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Multimeric Notch ligands based on IgM-like fusion molecular structures for activation of ligand-specific Notch signaling
TS-064248 — The Notch signaling pathway is important in immune cell differentiation and maturation. As a result, it has been shown that Notch receptor signaling can promote or suppress adaptive immune responses depending on the particular ligands and receptors involved. A set of native protein-inspired biolog…
  • College: OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • Inventors: Dikov, Mikhail; Carbone, David; Goruganthu, Uttam Lakshmi Mounika; Tchekneva, Elena
  • Licensing Officer: Willson, Christopher

Novel STK1-targeted small molecule "antibiotic resistance breaker" compounds
TS-063547 — Novel small molecule STK1 inhibitors that “break” the resistance of bacteria strains to antibiotics.
In today’s healthcare landscape, increasingly highly pathogenic and multidrug-resistant S. aureus (MDRSA) strains are replacing traditional methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in both community and hospital settings. The Need The rise of these resilient multi-drug resistant bacteria has …
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Pancholi, Vijay
  • Licensing Officer: Schultz, Teri

Novel use of novobiocin to potentiate the antimicrobial efficacy of polymyxins
TS-062439 — The Need: Addressing the Growing Threat of Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Gram-negative bacterial pathogens, including Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Klebsiella pneumoniae, are responsible for more than 35% of common hospital-acquired infections. These no…
  • College: College of Arts & Sciences
  • Inventors: Kahne, Daniel; Baidin, Vadim; Mandler, Michael; Ruiz, Natividad
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

A novel VSV-based vaccine platform for Zika virus
TS-062261 — The Need: Addressing the Zika Virus Outbreak The Zika virus outbreak, which started in South America and quickly became a global public health issue, has led to severe neurological disorders, birth defects, and other health complications in affected populations. Despite efforts to combat the virus,…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Peeples, Mark; Li, Jianrong
  • Licensing Officer: Bhatti, Hamid

FraB as a drug target and FraB inhibitors as Salmonella-specific narrow-spectrum therapeutics
TS-059635 — & T2014-282 A method to discover narrow-spectrum antibiotics of salmonellosis, as well as small molecule inhibitors of Salmonella FraB and a Salmonella probiotic strain to enhance the efficacy of FraB inhibitors.
Non-typhoidal salmonellosis is one of the most significant food-borne diseases, in the United States and globally. There are no vaccines available for human use to prevent this disease, and only broad-spectrum antibiotics available to treat the disease. However, antibiotic resistance is on the ris…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Ahmer, Brian; Boulanger, Erin; Cool, Austin; Gopalan, Venkat; Kovvali, Sai Sravya Varali; Law, Jamison; Lindert, Steffen; Sabag-Daigle, Anice; Sengupta, Anindita; Thirugnanasambantham, Pankajavalli
  • Licensing Officer: Schultz, Teri

Live vaccine candidate for Chagas disease
TS-044084 — Trypanosoma cruzi is a protozoan parasite that causes Chagas disease, a PRV-eligible disease that is the leading cause of heart failure in Latin America. Due to migration of infected hosts from endemic regions, Chagas disease is also a growing public health concern in the USA and other migrant des…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: McGwire, Bradford
  • Licensing Officer: He, Panqing

AR-12 for the Treatment of Leishmaniasis (Protozoa)
TS-041764 — AR-12 is a FDA-IND approved small molecule that has been repurposed to treat leishmaniasis, a parasitic infection.
Leishmaniasis is a protozoal parasitic disease transmitted by sandflies. The disease affects millions of people worldwide. Sandflies carrying the promastigote form of the parasite bite a human host, attracting macrophages to the site of the wound. Promastigotes are then phagocytized by the macroph…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Satoskar, Abhay; Ainslie, Kristy; Bachelder, Eric; Gautam, Shalini; Peine, Kevin
  • Licensing Officer: Schultz, Teri

