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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