Patents Issued 2012

Here is a list of patents issued in 2012 naming UT Southwestern Medical Center as the inventor.

U.S. Patent Number: 8,252,841

Patent Title: Methods of Inhibiting Bacterial Virulence and Compounds Relating Thereto 
Inventors: Sperandio, Vanessa; Falck, John R.; Stewart, Donald R.
Issued: 8/28/2012

U.S. Patent Number: 8,222,221

Patent Title: Modulation of Gene Expression Through Endogenous Small RNA Targeting of Gene Promoters
Inventors: Corey, David R.; Younger, Scott
Issued:  7/17/2012

U.S. Patent Number: 8,216,614

Patent Title: Powder Mix of Potassium Calcium Citrate for the Treatment of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis
Inventors: Pak, Charles; Sakhaee, Khashayar; Walsdorf, Neill B.
Issued: 7/10/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,216,593

Patent Title: Parasite Vaccine
Inventors: Snell, William J., Liu, Yanjie, Billker, Oliver, Sinden, Robert E., Tewari, Rita
Issued: 7/10/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,212,007

Patent Title: Expression and Purification of HIP/PAP and Uses Therefor
Inventors: Hooper, Lora V.; Cash, Heather L.; Whitman, Cecilia V.
Issued: 7/3/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,202,848

Patent Title: Identification of Micro-RNAs Involved in Neuromuscular Synapse Maintenance and Regeneration
Inventors: Olson, Eric N.; Williams, Andrew  H.
Issued: 6/19/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,193,225

Patent Title: Isoxazole Amides, Derivatives and Methods of Chemical Induction of Neurogenesis 
Inventors: Schneider, Jay; Hsieh, Jenny; Frantz, Douglas; McKnight, Steven L.; Ready, Joseph
Issued: 6/5/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,176,796

Patent Title: Ultrasound Multiphase Fraction Meter and Method for Determining Phase Fractions in a Multiphase Fluid
Inventors: Antich, Peter; Smith, Billy; Richer, Edmond; Dogru, Ali; Hurmuzlu, Yildirim
Issued: 5/19/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,163,881

Patent Title: Immunoglobulin in Molecules with Improved Characteristics
Inventor: Ward, Elizabeth S.
Issued: 4/24/2012

U.S. Patent Number: 8,163,567

Patent Title: Methods and Compositions Comprising Capture Agents
Inventor: Kodadek, Thomas J.
Issued: 4/24/2012

U.S. Patent Number: 8,163,709

Patent Title: TAK1-D Mediated Induction of Cell Death in Human Cancer Cells by Specific Sequence Short Double-Stranded RNAs
Inventors: Kodym, Reinhard; Story, Michael
Issued: 4/24/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,153,103

Patent Title: Conjugates of Photo-Activatable Dyes
Inventors: Li, Wen-hong; Yan-Ming, Guo
Issued: 4/10/ 2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,143,892

Patent Title: System and Methods for Active Suppression of Superior Tagging in Flow-Sensitive Alternating Inversion Recovery
Inventors: Briggs, Richard; Li, Xiufeng; Gopinath, Kaundinya S.; Sarkar, Subhendra N.
Issued: 3/27/2012 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,143,418

Patent Title: Dimeric Small Molecule Potentiators of Apoptosis
Inventors: Harran, Patrick G.; Wang, Xiaodong; De Brabander, Jef K.; Li, Lin, Thomas, Ranny Mathew; Suzuki Hidetaka
Issued: 03/27/2012

U.S. Patent Number: 8,131,353

Patent Title: Methods and Apparatuses for Navigating the Subarachnoid Space
Inventors: Purdy, Phillip D.
Issued: 03/06/2012

U.S. Patent Number: 8,119,656

Patent Title: Inhibitors of the Influenza Virus Non-Structural 1 Protein
Inventors: Roth, Michael; Fontoura, Beatriz; Wei, Shuguang; Satterly, Neal
Issued: 02/21/2012

U.S. Patent Number: RE43,030

Patent Title: Intravascular Device
Inventor: Purdy, Phillip
Issued: 12/13/2011 

U.S. Patent Number: 8,013,015

Patent Title: Small Molecule Inhibitors of Ghrelin O-Acyltransferase
Inventors: Harran, Patrick G.; Brown, Michael S.; Goldstein, Joseph L.; Yang, Jing; Zhao, Tong-Jin
Issued: 09/06/ 2011

U.S. Patent Number: 8,012,476

Patent Title: Molecules with Extended Half-Lives, Compositions, and Uses Thereof
Inventors: Dall’Acqua, William; Johnson, Leslie S.; Ward, Elizabeth S.
Issued: 09/06/2011