Pentacyclo Ring System Having The Six-membered Hetero Ring As One Of The Cyclos Patents (Class 514/280)
  • Patent number: 11142502
    Abstract: The present invention provides (+)-morphinans comprising Toll-like receptor 9 (TLR9) antagonist activity, as well as methods for using the (+)-morphinans to treat pain. Also provided are pharmaceutical combination compositions comprising a (+)-morphinan and an opioid agonist/monoamine reuptake inhibitor, as well as methods for using the combination compositions to treat pain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: MALLINCKRODT LLC
    Inventor: Bobby N. Trawick
  • Patent number: 11026922
    Abstract: Compositions having at least one flavonoid of natural or synthetic origin in association with melatonin to increase the effectiveness of chemotherapeutic treatments used in human and veterinary medicine for the treatment of tumours are described. The compositions are in particular for the treatment of tumours resistant to the chemotherapeutic agents currently in use. The at least one flavonoid is selected from rutin, oxerutin, diosmin and hesperidin, preferably rutin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: PROBIOTICAL S.P.A.
    Inventor: Giovanni Mogna
  • Patent number: 10988471
    Abstract: The invention provides various novel compositions of berberine in combination with pharmacologically active organic acids, and related methods of their use in treating various diseases or disorders. The invention further provides various novel compounds prepared from berberine and pharmacologically active organic acids and prepared from ursodeoxycholic acid and pharmacologically active organic bases, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and methods of their preparation and therapeutic use in treating and/or preventing various diseases or disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Shenzhen HighTide Biopharmaceutical, Ltd.
    Inventor: Liping Liu
  • Patent number: 10322183
    Abstract: Ecteinascidin formulations, methods of preparing the same, articles of manufacture and kits with such formulations, and methods of treating proliferative diseases with the same formulations are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: PHARMA MAR, S.A., SOCIEDAD UNIPERSONAL
    Inventors: Jacob Hendrik Beijnen, Bastiaan Nuijen, Pilar Calvo Salve, Maria Tobio Barreira
  • Patent number: 10278961
    Abstract: In various implementations, berberine metabolites, such as dihydroberberine and/or tetrahydroberberine, may be administered to manage blood glucose levels, increase ketone levels (e.g., blood concentration of ketones), and/or for therapeutic purposes in humans. The administration of a pharmaceutically effective amount of berberine metabolites, such as dihydroberberine, may reduce fasting blood glucose levels, improve glucose tolerance, and/or improve blood ketone response. In some implementations, berberine metabolites may be administered with one or more other compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Keto Patent Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan Lowery, Jacob Wilson, Shawn Wells, Terry LaCore
  • Patent number: 10278966
    Abstract: A method of isolating at least one phenanthroindolizidine alkaloid, in particular with telomerase inhibitory activity, from Tylophora atrofolliculata is used to isolate and obtain for example about six to eight phenanthroindolizidine alkaloids, including at least four new phenanthroindolizidine alkaloids which have not been previously isolated. Experimental tests confirmed an exceptional telomerase inhibitory activity of the phenanthroindolizidine alkaloids isolated. A pharmaceutical composition includes at least one phenanthroindolizidine alkaloid and at least one pharmaceutical tolerable excipient. Still further, a method of treating a subject suffering from cancer includes administering at least one phenanthroindolizidine alkaloid isolated from Tylophora atrofolliculata. Also, a method of treating a subject suffering from cancer includes administering to the subject at least one phenanthroindolizidine alkaloid having certain formula.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Macau University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Zhi-Hong Jiang, Jing-Rong Wang, Cheng-Yu Chen, Guo-Yuan Zhu
  • Patent number: 9737551
    Abstract: The present invention is a method and compound for treating specific cancerous cell lines. The invention treats liver cancer by directing a cancer-fighting drug into the liver hepatoportal circuit. The cancer-fighting drug is attached to a naturally produced molecule which functions primarily in the hepatoportal circuit and has organotropism for the hepatoportal circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: North American Biomedical Research Center USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Shiva Sreenath Andrali, Venkatesh Tekumalla
  • Patent number: 9695199
    Abstract: The present invention discloses pyridoinolobenzo[b,e]diazepine and thiazepine derivatives of Formula 1, wherein X is NR10, S, S(O), or S(O)2. Y is a single bond or no bond. A and B are independently (CH2)m and (CH2)n respectively; and the subscripts ‘m’ and ‘n’ independently vary from 1 to 4. R1 to R9 are various electron donating, electron withdrawing, hydrophilic, or lipophilic groups selected to optimize the physicochemical and biological properties of compounds of Formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: DAYA DRUG DISCOVERIES, INC.
