University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in April 2019

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May 3, 2109 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued nine U.S. patents in April 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,269,406 “Adaptive Refreshing and Read Voltage Control Scheme for a Memory Device Such as an FeDRAM” Pitt innovators Ismail Bayram and Yiran Chen have developed an adaptive refreshing scheme which tracks the degradation… Read more »

Innovating for Independence

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Human Engineering Laboratories Student Spins Out  Company to Produce Pneumatic Wheelchairs and Scooters   April 29, 2019 By Mike Yeomans Brandon Daveler came to the University of Pittsburgh after earning an engineering degree at Penn State determined to help people with disabilities, like himself, live more independent and fulfilling lives. Now, as he approaches completion… Read more »

University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in March 2019

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April 15, 2109 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued three U.S. patents in March 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,233,201 “Class of HDAC Inhibitors” Neil Hukriede, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Developmental Biology, and colleagues, have identified a novel class of histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors which cause expansion of… Read more »

Nine First Gear Teams Pitch Their Innovations

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Two Teams Receive Additional Funding to Accelerate on Path to Market April 11, 2019 Nine teams of Pitt innovators, students, and regional business mentors pitched their innovations at the end of the latest cohort of the Pitt Venture First Gear Program. The developing innovations run the gamut from a cancer immunotherapy to a self-regenerating heart… Read more »