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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