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Editors: Paul R. Sanberg & Howard J. Federoff

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Volume 15, Number 4

SPECIAL ISSUE
CLINICAL INNOVATIONS IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS

Editorial: Clinical Innovations in Prosthetics and Orthotics
M. Jason Highsmith

The Effect of the Walkaide Functional Electrical Stimulation Unit on Gait Asymmetry in a Child With Cerebral Palsy: A Case Report
Michael K. Carroll, Chris A. Toelle, Seok Hun Kim, Steven B. Ambler, and M. Jason Highsmith

On the Design of Manually Adjustable Ankle Units for Variable Terrain: A Technical Note
Derek J. Lura and M. Jason Highsmith

Design and Performance of a Push-Up Device for Above-Elbow Amputees: A Technical Note
Matthew M.Wernke, Derek J. Lura, Stephanie L. Carey, and M. Jason Highsmith

Current Concepts Regarding Externally Powered Lower Limb Prostheses
Phillip M. Stevens

Transtibial Amputee Energy Expenditure During Vertical Ice Climbing and Snowshoeing
M. Jason Highsmith, Jason T. Kahle, Derek J. Lura, and Larry J. Mengelkoch

Energy Consumption, Ambulatory Prognosis, and Individualized Technical Solutions for Persons With Bilateral Transfemoral Amputations: A Literature Review
Amanda L. Lewandowski, Daniel W. Bodkin, Stephen A. Noe, John J. Orriola, John W. Michael, Jason T. Kahle, and M. Jason Highsmith

Locomotor Training on a Treadmill Compared With PNF Training in Adults With Chronic Stroke
Jeannie B. Stephenson, Murray E. Maitland, Jason W. Beckstead, and Wendy K. Anemaet

The Effects of Vacuum-Assisted Suspension on Residual Limb Physiology, Wound Healing, and Function: A Systematic Review
Jason T. Kahle, John J. Orriola, Will Johnston, and M. Jason Highsmith

The Effect of the C-Leg Knee Prosthesis on Sensory Dependency and Falls During Sensory Organization Testing
M. Jason Highsmith, Jason T. Kahle, Neil T. Shepard, and Kenton R. Kaufman

Stair Ascent and Ramp Gait Training With the Genium Knee
M. Jason Highsmith, Jason T. Kahle, Derek J. Lura, Amanda L. Lewandowski, William S. Quillen, and Seok Hun Kim

Short and Mid-Distance Walking and Posturography With a Novel Microprocessor Knee
M. Jason Highsmith, Jason T. Kahle, Derek J. Lura, Rajiv V. Dubey, Stephanie L. Carey, William S. Quillen, and Larry J. Mengelkoch

Perceived Differences Between the Genium and the C-Leg Microprocessor Prosthetic Knees in Prosthetic-Related Function and Quality of Life
M. Jason Highsmith, Jason T. Kahle, Rebecca M. Miro, Derek J. Lura, Rajiv V. Dubey, Stephanie L. Carey, William S. Quillen, and Larry J. Mengelkoch

Volume 15 Subject and Author Index

Volume 15, Number 3

SPECIAL SECTION: NAI SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE


Editorial: Proceeding of the Second Annual Conference
Nasser Arshadi and Paul R. Sanberg

Vitamin D Science, WARF, and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hector F. DeLuca

Camera-on-a-Chip: Technology Transfer From Saturn to Your Cell Phone
Eric R. Fossum

Increasing National Space Engineering Productivity and Educational Opportunities via Intrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation
Jeremy Straub

Improving the Reliability of In Vivo Video Wireless Communications
Gabriel E. Arrobo and Richard D. Gitlin

Accurately Evaluating Spinal Motion in Three Dimensions
Kerri Killen and Samantha Music

Usefulness of Wireless Technology in Medical Applications
Anagha Jamthe, Suryadip Chakraborty, Saibal K. Ghosh, and Dharma P. Agrawal

Innovation, Disruption, and Teleaudiology
Gregg D. Givens, Jianchu Jason Yao, and Daoyuan Yao

NewVenturist Roadmap to Success: A Commercialization Guide for Academic Inventors
Babs Carryer