    Inventor: Parthasarathi Rajagopalan
  • Patent number: 9642846
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the administration of compounds of formula (I) for the treatment and/or prevention of fungal infections in subjects in need thereof. The methods of the invention also relates to the administration of pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of formula (I) for the treatment and/or prevention of fungal infections in subjects in need thereof. Subjects suffering from fungal infection and immunocompromised subjects may particularly benefit from the methods and compositions of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Georgetown University
    Inventors: Richard A. Calderone, Nuo Sun
  • Patent number: 9597337
    Abstract: The present invention is a method and compound for treating specific cancerous cell lines. The invention treats liver cancer by directing a cancer-fighting drug into the liver hepatoportal circuit. The cancer-fighting drug is attached to a naturally produced molecule which functions primarily in the hepatoportal circuit and has organotropism for the hepatoportal circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: NORTH AMERICAN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER USA, INC.
    Inventors: Shiva Sreenath Andrali, Venkatesh Tekumalla
  • Patent number: 9593111
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides oxidized berbine derivatives, processes for their preparation, and methods of using the oxidized berbine derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: Mallinckrodt LLC
    Inventor: Christopher W. Grote
  • Patent number: 9550780
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new pharmaceutical compositions comprising benzoquinoline compounds, and methods to inhibit vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) activity in a subject for the treatment of chronic hyperkinetic movement disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Andreas Sommer, Chengzhi Zhang, John Carter, John Arthur, Margaret Bradbury, Thomas Gant, Manouchehr Shahbaz
  • Patent number: 9364474
    Abstract: A method for treatment of the symptoms of neurologic dysfunctions, including major depression, an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and schizophrenia. The patient is administered an amount of a compound that increases the catalytic activity of MAO-A. The effective compound is preferably reserpine, administered in a dosage of less than about 0.03 mg per day. The reserpine may be administered topically or transdermally at a dosage in the range from about 0.002 mg per day to about 0.02 mg per day. In homeopathic use, the reserpine may be administered in the form of a homeopathic dilution, preferably as a 12 C homeopathic dilution of reserpine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: MedDEV Inc.
    Inventor: Elaine A. DeLack
  • Patent number: 9359372
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel hexahydrodibenzo[a,g]quinoline compound represented by general formula (I) and its derivatives, enantiomer, diastereoisomer, raceme and mixtures thereof, as well as pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The present invention further relates to a method for preparing the compound, and the compound has good prevention and treatment effect on neurological diseases, especially diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor. The bioactivity experiment demonstrates that, the compound is expected to be developed into a novel and potent chemical entity for treating diseases associated with dopamine receptor and 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor, especially schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, drug addiction, migraine and so on.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF MATERIA MEDICA, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Hong Liu, Xin Xie, Xuechu Zhen, Haifeng Sun, Jing Li, Liyuan Zhu, Zeng Li, Ying Chen, Hualiang Jiang, Kaixian Chen
  • Patent number: 9296699
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions of 6-amino morphinan compounds and process for their synthesis. In particular, the processes provide for the reductive amination of 6-keto morphinans by catalytic transfer hydrogenation, to produce 6-amino morphinan compounds, which are epimerically and/or diastereomerically enriched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: MALLINCKRODT LLC
    Inventors: Christopher W. Grote, Joseph P. McClurg, John E. Johnson, Jr., Sarah M. Farris
  • Patent number: 9206193
