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METHOD OF DETERMINING RESPONSE TO TREATMENT WITH IMMUNOMODULATORY COMPOSITION

Murdoch University, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, WESTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH NETWORK

The present invention provides a method for accurately determining the likelihood that a subject will respond to treatment with an immunomodulatory composition comprising detecting homozygosity for HLA-C2 alleles or at least two markers one of which is a marker for an HLA-C allele and one of which is a marker for an IL28B allele, and processes for selecting suitable subjects for therapy or for continued therapy, and for providing appropriate therapy to subjects, based on the assay results.

FLUORINE-CONTAINING MULTIFUNCTIONAL MICROSPHERES AND USES THEREOF

Queen's University

Fluorine-containing multifunctional microspheres and applications thereof are provided. There are provided multifunctional microspheres comprising polymer chains having a first portion and a second portion, wherein the first portion is anchored to the surface of the multifunctional microsphere via grafting, crosslinking or a combination thereof, and the second portion comprises at least one fluorinated group and at least one reactive functional group capable of forming a covalent bond with...

JOINT COMMUNICATION AND ELECTROMAGNETIC OPTIMIZATION OF A MULTIPLE-INPUT MULTIPLE-OUTPUT ULTRA WIDEBAND BASE STATION ANTENNA

University of New Brunswick

A multi-input and multi-output multi-user antenna array system comprising an asymmetric array of antennas optimized for multi-user performance and a method for generating a configuration of elements for a multi-input and multi-output multi--user antenna array system comprising the steps of selecting elements from the group consisting of at least two antennas and, at least one antenna and at least one electromagnetic signal modifying element; and applying a genetic algorithm to the antennas...

METHODS FOR ANALYSIS OF SINGLE MOLECULE LOCALIZATION MICROSCOPY TO DEFINE MOLECULAR ARCHITECTURE

University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University

A method of super-resolution microscopy is provided. The method includes mapping three- dimensional location of each single emission event in a plurality of single emission events from a series of optical images of a sample to create a point cloud. The point cloud is filtered or refined. Clusters within the point cloud are identified and characterized allowing for an assessment of molecular architecture.

SURFACE SENSOR ARRAYS USING IONICALLY CONDUCTING MATERIAL

University of British Columbia

Sensor arrays are provided for sensing pressure and/or moisture over a two-dimensional sensing surface. The sensor arrays comprise ionically conductive materials. Individual sensor elements s in the sensor arrays may comprise piezoionic ionically conductive materials, piezoresistive ionically conductive materials and/or capacitive sensor elements having electrodes fabricated from ionically conductive materials. Two-dimensional pressure maps and/or moisture maps of the sensing surface may be...

CAST FILMS, MICROPOROUS MEMBRANES, AND METHOD OF PREPARATION THEREOF

Polytechnique Montréal, POLYVALOR, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, NATIONAL RESEACH COUNCIL OF CANADA, NATIONAL RESEACH COUNCIL OF CANADA (NRC)

There is provided a method for controlling the morphology of a cast film. The method comprises extruding a cast film by controlling a cooling rate of the cast film by applying on the film a gas at a gas cooling rate of at least about 0.4 cm3/s per kg/hr in accordance with the extrudate flow rate.

HIGHLY PARALLEL ASSAYS FOR SIMULTANEOUS IDENTIFICATION OF ANTIBODY SEQUENCES AND BINDING PARTNERS

University of British Columbia

The present invention relates to methods for isolating the sequences of an antibody that reacts with a disease related antigen, e.g., an autoantigen, without knowing the identity of the antigen (sequence or structural epitope) a priori. The methods can also be used to identify an antigen that mediates a disease state, e.g., an autoantigen implicated in an autoimmune disorder or a tumor response.

HÖLDER ADAPTIVE IMAGE SYNTHESIS

University of Toronto, Technische Universitat Berlin

Computer implemented method for rendering an image of a three-dimensional scene on an image plane by encoding at least a luminosity in the image plane by a luminosity function. The value of the luminosity can be computed at substantially each point of the image plane by using a set of stored input data describing the scene. The method comprises the step of: constructing the luminosity function as equivalent to a first linear combination involving the functions of a first set of functions;...

MULTI-OBJECTIVE RADIATION THERAPY OPTIMIZATION METHOD

University of Manitoba

A novel and powerful fluence and beam orientation optimization package for radiotherapy optimization, called PARETO (Pareto-Aware Radiotherapy Evolutionary Treatment Optimization), makes use of a multi-objective genetic algorithm capable of optimizing several objective functions simultaneously and mapping the structure of their trade-off surface efficiently and in detail. PARETO generates a database of Pareto non-dominated solutions and allows the graphical exploration of trade-offs between...

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