University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in February 2019

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…

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Product Design and Prototype Center Opens at Swanson School of Engineering

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HiberSense Wins $10K in AUTM Venture Challenge

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Center for Medical Innovation Awards $105,000 to 5 Research Groups

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in January 2019

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in December 2018

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.…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in November 2018

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…

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Pitt Innovators Recognized at the 13th Annual Celebration of Innovation

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…

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Regenerative Medicine Pioneer Named 2018 Marlin Mickle Outstanding Innovator

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 Stephen Badylak Seeks to Grow His Lab's Impact Through New Startup Company [caption id="attachment_10870" align="aligncenter" width="873"] Stephen Badylak, left, with Paul Fagan, CEO of ECM Therapeutics Inc., the startup formed from numerous patents developed in Badylak’s lab at Pitt’s McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine.[/caption] Stephen Badylak’s unorthodox…

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Pitt and CMU Join Forces to Promote Entrepreneurship

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Pitt Innovation Institute (@pittinnovates) on Nov 13, 2018 at 11:03am PST Perhaps it was coincidence that in the same week that Pittsburgh received the news that it would not be the host for Amazon Inc.’s second (or third) headquarters,…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in October 2018

November 15, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued eight patents in October 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,085,721 "Contrast Assisted Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging" This technology details development of a novel intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging method and apparatus for molecular imaging and characterization of cardiovascular diseases for…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in September 2018

October 12, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven patents in September 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,071,172 “Endogenous Neogenesis of Beta Cells” A Pitt innovation team led by George Gittes, director of the Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research,  have developed a gene…

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