    Abstract: Described herein are substituted norindenoisoquinoline compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions and formulations comprising the norindenoisoquinoline compounds. Also described herein are methods for using the compounds for the treatment and/or prevention of topoisomerase mediated diseases, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Mark S. Cushman, Yunlong Song
  • Publication number: 20150148314
    Abstract: There are provided, inter alia, derivatives of seriniquinone and methods useful for the treatment of cancer, and in particular treatment of melanoma and prostate cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: William Fenical, Paul R. Jensen, James J. La Clair, Lynnie Trzoss, Takashi Fukuda
  • Publication number: 20150148364
    Abstract: An all-natural herbal composition and methods of preparing the same are provided. The novel Artemisinin Combination Therapy (ACT) consists of artemisinin and its derivatives and berberine, the two active substances mixed with various selected excipient compounds to form a single pill, tablet or capsule for treatment and prevention of malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, dysentery, Lyme disease, babesiosis, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, Helicobacter Pylori, and colitis, in adults and children. A tablet or pill for children is formulated to be chewable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2015
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Bob Rosen, Andreas Muehler, Jan Mintorovitch, Karan Arora, David Perez, Nicholas A. Perez, Tejas D. Choksi
  • Publication number: 20150148292
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to compounds and compositions for bone formation, fracture treatment, bone grafting, bone fusion, cartilage maintenance and repair, and methods related thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Scott D Boden, Sreedhara Sangadala
  • Publication number: 20150141419
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a diarylo[a,g]quinolizidine compound of formula (I), enantiomer, diastereoisomer, racemate, mixture, pharmaceutically acceptable salt, crystalline hydrate or solvate thereof; the preparation method thereof, and uses thereof in preparing an experimental model drugs related to dopamine receptors and 5-HT receptors or a medicament for treating or preventing a disease related to dopamine receptors and 5-HT receptors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Hong Liu, Xuechu Zhen, Haifeng Sun, Liyuan Zhu, Wangke Qian, Leiping Yu, Zeng Li, Shengbin Zhou, Wenxian Cai, Hualiang Jiang, Kaixian Chen
  • Publication number: 20150133445
    Abstract: The invention described herein pertains to the synthesis and use of certain N-substituted indenoisoquinoline compounds which inhibit the activity Tyrosyl-DNA Phosphodiesterase I (Tdp1) or Topoisomerase I (Top1) or both, or otherwise demonstrate anticancer activity. Also disclosed are novel N-substituted indenoisoquinoline compounds and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the novel N-substituted indenoisoquinoline compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Mark S. CUSHMAN, Trung X. Nguyen, Martin M. Conda-Sheridan, Yves George Pommier
  • Publication number: 20150119415
    Abstract: A method and a composition for improving gut micro biota structure, selectively increase a first gut microbiota population while simultaneously decrease a second gut micro biota population in a subject. The first gut micro biota population includes a short-chain fatty acid (SCFA)-producing bacterium and the second gut microbiota population includes an endotoxin-producing bacterium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Liping Zhao, Xu Zhang, Menghui Zhang, Yufeng Zhao, Xiaoyan Pang, Xiaojun Zhang, Linghua Wang, Guang Ning, Xiaoying Li, Yifei Zhang
  • Patent number: 9018226
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bioactive extracts its fractions and isolation of compound from Rauwolfia tetraphylla. The extracts and fractions are useful for the treatment of psychosis based on in-vivo validation on animal model and proportional binding affinities for dopaminergic-D2, Cholinergic (muscarinic) and Serotonergic (5HT2A) receptors for antipsychotic activity. The present invention relates to novel antipsychotic activity in the leaf alkaloids of Formula 1 and 2 named tetrahydroalstonine, 10-methoxytetrahydroalstonine, isoreserpiline, 10-demethoxyreserpiline, 11-demethoxyreserpiline, reserpiline and ?-yohimbine. The present invention also relates to processes for obtaining antipsychotic extracts as well as for the isolation of alkaloids of formula 1 and 2 from the leaves of Rauwolfia tetraphylla. The present invention particularly relates to significant antipsychotic activity in the MeOH extract, ethylacetate and chloroform fractions of R.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Srivastava, Ashok Kumar Agrawal, Subhash Chandra Singh, Vinay Kumar Khanna, Janardan Singh, Chandeshwar Nath, Madan Mohan Gupta, Shikha Gupta, Ram Kishor Verma, Anirban Pal, Dnyaneshwar Umrao Bawankule, Dharmendra Saikia, Anil Kumar Gupta, Anupam Maurya, Suman Preet Singh Khanuja
