Michael D Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Joel C Higgins, Krista O Shaughnessey: Methods for making cytokine compositions from tissues using non-centrifugal methods. Biomet Biologies, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 31, 2017: US09556243 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for generating a solution rich in interleukin-1 receptor antagonist from a tissue comprising cytokine-producing cells. The apparatus can include a filter used with a separation system. The separation system can include a float.

Alan Gray: Functionally-closed, sterile blood processing solution system and method. Biomet Biologies, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 24, 2017: US09550015 (1 worldwide citation)

Delivering a blood processing solution to blood in a blood bag includes coupling a first tube to a vented spike at one end and to a Y-shaped tube connector at a second end. An in-line microbiotic barrier filter is coupled to the first tube between its ends. A second tube is coupled to a transfer bag ...

Alan Gray: Methods for producing and using rejuvenated red blood cells. Biomet Biologies, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, February 27, 2018: US09901599

Methods for treating blood. The methods comprise obtaining whole blood from a donor, mixing the whole blood with a red blood cell enhancement composition, and incubating the mixture of whole blood and red blood cell enhancement composition. The method can be performed at a time proximate to the time ...