Paul K Hargadon: Magnetic dental appliance. Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, May 11, 2010: US07712468 (32 worldwide citation)

A removable magnetic dental appliance is provided. The magnetic dental appliance can be used in the treatment of various conditions, including but not limited to, snoring, sleep apnea, some forms of temporomandibular joint pain or inflammation, myofascial pain or bruxism. The appliance includes an u ...

Janusz B Pawliszyn, Heather L Lord, Marcel Musteata: Multiple sampling device and method for investigating biological systems. Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, August 21, 2007: US07259019 (27 worldwide citation)

Multiwell plate applications are describe for use with a plurality of fibres having an extraction phase coated thereon in combination with a positioning device. The device and method described are able to perform adsorption of components of interest from a biological system in high volume.

Vivian R Ramsden, Jim Thornhill, Tim F Hillier, Dale Corbett, R David Fletcher, Gill N White: Brain cooling device and monitoring system. Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, January 27, 2004: US06682552 (23 worldwide citation)

A device and system designed for use in a pre-hospital setting to cool the brain after injury is described. The device incorporates a cold insert into an arch that fits around the neck of a subject, without obstructing the airway of the subject. A cold insert, such as a frozen fluid or endothermic p ...

Susan R Mikkelsen, Peter Ertl: Rapid electrochemical assay for antibiotic and cytotoxic drug susceptibility in microorganisms. Susan R Mikkelsen, Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, May 21, 2002: US06391577 (15 worldwide citation)

This invention presents rapid methods for evaluating the effects of antimicrobial compounds on microorganisms based upon the microorganism's ability to transport electrons to an external chemical oxidant (a mediator) that is added to the microorganism sample. The mediator interacts with the ter ...

Frank Naccarato, Anne M C Bornath, Georgeta Mazilu: Method and apparatus for automatically inoculating culture media with bacterial specimens from specimen containers. Canadian Space Agency, Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, September 9, 2003: US06617146 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for automatically positioning specimen containers and culture medium containers and transferring specimen samples from the containers to the culture medium. The samples are positioned at predetermined locations, and a sample is automatically streaked in a pattern on ...

Yaacov Ben David, Robert S Kerbel, Brian J Pak: Treatment, diagnosis and evaluation of anti-cancer therapy resistance in melanoma. Sunnybrook & Women&apos s College Health Sciences Centre, Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, June 3, 2003: US06573050 (13 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to overcoming anti-cancer therapy resistance in melanoma by regulation of the expression of tyrosinase related protein 2 (TYRP2). Treatment of melanoma with anti-cancer therapy may be negatively impacted by anti-cancer resistance of melanoma cells. Altering expression of TYRP2 ...

André Yves Tremblay, Marc Arnold Dubé: Apparatus and method for bio-fuel production. The University of Ottawa, Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, February 5, 2013: US08366794 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the production of a bio-fuel or a bio-fuel additive from plant-derived oils, animal fats or a mixture thereof, suitable for use in a diesel engine is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a porous membrane for separating a reaction mixture from a permeate, the reaction mixture comprisi ...

Michael Thompson, Larisa Emilia Cheran: Scanning kelvin microprobe system and process for analyzing a surface. Sensorchem International Corporation, Kathleen E Marsman, Bored Ladner Gervais, August 1, 2006: US07084661 (10 worldwide citation)

A scanning Kelvin microprobe (SKM) system capable of measuring and analyzing surface characteristics of samples is provided. Also provided is a process of measuring and analyzing surface characteristics of samples. Further, there are provided uses of the SKM system in measuring and analyzing surface ...

Michael Thomas Clandinin, Miyoung Suh, Miodrag Belosevic: Formulation to treat or prevent parasitic infection. MTI Meta Tech, Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervals, February 14, 2006: US06998392 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a formulation for treatment or prevention of a parasitic infection such as a protozoan or helminths infection, for example: Giardia. The formulation comprises at least one ganglioside, which may be selected from the group consisting of: GD3, GM1, GM2, GM3, GD1b, NANA, and sial ...

Wuwei Cui, Nam Fong Han: Process and apparatus for flaxseed component separation. Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada represented by the Minister of Agriculture and Agri Food, Kathleen E Marsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, April 4, 2006: US07022363 (4 worldwide citation)

A continuous process for separating components of flaxseed is described. Flaxseed is dried to a moisture content of from about 0.5% to about 3.0%, after which is introduced into a separation chamber having an abrasive rotator therein. As the flaxseed passes over the abrasive rotator, contact with ro ...