A New Wrinkle on Vascular Implants

  February 14, 2019   From Engineering Student to Startup CEO: Research Project Sends Pitt Undergrad's Life in New Direction Joe Pugar has always been fascinated with the elegant structures, systems and mechanics of nature.  From the tensile strength of spider silk to the energy conversion ability of photosynthesis, he…

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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

February 11, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued 17 U.S. patents in January 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,167,519 "Fusion Gene Associated with Progressive Prostate Cancer" Jianhua Luo, professor in the Department of Pathology, and colleagues have developed methods and compositions for determining whether a person…

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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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