Multi-Functional Drug Delivery Nanodevice for Precision Medicine
TS-041485 — A functionalized DNA nanostructure made through a scaffolded DNA origami molecular self-assembly process to deliver clinically significant concentrations of therapeutics.
This novel therapeutic approach leverages structural nanotechnology to create a DNA nanostructure that acts as a customizable delivery vehicle for therapeutic molecules. The technology allows for a highly tunable and customizable multi-functional drug delivery platform that incorporates interchang…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Castro, Carlos; Byrd, John; Halley, Patrick; Lucas, Christopher
  • Licensing Officer: He, Panqing

A Small Molecule That Disperses Salmonella Biofilms
TS-041469 — A new compound to eliminate Salmonella biofilms to reduce typhoid fever.
The bacterium Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi) is the causative agent of typhoid fever – infecting and killing an estimated 21 million and 200,000 individuals each year, respectively. Individuals contract the disease by consuming food or water contaminated with the etiologic agent …
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Gunn, John; Huggins, William; Kuo, Laura; Melander, Christian
  • Licensing Officer: Taysavang, Panya

Novel Immunomodulators and Vaccine Adjuvants
TS-038032 — A class of compounds possessing potent immunomodulatory activity, to enhance the protection of vaccines against infectious agents.
While vaccines are commonly used today for a variety of diseases and have proven efficacious for disease prevention, some vaccines do not efficiently activate an immune response. About 10% of vaccinations fail to mount adequate antibody levels to routine vaccinations. Also, many viruses rapidly mu…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Satoskar, Abhay; Ainslie, Kristy; Bachelder, Eric; Fuchs, James; Kinghorn, Alan "Dr. A. Douglas Kinghorn"; Parinandi, Narasimham
  • Licensing Officer: Schultz, Teri

Novel Vaccine for Respiratory Syncytial Virus
TS-037299 — Recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus (rVSV) vaccines to fight against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections.
The Need: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a major cause of infant hospitalization due to acute lower respiratory tract infections (ALRI) in children under 5 years of age globally, causing up to 200,000 deaths annually. RSV leads to significantly more hospitalizations than influenza in children …
  • College: College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Inventors: Niewiesk, Stefan; Binjawadagi, Basavaraj; Li, Jianrong; Peeples, Mark
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Potential uses of IgG Fc for treating human diseases
TS-036778 — Infectious diseases present a problem for treatment, with concerns for the overuse of antibiotic medicine, inefficiency of modern medicines, and a need in the market for novel technologies that will target and work in conjunction with the host immune system, rather than depending on external mecha…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Dai, Hongsheng; Caligiuri, Michael; Yu, Jianhua
  • Licensing Officer: Taysavang, Panya

Mutant Hydrogenase Bacteria for Use against Enteric Pathogens
TS-015013 — Hydrogenase enzyme deficient bacterial strains that may be used as vaccines or attenuating agents for enteropathogenic diseases.
Enteric pathogens are responsible for an estimated two million deaths annually and cause millions more cases of diarrheal illness even in developed countries. When an individual contracts an enteric pathogen such as S. typhimurium, the infected individual will continue to shed the pathogen for up …
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Gunn, John
  • Licensing Officer: Taysavang, Panya

Topical Compounds to Treat Leishmania
TS-014819 — A new class of drugs for the treatment of Leishmania.
Leishmaniasis is an infection caused by Leishmania parasites, spread by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies. It is prevalent in the tropics, subtropics, and southern Europe and is considered a neglected disease. Over a million people are infected with the parasite yearly, leading to skin sores and i…
  • College: College of Medicine (COM)
  • Inventors: Satoskar, Abhay; Fuchs, James; Isaac-Marquez, Angelica; Kinghorn, Alan "Dr. A. Douglas Kinghorn"; Lezama-Davila, Claudio; Pan, Li
  • Licensing Officer: Schultz, Teri

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