Engineering Students Make Strong Showing at Startup Blitz

[caption id="attachment_6353" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Michelle Pressly, center, and members of the Maternal Assistance team Kutay Sezginel, left, and Alex Wallace, right, work on their presentation prior to the Startup Blitz pitch competition.[/caption] October 16, 2017   Jenna Gustafson and Megan Cala, doctoral candidates in the Chemical Engineering department, brought their…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in September 2017

October 4, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh reported that Pitt Innovators were awarded nine patents in September 2017. Featured Patent U.S. 9,770,481 "Novel Inhibitors of Nox1" A team of Pitt researchers led by Patrick Pagano, Professor and Vice-Chair, Graduate Education, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, has developed and…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in August 2017

September 8, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh reported that Pitt Innovators were awarded nine patents in August 2017. Featured Patent US 9,731,014 "Use of SLURP1 as an Imunomodulatory Molecule in the Ocular Surface"   Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Shivalingappa (Shiva) Swamynathan at the School of Medicine, and colleagues, have…

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Pitt Ventures First Gear Program Graduates 13 Innovation Teams

August 21, 2017 [caption id="attachment_5946" align="alignleft" width="418"] Pitt Associate Professor Robert Shanks (seated) and Jes Klarlund, received $20,000 to advance their innovation toward commercialization following their presentation at the conclusion of the most recent cohort of the Pitt Ventures First Gear program.[/caption] EyeCures Team Accepted into Phase I Ventures Accelerator…

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