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UChicago Food Allergy Startup Raises $3.5 Million

Bunning Food Allergy Professor Cathy Nagler had been researching the physiological origins of food allergy and potential treatments for over 30 years without ever considering the possibility of translating that…
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18 Chicago Startups to Watch in 2018

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This UChicago Startup is Developing a Cure for Food Allergies

Chances are we all know someone allergic to any one of either milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish, or shellfish, which are the eight most common type of…
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Polsky Center Funds Students Who Are “All In”

Scott Kitun holds an all hands on deck discussion about the UChicago Polsky Center. Entrepreneurship is now a top program at UChicago’s Booth School of Business. Associate Vice President for…
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Innovation Fund Invests $500,000 in Microbiome Research and Energy Companies

The University of Chicago Innovation Fund announced plans to invest up to $500,000 into three companies—AVNovum, ClostraBio, and SwitchedSource—that are working in the health and energy fields, respectively. These latest…
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AMOpportunities Wins First Place in the 2017 Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the winners of the 21st annual Edward L. Kaplan, '71, New Venture Challenge (NVC),…
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Finalists Named for the 2017 New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has officially announced the 11 teams moving on to the finals of the New…
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Spring Cohort Finalists Selected for the UChicago Innovation Fund

The University of Chicago Innovation Fund has announced the five companies moving on to the spring finals. Each of the finalists will present their ventures to the Innovation Fund advisory…
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Scientist Builds Drug Development Company Out of Research Lab

When Cathryn Nagler set out to develop drugs to treat childhood food allergies, she knew she was heading into unchartered territory. Although Nagler, the Bunning Food Allergy Professor, has been…

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