University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in June 2018

July 5, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven U.S. patents in June 2018. Featured Patent: "U.S. 10,004,766" Trabecular Meshwork Stem Cells" Yiqin Du, Associate Professor of the departments of Ophthalmology, Cell Biology and Developmental Biology and colleagues have developed a method of increasing cell…

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Stopping a Silent Killer

June 29, 2018 Pitt Innovator Maintains Bonds to Pitt as he Launches Startup to Break Bonds of Carbon Monoxide in Blood In choosing Pitt School of Medicine for a postdoctoral fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine, Jason Rose’s focus was less on the E.R. than in becoming an entrepreneur.…

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Pitt Spinout Oncorus Working Toward Clinical Trials

  Trials of "Combination Therapies" Exploding as Immunotherapies Become Mainstream Immunotherapies are re-shaping the way cancer is treated and leading to scores of new clinical trials to determine how cancer can be made detectable and treatable by the body’s immune system. In the middle of a sea of biotech startups…

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Innovation Institute Selected for Exemplary Practice in Technology Commercialization Award

June 13, 2018 Pitt Among Universities Recognized for Growing Culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Exemplary Practice in Technology Commercialization Award by the Awards Committee for the Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education.…

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