Universidad de Granada posted this:Method for isolating circulating epithelial pulmonary cells and their use as markers for diagnosing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)A procedure is described based on Liquid Biopsy techniques that allows both the diagnosis of COPD, as well as its evolution in patients. In order to do that, circulating pulmonary cells (CPCs) that could be present in blood of patients diagnosed with COPD are detected and characterized by combining two different techniques: - Immunogenetic positive selection for their isolation in peripheral blood. - Immunocytochemistry for detecting CPCs by using specific markers for pulmonary epithelial cells.
Russell Nicholls posted this:
Licensing Manager at Curtin University
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Derivatives of Indolin-2-one and its therapeutic use in inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, cardiovascular, neurological and cancer diseases.The research group of “Neuroendocrinology of the cannabinoid / vanilloid system” of the University of Alcalá, in collaboration with researchers from the Institute of Medical Chemistry of CSIC, have developed a series of compounds derived from indolin-2-one, emphasizing the pharmaceutical compositions containing in the compounds and their use for the treatment of diseases mediated by AMPK (AMP-activated kinase), particularly inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, cardiovascular, neurological and cancer. The group is looking for companies in the pharmaceutical and health sector with the objective of reaching technical cooperation agreements, commercial agreements with technical assistance or patent licensing.
Mª Eugenia Garcés Castellote posted this:
Commercialization Specialist at Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrons functionalized with fatty acids: Formation of micelles and uses in biomedicine as antiviral, antibacterial, antiprionic, antimicrobial and drug transporters.The research group of the University of Alcalá in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» presents the following invention that refers to the formation of dendrons of carbosilane structure that have in their periphery preferably anionic or cationic groups and in the focal point fatty acids or derivatives of these. Its main field of application is in biomedicine, as non-viral transport agents, as drug transporters, to elaborate a drug, as antimicrobial, antiviral or antipyretic agents. In the environmental sector we also find its application as biocides for water treatment. The group seeks to reach license agreements, collaboration or commercial agreements with technical assistance with companies from the sector of Health, Pharma and Environment.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers with terminal thiol groups on their surface. Their preparation and their uses.The research group in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» of the University of Alcalá presents the procedure for obtaining and using carbosilane dendrimers with terminal thiol groups on their surface, as antioxidants and radical scavengers for their application in the food industry, cosmetic and pharmaceutical. The group seeks to reach licensing agreements, collaboration agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with enterprises from the food industry, cosmetic, biotechnology, Biomedicine or pharmaceutical sector.
Research & Technology Organization
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE posted this:Holographic sensor for detection of adulterants in essential oilsThe research group of Holography and Optical Processing of the University of Alicante has developed a holographic technique for the detection of adulterants in essential oils. This technique is able to detect different types of adulterants qualitatively. In addition, a quantitative measurement of the degree of adulteration of an essential oil can also be performed by means of pre-calibration of the sensor for a particular adulterant. The sensor could be miniaturized and manufactured at a low cost compared to traditional methods of analysis such as gas chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography. The sensor can be used by unqualified personnel.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers with a polyphenolic nucleus and their use as antiviralsThe research group in «Dendrimers for biomedical applications» of the University of Alcalá presents carbosilane dendrimers with a polyphenolic nucleus, its obtaining procedure and its uses as antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal agents. The group seeks to reach collaboration agreements, licensing or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with companies from the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and biomedicine sectors in general.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Carbosilane dendrimers and their use as antiviralsThe research group in "Dendrimers for Biomedical Applications" of the University of Alcalá presents these highly branched macromolecules synthesized from a polyfunctional nucleus, of carbosilane structure and functionalized in its periphery with anionic groups that give the macromolecule a negative net charge. In addition, the invention relates to the use of the dendrimers as an antimicrobial and the process for obtaining them. The group seeks to reach collaboration agreements, licensing or commercial agreements with technical assistance, with companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and biomedicine sectors in general.
Merck KGaA posted this:Technology for Lysophosphatidic Acid (LPA) Receptor antagonistsMerck has developed and patented the results of its intense R&D activities for the identification of small organic molecules as antagonists to certain LPA receptors (LPAR1, -R2, -R3). Herein described are LPA-R2 receptor selective inhibitors. Based upon a rational screening cascade established, compounds have been identified and characterized with regard to their specific in vitro and cellular activities. The package includes access to the IP, experimental results, and materials. Merck offers the unique chance to acquire this promising program.
Merck KGaA posted this:Novel Pharmaceutical Salt Forming Counterions with Increased Dissolution Rates and SupersaturationOne of the major obstacles in developing promising New Chemical Entities (NCEs) as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) is their low solubility and therefore poor bioavailability. Merck has developed a novel class of salt forming anions as counter-ions for protonated free base APIs which result in an accelerated dissolution rate and increased solubility by supersaturation of the NCE. The invention is based on a systematic thermodynamic and molecular engineering approach to design the above mentioned anions resulting in crystal lattices of API salts with weak Coulomb interactions.
Small and Medium Enterprise
Hygea Salud y Nutrición posted this:Nutritional software which makes automatically personalized diets.Vitadieta is a system of Medical Nutrition Therapy, which makes automatically personalized diets for a wide range of goals (lose weight, healthy diet, sports nutrition, pathologies...). The system could be integrate inside a third-party software, or works online. Vitadieta offers functionalities of cross-selling oriented to franchises, recomending product and services of each franchise with the diets.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:The new lupeol derivative and the method of obtaining.This invention relates to a biologically active compound, the derivative of natural triterpene lupeol. This derivative is active for human skin cells, improving their proliferation process. In addition, the substance has the ability to neutralize free radicals. The described derivative can be used as an active ingredient in pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations dedicated for damaged or burned skin, as well as in anti-aging cosmetics.
Universitat de Lleida posted this:Treatment and prevention of Amyotrophic Lateral SclerosisA group of researchers in the University of Lleida have preclinical evidence for the positive effects of a peptide administration in the mouse model for ALS (mSOD1G93A mice). When treated with a solution containing interleukin-4 polypeptide (IL4), the team is able to prolong survival, delay the manifestation of the most apparent symptoms of the disease and improve the clinical course of the disease attenuating body weight loss and improving the motor behavior. The University of Lleida seeks an industrial partner willing to further develop this technology under a license agreement.