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  • Record Breaking Pitt Startup Flipping the Script on Organ Transplantation

      LyGenesis Out to Prove the Age of Organ Regeneration Has Arrived By Mike Yeomans In a recent episode of the long-running ABC television show “Grey’s Anatomy,” the lead character,…

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  • University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in February 2018

    March 13, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were awarded five U.S. patents in February 2018. Featured Patent U.S. 9,890,192  “Targeted Nitroxide Agents” There remains need for…

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  • Pitt Spinout Peptilogics to Enter New LifeX Accelerator

    Fresh off closing a $5.5 million funding round, Peptilogics will become an inaugural member of the LifeX accelerator where it will continue to devleop its therapies for antiobiotic resistant infections.

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  • Pitt Research Shows Gene Therapy Can Reverse Diabetes in Mice

    The lab of Pitt professor George Gittes said it had dicovered a viral vector gene therapy that reprogrammed pancreas cells in diabetic mice to produce insulin and maintain normal blood…

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