Research conducted in the Bio- and Nano-Technology Center (BNTC) at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has led to patents for several new, innovative technologies.
Technologies for characterizing biopharmaceuticals, nanomedicines, and biomaterials.
- Biomaterial Characterization
Patent: Noninvasive characterization of mechanical properties of materials and issues using magnetic resonance techniques (US9348008, Issued on May 24, 2016).
Technologies for making biopharmaceuticals, nanomedicines, and biomaterials.
- Defect-free Dendrimer Synthesis
Patent: Dendrimers and methods of preparing same through proportionate branching (US9133114, Issued on Sept. 15, 2015).
- Highly Fluorinated β-amino Acids
Patent: Highly fluorinated β-amino acids and methods of making and using same (US8052961, Issued on Nov. 8, 2011).
- Highly Fluorinated Oils and Surfactants
Patent: Highly fluorinated oils and surfactants and methods of making and using same (US8252778 B2, Issued on Aug. 28, 2012).
- Hydrogel Construction
Patent: Electrostatically controlled hydrogels (US9364412, Issued on June 14, 2016).