  • Patent number: 9012468
    Abstract: The present invention provides processes for preparing nal-opiates without the isolation of intermediates. In general, the process provides for alkylation and reduction in the same pot to give the nal-opiate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Mallinckrodt LLC
    Inventors: Peter X. Wang, Tao Jiang
  • Publication number: 20150099772
    Abstract: The present invention provides substituted berbines, processes for the synthesis of substituted berbine compounds, as well as intermediates used in the synthesis of substituted berbine compounds. Also provided are methods for using the substituted berbines to inhibit cancer cell growth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventor: Christopher W. Grote
  • Patent number: 8993587
    Abstract: The invention relates to a combination of syrosingopine and a mitochondrial inhibitor, e.g. metformin or oligomycin, and the use of the combination of syrosingopine and a mitochondrial inhibitor for the treatment of cancer and for achieving immunosuppression. The invention also relates to a fluorescence-based method for predicting syrosingopine sensitivity of a cancer cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Universitat Basel
    Inventors: Don Benjamin, Marco Colombi, Michael Hall, Christoph Moroni
  • Patent number: 8987223
    Abstract: Reduction of HSP27 expression is in beneficial in the treatment of pleural and pulmonary fibrosis and in particular subpleural fibrosis and IPF. Pharmaceutical compositions for this purpose contain an inhibitor of HSP27 and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Oncogenex Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Bonniaud, Carmen Garrido, Guillaume Wettstein
  • Publication number: 20150031717
    Abstract: Disclosed are derivatives of protoberberine biological alkaloids or physiologically acceptable salts thereof produced by means of a derivative reaction of a source material of biological alkaline quaternary ammonium salts of protoberberine alkaloids, a preparation method for same and pharmaceutical uses thereof. The derivatives of protoberberine biological alkaloids or the physiologically acceptable salts thereof show activity inhibiting ulcerative colitis and can be used in the preparation of drugs for same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2012
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
    Inventors: Hailin Qin, Wenjie Wang, Zhihui Zhang, Lianqiu Wu, Anjun Deng, Jinqian Yu, Zhihong Li
  • Publication number: 20150031705
    Abstract: Ophthalmic formulations are provided. The ophthalmic formulations include one or more active agents that act to optimize pupil light reflex while minimizing, or effectively eliminating, any undesired eye redness in response to application thereof. The active agents include, for example, alpha 1 antagonists, such as alpha 1a selective antagonists.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventor: Gerald Horn
  • Patent number: 8940338
    Abstract: Formulations containing sanguinarine or chelerythrine or the salts thereof or extracts containing them in admixture with suitable carriers and/or excipients for the treatment and/or prevention of mucositis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Indena S.p.A.
    Inventors: Ezio Bombardelli, Gabriele Fontana
  • Publication number: 20150025043
    Abstract: Provided are stable liquid and solid formulations of oxidized and reduced mitochondria-targeted antioxidants, and methods of their preparation and use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2012
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: Mitotech SA
    Inventors: Maxim V. Skulachev, Vladimir P. Skulachev, Andrey A. Zamyatnin, Vadim N. Tashlitsky, Roman A. Zinovkin, Maxim V. Egorov, Lawrence T. Friedhoff, Olga Y. Pletushkina, Alexander A. Andreev-Andrievsky, Tatiana V. Zinevich
  • Publication number: 20150017099
