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Metal Surface Compatible Gene Therapy
Site-specific delivery for in-stent restenonsisMarket NeedCardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death in Europe, the United States and Japan and are expected to grow globally as the population ages. An effective treatment for coronary blockages resulting from CVD is stent implantation. The treatment though is short lived as resteno...
Published: 5/9/2017   |   Inventor(s): Ivan Alferiev, Robert Levy, Ilia Fishbein
Keywords(s): Gene Delivery, Stents
Category(s): Delivery
Inhibit Immune Response In Implantable Medical Devices
Anti-Inflammatory Protein Immobilization to Combat In-Stent RestenosisMarket NeedOver 200 million people worldwide suffer from occlusive vascular disease (OVD), with prevalence rates increasing sharply given the aging global population. The definitive first line therapy for OVD is stent-angioplasty, however, restenosis, caused by the immune system&...
Published: 5/9/2017   |   Inventor(s): Stanley Stachelek, Dennis Discher, Robert Levy, Masako Ueda, Richard Tsai
Keywords(s): CD47
Category(s): Therapeutic
Protect Medical Device Implants Against Oxidative Damage
Oxidation Resistant Bioprosthetic TissuesMarket NeedOver 200,000 patients worldwide receive bioprosthetic heart valves. Compared to mechanical valves, bioprosthetics do not require patient anti-coagulation treatment. Although the risk of thromboembolism is significantly reduced, bioprosthetic valves demonstrate poor durability. Structural deteriora...
Published: 5/9/2017   |   Inventor(s): Robert Levy, Ivan Alferiev, Stanley Stachelek, Jeanne Connolly, Abigail Christian
Keywords(s): Anti-Oxidant
Category(s): Therapeutic