Summaries by Inventor Moore, Amy

New nerve cap arrests axon growth in neuroma management
Bichanich, Miles ; Hong, Thomas ; Mackinnon, Susan ; Moore, Amy ; Wood, Matthew

— Background Neuromas (a.k.a. pinched nerve, or nerve tumor) form on peripheral nerves following trauma and possess exposed sensory axons mixed with fibrotic scar tissue. Symptomatic or painful neuromas have a profound impact on a patient’s quality of life and productivity. Pain medication offe…

SIMPEL: electrode device to safely and precisely stimulate sympathetic nerves to treat asthma, hypertension and other conditions
Cloonan, Paige ; Kamath, Ashwin ; Leuthardt, Eric ; MacEwan, Matthew ; Moore, Amy ; Moran, Daniel ; Qin, Yidan (Ida) ; Ray, Wilson ; Zhang, Christopher

— Technology Description A team of researchers at Washington University have developed “SIMPEL”, a small, implanted electrode device designed to manage a variety of conditions (such as asthma, hypertension or neuropathy) by delivering current from a defined, fixed position near specific …


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