Dr. Simons research areas include Modification of beads for flow cytometry; Small GTPases; Red fluorescent polystyrene beads from different precursor beads to measure the activiation of mulitple GTPases.
PENDING U.S. PATENT APPLICATIONS (UNM-AFFILIATED)
Biomarkers for Early Detection of Sepsis
Activated GTPase-Based Assays and Kits for the Diagnosis of Sepsis and Other Infections
ISSUED U.S. PATENTS (UNM-AFFILIATED)
7,189,519 Bead Based Detection of Ligand-GPCR-G Protein Complexes, issued March 13, 2007
7,232,659 Multiplex Analysis for High Throughput Discrimination of GPCR Agonists and Antagonists, issued June 19, 2007
7,785,900 Glutathione Beads and GST Fusion Proteins, issued August 31, 2010