University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in March 2017

April 6, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 11 U.S. patents in March 2017. Featured Patent US 9,585,933 "Therapeutic Use of Peptide Inhibitors of NADPH Oxidase; Aerosolization as a Delivery Mechanism" Dr. Patrick Pagano, Professor & Vice Chair, Graduate Education Director, Molecular Pharmacology Graduate…

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MediCase takes $25,000 Top Prize in Ninth Annual Randall Family Big Idea Competition

http://www.chronicle.pitt.edu/story/randall-family-big-idea-competition-gives-golden-tickets-student-business-endeavors  

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Pitt Student Startup Monarch Solar to Compete in ACC InVenture Prize Competition

March 29, 2017   By Rachel Wilkinson This year, the University of Pittsburgh’s selected finalists for the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize competition will present a fully-realized prototype that began with some socially conscious web searching. Monarch Solar, comprised of team members Jay Murray, Nick Faughey, and Ben Stutz,…

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30 Teams Enter Cohort 5 of the Pitt Blast Furnace Student Accelerator

March 29, 2017   5 Teams selected as Blast Furnace Fellows will split $50,000 to launch a startup by June Hudson Companies donates $10,000 to support new Fellowship program In the clearest indication yet that Pitt students are thirsting to be entrepreneurial, the Pitt Blast Furnace student accelerator has announced…

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Long-Time Pitt Collaborators Forge Path to Impact for Discovery

Pictured from left, Dr. Alan Wells, Dr. Cecelia Yates and Sean McDonald, CEO of Ocugenix Inc., which is developing technology created by Drs. Wells, Yates and Dr. Ian Connor to treat eye diseases. Pitt-licensed technology provides new hope for wet-AMD treatment   By Mike Yeomans When setting out to commercialize…

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University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute Enters Master Collaboration Agreement with Helomics Corp.

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University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in February 2017

March 8, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 8 U.S. patents in February 2017. Featured Patents US 9,561,497 "Non-Noble Metal Based Electro-Catalyst Compositions for Proton Exchange Membrane Based Water Electrolysis and Methods of Making" Prashant Kumta, the Edward R. Weidlein Chair Professor…

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Pitt Licenses Mitochondria Targeting Compounds

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Pitt Innovators in the News: Pitt-Developed Mental Health Evaluation Tool for New Moms Featured

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University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in January 2017

February 14, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 9 U.S. patents in January 2017.   Featured Patent US 9,554,777 "Methods and Apparatuses for Measuring Tissue Stiffness Changes Using Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging"   Associate Professor of Medicine Kang Kim, postdoctoral fellow Jingping Xu,…

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Pitt Licenses Technology for Generating Retinal Tissue Derived From Stem Cells

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Pitt Blast Furnace Student Accelerator to Offer Paid Fellowship Program

February 2, 2017   Student teams can receive $10,000 to build their startup   The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute announced today that the Pitt Blast Furnace Student Accelerator will offer a Fellowship program this spring that will provide $50,000 for Pitt student entrepreneurs to work towards launching their own…

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