    Abstract: The invention provides methods and compositions for the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of respiratory tract diseases. Specifically, the invention provides diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of respiratory infections using bitter and sweet taste signal transduction pathways. In one aspect, the invention relates to a method for treating a respiratory infection by administering a composition to the respiratory tract of a subject in an amount capable of activating bitter taste signaling and/or inhibiting sweet taste signaling. The composition comprises at least a bitter receptor agonist and, optionally, a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier for delivering the composition to the respiratory tract. In another aspect, the invention relates to a composition for treatment of a respiratory infection. Such composition comprises at least a bitter receptor agonist and, optionally, a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier for delivering the composition to the respiratory tract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Noam A. Cohen, Robert J. Lee, Danielle R. Reed
  • Patent number: 8933092
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for the alleviation of pain in a patient. The methods and compositions sequentially administer a therapeutically effective amount of first compound having opioid receptor agonist activity, followed by a therapeutic effective amount of a second or subsequent compound(s) having opioid receptor agonist activity, one or more non-opioid analgesic compounds or one or more hybrid opioid compounds, or mixtures thereof. The methods and compositions effectively alleviate pain with a lower incidence of opioid-induced side effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Qrxpharma Limited
    Inventor: John W. Holaday
  • Publication number: 20140364387
    Abstract: Provided herein are bitter taste receptor ligands, related agents, combinations, compositions, methods and systems for modulating release of a metabolic hormone in vitro or in vivo from cells of the GI tract of an individual.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: William A. GODDARD, III, Mark MENNA, Stephan PANDOL, Ravinder ABROL
  • Patent number: 8901139
    Abstract: The present invention relates to Tricyclic Indole Derivatives, compositions comprising at least one Tricyclic Indole Derivatives, and methods of using the Tricyclic Indole Derivatives for treating or preventing a viral infection or a virus-related disorder in a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Srikanth Venkatraman, Anilkumar Gopinadhan Nair, Kevin X. Chen, Francisco Velazquez, Qingbei Zeng, Duan Liu, Yueheng Jiang, Joseph A. Kozlowski, F. George Njoroge, Stuart B. Rosenblum, Stephen J. Gavalas, Patrick A. Pinto, Oleg B. Selyutin, Bancha Vibulbhan
  • Publication number: 20140350041
    Abstract: Methods for treating a disease condition in a subject are provided. The subject methods are characterizing by enhancing at least one symptom of the disease condition in a manner effective to cause the subject to mount a compensatory response effective to treat the disease condition. Also provided are compositions, kits and systems for practicing the subject methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Anthony Joonkyoo Yun, Patrick Yuarn-Bor Lee
  • Patent number: 8883847
    Abstract: The invention disclosed herein describes a novel therapeutic target for motoneuron diseases (altered dynamics of microtubules in neurons); a method for measuring the state of activity of this therapeutic target in subjects with established, incipient, or potential motoneuron disease; the discovery of drug agents that modulate neuronal microtubule dynamics in living subjects with motoneuron diseases; the discovery that administration of such agents, alone or in combinations, can provide marked neuroprotective therapy for living subjects with motoneuron diseases including delay in symptoms and prolongation of survival; and the discovery that monitoring of neuronal microtubule dynamics in subjects with motoneuron diseases, in response to therapeutic interventions, allows diagnostic monitoring for optimization of therapeutic regimen and strategy for individual subjects or for drug trials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: KineMed, Inc.
    Inventors: Marc K. Hellerstein, Patrizia A. Fanara
  • Patent number: 8877715
    Abstract: There is provided a series of novel neuropeptide Y-cytotoxic conjugates, compositions comprising the same, and methods relating to their therapeutic use for the treatment of disease or condition states associated with aberrant or undesirable proliferation of cells that express NPY-Y1 receptors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Ipsen Pharma S.A.S.