A Short Primer on the Affordable Care Act
Haskell Adler

REGULAR SECTION

Understanding the High Cost of Success in University Research
Karen A. Holbrook and Paul R. Sanberg

Commentary: Hacking for Change at the USPTO
Alexander Camarota

Volume 15, Number 2

SPECIAL SECTION: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH

The Role and Challenges of Utilizing GIS for Public Health Research and Practice
Tenaya M. Sunbury

GIS Mapping: A Useful Tool for Understanding Racial Disparities in Health
Naomi Meier and Shamekka Kuykendall

The Search for “Strong Medicine”: Pathways to Healthcare Development in Remote Nepal Using GIS
Catherine L. Sanders and Kimber H. McKay

REGULAR SECTION

Commentary: Cooperative Patent Classification: A New Era for the World’s Intellectual Property Offices
Matthew Palumbo

Triple Helix, Government Institutional Settings and Policies to Foster Technology Development
Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat

Complicating Life: A Study of Encounters With Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Kate Maley

Using Mature Technologies to Innovate Medical Practices: A Reflection on Medical Innovation Taking Socio-Organizational Issues Into Account
Laura Lucia Parolin

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Access Inequalities to Medical Technologies Faced by Transgendered South Africans
Thamar Klein

Volume 15, Number 1

SPECIAL SECTION: TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

Editorial: The How and Why of Medical Technology
Nasser Arshadi and Joseph J. Parks, Guest Editors

Invited Articles

The Microbiome: A Mediator of Human Wellness
William A. Peck

BRAINnet: A Standardized Global Human Brain Project
Stephen H. Koslow, Yuyun Wang, Donna M. Palmer, Evian Gordon, and Leanne M. Williams

A Dynamic Method for Quantifying Healthcare Status and Burden of Disease Through Health Outcomes Indices
Efthimios Parasidis, Gerasimos Petratos, Emily Dastrup, Aaron Kamauu, Caleb DesRosiers, and Javaid Zafar

Transforming Physician Prescribing: The Reduction of Pharmacy and Hospital Costs in a Population of State Medicaid Patients Through An Automated Educational Intervention
John P. Docherty, Jeffrey Veach, Harold Carmel, George L. Oestreich, Jack M. Gorman, and Joseph J. Parks

Online Cognitive Brain Training Associated With Measurable Improvements in Cognition and Emotional Well-Being
Evian Gordon, Donna M. Palmer, Helen Liu, William Rekshan, and Savannah DeVarney

REGULAR SECTION

Commentary: 21st Century Innovation for All in a Global Patent System
Adam Burrowbridge and Alex Camarota

Additive Manufacturing as a Disruptive Technology: Implications of Three-Dimensional Printing
Thomas A. Campbell and Olga S. Ivanova

Kamlet Laboratories and Clinitest: Idea to Product
Dean F. Martin and Brodie A. Reiger

Book Review

The Cuban Cure: Reason and Resistance in Global Science (S. M. Reid-Henry, 2010, The University of Chicago Press)
Logan D. A. Williams

Volume 14, Numbers 3-4

SPECIAL ISSUE
NAI INAUGURAL CONFERENCE

Editorial: The Inaugural Conference of the National Academy of Inventors
Paul R. Sanberg and Howard J. Federoff

Commentary: Towards Global Patent Harmonization
Alex Camarota and Elizabeth Dougherty

Advances in Medical Research: The Case of China Medical University Beigang Hospital
Calvin Yu-Chian Chen, Su-sen Chang, and Shinn-Zong Lin

Software Copyright: A Programmer’s Perspective
Nigel Gwee

Salinity Gradient Power (SGP): A Developmental Roadmap Covering Existing Generation Technologies and Recent Investigative Results Into the Feasibility of Bipolar Membrane-Based Salinity Gradient Power Generation
Clifford R. Merz, Wilfrido A. Moreno, Marilyn Barger, and Stephen M. Lipka

Innovative Approach to the Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Insufficiency Using Growth Hormone Secretagogues
Barry B. Bercu and Richard F. Walker

Inventing and Innovating: Legal and Intellectual Requirements
Joseph P. Kennedy

What Might Have Happened if the America Invents Act Had Been a Law in 1886
Dean F. Martin

