The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a public research university located in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. It is the state's oldest and largest university and the flagship university of the University of Nebraska system.The university was chartered by the legislature in 1869 as a land-grant university under the 1862 Morrill Act, two years after Nebraska's statehood into the United States. Around the turn of the 20th century, the university began to expand significantly, hiring professors from eastern schools to teach in the newly organized professional colleges while also producing groundbreaking research in agricultural science. The "Nebraska method" of ecological study developed here during this time, which pioneered grassland ecology and laid the foundation for research in theoretical ecology for the rest of the 20th century. The university is organized into eight colleges, located on two campuses in Lincoln with over 100 classroom buildings and research facilities.Its athletic program, called the Cornhuskers, is a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Nebraska football team has won a total of 46 conference championships, and since 1970, five national championships. The women's volleyball team has won three national championships along with eight other appearances in the Final Four. The Husker football team plays its home games at Memorial Stadium, selling out every game since 1962. The stadium's current capacity is about 92,000 people, larger than the population of Nebraska's third-largest city. Wikipedia.
Vireo Systems Inc. and University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2016-11-07
The present invention is directed to an oral supplement including creatine hydrochloride, which has an aqueous solubility that is at least 15 times greater than creatine monohydrate, where the oral supplement drives significant improvements in muscle development and recovery due to its enhanced bio-availability, while causing fewer negative side effects compared to previous forms of creatine.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2016-08-30
Provided are materials and methods for the prevention and treatment of Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis comprising administration of an effective amount of at least one of a hemi-channel inhibitor or a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor. In some embodiments, the methods comprise administration of an effective amount of each of a hemi-channel inhibitor and a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprising a hemi-channel inhibitor or a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor, as well as kits comprising at least one effective dose of a hemi-channel inhibitor or a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor or a combination of both.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2015-04-29
A surgical snare device for engaging an object in a body passage and that employs multiple loops for snaring the object. The loops, which can be made from a single elongated line or separate lines, are positioned at locations that substantially span across the diameter of the body passage. A tubular membrane cap is included which is made from a liner coupled with structural elements made of expandable wire for support. The membrane cap is selectively deployed from a sheath and radially expandable to envelop the captured object so that withdrawing the object is more secure and any sharp edges on the object do not damage walls of the body passage. The loops and membrane cap can be made from a metal, a metal alloy, or polymer. Perforations can be formed in the liner to allow fluid to pass through the membrane cap.
Dow AgroSciences and University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2017-03-15
This disclosure concerns nucleic acid molecules and methods of use thereof for control of coleopteran and/or hemipteran pests through RNA interference-mediated inhibition of target coding and transcribed non-coding sequences in coleopteran and/or hemipteran pests. The disclosure also concerns methods for making transgenic plants that express nucleic acid molecules useful for the control of coleopteran and/or hemipteran pests, and the plant cells and plants obtained thereby.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2017-01-27
The present application includes a sheath that is suitable for use in a variety of medical procedures. In one or more implementations, the sheath includes a shunt member, and a curvable portion. The curvable portion may be configured in various orientations to facilitate an intervention, such as a hemodialysis intervention, or the like, by an operator. The curvable portion may be configured to bend between a substantially straight configuration and a curved configuration. In implementations, the sheath may be configured to have detachable and/or interchangeable components (e.g., shunt member, curvable portion, etc.).
University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2017-01-04
The present invention provides compositions and methods for the delivery of antivirals to a cell or subject.
Deere & Company and University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2017-01-10
At least one example embodiment discloses a method of estimating a position of a rotor in a motor. The method includes obtaining a current regulation quality index based on a current command and a measured current, determining an estimated position of the rotor based on the current regulation quality index and position estimation data and controlling the motor based on the estimated position of the rotor.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2017-02-21
There is described an arteriovenous fistula stent, having a tubular body comprising a series of sinusoidal shaped struts along the length of the tubular body. A plurality of curvilinear connectors extend between and are attached to adjacent struts wherein a first end of a connector is attached to a distal face of a proximal strut apex and a second end of a connector is attached to a proximal face of a distal strut apex. A pair of unconnected strut apexes are between pairs of connected apexes. When the tubular body is in a stowed configuration a proximal aperture and a distal aperture are circular and when the tubular body is in a deployed configuration the distal aperture is oblong or ovoid. There is also described a method for inserting a stent for use in creation of an arteriovenous fistula by identifying a candidate artery and a candidate vein and dissecting the candidate vein. Next, inserting a stent into the vein and creating a breach in the candidate artery at a desired angle and location. Next, introducing the stent and vein into the candidate artery and forming the stent into a curvature angle selected to minimize turbulent blood flow in an anastomosis formed by the vein and the artery. Optionally, there is a step of fastening a distal portion of the stent to the artery.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2017-02-13
Method of using androgen receptor and/or butyrylcholinesterase targeted radiolabeled compounds, e.g., cycloSalingenyl pyrimidine nucleoside monophosphates, for the treatment and diagnosis of cancer.
University of Nebraska - Lincoln | Date: 2017-07-12
The various embodiments disclosed herein relate to various robotic medical devices, including robotic devices that are disposed within a body cavity and positioned using a support component disposed through an orifice or opening in the body cavity. Additional embodiments relate to devices having arms coupled to a device body wherein the device has a minimal profile such that the device can be easily inserted through smaller incisions in comparison to other devices without such a small profile. Exemplary methods of operating the above devices are also disclosed.