Pitt Life Science Accelerator Receives $750,000 Federal Grant

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Pitt Innovators Deliver Another Banner Year of Impactful Discoveries

Fiscal 2019 Results Demonstrate Accelerated Pace of Innovation Activity Since Formation of Innovation Institute July 25, 2019 From developing molecules to target drugs more accurately to the heart to new cancer therapies to an app that helps prevent falls caused by dizziness, Pitt Innovators continued to demonstrate their passion for…

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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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Overcoming the Odds

Pitt Researchers Develop New Therapy for Rare Fatal Genetic Disease [caption id="attachment_12307" align="aligncenter" width="3300"] Dr. Maria Escolar stands with husband & collaborator, Dr. Paul Szabolcs, in front of UPMC Children's Hospital; they work together on a rare neurodegenerative disease, Krabbe, which has a fatal diagnosis in young children.[/caption] July 30,…

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