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Self-adhesive multi-fiber materials that bond under mechanical strain
Multi-fiber materials that adapt to mechanical loading through changes in fiber network structure and inter-fiber bonding, enabling self-adhesion and increased tensile strength. Problem: Multi-fiber materials are utilized in many applications ranging from textiles to tissue engineering. While current multi-fiber materials are able to adapt their shape...
Published: 7/20/2020   |   Inventor(s): Jason Burdick
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Category(s): Materials
Stabilized, shear-thinning hydrogels as scaffolds for drug delivery and regenerative medicine
Secondary crosslinking of injectable shear-thinning hydrogels to enhance mechanics and stability Problem: Hydrogels are crosslinked polymers that are used in biomedical applications for culturing cells in vitro or for the delivery of cells or therapeutic molecules in vivo. Injectable hydrogels may be introduced into patients in a minimally invasive...
Published: 3/20/2020   |   Inventor(s): Jason Burdick
Keywords(s): Bioengineering
Category(s): Materials
Delayed-release hydrogel for the treatment of intracranial glioblastoma
A hydrogel-based implant enables sustained-release delivery of valproic acid for improved treatment of intracranial glioblastoma. Problem: Glioblastoma is the most common primary malignant brain tumor, accounting for 52 percent of all primary brain tumors, and is typically fatal within 15 months after diagnosis. Standard treatment involves tumor...
Published: 6/26/2019   |   Inventor(s): Kalil Abdullah, Leo Wang, Jason Burdick
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Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines
Modified Polymer System for Improved Cartilage Repair
Improved cartilage repair via injectable modified polymers that target damaged tissues and enhance cellular response Problem: Cartilage damage is one of the most common ailments in the aging population. Tissue damage, particularly cartilage damage, can occur due to traumatic injury, degeneration with time, and other soft tissue injuries. The inability...
Published: 5/22/2019   |   Inventor(s): Jay Patel, Claudia Loebel, Anthony Martin, Robert Mauck, Jason Burdick
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Category(s): Therapeutics & Vaccines, Medical Devices
3D printing of photocurable materials, bioinks, and hydrogels
Technology:Researchers in the Burdick lab have developed a method for 3D printing photocurable materials without the need for highly viscous inks or other stabilizing components to maintain the integrity of printed structures. This strategy allows for cross-linking of material during the printing process, whereas previous approaches utilize pre-crosslinking...
Published: 11/17/2016   |   Inventor(s): Jason Burdick
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Category(s): Hardware, Circuits, & Sensors, Materials, Research Tools & Reagents
Three dimensional printing of supramolecular hydrogels
Technology Overview: The Burdick Lab has developed a new method of printing 3D structures using supramolecular hydrogels. These gels are both shear-thinning and rapidly self-healing. The shear-thinning feature allows for the material in gel or solid form to be forced through a channel (as in a needle), causing bond dissociation and thus allowing...
Published: 5/6/2015   |   Inventor(s): Jason Burdick, Chris Highley
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Category(s): Materials