Patents by Inventor Voula Ostrem

Voula Ostrem 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: 4717721
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method for enhancing cell differentiation in malignant cells by exposing the cells to a 1.alpha.-hydroxylated vitamin D derivative characterized by a 17-side chain greater in length than the cholesterol or ergosterol side chains.The method finds application in the treatment of neoplastic diseases including leukemoid diseases and, specifically, leukemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 1985
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1988
    Assignee: Howard W. Bremer
    Inventors: Hector F. DeLuca, Heinrich K. Schnoes, Nobuo Ikekawa, Voula Ostrem