Patents by Inventor YongPing Yang

YongPing Yang 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: 11027007
    Abstract: Metapneumovirus (MPV) F proteins stabilized in a prefusion conformation, nucleic acid molecules and vectors encoding these proteins, and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the MPV F proteins and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to MPV in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the MPV F ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing MPV infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignees: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, Institute for Research in Biomedicine
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Michael Gordon Joyce, Baoshan Zhang, Yongping Yang, Peter Collins, Ursula Buchholz, Davide Corti, Antonio Lanzavecchia, Guillaume Stewart-Jones
  • Patent number: 10961283
    Abstract: Disclosed are recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles that can be used to display two different trimeric antigens at an equal ratio. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles and methods of producing the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles. Methods for eliciting an immune response in a subject are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, Aliaksandr Druz, Ulrich Baxa, Joseph Van Galen, Cheng Cheng, John Mascola, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Yongping Yang, Barney Graham, Syed Mohammad Moin, Jeffrey Boyington
  • Patent number: 10858400
    Abstract: Disclosed are immunogens including a recombinant RSV F protein stabilized in a prefusion conformation. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the immunogens and methods of producing the immunogens. Methods for generating an immune response in a subject are also disclosed. In some embodiments, the method is a method for treating or preventing a RSV infection in a subject by administering a therapeutically effective amount of the immunogen to the subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Barney Graham, Jason McLellan, Man Chen, Baoshan Zhang, Tongqing Zhou, Michael Gordon Joyce, Yongping Yang
  • Patent number: 10815295
    Abstract: Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to HIV-1 gp120 and antigen binding fragments of these antibodies are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV infection is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter D. Kwong, Gary J. Nabel, Rebecca S. Rudicell, John Mascola, Mark Connors, Ivelin Georgiev, Jiang Zhu, Young Do Kwon, Tongqing Zhou, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Xueling Wu, Zhi-yong Yang, Wei Shi
  • Publication number: 20200230229
    Abstract: Embodiments of immunogens based on the HIV-1 Env fusion peptide and methods of their use and production are disclosed. Nucleic acid molecules encoding the immunogens are also provided. In several embodiments, the immunogens can be used to generate an immune response to HIV-1 Env in a subject, for example, to treat or prevent an HIV-1 infection in the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVIC
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Rui Kong, Tongqing Zhou, John Mascola, Kai Xu, Michael Gordon Joyce, Cheng Cheng, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Kevin Liu, Baoshan Zhang, Li Ou, Wing-Pui Kong, Yongping Yang
  • Publication number: 20200048311
    Abstract: Embodiments of a recombinant human Parainfluenza Virus (hPIV) F ectodomain trimer stabilized in a prefusion conformation are provided. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the hPIV F ectodomain trimer and methods of producing the hPIV F ectodomain trimer. Methods for inducing an immune response in a subject are also disclosed. In some embodiments, the method can be a method for treating or inhibiting a hPIV infection in a subject by administering a effective amount of the recombinant hPIV F ectodomain trimer to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicants: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Dept. of Health and Human Services, Institute for Research in Biomedicine
    Inventors: Baoshan Zhang, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Tongqing Zhou, John Mascola, Kai Xu, Yongping Yang, Paul Thomas, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Li Ou, Peter Kwong, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Wing-Pui Kong, Aliaksandr Druz, Davide Corti, Antonio Lanzavecchia
  • Publication number: 20200009243
    Abstract: Metapneumovirus (MPV) F proteins stabilized in a prefusion conformation, nucleic acid molecules and vectors encoding these proteins, and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the MPV F proteins and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to MPV in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the MPV F ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing MPV infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicants: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Servic, Institute for Research in Biomedicine
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Michael Gordon Joyce, Baoshan Zhang, Yongping Yang, Peter Collins, Ursula Buchholz, Davide Corti, Antonio Lanzavecchia, Guillaume Stewart-Jones
  • Publication number: 20190389915
