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The following technologies are available for licensing through the McMaster Industry Liaison Office (MILO):

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Chlamydia Vaccine These novel recombinant Chlamydial proteins, alone or in combination, are suitable immunogens for a vaccine formulation to prevent Chlamydia infections in humans. Click Here
Method for Determining Coagulation Activation in Whole Blood Measuring coagulation activation, including thrombin generation, is useful in a number of clinical conditions. McMaster researchers have developed a novel method and class of substrates to do this using whole blood, for instance from a finger prick, using conventional fluorescence equipment. Click Here
Biomarkers of CF for Better Screening and Therapeutic Treatments A panel of CF-specific biomarkers from blood spot extracts and sweat samples for CF screening and guide discovery of new molecular targets. Click Here
Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Database A bioinformatic database of resistance genes, their products and associated phenotypes. Resource for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance in healthcare, agriculture and environmental settings. Click Here
Treatment of Breast Cancer Dronedarone is an FDA-approved drug that has shown anti-cancer activity in breast cancer cell cultures, sphere forming assays and in mice. Click Here
Plant Derived Pharmacological Chaperones for Treatment of PKU These plant-derived natural products offer a safe, yet effective, therapeutic treatment of PKU via nutritional supplementation. Click Here
Laboratory Scores for Risk Stratification of Patients with Possible Cardiac Injury Using important biochemical parameters to accurately determine the risk of an acute cardiovascular event or death with easy interpretation. Click Here
Sepsis Prognostic Tool to Create Personalized Mortality Risk Profiles A predictive algorithm for assessing personalized sepsis-related mortality risk profiles of septic patients with utility for both clinical trials and patient care. Click Here
Antibiotic Resistance Platform The antibiotic resistance platform (ARP) can be used for both the identification of antibiotic adjuvants and for antibiotic dereplication. Click Here
Assay to Measure Factor Xa Inhibitors in Blood and Plasma This assay can test both plasma and citrated whole blood to allow for simple, on-demand usage in hospital labs. Click Here
Laboratory Score for Predicting Cardio-Toxicity A novel algorithm to detect risk of cardio-toxicity using a combination of easily detectible cardiac biomarkers in the blood. Click Here
Local Infusion of Immuno-Therapeutics (LIIT) A platform technology with hydrogels that can sustain and localize antibody/protein release, relevant to a wide variety of clinical applications. Click Here
Adenovirus Spray Drying A robust method for preparing a thermally stable adenovirus formulation, extending the possible applications of adenovirus-based vectors as thermally stable vaccines. Click Here
Novel Compounds for Reversing Β-Lactam Resistance in MRSA Novel antimicrobial compounds of new chemical class and new mode of action for therapeutics as monotherapy or in combination with other antibiotics for reversing beta-lactam resistance in MRSA. Click Here
Rapid, Accurate and Sensitive Molecular Systems to detect pathogenic Candida species A rapid, efficient and low-cost nucleic acid identification tool for pathogenic Candida in human test samples with clinical relevance, increased accuracy and reliability Click Here
Antibacterial Phage Hydrogels A self-healing and autofluorescent hydrogel made entirely of bacteriophage can be used for a variety of medical and environmental applications Click Here
Non-invasive Diagnosis and Treatment Monitoring of Inflammatory Bowel Disease A reliable, low-cost method for the diagnosis of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis using urinary biomarkers offering a minimally invasive strategy for early detection. Click Here
Enhancing Antimicrobial Activity Using Bicarbonate Using bicarbonate to potentiate the activity of antibiotics and develop novel therapies. Click Here
Bicarbonate as a Modulator for Antibiotics Using bicarbonate to modulate a microorganism’s response to an antimicrobial agent. Click Here
Serum Biomarkers for Early Detection of Peripheral Artery Disease A novel panel of PAD-specific biomarkers from serum for the early detection of PAD in asymptomatic patients. Click Here
Brush Amphiphilic Block Copolymers for Drug Delivery Brush amphiphilic block copolymers for drug delivery and other biomedical applications. Click Here
Printable Enzyme-Stabilizing Hydrogels for Biosensing and Drug Discovery A printable in-situ hydrogel-based drug screening platform for HTS that can discriminate between true and “promiscuous” inhibitors. Click Here
Deep Learning Model Predicting Therapeutic Potential of Chemicals Deep learning model that predicts the mechanism of action and therapeutic utility of uncharacterized chemical compounds, relevant pharmaceutical implications for drug re-purposing. Click Here
Gene signature for diagnosing kidney, prostate and adrenal carcinomas Gene signature biomarker for diagnosing the progression and prognosis of kidney, prostate and adrenal carcinomas. Click Here
Novel β-Lactamase Inhibitor A unique inhibitor of metallo-β-lactamases that can be used to re-sensitize antibiotic resistant bacteria to β-lactam antibiotics. Click Here
Thermo-Gel Polymer System for Improved Ophthalmic Drug Delivery Thermo-responsive eyedrops for controlled degradation and sustained drug delivery. Click Here
3D Tissues and Assembloids Using Z-Wire Scaffolds Scalable production and minimally invasive delivery of functional tissues and assembloids with preserved 3D anisotropic alignment and spatial organization. Click Here
IFlowPlate: Platform Technology for Vascularizing Organoids IFlowPlate facilitates the scalable production and testing of vascularized human stem cell derived organoids. Click Here
A Stochastic Model for Simulating Immune Response A mathematical system that describes how T-cells in the omentum respond when encountering antigens arising from either infection or vaccination of various kinds. Click Here