve via at least a second flow path. The simulated airway system is configured to be in communication with the second chamber of the breathing pump via at least a third flow path. In several exemplary embodiments, simulating, using the patient simulator, the human patient's breathing pattern comprises reciprocating the piston within the cylinder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Alberto Rodriguez, Victor Fernandez, Yassel Valdes, Lazaro Morales
  • Publication number: 20170069233
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods appropriate for use in medical training are disclosed. In some instances, a patient simulator system is provided that includes a maternal patient simulator and a fetal patient simulator. The maternal patient simulator includes an internal chamber sized to receive the fetal patient simulator and a birthing mechanism disposed within the internal chamber configured to translate and rotate the fetal patient simulator with respect to the maternal patient simulator to simulate a birth. In some instances, the fetal patient simulator an internal support structure that includes spinal components, left arm components, right arm components, left leg components, and right leg components with a skin layer covering the internal support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: Miguel Carvajal, Victor Fernandez, Jeffrey Karpf, Yojans Lurbe, Lazaro Morales, Alberto Rodriguez
  • Patent number: 9501953
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods appropriate for use in medical training are disclosed. In some instances, a patient simulator system is provided that includes a maternal patient simulator and a fetal patient simulator. The maternal patient simulator includes an internal chamber sized to receive the fetal patient simulator and a birthing mechanism disposed within the internal chamber configured to translate and rotate the fetal patient simulator with respect to the maternal patient simulator to simulate a birth. In some instances, the fetal patient simulator an internal support structure that includes a head, spinal components, left arm components, right arm components, left leg components, and right leg components with a continuous silicon skin layer covering the internal support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: GAUMARD SCIENTIFIC COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Miguel Carvajal, Victor Fernandez, Jeffrey Karpf, Yojans Lurbe, Lazaro Morales, Alberto Rodriguez
  • Patent number: 9437117
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods appropriate for use in medical training are disclosed. In some instances, a patient simulator system is provided that includes a maternal patient simulator and a fetal patient simulator. The maternal patient simulator includes an internal chamber sized to receive the fetal patient simulator and a birthing mechanism disposed within the internal chamber configured to translate and rotate the fetal patient simulator with respect to the maternal patient simulator to simulate a birth. In some instances, the fetal patient simulator an internal support structure that includes a head, spinal components, left arm components, right arm components, left leg components, and right leg components with a continuous silicon skin layer covering the internal support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: GAUMARD SCIENTIFIC COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Miguel Carvajal, Victor Fernandez, Jeffrey Karpf, Yojans Lurbe, Lazaro Morales, Alberto Rodriguez
  • Patent number: 9049856
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cold organ preservation composition for transplantation comprising a cold organ preservation solution and cardiotrophin-1 or a functionally equivalent variant thereof. The invention also relates to methods and kits for the preparation of said composition, the uses thereof for the cold organ protection and/or preservation for transplantation (particularly for kidney, lung and heart) and also to the cold preservation methods and cold-preserved isolated organs by these methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignees: DIGNA ATOTECH, S. L., PROYECTO DE BIOMEDICINE CIMA, S.L.
    Inventors: Haisul C.Y. Chang, Victor Fernández Gallego, María Iñiguez Martínez, Jose Miguel López Novoa, Jesús María Prieto Valtueña, Juan Ruiz Echeverría
  • Publication number: 20140272876
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods appropriate for use in medical training are disclosed. In some instances, a patient simulator system is provided that includes a maternal patient simulator and a fetal patient simulator. The maternal patient simulator includes an internal chamber sized to receive the fetal patient simulator and a birthing mechanism disposed within the internal chamber configured to translate and rotate the fetal patient simulator with respect to the maternal patient simulator to simulate a birth. In some instances, the fetal patient simulator an internal support structure that includes a head, spinal components, left arm components, right arm components, left leg components, and right leg components with a continuous silicon skin layer covering the internal support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Gaumard Scientific Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Miguel Carvajal, Victor Fernandez, Jeffrey Karpf, Yojans Lurbe, Lazaro Morales, Alberto Rodriguez
  • Publication number: 20140272877
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods appropriate for use in medical training are disclosed. In some instances, a patient simulator system is provided that includes a maternal patient simulator and a fetal patient simulator. The maternal patient simulator includes an internal chamber sized to receive the fetal patient simulator and a birthing mechanism disposed within the internal chamber configured to translate and rotate the fetal patient simulator with respect to the maternal patient simulator to simulate a birth. In some instances, the fetal patient simulator an internal support structure that includes a head, spinal components, left arm components, right arm components, left leg components, and right leg components with a continuous silicon skin layer covering the internal support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Gaumard Scientific Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Miguel Carvajal, Victor Fernandez, Jeffrey Karpf, Yojans Lurbe, Lazaro Morales, Alberto Rodriguez
  • Publication number: 20140206504
    Abstract: An intelligent heavy bag system having a sensor system and an illumination system adapted to provide performance feedback to a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Inventors: Jorge Barreras, Victor Fernandez, Jaime Fontanella, Yojans Lurbe
  • Publication number: 20130130225
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cold organ preservation composition for transplantation comprising a cold organ preservation solution and cardiotrophin-1 or a functionally equivalent variant thereof. The invention also relates to methods and kits for the preparation of said composition, the uses thereof for the cold organ protection and/or preservation for transplantation (particularly for kidney, lung and heart) and also to the cold preservation methods and cold-preserved isolated organs by these methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicants: PROYECTO DE BIOMEDICINA CIMA, S.L., DIGNA BIOTECH, S.L.
