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. 09-060 - System and method for a hydrogel and hydrogel composite for cartilage repair applications.
  2. NJIT Case No. 08-087 - Method and Apparatus for Multi-spectral Imaging and Analysis of Skin Lesions and Biological Tissues.
  3. NJIT Case No. 10-060 - Cartilage Repair Systems and Applications utilizing a Glycosaminoglycan Mimic.
  4. NJIT Case No. 08-062 - Integrated fiber optic Raman Spectroscopy and radio frequency ablation.
  5. NJIT Case No. 11-054 - Method for determining the acceptance of Progressive Addition Lenses.
  6. NJIT Case No. 15-023 - Biocompatible and Implantable Optical Conduits
  7. NJIT Case No. 13-011 A smart shunt system using uni-membrane flow meter with improved sensitivity and stability

Patents Pending

  1. Light Conduits Made from PDMS for Implantation
  2. Speed of Phoria Adaptation Predicts Progressive Lens Acceptability
  3. A medical tool for optical imaging, Raman spectroscopy based analysis of tissues, temperature sensing in tissues and radio frequency (rf) power delivery combined in a single coaxial utility for simultaneous diagnosis and treatment of cancerous…
  4. Method and Apparatus for Multiexcitation Multispectral Imaging and Characterization of Skin-Lesions and Biological Tissue
  5. A smart shunt system using uni-membrane flow meter with improved sensitivity and stability
  6. NJIT Case No. 16-001 3D Gaming Using Eye Movement Position for Vision Therapy

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. Method & Hardware for Interferometric imaging array operating in the near field range
    2. Near Infrared Labels and Methods of Use Thereof

    Tissue Engineering and Rehabilitation

    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. A Piezoelectric Scaffold for Nerve Growth and Repair
    2. Piezoelectric Materials for Bone Repair
    3. NJIT Case No. 16-028, 09-060, 10-060, 18-007 and 18-008 Use of glycosaminoglycan mimics in bandage dressings
    4. NJIT Case No. 16-029, 17-011 and 17-012 Insulin-mimetic composite for bone repair
    5. NJIT Case No. 16-009 Plant-derived Biomimetic Scaffolds for Nerve and Cartilage Repair
    6. NJIT Case No. 12-002 Composite Matrix for Bone Repair
    7. NJIT Case No. 11-025, 07-042 and 12-002 Bioactive composite matrix as a bone graft substitute
    8. NJIT Case No. 17-027 Admittance control arm support for individuals with upper extremity weakness

    Biomaterial/Medical Device and Chip Technology

    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