Life Sciences & Engineering Technologies

This research cluster offers technologies in variety of areas such as regenerative medicine, imaging and point-of-care technologies.

Diagnosis/Therapeutics –

Patents Issued

  1. NJIT Case No. 06-002 - No clog shunt using a compact fluid drag path.
  2. NJIT Case No. 11-044 - System and method for superabsorbent material.
  3. NJIT Case No. 05-006 - Substrate recognition by differentiable human mesenchymal stem cells.
  4. NJIT Case No. 09-060 - System and method for a hydrogel and hydrogel composite for cartilage repair applications.
  5. NJIT Case No. 08-087 - Method and Apparatus for Multi-spectral Imaging and Analysis of Skin Lesions and Biological Tissues.
  6. NJIT Case No. 10-060 - Cartilage Repair Systems and Applications utilizing a Glycosaminoglycan Mimic.
  7. NJIT Case No. 08-062 - Integrated fiber optic Raman Spectroscopy and radio frequency ablation.
  8. NJIT Case No. 11-054 - Method for determining the acceptance of Progressive Addition Lenses.

Patents Pending

  1. NJIT Case No. 17-010 - Biodegradable and intrinsically photoluminescent hydrogel
  2. NJIT Patent No. 16-027 - Quantitative optical coherence elastography based on fiber-optic probe for in situ measurement of tissue mechanical properties
  3. NJIT Patent No. 12-034 - Noninvasive Blood Glucose Meter
  4. NJIT Case No. 14-033 - Prevention of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  5. NJIT Case No. 17-032 - Sensitivity Enhanced Interdigitated electrodes design for biochip detection
  6. NJIT Case No. 17-033 - Micro Biochip With Enhanced Specificity For Point-Of-Care
  7. NJIT Case No. 13-011 - A smart shunt system using uni-membrane flow meter with improved sensitivity and stability
  8. NJIT Case No. 15-023 - Biocompatible and Implantable Optical Conduits
  9. NJIT Case No. 16-001 - Method and Apparatus for the Treatment of Binocular Dysfunctions

Imaging/Assays

Patents Issued

  • NJIT Case No. 14-045 - Near Infrared Labels and Methods of Use Thereof.
  • NJIT Case No. 08-009 - Dielectric Spectroscopy Assays for screening of ion channel ligands.
  • NJIT Case No. 08-022 - Methods and Apparatus for rapid screening continuous wave terahertz Spectroscopy and Imaging.
  • NJIT Case No. 03-029 - Terahertz Imaging for Near Field Objects.
  • Patents Pending

    1. NJIT Case No. 13-073 - Elimination of Fresnel Reflection Boundary Effects and Beam Steering in Pulsed Terahertz Computed Tomography.
    2. NJIT Case No. 16-038 - Analytical Nanoscope on a Chip for Sub-Optical Resolution Imaging.

    Tissue Engineering

    Patents Issued

    1. NJIT Case No. 12-012 - Piezoelectric Materials for Bone Repair.
    2. NJIT Case No. 09-061 - Method for a Piezoelectric Scaffold for nerve growth and repair.
    3. NJIT Case No. 07-042 - Electrospun Ceramic-Polymer Composite As A Scaffold for Tissue Repair.

    Patents Pending

    1. NJIT Case No. 12-064 - Articular Cartilage Mimetics.
    2. NJIT Case No. 11-025 – System and Method for Electrospun Biodegradable Scaffold for Bone Repair
    3. NJIT Case No. 12-002 - Composite Matrix for Bone Repair Applications
    4. NJIT Case No. 13-013 - Growth Matrices for Stem Cell Propagation in vitro and in Tissue Regeneration
    5. NJIT Case No. 16-029 - Insulin-mimetic composite for bone repair
    6. NJIT Case No. 16-009 - Plant-Derived Tissue Engineering Construct
    7. NJIT Case No. 16-014 - Inducing Piezoelectricity in Collagenous Scaffolds using Polarization
    8. NJIT Case No. 17-012 – System and Method for a Piezoelectric Composite Scaffold
    9. NJIT Case No. 16-028 – Glycosaminoglycan Mimetic Scaffolds for Cartilage and Wound Repair

    Biomaterial/Medical Device

    Patents Issued

    1. NJIT Case No. 11-044 - System and method for superabsorbent material.
    2. NJIT Case No. 06-002 - No clog shunt using a compact fluid drag path.
    3. NJIT Case No. 12-020 - Isosorbide-derived epoxy resins and methods of making same.
    4. NJIT Case No. 12-007 - System and Method for Neural stimulation via optically activated floating microdevices.

    Patents Pending

    1. NJIT Case No. 17-020 - Molecular Imprinted Polymers for biomarker detection
    2. NJIT Case No. 17-021 - Biomarker detection using the interdigitated electrodes in the microchannel of the biochip
    3. NJIT Case No. 17-022 - Self-separation of serum during capillary flow
    4. NJIT Case No. 16-038 – Analytical Nanoscope on a Chip for Sub-Optical Resolution Imaging
    5. NJIT Case No. 15-024 - Microfluidic Diagnostic Assembly
    6. NJIT Case No. 13-046 – Nano-tube cell screening method and device