Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > NBMI Announces Issuance of Patent for Hearing Amplification Technology

Abstract:
Charles Seeney, President and CEO of NBMI, announced today that the company has been awarded a US Patent for the company's hearing amplification technology.

NBMI Announces Issuance of Patent for Hearing Amplification Technology

Edmond, OK | Posted on October 27th, 2010

The award is the company's third issued patent overall and the second on hearing remediation. The novel technology is based on magnetically responsive nanoparticles, implanted in middle ear tissue, vibrating in response to an oscillating magnetic coil. The concept of a commercial hearing device would be similar to current electromagnetic hearing aids. The company also has eight additional patent applications working their way through the US Patent Office.

Seeney states that "We are obviously excited about this new patent award, because it further strengthens our growing Intellectual Property base, not only for this health care application, but also for validation of magnetic vectoring as an emerging "nanotool." Because NBMI is not an audiology company, NBMI will continue the development and commercialization of an implantable hearing technology through partnerships and licenses.

The Patent technology, which was filed in 2005, was developed through collaborations with scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Seeney notes that the studies at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary were also supported in part by an OCAST Grant.

NBMI's business focus is the development and commercialization of healthcare applications based on the use of magnetically responsive nanoparticles, which cause or drive a desired physiological event, under the influence of an external focused magnetic field. The company's second platform is the targeted delivery of therapeutics, with primary focus on the tumor-specific delivery of chemotherapeutics.

Safe Harbor Statement:
Certain statement included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of products and services, statements about future market conditions, supply and demand conditions, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact and involve risks and uncertainties. The company's expectations regarding future revenues are dependent upon the ability to develop and supply products and services that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions are generally considered forward-looking statements. These statements reflect current expectations.

####

About NanoBioMagnetics
NanoBioMagnetics (NBMI) is a nanobiomaterials company pioneering an emerging area of nanomedicine referred to as organ-assisting-device (OAD) technologies, in which magnetically responsive nanoparticles (MNP), under the influence of external shaped magnetic fields, are magnetically vectored to cause or drive a desired physiological event. OAD healthcare applications are being developed under two proprietary platforms (patents pending).

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Charles E Seeney
Ph: 405.844.5118

Copyright © NanoBioMagnetics

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin April 18th, 2014

Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair April 18th, 2014

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Introduces the MFP-3D InfinityTM AFM Featuring Powerful New Capabilities and Stunning High Performance April 18th, 2014

Conductive Inks: booming to $2.8 billion by 2024 April 17th, 2014

Nanomedicine

Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair April 18th, 2014

Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds April 17th, 2014

More effective kidney stone treatment, from the macroscopic to the nanoscale April 17th, 2014

High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation April 17th, 2014

Announcements

'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin April 18th, 2014

Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair April 18th, 2014

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Introduces the MFP-3D InfinityTM AFM Featuring Powerful New Capabilities and Stunning High Performance April 18th, 2014

Transparent Conductive Films and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics: Start-ups in these fields show above-average momentum, while companies working on emissive displays such as OLED are fading, Lux Research says April 17th, 2014

Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing

Harris & Harris Group Notes Mersana's Collaboration Agreement With Subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. April 8th, 2014

Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destruct April 3rd, 2014

A*STAR's Simtech collaboration agreements to accelerate the growth and development of the microfluidics industry April 1st, 2014

Dolomite releases novel droplet-on-demand sequencing and droplet generation microfluidic system April 1st, 2014

Nanobiotechnology

Targeting cancer with a triple threat: MIT chemists design nanoparticles that can deliver three cancer drugs at a time April 15th, 2014

Biologists Develop Nanosensors to Visualize Movements and Distribution of Plant Stress Hormone April 15th, 2014

In latest generation of tiny biosensors, size isn't everything: UCLA researchers overturn conventional wisdom on nanowire-based diagnostic devices April 11th, 2014

Virus structure inspires novel understanding of onion-like carbon nanoparticles April 10th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE







  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE