University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in July 2019

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August 14, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued nine U.S. patents in July 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,344,003 Beibei Chen, associate professor of medicine and director of the Small Molecule Therapeutic Center, has developed first in class compounds related to inhibiting TGFβ pathway that bind to FIEL1. The compounds can… Read more »

Innovation Institute Appoints Senior Licensing Managers

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July 12, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute has promoted two of its licensing managers into newly established managerial roles. Maria Vanegas is now Senior Licensing Manager for Life Sciences and George Coulston is now Senior Licensing Manager for Physical Sciences. In these new roles, Vanegas and Coulston each oversee a team of licensing… Read more »

The University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in June 2019

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July 10, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued ten U.S. patents in June 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,307,513: “Biomimetic Hydrogel Scaffolds and Related Methods” Shilpa Sant,  assistant professor in the departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Bioengineering, has developed fibrous hydrogel scaffolds that self-assemble to form an interconnected collagen-like structural hierarchy… Read more »