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“EchoCV”: A Web-Based Fully Automated Echocardiogram Interpretation System

Echo-CV is a novel, fully-automated system for analyzing images obtained from an echocardiogram that can be deployed on the web.

Microbiome And Microbiome Derived Metabolic Products As Modifiers Of Appetite And Treatments For Obesity And Metabolic Diseases Alone Or In Combination With Existing Weight Loss Interventions

UCLA researchers in the Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine have developed a novel treatment strategy for obesity and metabolic syndromes to improve outcomes of weight loss interventions, especially sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass.

Using DNA Methylation Markers To Predict Clinically Important Traits In Mammals

UCLA researchers in the Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology have found association of DNA methylation with metabolic syndrome traits in human adipose tissue samples using epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS).

Serologic Assay For Silent Brain Ischemia

UCLA researchers in the Department of Neurology have identified a series of blood-secreted protein biomarkers indicative of cerebral endothelial blood vessel damage that occur in the setting of obesity and metabolic diseases.

Strategy for Detecting Residual Host Cell Proteins Using Aptamers

A proposal for the use of aptamers (nucleic acids that are selected for high-affinity binding to target ligands) for the detection of HCPs in recombinant biopharmaceutical products.

Methods And Devices for Continuous Analyte Sensing with Microporous Annealed Particle Gels

UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed novel microporous annealed particle gels for long-term continuous monitoring of blood metabolites.

Bioorthogonal Ligation Mediated Rare-Cell Capture in Microfluidic Devices

Researchers at the UCLA Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology have developed a novel NanoVelcro microfluidic chip that is capable of not only effectively enriching circulating tumor cells (CTCs) but also quickly recovering CTCs with well-preserved mRNA and minimal level of white blood cell contamination.

Wearable Real-Time Gait Analysis And Sensory Feedback System For Gait Rehabilitation And Biomechanical Optimization

UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed a wearable sensory feedback system that provides instructive tactile feedback to guide the user towards biomechanical gait improvements, based on real-time motion analysis derived from wearable sensor data.

Intelligent Flexible Spinal Cord Stimulators For Pain And Trauma Management Through Neuromodulation

UCLA researchers in the Department of Neurosurgery and Electrical Engineering have developed a novel closed-loop spinal cord stimulator device that is small and flexible.

Intraoperative Assessment Of Implant Positioning

Researchers from the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Ophthalmology led by Dr. Jean-Pierre Hubschman have developed a modified intralocular lens (IOL) and surgical implantation procedure to treat cataract and refractive anomalies.

DNA Nanotechnology for Quick and Sensitive Detection of Nucleic Acids in Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnosis Applications

Researchers led by Dino Di Carlo from the Department of Bioengineering at UCLA have developed a quick, cheap, and accurate method to diagnose viral or bacterial infections.

Label-Free Digital Bright Field Analysis of DNA Amplification

UCLA researchers in the department of Bioengineering have developed a novel method for quantitative analysis of DNA amplification products.

Graphene Nanomesh As A Glucose Sensor

UCLA researchers in the Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry and of Materials Science & Engineering have developed a glucose sensor based on a graphene nanomesh (GNM) material. The nanoscale GNM glucose sensor provides the potential for in vivo glucose sensing with high selectivity and high sensitivity.

Innovation of the Non-Obstructive Cerebral Shunt System

Dr. Subramaniam from the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery has developed a novel cerebral shunt design that allows self-clearing of shunt obstruction. This innovation reduces complications caused by cerebral shunt blockage and prolongs the lifetime of shunt implants.

Highly Sensitive, Conformal And Wearable In2O3 Nanoribbon Transistor Biosensors With Integrated On Chip Side Gate For Glucose Monitoring In Body Fluid

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have invented a novel wearable sensor that is capable of measuring glucose levels in bodily fluids.

Joint Pharmacophoric Space through Geometric Features

Pharmacophore analysis through examination of Joint Pharmacophore Space of chemical compounds, targets, and chemical/biological properties.

Trainable Filter Emulator For Real-Time Control Systems

Researchers led by Dr. Cong from the Department of Computer Science at UCLA have developed an algorithm that enables real-time control in brain-machine interface applications.

Ultra-Dense Electrode-Based Brain Imaging System With High Spatial And Temporal Resolution

UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed a novel integrated brain imaging system that utilizes an ultra-dense electrode-based device. This system provides high resolution of functional brain images spatially and temporally.

Fabrication Of An Array For Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation

UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering developed a novel transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation device that employs microneedles to continuously deliver effective and uniform electrical current to spinal cords. The device does not irritate tissues and uses much lower electrical power than conventional devices.

Multi-Modal Haptic Feedback System

UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed multi-modal haptic feedback systems that are able to simulate the synergistic relationship between the various feedback modalities involved in real human touch. These multi-modal haptic feedback systems hold the promise of eliminating long-standing problem and helping expand the application of robotics in surgical sciences.

Brain Penetrant EGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

UCLA researchers in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology, and Neurology have discovered novel anti-tumor compounds for treatment of brain cancer.

Genome-Wide Identification Of Immune Evasion Functions In A Virus

UCLA researchers in the Department of Pharmacology have discovered a novel approach toward generating live attenuated influenza vaccines with improved immune response in vivo.

Multi-Echo Spin-, Asymmetric Spin-, And Gradient Echo Echoplanar Imaging (Message-EPI) MRI

UCLA researchers in the Department of Radiological Sciences have developed a new MRI pulse sequence optimized for brain imaging.

Terahertz Endoscopy Through Laser-Driven Terahretz Sources And Detectors

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed a miniaturized terahertz imaging system that can be integrated to the tip of commercially available endoscopes, with significantly larger detectable depths and faster image acquisition rates.

Lensfree Tomographic Imaging

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed a system for lens-free tomographic imaging.

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