University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in February 2019

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March 7, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven¬† U.S. patents in February 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,195,252 “Recruitment of Mesenchymal Cells Using Controlled Release Systems” Steven Little, Chairman of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, and colleagues, have developed a system for releasing appropriate chemokines that mimics the… Read more »

A New Wrinkle on Vascular Implants

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  February 14, 2019   From Engineering Student to Startup CEO: Research Project Sends Pitt Undergrad’s Life in New Direction Joe Pugar has always been fascinated with the elegant structures, systems and mechanics of nature.¬† From the tensile strength of spider silk to the energy conversion ability of photosynthesis, he has been intrigued at adapting… Read more »