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John R Parsons, Casey K Lee, Noshir A Langrana, Alastair J Clemow, Elizabeth H Chen: Functional and biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer containing elastomeric material of varying hardness. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University, Klauber & Jackson, December 15, 1992: US05171281 (287 worldwide citation)

The construction and manufacturing technique for a functional biocompatible intervertebral disc spacer is described. This device is useful for a replacement for a degenerated disc in certain treatments of back pain and spinal disease. The disc spacer possesses mechanical properties skin to those of ...


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Frederick A Silver, Richard A Berg, David E Birk, Kevin Weadock, Conrad Whyne: Biodegradable matrix and methods for producing same. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Weiser & Stapler, October 27, 1987: US04703108 (256 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed processes for preparing biodegradable collagen-based matrices in sponge or sheet form wherein in one embodiment a collagen-based material including a collagen selected from the group consisting of types I, II and II collagens is freeze dried to form a collagen-based sponge which ...


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Paul J Desjardins, Stanley M Dunn, Maano Milles: Optical method and apparatus for determining three-dimensional changes in facial contours. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University, Klauber & Jackson, April 25, 1989: US04825263 (66 worldwide citation)

A method of optically mapping a person's face includes the steps of illuminating the face through a grid structure to produce a grid representation on the face; viewing the illuminated face with a video camera; producing a video signal in response to the step of viewing; converting the video signal ...


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Grigore C Burdea, Stanley M Dunn, Paul J Desjardins: Apparatus for taking radiographs used in performing dental subtraction radiography with a sensorized dental mouthpiece and a robotic system. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University, Klauber & Jackson, May 12, 1992: US05113424 (34 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for taking dental x-rays used in performing subtraction radiography, includes an appliance for holding a dental x-ray film at a fixed position with respect to the teeth of a person, the appliance including a dental mold for holding the appliance in a fixed position on the teeth of the pers ...


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William G Johnson, Edward Scott Stenroos: Methods for diagnosing, preventing, and treating developmental disorders due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, June 28, 2005: US06912492 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a novel method for identifying an individual who may be susceptible to develop a developmental disorder. In one particular example, an individual is identified who is genetically susceptible to becoming schizophrenic. In addition, the present invention discloses a nov ...


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George J Poiani, David J Riley, Wei Chi Liao, Joachim Kahn, Keria Fiorella Gean: Polymers containing antifibrotic agents, compositions containing such polymers, and methods of preparation and use. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, February 24, 1998: US05720950 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns a method for treating fibrotic conditions by administration of an effective amount of an antifibrotic agent. The antifibrotic agent is preferably a proline analog, such as cis-4-hydroxy-L-proline (cHyp). The antifibrotic agent is operatively linked to a monomer or a po ...


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Kenneth Khaw: Vascular access needle. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Klauber & Jackson, May 4, 2010: US07708721 (16 worldwide citation)

A vascular access needle assembly is provided. The needle assembly includes a housing interconnected with a needle. The housing and the needle have slots along their lengths which are aligned to form a slot extending along the entire needle assembly. A sheath interconnected with the needle extends p ...


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William R Moyle, Robert K Campbell, Gordon J Macdonald, Yi Han, Yanhong Wang: Analogs of glycoprotein hormones having altered receptor binding specificity and activity and methods for preparing and using same. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Richard R Muccino, April 16, 1996: US05508261 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to an alpha, beta-heterodimeric polypeptide having binding affinity to vertebrate luteinizing hormone (LH) receptors and vertebrate follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) receptors comprising a glycoprotein hormone alpha-subunit polypeptide and a non-naturally occurring be ...


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Ralph C Dornburg: Cell type specific gene transfer using retroviral vectors containing antibody-envelope fusion proteins and wild-type envelope fusion proteins. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, February 9, 1999: US05869331 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to retroviral vector particles having target cell specificity which comprises a retroviral vector having a targeting peptide fused to the envelope protein of the retroviral vector to form a targeting envelope, wherein the targeting peptide replaces or disrupts the natu ...


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David A Sebok: Method and apparatus for mapping eddy currents in magnetic resonance imaging. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Klauber & Jackson, March 20, 1990: US04910460 (13 worldwide citation)

A method of mapping eddy currents in magnetic resonance imaging apparatus of the type having gradient coils and RF coils, the method including the steps of (a) applying a pulse sequence to the apparatus in a first excitation stage, including the steps of applying a first test gradient of a first pol ...