Commentary: Job Creation Through Innovation
Daniel Daly

HITRAN-PC: 25 Years of Academic Development and Commercialization of Laser Atmospheric Transmission Software for Environmental Remote Sensing
Dennis K. Killinger, William E. Wilcox, Jr., and Denis Pliutau

MARVEL In Vivo Wireless Video System
A. Alqassis, T. Ketterl, C. Castro, R. Gitlin, S. Ross, Y. Sun, and A. Rosemurgy

Design of an Electromechanical Hands-Free Control User Interface
Kathryn J. De Laurentis and Matthew Wills

The Impact of Collaboration Network Position on Innovative Performance
Fethullah Caliskan, Kingsley A. Reeves, Jr., Ozan Ozcan, and David Zeller

The Journey of a Potential Alzheimer Therapy From the Laboratory Bench Through the Patent Office and Into the Clinic
Tim D. Boyd and Huntington Potter

The Transvaginal Specimen Extraction Device: A Novel Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery in Women
Mark A. Zakaria, Phil Hipol, Mario A. Simoes, and Stuart R. Hart

Key Challenges in Establishing an Entrepreneurial Culture in an Academic Environment: A Case Study
Christos Christodoulatos, Thomas Lechler, Sandra Furnbach, and Vikki Hazelwood

Volume 14 Subject and Author index

Volume 14, Number 2

SPECIAL ISSUE: ENERGY

Editorial: Preface to the Special Issue on Energy
Yogi Goswami and Richard Gilbert

Thermal Energy Storage for Concentrating Solar Power Plants
Sarada Kuravi, Yogi Goswami, Elias K. Stefanakos, Manoj Ram, Chand Jotshi, Swetha Pendyala, Jamie Trahan, Prashanth Sridharan, Muhammad Rahman, and Burton Krakow

Hydrokinetic Energy in the Sunshine State: Challenges of Florida’s Unique Renewable Resource
Howard P. Hanson

Nanoscale Rectenna for Thermal Energy Conversion to Electricity
S. Krishnan, Y. Goswami, and E. Stefanakos

Challenges and Consequences of Carbon Dioxide as an Oxidizing Agent for Hydrogen Generation From Hydrocarbons
Selma Hokenek, Devin Walker, Yolanda A. Daza, Erum Qayyum, Matthew M. Yung, John T. Wolan, and John N. Kuhn

FAMU Spheromak and the Turbulent Physics Experiment—STPX
James B. Titus, Alonzo B. Alexander, Kyron Williams, Charles Weatherford, and Joseph A. Johnson III

Conjunctive Injection of CO2 and Wastewater in a Heterogeneous Porous Formation
Roland T. Okwen, Mark Thomas, Mark T. Stewart, Maya Trotz, and Jeffrey A. Cunningham

Low-Frequency Ripples and Resonances in Wind and Solar Grid Integration Systems: An Overview
Zhixin Miao

Droop Control in Voltage Source Converters for Microgrid Operation With Pulsed Power Loads
Lakshan P. Piyasinghe and Zhixin Miao

Editorial: Preface to the Special Section
Paul R. Sanberg and Howard J. Federoff

Commentary: Patents for Humanity: Connecting Innovation With Humanitarian Endeavor
Alex Camarota, Elizabeth Dougherty, and Edward Elliott

Asset Mapping of a Major Research University Using Innovation Hub Modeling
Eve Spengler, Johnmark White, Mohamad Kasti, and Michael W. Fountain

Use of Fused Circulations to Investigate the Role of Apolipoprotein E as Amyloid Catalyst and Peripheral Sink in Alzheimer’s Disease
Lars N. G. Nilsson, Sylvia Gografe, David A. Costa, Tiffany Hughes, David Dressler, and Huntington Potter

Nanotechnology Solutions to Greenhouse and Urban Agriculture
Sarath Witanachchi, Marek Merlak, and Prasanna Mahawela

Volume 14, Number 1

Editorial: Technology and Invention
Paul R. Sanberg and Howard J. Federoff

Commentary

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Welcomes Public Input as it Implements the America Invents Act to Create a 21st Century Patent System
Janet Gongola

Review

Polycarbonates From Bisphenol A: A Good Invention Gone Awry?
Dean F. Martin and Barbara B. Martin

