University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in December 2018

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January 10, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued six patents in December 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,160,974 “Engineered Cytokne and Chemokine-Expressing Candida Albicans Strains and Methods of Use” A team led by Sarah Gaffen, professor of rheumatology, has genetically modified strains of Candida albicans (C. albicans) to express  heterologous cytokine… Read more »

University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in November 2018

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December 7, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven patents in November 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,137,236 “Self-Regulating Device for Modulating Inflammation” The innovators, led by Yoram Vodovotz, Professor of Surgery, Immunology, Computational and Systems Biology and Bioengineering, have conceived a medical device that employs mathematical models of inflammation to… Read more »

Pitt Innovators Recognized at the 13th Annual Celebration of Innovation

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Who needs Amazon? Pittsburgh’s transformation into a serious player in the information age is accelerating from within.  That was the message at the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute’s 13th Annual Celebration of Innovation at Alumni Hall Monday evening. The event celebrated Pitt innovators, who set cords for the number of technologies licensed from the… Read more »

Regenerative Medicine Pioneer Named 2018 Marlin Mickle Outstanding Innovator

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NOVEMBER 28, 2018 Stephen Badylak Seeks to Grow His Lab’s Impact Through New Startup Company Stephen Badylak’s unorthodox path to medicine always sought to combine the benchtop and the bedside. After treating patients for 16 years, he moved exclusively to the lab when he joined the University of Pittsburgh in 2003. Since then, his discoveries… Read more »