Friday, July 09, 2010

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Project TitleAntibiotic Loaded Nanoparticles and Local Delivery System to Treat Wounds and Infections
Track Code2008-005
Short Description

With over 500,000 surgical site infections reported each year in the United States and increasing antibiotic resistance to standard treatments, the medical industry is in desperate need for a solution to this $30 billion dollar a year problem.


Revolutionary antibiotic loaded nanoparticles are delivered locally to infected patients for treatment or as a prophylactic. Patent pending nanoparticles have proven to be effective at killing both extracellular AND intracellular S. aureus bacteria in osteoblast cells.

Patent Pending: PCT/US2009/030829; U.S. 12/866,939 

Contact:  Bradley Fach, Associate Director  704-687-8018 or

Tagsnanoparticles, infection, s. aureus, wound, antibiotic, antibiotic resistance
Posted DateJun 24, 2010 10:59 AM


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Patent Number Issue Date Type Country of Filing
PCT/US09/30829 None Utility Not Applicable (PCT App)

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