University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in April 2018

May 3, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued 12 U.S. patents in April 2018. Featured Patent U.S. 9,937,250 "Immunogenic Tumor Associated Stromal Cell Antigen Peptides and Methods of Their Use" Walter Storkus, Professor of Dermatology and Immunology, and colleagues, have developed a new solid tumor…

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Blast Furnace Student Accelerator Welcomes 10 Student Teams

[caption id="attachment_8136" align="alignleft" width="580"] Team Adventure Hound is one of 10 teams that competed in the Randall Family Big Idea Competition to be invited to participate in the Blast Furnace student accelerator.[/caption] May 3, 2018 The academic year might be over, but a dedicated group of nearly 30 entrepreneurial Pitt…

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Inaugural Performance Innovation Tournament Awards $150K

[masterslider id="4"] Projects to Improve Swimming Training and Regulate Athletes' Nervous System Receive Funding to Move Innovations Forward When the Pitt swimming team hits the pool this fall, it could have a new training device to help them monitor and assess the force of their strokes and prevent over-training courtesy…

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Pitt Student Entrepreneurs Take National Stage at Pitch Competitions

April 11, 2108 [caption id="attachment_8298" align="aligncenter" width="938"] Dan Garcia, left, and Brandon Contino, rehearse their pitch for the ACC InVenture Prize competition at Georgia Tech University.[/caption]   Four Growers Wins Runner-up Prize, $10,000 at ACC InVenture Prize Competition Fresh off claiming top prize in the Randall Family Big Idea Competition,…

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