Original Contributions

The Creation of a Didactic Tool for Learning Mexican Sign Language: Service-Learning and Innovation
Anne E. Pfister and Stephanie Y. Teramoto Kimura

The Search for Medical Technologies Abroad: The Case of Medical Travel and Pediatric Oncology Treatment in Argentina
Cecilia Vindrola-Padros and Linda M. Whiteford

Evaluation of How Cigarette Smoke Is a Direct Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease
Brian Giunta, Juan Deng, Jingji Jin, Edin Sadic, Saja Rum, Huadong Zhou, Paul Sanberg, and Jun Tan

Abstracts From the Inaugural Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors

Volume 13, Number 4

SPECIAL ISSUE
TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION, AND HEALTH

Editorial: Technology, Innovation, and Health
Paul R. Sanberg and Howard J. Federoff

The 8th Million Patent Issued on a Visual Prosthesis: Patenting of Medical Devices
Ram R. Shukla

Thirteen Postures of Wheelchair Taijiquan (Tai Chi): Wheelchair Use as an Instrument of Empowerment
Zibin Guo

Maternal and Child Health Services for Women With HIV/AIDS: A Focus on the Tampa Metropolitan Area
Bernice K. Lopez, Patrick J. Dillon, and Jordana Frost

Fertility Preservation Technologies for Oncology Patients in the US: A Review of the Factors Involved in Patient Decision Making
Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, Khadija Mitu, and Karen Dyer

Engaging the Community in Health Research in India
Kristen J. Wells, Charles Preuss, Yashwant Pathak, J. K. Kosambiya, and Ambuj Kumar

Volume 13 Subject and Author Index

Volume 13, Number 3
SPECIAL ISSUE
PATENTS AND COMMERCIALIZATION

Editorial Introduction: Highlighting Innovation: The “in” Word in Academics
Paul R. Sanberg

Robert L. Alldredge, Chemical Engineer, Inventor, Entrepreneur
Dean F. Martin and Barbara B. Martin

Dance and Engineering Link to Produce a Novel Mobility Device
Merry Lynn Morris, Kathryn J. De Laurentis, Stephanie Carey, Stephen Sundarrao, Rajiv Dubey, Jason Highsmith, Larry Mengelkoch, and M. Elisa McQueen

Collaborative Decision Making Between Cockpit and Dispatch for Safety
Ronald John Lofaro and Kevin M. Smith

The Race for Cheap Aluminum: Hall Versus Héroult
Dean F. Martin

Commentary: Promoting American Innovation
Richard Maulsby

The Role of Patents and Commercialization in the Tenure and Promotion Process
Ashley J. Stevens, Ginger A. Johnson, and Paul R. Sanberg

A Critical Assessment of the USPTO Policies Toward Small Entity Patent Applications
G. Harley Blosser, Nasser Arshadi, and Sanjay Agrawal

Volume 13, Number 2

SPECIAL ISSUE
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

List of Acronyms Used in This Issue

Editorial: Environmental Technology Innovation and Development
Yvette T. Collazo, Paula G. Kirk, and A. Alan Moghissi

Advanced Remediation Technologies for the Disposition of the Department of Energy’s Radioactive Tank Waste
Gary R. Peterson

Results of External Technical Reviews of Site Modeling Efforts That Support System Plans
Monica C. Regalbuto, John R. Shultz, Kevin G. Brown, Candido Pereira, David W. DePaoli, and Sahid C. Smith

An Overview of the Cementitious Barriers Partnership
Daryl R. Haefner And Sharon L. Marra

Acquiring Process Knowledge to Support Deactivation and Decommissioning Activities
Joseph K. Santos, Paula G. Kirk, Andrew P. Szilagyi, and Yvette T. Collazo

Technology Assessment for Management of Aluminum-Based Spent Nuclear Fuel From Research and Test Reactors
Robert Sindelar, Natraj Iyer, Dennis Vinson, William Swift, Hitesh Nigam, and Edgardo DeLeon

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Polyphosphate Remediation Technology: Direct and Indirect Remediation of Uranium Under Alkaline Conditions
Dawn M. Wellman, John S. Fruchter, Vince R. Vermeul, Emily Richards, Danielle P. Jansik, and Ellen Edge