    Abstract: HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers stabilized in a prefusion mature closed conformation and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to HIV-1 in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing HIV-1 infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: The U.S.A., as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Marie Pancera, Tongqing Zhou, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Priyamvada Acharya, Jason Gorman, Yongping Yang, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Rita Chen, Gwo-Yu Chuang, John Mascola, Baoshan Zhang, Cheng Cheng, Mallika Sastry
  • Publication number: 20190330279
    Abstract: Disclosed are recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles that can be used to display two different trimeric antigens at an equal ratio. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles and methods of producing the recombinant insect ferritin nanoparticles. Methods for eliciting an immune response in a subject are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Dept. of Health and Human Service
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, Aliaksandr Druz, Ulrich Baxa, Joseph Van Galen, Rita Chen, Cheng Cheng, John Mascola, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Yongping Yang, Paul Thomas, Barney Graham, Syed Mohammad Moin, Jeffrey Boyington, Kizzmekia Corbett
  • Patent number: 10420834
    Abstract: Metapneumovirus (MPV) F proteins stabilized in a prefusion conformation, nucleic acid molecules and vectors encoding these proteins, and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the MPV F proteins and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to MPV in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the MPV F ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing MPV infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignees: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, Institute for Research in Biomedicine
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Michael Gordon Joyce, Baoshan Zhang, Yongping Yang, Peter Collins, Ursula Buchholz, Davide Corti, Antonio Lanzavecchia, Guillaume Stewart-Jones
  • Patent number: 10400015
    Abstract: HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers stabilized in a prefusion mature closed conformation and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to HIV-1 in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the HIV-1 Env ectodomain trimers can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing HIV-1 infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Marie Pancera, Tongqing Zhou, Ivelin Georgiev, Michael Gordon Joyce, Priyamvada Acharya, Jason Gorman, Yongping Yang, Aliaksandr Druz, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Rita Chen, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Ulrich Baxa, John Mascola, Rebecca Lynch, Baoshan Zhang, Cheng Cheng
  • Publication number: 20190112340
    Abstract: Embodiments of a recombinant Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) F ectodomain trimer stabilized in a prefusion conformation are provided. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the RSV F ectodomain trimer and methods of producing the RSV F ectodomain trimer. Methods for inducing an immune response in a subject are also disclosed. In some embodiments, the method can be a method for treating or preventing a RSV infection in a subject by administering a therapeutically effective amount of the recombinant RSV F ectodomain trimer to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Barney Graham, John Mascola, Li Ou, Aliaksandr Druz, Man Chen, Wing-Pui Kong, Ivelin Stefanov Georgiev, Emily Rundlet, Michael Gordon Joyce, Yaroslav Tsybovsky, Paul Thomas, Marie Pancera, Mallika Sastry, Cinque Soto, Joseph Van Galen, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Ulrich Baxa
  • Publication number: 20190016786
    Abstract: Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to HIV-1 gp120 and antigen binding fragments of these antibodies are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV infection is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Serv
    Inventors: Peter D. Kwong, Gary J. Nabel, Rebecca S. Rudicell, John Mascola, Mark Connors, Ivelin Georgiev, Jiang Zhu, Young Do Kwon, Tongqing Zhou, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Xueling Wu, Zhi-yong Yang, Wei Shi
  • Publication number: 20180319846
    Abstract: Disclosed are Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) antigens including a recombinant RSV F protein stabilized in a prefusion conformation. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the antigens and methods of producing the antigens. Methods for generating an immune response in a subject are also disclosed. In some embodiments, the method is a method for treating or preventing a RSV infection in a subject by administering a therapeutically effective amount of the antigen to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: The United States of America,as represented by the Secretary,Department of Helath and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter D. Kwong, Barney S. Graham, Jason S. McLellan, Jeffrey Boyington, Lei Chen, Man Chen, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Ivelin Stefanov Georgiev, Jason Gorman, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, Gilad Ofek, Marie Pancera, Mallika Sastry, Cinque Soto, Sanjay Srivatsan, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Tongqing Zhou
  • Patent number: 10047148
