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Smadar Cohen, Alexander K Andrianov, Margaret Wheatley, Harry R Allcock, Robert S Langer: Gas-filled polymeric microbubbles for ultrasound imaging. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Penn State Research Foundation, Arnall Golden & Gregory, January 30, 1996: US05487390 (132 worldwide citation)


Compositions, methods for preparing and methods of using air-filled polymeric microcapsules for ultrasound imaging are disclosed. Air-encapsulating microcapsules are formed by ionotropically gelling synthetic polyelectrolytes such as poly(carboxylatophenoxy)phosphazene, poly(acrylic acid), poly(meth ...


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Smadar Cohen, Alexander K Andrianov, Margaret Wheatley, Harry R Allcock, Robert S Langer: Polymeric microparticles containing agents for imaging. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Penn State Research Foundation, Arnall Golden & Gregory, October 8, 1996: US05562099 (41 worldwide citation)


Compositions, methods for preparing and methods of using contrast agent-filled polymeric microparticles for imaging are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, air-encapsulating microparticles are formed by ionotropically gelling synthetic polyelectrolytes such as poly(carboxylatophenoxy)phosphazene, ...


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Margaret Wheatley, Justin Lathia, Mihir Shanbhag, Nicola Francis: Articles and methods for repairing damaged nervous tissue. Drexel University, Woodcock Washburn, February 10, 2011: US20110033504-A1


The invention concerns substrates comprising a biocompatible gel and at least one of a plurality of cells, said cells being capable of producing at least one therapeutic agent. Other aspects of the invention concern methods of making such substrates and methods of repairing and regenerating damaged ...


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Ulrike GK WEGST, Margaret WHEATLEY, Benjamin W RIBLETT, Nicola FRANCIS, Amalie Elizabeth DONIUS: Porous Polymer Scaffolds for Neural Tissue Engineering and Methods of Producing the Same. Drexel University, June 14, 2012: US20120149111-A1


The present invention relates to scaffolds that can physically guide cells, e.g. neurons, while best matching the material properties of native tissue. The present invention also relates to methods of generating such scaffolds, and for the use of such scaffolds, e.g. in spinal cord and peripheral ne ...



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