University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in September 2019

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October 9, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued five U.S. patents in September 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,413,301 “Perfusion Device for Treating an Injured Blood Vessel” Bryan Tillman, Associate Professor of Surgery and leader of a $1.8 million Department of Defense study to develop devices to rapidly stop bleeding in… Read more »

Big Idea Center Announces First Cohort of The Forge Student Startup Incubator

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Big Idea Center Announces First Cohort of The Forge Student Startup Incubator The Innovation Institute’s Big Idea Center for student innovation and entrepreneurship has selected the first cohort for The Forge, the student startup incubator, consisting of nine student teams, many of which have already been incorporated. “We are excited to add a capstone to… Read more »

Pitt Researchers Develop Program for Slowing Cognitive Decline

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September 14, 2019 Pitt Researchers Develop Program for Slowing Cognitive Decline Nonprofit startup formed to expand impact By Mike Yeomans Researchers have been trying and failing to produce effective therapies to treat or prevent dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease. To fill the void, a team of Pitt neuroscience and rehabilitation science researchers have been focused on… Read more »

University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in August 2019

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September 10, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven U.S. patents in August 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,376,412 “Actively and Selectively Cooled Cushioning Surface” David Brienza, Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and colleagues, have developed an air-cushioning surface with embedded inserts… Read more »