Blast, ballistic and blunt trauma sensorSubmitted by Admin on Tue, 07/14/2015 - 07:00
Patent Number: US9080984
Inventors: Mentzer, Mark Andrew
Patent Principal Area: Human Sensing
Publish/ Grant Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Abstract: A molecular biosensor is provided including a lipid vesicle and a housing wherein the vesicle is contained on or within the housing and where the housing has a portion capable of transmitting a force generated, external to the housing to the vesicle. The biosensor is used in processes of detecting the presence or absence of an event force such as a blast or blunt force sufficient to produce a medical complication such as traumatic brain injury.