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 »

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 »