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Richard C. Harvey, Ph.D.

Richard C. Harvey, Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Pathology Health Sciences The University of New Mexico Dr. Harvey has disclosed three inventions, received one UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patent, and has one pending patent application for his leukemia technologies. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. High-risk B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) patients are fewer in number and have not been well studied. In the …Read More

Christina Salas, Ph.D.

Christina Salas, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation and Mechanical Engineering The University of New Mexico Dr. Salas has disclosed ten inventions, received one UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patent, and has five pending patent applications for her tissue engineering technologies for orthopaedic applications. Current surgical treatment of fractures in subcutaneous bones can be technically challenging and can lead to problems related to prominent metal surgical implants.  Current methods …Read More

Alexandre Chigaev, Ph.D.

Alexandre Chigaev, Ph.D. Research Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Center for Molecular Discovery Health Sciences The University of New Mexico Dr.  Chigaev has disclosed five inventions, received two UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents, and has one pending patent application for his drug discovery technologies. Integrins are a family of extracellular adhesion receptors that can be therapeutic targets for multiple human diseases. They mediate cell-to-cell or cell-to-extracellular matrix adhesion and play …Read More

Susan R. Atlas, Ph.D.

Susan R. Atlas, Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy The University of New Mexico Dr. Atlas has disclosed five inventions and received one UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patent for her leukemia-related technologies. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. High-risk B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) patients are fewer in number and have not been well studied. In the United States, over 62,130 new …Read More

Nora Perrone-Bizzozero, Ph.D.

Nora Perrone-Bizzozero, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurosciences Health Sciences The University of New Mexico Dr. Perrone-Bizzozero has disclosed two inventions and received one UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patent for her central nervous system (CNS) protein technology. Mental illness has a profound effect on public health, but psychiatry has had difficulty developing biological tests to diagnose, monitor and evaluate treatment for these and other brain disorders.  Researchers are interested in correlating …Read More

John T. McGraw, Ph.D.

John T. McGraw, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy The University of New Mexico Dr.  McGraw has disclosed seven inventions and has received two UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents for his atmospheric/astronomical sensing and imaging technologies. Earth’s turbulent and turbid atmosphere is a major impediment to forefront ground-based astronomical observations with existing and planned large telescopes in the range of four to 30 meters in diameter. One goal of …Read More

Erin D. Milligan, Ph.D.

Erin D. Milligan, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neurosciences Health Sciences The University of New Mexico Dr. Milligan has disclosed four inventions, received two UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents, and has three pending patent applications for her neuropathic pain technologies. Existing pain treatments primarily target neurons and reduce pain by only ~25-40% in less than half of the 15 million patients suffering from chronic neuropathic pain in the U.S., underscoring …Read More

David T. Hanson, Ph.D.

David T. Hanson, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biology The University of New Mexico Dr.  Hanson has disclosed four inventions, and has a pending patent application for his microorganism encapsulation technology. Nature has countless examples of symbiotic organisms and even microorganism communities where the function of the whole outperforms the sum of the parts.  Cell encapsulation or immobilization is a way to achieve these performance gains by design. Encapsulation matrices are …Read More

Edgar C. Boedeker, M.D.

Edgar C. Boedeker, M.D. Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Health Sciences The University of New Mexico Dr.  Boedeker has disclosed three inventions, received two UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents, and has one pending patent application for his living vaccine vector technologies. Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) is the leading cause of traveler’s diarrhea in high-risk areas of the world, as well as a major cause of …Read More

Christos Christodoulou, Ph.D.

Christos Christodoulou, Ph.D. Jim and Ellen King Dean of Engineering and Computing, School of Engineering Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering The University of New Mexico Dr.  Christodoulou has disclosed 12 inventions, received four UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents, and has three pending patent applications for his reconfigurable antenna and energy harvesting technologies.   Dr. Christodoulou has also helped Bluecom Systems, an Albuquerque startup develop multi-band, multi-mode radios. Reconfigurable …Read More