Report of Technological and Other Scientific Innovations

For each item indicate:

(date if applicable)

Patent, if any, pending or awarded/If described in print/on web, provide citation

Describe the influence or potential influence of the innovation on research or clinical care, including how the material is used locally (at HMS), regionally, nationally or internationally; if developed as a member of a committee, describe your contribution (1-2 sentences)


Assay for evaluating CD-1 restricted IL-2 expressing NK-T cells

US Patent Application, 22/555555, filed March 17, 2007/

As a member of the Jones lab, my colleagues and I created a two-tiered infra-red detection system to evaluate IL-2 producing NK-T cells following dendritic cell stimulation. This assay has since been used/validated by multiple labs in the US and abroad.