US Patent No: 7,651,682

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Polymerizable emulsions for tissue engineering

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Provided are biocompatible viscoelastic solid materials derived from polymerization of fluid water-in-oil emulsions, along with methods of their preparation and methods for their use for tissue engineering applications, including for reforming diseased, damaged or degenerated intervertebral discs by acceptably non-invasive means.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GENTIS, INC.PHILADELPHIA, PA3

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cohen, Charles Fair Lawn, NJ 22 183
Devore, David Nyack, NY 31 98
Ducheyne, Paul Rosemont, PA 49 1474

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DEPUY MITEK, LLC (3)
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