    Inventors: Zheng Xin Dong, Kevin Zhou, Daniel B. Deoliveira
  • Publication number: 20140323511
    Abstract: Active compounds include compounds of Formula I and Formula II are described: along with compositions containing the same and methods of use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: Wake Forest University Health Sciences
    Inventors: Freddie R. Salsbury, JR., Karin D. Scarpinato, S. Bruce King
  • Publication number: 20140309195
    Abstract: Provided herein are small molecules for the induction of fibroblast proliferation and increased secretion or production of proteins. The small molecules described herein can be used for the promotion of skin regeneration. Also provided herein are methods for promoting skin regeneration and wound healing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: INTERNATIONAL STEM CELL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rodolfo Gonzalez, Maxim Poustovoitov, Ruslan Semechkin
  • Publication number: 20140286938
    Abstract: The present invention relates to spiroketal compounds that are useful in methods of treating or preventing protozoal infections, parasitic infections, bacterial infections, cell proliferative disorders and anti inflammatory disorders. The spiroketal compounds are also useful as immunosuppressive agents, and also in methods of controlling pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: EcoBiotics Ltd
    Inventors: Paul Warren Reddell, Victoria Anne Gordon
  • Patent number: 8841317
    Abstract: The invention relates to the innate immune pathway and anti-inflammatory molecules with therapeutic properties. In some embodiments, the invention relates to compounds and pharmaceutical compositions and methods of using the compounds and compositions to treat inflammatory diseases including inflammation associated with auto-immune diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignees: Emory University, Georgia State University Research Foundation
    Inventors: Susu Zughaier, Ritu Aneja, David S. Stephens
  • Publication number: 20140256762
    Abstract: The present invention describes a method of treating individuals suffering from microbial infections, including a viral infection such as Dengue Fever, using an improved Artemisinin Combination Therapy (ACT), known as Tri-ACT. The improved ACT therapy includes administering a combination of three drugs. In one embodiment of the present invention, the method includes administering to an individual a first composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of an artemether spray sublingually. The individual is then administered a second composition, a therapeutically effective amount of artesunate. A third composition, an effective amount of berberine, or its pharmaceutically acceptable derivatives or salts is then administered to the individual.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventors: Robert Lewis Steele, Anthony Fedele Musso, David D. Mundschenk, Russell Van de Casteele
  • Publication number: 20140256761
    Abstract: The present invention describes a method of treating individuals suffering from microbial infections, including a parasitic disease such as malaria, by using an improved Artemisinin Combination Therapy (ACT), known as ActRx Tri-ACT Plus. The improved ACT therapy includes administering a combination of four drugs. In one embodiment of the present invention, the method includes administering to an individual a first composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of an artemether spray sublingually. The individual is then administered a second composition, a therapeutically effective amount of artesunate. A third composition, an effective amount of berberine, or its pharmaceutically acceptable derivatives or salts is administered to the individual. A fourth composition, an effective amount of primaquine, or its pharmaceutically acceptable derivatives or salts is administered to the individual.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventors: Robert Lewis Steele, Anthony Fedele Musso, David D. Mundschenk, Russell Van de Casteele
  • Patent number: 8822491
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds (such as compounds of formula I-a) that induce ? globin expression and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. Such compounds may have beneficial therapeutic effects. Compounds and compositions described herein may be used to treat hemoglobinopathies such as ?-thalassemia and sickle cell anemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Academia Sinica
    Inventors: Che-kun James Shen, Yu-Chi Chou
  • Publication number: 20140243354
    Abstract: Methods and composition for treating or preventing an inflammatory dermatological disease or condition, such as psoriasis, in a subject are described. The methods involve topical applications to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising at least one indigo naturalis composition, beberine and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: GALDERMA RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SNC
    Inventor: GALDERMA RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SNC
  • Patent number: 8815306
    Abstract: Methods and compositions that can be used to promote bone and joint health through amelioration, stabilization and repair of damage associated with various pathophysiological conditions are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Metaproteomics, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew L. Tripp, Veera Konda, Anu Desai, Amy J. Hall, Jeffrey S. Bland
  • Publication number: 20140213604
    Abstract: The subject invention concerns a method of inhibiting respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in a patient by decreasing the endogenous protein kinase C (PKC) activity within the patient. Preferably, the preventative and therapeutic methods of the present invention involve administration of a PKC inhibitor. The present inventor has determined that decreasing normal endogenous PKC activity is inhibitory to RSV infection of human cells. The subject invention also pertains to pharmaceutical compositions containing a PKC inhibitor and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
    Inventors: SHYAM S. MOHAPATRA, HOMERO GABRIEL VERGARA
  • Publication number: 20140200226
    Abstract: Novel compositions and methods for the treatment and prevention of malaria are disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicants: Florida Atlantic University, University of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Debopam Chakrabarti, Amy Wright
  • Publication number: 20140200234
    Abstract: The present invention involves the use of 2,4-disulfonyl phenyl tert-butyl nitrone (2,4-ds-PBN) in the treatment and prevention of gliomas. The 2,4-ds-PBN may be used alone or combined with other traditional chemo- and radiotherapies and surgery, to treat or prevent glioma occurrence, recurrence, spread, growth, metastasis, or vascularization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: OKLAHOMA MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Rheal A. TOWNER, Robert A. FLOYD