Innovation Institute Appoints Senior Licensing Managers

July 12, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute has promoted two of its licensing managers into newly established managerial roles. Maria Vanegas is now Senior Licensing Manager for Life Sciences and George Coulston is now Senior Licensing Manager for Physical Sciences. In these new roles, Vanegas and Coulston each…

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The University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in June 2019

July 10, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued ten U.S. patents in June 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,307,513: “Biomimetic Hydrogel Scaffolds and Related Methods” Shilpa Sant,  assistant professor in the departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Bioengineering, has developed fibrous hydrogel scaffolds that self-assemble to form…

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Radical Discovery

Pitt Innovator Freeman’s Inflammation-Taming Technology Moving Towards Patient Impact [caption id="attachment_12258" align="aligncenter" width="5568"] Bruce Freeman (left), Irwin Fridovich Distinguished Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, with Francisco J. Schopfer, (right), Associate Professor & Vice Chair for Biotechnology Development.[/caption] July 1, 2019 By Mike Yeomans Bruce Freeman knows…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in May 2019

June 5, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued eight U.S. patents in May 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,299,685: "Method and Apparatus to Enhance Light Illuminating Intensity and Diffusivity" Kang Kim, associate professor of medicine and bioengineering, and colleagues have developed a method for enhancing light…

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