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Title

Compositions and methods for enhancing contrast in imaging.

Short Description New contrast agents for medical imaging.
Abstract Encapsulate existing or new contrast agents for medical imaging into long-circulating Stealth liposomal encapsulates, thus allowing long circulation of the agent in the blood.
Inventor(s) Dr. Annanth Annapragada, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering (University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences).
Commercial Applications
  • Contrast agent delivery.
Advantages
  • Does not cause renal toxicity.                                                                                                       
  • Circulates for extended periods of time, thereby eliminating the need for bolus tracking and timing during scan.
IP Information 7,713,517
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