    Abstract: Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies are disclosed that specifically bind to the HIV-1 gp41 membrane-proximal external region (MPER). Also disclosed are compositions including the disclosed antibodies that specifically bind gp41, nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, expression vectors including the nucleic acids, and isolated host cells that express the nucleic acids. The antibodies and compositions disclosed herein can be used for detecting the presence of HIV-1 in a biological sample, or detecting an HIV-1 infection or diagnosing AIDS in a subject. In additional, the broad neutralization breadth of the disclosed antibodies makes them ideal for treating a subject with an HIV infection. Thus, disclosed are methods of treating and/or preventing HIV infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Mark Connors, Jinghe Huang, Leo B. Laub, Peter Kwong, Gary Nabel, John R. Mascola, Baoshan Zhang, Rebecca S. Rudicell, Ivelin Georgiev, Yongping Yang, Jiang Zhu, Gilad Ofek
  • Patent number: 10035844
    Abstract: Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies that specifically bind to HIV-1 gp120 and antigen binding fragments of these antibodies are disclosed. Nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, vectors and host cells are also provided. Methods for detecting HIV using these antibodies are disclosed. In addition, the use of these antibodies, antigen binding fragment, nucleic acids and vectors to prevent and/or treat an HIV infection is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter D. Kwong, Gary J. Nabel, Rebecca S. Rudicell, John Mascola, Mark Connors, Ivelin Georgiev, Jiang Zhu, Young Do Kwon, Tongqing Zhou, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Xueling Wu, Zhi-yong Yang, Wei Shi
  • Patent number: 10017543
    Abstract: Disclosed are Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) antigens including a recombinant RSV F protein stabilized in a prefusion conformation. Also disclosed are nucleic acids encoding the antigens and methods of producing the antigens. Methods for generating an immune response in a subject are also disclosed. In some embodiments, the method is a method for treating or preventing a RSV infection in a subject by administering a therapeutically effective amount of the antigen to the subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Peter D. Kwong, Barney S. Graham, Jason S. McLellan, Jeffrey Boyington, Lei Chen, Man Chen, Gwo-Yu Chuang, Ivelin Stefanov Georgiev, Jason Gorman, Michael Gordon Joyce, Masaru Kanekiyo, Gilad Ofek, Marie Pancera, Mallika Sastry, Cinque Soto, Sanjay Srivatsan, Guillaume Stewart-Jones, Yongping Yang, Baoshan Zhang, Tongqing Zhou
  • Publication number: 20180008697
    Abstract: Metapneumovirus (MPV) F proteins stabilized in a prefusion conformation, nucleic acid molecules and vectors encoding these proteins, and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the MPV F proteins and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to MPV in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the MPV F ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing MPV infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2015
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicants: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human, Institute for Research in Biomedicine
    Inventors: Peter Kwong, Michael Gordon Joyce, Baoshan Zhang, Yongping Yang, Peter Collins, Ursula Buchholz, Davide Corti, Antonio Lanzavecchia, Guillaume Stewart-Jones
  • Publication number: 20180002406
    Abstract: Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies are disclosed that specifically bind to the HIV-1 gp41 membrane-proximal external region (MPER). Also disclosed are compositions including the disclosed antibodies that specifically bind gp41, nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, expression vectors including the nucleic acids, and isolated host cells that express the nucleic acids. The antibodies and compositions disclosed herein can be used for detecting the presence of HIV-1 in a biological sample, or detecting an HIV-1 infection or diagnosing AIDS in a subject. In additional, the broad neutralization breadth of the disclosed antibodies makes them ideal for treating a subject with an HIV infection. Thus, disclosed are methods of treating and/or preventing HIV infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human
    Inventors: Mark Connors, Jinghe Huang, Leo B. Laub, Peter Kwong, Gary Nabel, John R. Mascola, Baoshan Zhang, Rebecca S. Rudicell, Ivelin Georgiev, Yongping Yang, Jiang Zhu, Gilad Ofek
  • Patent number: 9783595
    Abstract: Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies are disclosed that specifically bind to the HIV-1 gp41 membrane-proximal external region (MPER). Also disclosed are compositions including the disclosed antibodies that specifically bind gp41, nucleic acids encoding these antibodies, expression vectors including the nucleic acids, and isolated host cells that express the nucleic acids. The antibodies and compositions disclosed herein can be used for detecting the presence of HIV-1 in a biological sample, or detecting an HIV-1 infection or diagnosing AIDS in a subject. In additional, the broad neutralization breadth of the disclosed antibodies makes them ideal for treating a subject with an HIV infection. Thus, disclosed are methods of treating and/or preventing HIV infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Mark Connors, Jinghe Huang, Leo B. Laub, Peter Kwong, Gary Nabel, John R. Mascola, Baoshan Zhang, Rebecca S. Rudicell, Ivelin Georgiev, Yongping Yang, Jiang Zhu, Gilad Ofek