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FDA Approval of Drug Products Containing Patent Protected "Ingredients/Technologies" Invented or Co-invented by KU. 

School of Pharmacy Faculty Members: 2001-present
  • Abilify IM (apriprazole, Captisol): treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
  • Atripla (efavirenz, emtricitabine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate): treatment of HIV infections
  • Captisol-enabled Melphalan: injectable form for treatment of multiple myeloma as a high-dose conditioning regimen prior to stem cell transplantation
  • Captisol-enabled Carbamazepine: injectable form for treatment of epilepsy
  • Cerenia (maropitant citrate monohydrate, Captisol): anti-emetic for veterinary use
  • Complera (rilivirine, emtricitabine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate): treatment of HIV infections
  • Geodon IM (ziprasidone, Captisol): treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
  • Kyprolis (carfilzomib, Captisol): treatment of multiple myeloma
  • Luseda (fospropofol): procedural sedation
  • Nexterone (amiodarone, Captisol): treatment of arrhythmias
  • Noxafil (posaconazole, Captisol):prophylaxis treatment for Aspergillus and Candida infections
  • Stribild (elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate): treatment of HIV infections
  • Truvada (emtricitabine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate): treatment of HIV infections
  • Velcade (bortezomib, formulation): treatment of multiple myeloma
  • Vfend IV (voriconazole, Captisol): treatment of fungal infections
  • Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate): treatment of HIV infections, treatment of hepatitis B infections
Note: Underlined text signifies patent protected "ingredients/technologies" invented or co-invented by KU School of Pharmacy faculty members.


Products Available on the Market from Across KU

  • Cerebyx® — Antiseizure drug
  • Community Tool Box — Internet-based community development tools
  • Computer-based Assessments — Provides online versions of the mandated school testing programs in mathematics, reading, writing, science, and social studies
  • Distance Education Modules — Educational materials to facilitate special education certification.
  • Dual Diagnosis Education — Training videos and booklets about mood and developmental disorders
  • Force Plate Actometer — Records and scores movement and activities at finer scale
  • FRAANK —  Financial Reporting and Auditing Agent with Net Knowledge. Provides financial and non-financial information that can be downloaded into Excel sheets & full text audit reports. 
  • Galileo Tactile Stimulus System — The Galileo is an 8-channel, pneumatic evoked response tactile stimulator that is used to activate populations of low-threshold, rapidly conducting mechanoreceptive afferents in soft tissues overlying joints and muscles.
  • Hot Tip Catheter — Computer controlled head application for cardiac, esophageal, and gastric tissues.
  • Implantable Glutamate Biosensor — Enzyme based sensor for glutamate.
  • NTrainer System —  Promotes early development of essential non-nutritive sucking (NNS) skills in newborns and infants born prematurely. 
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Probe — Two unique technologies for NMR analytical services
  • On-Line Academy Modules — Online instructional and learning tools.
  • Profusion — The original intelligent mega-search engine on the Web. In 1998, Intelliseek bought out the KU start up company and continues to enhance the technology.
  • Profile Collection and Matching System — A web browser accessible database system.
  • QuizStar — An Internet-based educational tool that manages classes and quizzes in multiple languages.
  • Seek iNF — Serach engine for extracting knowledge from industrial filings. Cloud based software to search SEC filings. 
  • Stroke Impact Scale — Questionnaire that measures how stroke has impacted an individual’s life.
  • Swept-Step Radar — Detection/range determination device.
  • Terminator RFID Tag —  Ultrahigh frequency RFID metal mount tag. 
  • VidWatch — Enables international broadcasters to detect local commercial insertions by cable operators and gather valuable marketing information. Acquired by DivX in 2007.
  • Vitalseek — High quality access to health information on the Internet for hospitals.

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