    Inventors: Haisul C.Y. Chang, Victor Fernández Gallego, María Iñiguez Martínez, Jose Miguel Lopez Novoa, Jesús María Prieto Valtueña, Juan Ruiz Echeverría
  • Patent number: 7309439
    Abstract: A device for transporting magnetic or magnetizable microbeads (25) in a capillary chamber (14) comprises a permanent magnet (10) or an electromagnet (11) for subjecting the capillary chamber to a substantially uniform magnetic field, to apply a permanent magnetic moment to the microbeads (25). At least one planar coil (22) and preferably an array of overlapping coils are located adjacent to the capillary chamber (14) for applying a complementary magnetic field on the microbeads parallel or antiparallel to said substantially uniform magnetic field, to drive the microbeads. An arrangement is provided for switching the current applied to the coil(s) (22) to invert the field produced thereby, to selectively apply an attractive or repulsive driving force on the microbeads (25). The device is usable to transport microbeads for performing chemical and biochemical reactions or assay, as is done for instance in clinical chemistry assays for medical diagnostic purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2007
    Assignee: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
    Inventors: Victor Fernandez, Amar Rida, Martin Gijs
  • Patent number: 7125958
    Abstract: The present invention relates to carbohydrates capable of acting as receptors for malaria antigens present on the surfaces of malaria infected erythrocytes. The receptors according to the invention comprises negatively charged glycosaminoglycan-like moities, preferably sulphated. The invention also relates to novel malaria polypeptides capable of acting as ligands in relation to the receptors according to the invention. The invention also encompasses the use thereof as medicaments, pharmaceutical compositions containing the same as well as antibodies directed against said new ligands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2006
    Assignee: Karolinska Innovations AB
    Inventors: Mats Wahlgren, Antonio Barragan, Johan Carlson, Chen Qijun, Victor Fernandez
  • Publication number: 20050284817
    Abstract: A device for transporting magnetic or magnetisable microbeads (25) in a capillary chamber (14) comprises a permanent magnet (10) or an electromagnet (11) for subjecting the capillary chamber to a substantially uniform magnetic field, to apply a permanent magnetic moment to the microbeads (25). At least one planar coil (22) and preferably an array of overlapping coils are located adjacent to the capillary chamber (14) for applying a complementary magnetic field on the microbeads parallel or antiparallel to said substantially uniform magnetic field, to drive the microbeads. An arrangement is provided for switching the current applied to the coil(s) (22) to invert the field produced thereby, to selectively apply an attractive or repulsive driving force on the microbeads (25). The device is usable to transport microbeads for performing chemical and biochemical reactions or assay, as is done for instance in clinical chemistry assays for medical diagnostic purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2005
    Publication date: December 29, 2005
    Inventors: Victor Fernandez, Amar Rida, Martin Gijs
  • Patent number: 6789256
    Abstract: A computer system comprises a plurality of processes, each having an associated memory region, and a shared memory region shared by the processes. One of the processes is configured to control allocation of space for an array in the shared memory region, generate a descriptor therefor pointing to the allocate space and transmit the descriptor to the other processes. Therafter, all of the processes are configured to identify regions of the array for which they are to process data therein, and to perform predetermined processing operations in connection therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 1999
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2004
    Assignee: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: George Kechriotis, Dan Bernardo, Ming Fang, Victor Fernandez
  • Patent number: 6060342
    Abstract: A module for a millimeter-wave component having environmentally sensitive components, such as with chip and wire technology, is described which does not require that the entire module be hermetically sealed against the outside elements in order to protect the environmentally sensitive component. A cap is placed over the environmentally sensitive component in order that the vulnerable component itself is protected from the external environment. The less-vulnerable remainder of the millimeter-wave module can withstand limited exposure to environmental conditions and, therefore, is not necessarily sealed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1998
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2000
    Assignee: P-Com, Incorporated
    Inventors: Fabrizio Montauti, Victor Fernandez