Patents Issued 1998

Here is a list of patents issued in 1998 naming UT Southwestern Medical Center as the inventor. 

U.S. Patent Number: 5,792,656

Patent Title: Methods of Preparing Genetically Engineered Cells that Produce Insulin in Response to Glucose
Inventors: Newgard, Christopher B.
Issued: 08/11/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,776,751

Patent Title: Family of MAP2 Protein Kinases
Inventors: Boulton, Teri G.; Cobb, Melanie H.; Yancopoulos, George D.; Nye Steven; Panayotatos, Nikos.
Issued: 07/07/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,776,427

Patent Title: Methods for Targeting the Vasculature of Solid Tumors
Inventors: Thorpe, Philip E.; Burrows, Francis, J.
Issued: 07/07/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,770,402

Patent Title: DNA Encoding Macrophage Inflammatory Protein-1.gamma
Inventors: Beutler, Bruce A.; Poltorak, Alexander N.
Issued: 06/23/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,767,072

Patent Title: Therapeutic Compositions Comprising a CD4 Peptide and Methods of Treatment of HIV Infections
Inventors: Uhr, Jonathan W.; Vitetta, Ellen S.
Issued: 06/16/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,762,918

Patent Title: Methods of Using Steroid-Polyanionic Polymer-Based Conjugates Targeted to Vascular Endothelial Cells
Inventors: Thorpe, Philip E.
Issued: 06/09/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,759,813

Patent Title: Methods and Compositions Relating to Useful Antigens of Moraxella catarrhalis
Inventors: Hansen, Eric J.; Maciver, Isobel; Helminen, Merja.
Issued: 05/02/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,753,702

Patent Title: Arachidonic Acid Metabolite, 16-HETE
Inventors: Falck, John R.; Bednar, Martin M; Gross, Cordell E; Balazy, Michael.
Issued: 05/19/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,753,434

Patent Title: Methods and Compositions for Altering Sexual Behavior
Inventors: Castrillon, Diego; Wasserman, Steven; Ryner, Lisa; and Baker, Bruce.
Issued: 05/19/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,747,661

Patent Title: Retinoid-Inducible Responsive Elements
Inventors: Mangelsdorf, David J; Willy, Patricia J; and Evans, Ronald M.
Issued: 05/05/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,747,325

Patent Title: Devices Comprising Genetically Engineered beta-Cells
Inventors: Newgard, Christopher B.
Issued: 05/05/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,744,327

Patent Title: Methods for Producing Insulin in Response to Non-Glucose Secretagogues
Inventors: Newgard, Christopher B.
Issued: 04/28/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,744,304

Patent Title: Inflammatory-Induced Expression of a Recombinant Gene
Inventors: Munford, Robert S.
Issued: 04/28/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,741,777

Patent Title: Modulation of Wound Contraction by Blocking Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase
Inventors: Grinnell, Frederick L.; Lin, Ying-Chun.
Issued: 04/21/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,736,376

Patent Title: Recombinant Endothelin Converting Enzyme-2 and Its Use in ECE Inhibitor Screening
Inventors: Yanagisawa, Masashi.
Issued: 04/07/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,728,564

Patent Title: U-PA Mutants Resistant to Inhibition by Their Cognate Inhibitors
Inventors: Sambrook, Joseph F.; Madison, Edwin L.; Goldsmith, Elizabeth J.; Gething, Maryjane H.
Issued: 03/17/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,707,795

Patent Title: Therapy and Diagnosis of Conditions Related to Telomere Length and/or Telomerase Activity
Inventors: West, Michael D.; Shay, Jerry; Wright, Woodring.
Issued: 01/13/98

U.S. Patent Number: 5,703,057

Patent Title: Expression Library Immunization
Inventors: Johnston, Stephen A; Barry, Michael A; Lai, Wayne C.
Issued: 12/30/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,703,047

Patent Title: Methods and Treatments for Corneal Healing with Growth Factors
Inventors: Wilson, Steven E.
Issued: 12/30/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,695,963

Patent Title: Endothelial PAS Domain Protein
Inventors: McKnight, Steven L.; Russell, David W; Tian, Hui.
Issued: 12/09/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,695,932

Patent Title: Telomerase Activity Assays for Diagnosing Pathogenic Infections
Inventors: West, Michael D.; Shay, Jerry; Wright, Woodring; Balckburn, Elizabeth H.; McEachern, Michael J.
Issued: 12/09/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,693,474

Patent Title: Methods for Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis
Inventors: Wright, Woodring E.; Shay, Jerry; West, Michael D.
Issued: 12/02/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,693,067

Patent Title: Intravascular Device
Inventors: Purdy, Philip D.
Issued: 12/02/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,688,640

Patent Title: Methods of Screening of Effectors of Endothelin Converting Enzyme-1
Inventors: Yanagisawa, Masashi.
Issued: 11/18/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,688,511

Patent Title: Cellular Protein TDP-43 and Regulation of HIV-1 Gene Expression
Inventors: Gaynor, Richard B.; Ou, S.-H. Iqnatius; Wu, Foon Kin.
Issued: 11/18/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,686,306

Patent Title: Methods and Reagents for Lengthening Telomeres
Inventors: West, Michael D.; Shay, Jerry; Wright, Woodring E.
Issued: 11/11/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,686,245

Patent Title: Methods for Screening for Agents which Modulate Telomere Length
Inventors: West, Michael D.; Shay, Jerry; Wright, Woodring E.
Issued: 11/11/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,686,072

Patent Title: Epitope-Specific Monoclonal Antibodies and Immunotoxins & Uses Thereof
Inventors: Uhr, Jonathan W; Vitetta, Ellen S; and Scheuermann, Richard H.
Issued: 11/11/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,681,934

Patent Title: 47-kilodalton Antigen of Treponema pallidum
Inventors: Norgard, Michael V.
Issued: 10/28/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,679,521

Patent Title: Steroid 5-alpha Reductases
Inventors: Andersson, Stefan; Russel David W.
Issued: 10/21/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,677,143

Patent Title: Cellular Nucleic Acid Binding Protein and Uses therefor in Regulating Gene Expression and in the Treatment of AIDS
Inventors: Gaynor, Richard B.; Wu, Foon K.
Issued: 10/14/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,668,171

Patent Title: Halogenated Mevalonate Compositions and Uses thereof in Ras-dependent Cell Growth
Inventors: Cuthbert, Jennifer A.; Lipsky, Peter E.
Issued: 09/16/97

U.S. Patent Number: 5,668,112

Patent Title: Hydrophobic Peptide Esters and Amides
Inventors: Lipsky, Peter E.; Thiele, Dwain L.
Issued: 09/16/97.