Pitt Innovators in the News: Remembering Legendary Pitt Virologist Julius Youngner

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in April 2017

May 10, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 11 U.S. Patents in April 2017. Featured Patent 9,627,024 "Magnetic-Assisted Nondestructive Self-Reference Sensing Method for Spin-Transfer Torque Random Access Memory"   Dr. Yiran Chen, formerly an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at…

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First Gear Teams Begin Path to Commercialization

May 5, 2017   Few treatment options exist for people suffering end stage liver disease (ESLD) and who are not eligible for a transplant. The lab of Dr. Eric Lagasse at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine has discovered the ability of lymph nodes to act as bioreactors to grow…

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Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset

May 3, 2017   Pitt Professor Prepares to Launch Startup Aimed at Breaking the Cycle of  Juvenile Delinquency   Pitt psychiatry professor Judy Cameron and doctoral student Alexandra Miragaia de Oliveira came to realize in similar ways that, while their work was important, it was not as impactful as they…

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