Pitt Spinout Partners with Baseball & Softball Teams on Research Project

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Innovating for Independence

Human Engineering Laboratories Student Spins Out  Company to Produce Pneumatic Wheelchairs and Scooters   [caption id="attachment_12002" align="alignleft" width="741"] Brandon Daveler in the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, next to a prototype of the pneumatic wheelchair he hopes to bring to market.[/caption] April 29, 2019 By Mike Yeomans Brandon Daveler came to…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in March 2019

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)…

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Nine First Gear Teams Pitch Their Innovations

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…

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Trek Wins $25,000 Top Prize in 2019 Randall Family Big Idea Competition

$100,000 in prize money awarded to student teams from across the University  March 21, 2019 Pitt student innovators with ideas ranging from an automated system for recording medical notes, to a game app for teaching computer coding to young girls, another for helping kids to learn to learn health eating…

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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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