Structured Prioritization Approach for Maximizing the Benefits of Programmatic Investments
Paula G. Kirk, Yvette T. Collazo, Andrew P. Szilagyi, and Ian Seed

Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management (ASCEM): An Overview of Initial Results
Mark Williamson, Juan Meza, David Moulton, Ian Gorton, Mark Freshley, Paul Dixon, Roger Seitz, Carl Steefel, Stefan Finsterle, Susan Hubbard, Ming Zhu, Kurt Gerdes, Russ Patterson, and Yvette T. Collazo

Volume 13, Number 1
SPECIAL ISSUE
NANOBIO TECHNOLOGY

CONTENTS

Editorial: NanoBio Collaborative Explores Nano–Bio Interface
Shyam S. Mohapatra

Nanoscale Self-Assembly for Delivery of Therapeutics and Imaging Agents
Mingnan Chen, Jonathan R. McDaniel, J. Andrew MacKay, and Ashutosh Chilkoti

Multifunctional Chitosan Nanocarriers for Gene Therapy
Shyam S. Mohapatra, Subhra Mohapatra, Sandhya Boyapalle, and Gary Hellermann

Effects of Magnetite and Maghemite Nanoparticles on Bone Cell and Staphylococcus aureus Functions
Nhiem Tran and Thomas J. Webster

Three-Dimensional (3D) Scaffolds in Nano–Bio Interphase Research
Yvonne Davis, Shyam S. Mohapatra, and Subhra Mohapatra

The Future of Stem Cell Applications: Charting the Sea of Opportunity
John R. Sladek, Jr. and Kimberly B. Bjugstad

Solo Versus Concert Performance: Nanotechnology Research and Academic Performance Evaluation
Yashwant Pathak and Charles Preuss

Abstracts From the 2010 NanoBio Collaborative (NBC) Conference

Volume 12, Number 3

SPECIAL ISSUE
PEER REVIEW AND SCIENTIFIC ASSESSMENT

Editorial: Peer Review and Scientific Assessment
A. Alan Moghissi

Making Judgments About Grant Proposals: A Brief History of the Merit Review Criteria at the National Science Foundation
Marc Rothenberg

Challenges for International Peer Reviewing of Research Proposals
Guntram Bauer

The Role of Peer Review in Policy Decisions
A. Alan Moghissi and Michael S. Swetnam

The Use of Societal Impacts Considerations in Grant Proposal Peer Review: A Comparison of Five Models
J. Britt Holbrook

Improving Peer Review in the Federal Government
Elmer Yglesias

CDMRP: Fostering Innovation Through Peer Review
E. Melissa Kaime, Katherine H. Moore, and Steven F. Goldberg

Uses and Needs for Peer Review in Army Medical Research
John F. Glenn

Alternatives to Independent Peer Review: A Case Study
Wren Prather-Stroud

Volume 12 Subject and Author Index


Volume 12, Number 2

Commentaries

Bionics in Action: The Nature of Invention
Franco Lodato

The SciFlies Innovation Model: Citizen to Scientists Micro Funding Network for Accelerated Discovery and Innovation Policy Feedback Coupling
David Fries, Larry Biddle, Michelle Bauer, Phyllis Race, and Sylvia Raymond

Reviews

Laser Probes for Chemical Sensing and Remote 3D Mapping
Dennis K. Killinger

Innovation and Technology in Electric Field-Mediated Drug and Gene Delivery
Richard A. Gilbert and Joseph D. Hickey

Agricultural Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: A Need for Inventiveness
Dean F. Martin, Deanna R. Ward, and Barbara B. Martin

Original Contributions

Removal of Selected Pharmaceutical Using Octolig®, a Supported Chelating Agent
Wen-Shan Chang, Dean F. Martin, and Megan Small

Computational and Cell Line Studies of the Iron–Taxol Complex: Improving Stability and Water Solubility
Thomas Manning, William Hoover, Greg Kean, Jessica Thomas, Brittani McLeod, Magan Ogden, William Wilbanks, Giso Abadi, and Dennis Phillips

Development of a Green Technology Approach to Marine Natural Products Synthesis: Mineral-Based Microbial Amplification System to Make Bryostatins
Thomas Manning, Riland Jones, Brett Little, Carissa Lannon, Greg Kean, and James Nienow

Volume 12, Number 1

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