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Compass Demo Day to Feature 5 Investor-Ready Deep Tech Startups

Polsky Science Ventures and the Compass deep tech accelerator team at the University of Chicago are hosting a “demo day” to highlight innovative research and technologies seeking growth opportunities.…
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3 Novel Disease-Fighting Technologies You Should Know About Ahead of BIO 2022

Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed methods to increase the clinical efficacy of immunotherapies, provide long-lasting immune tolerance for autoimmune or transplantation therapy, and treat breast and ovarian…
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‘You Need a Village’: Clinical Trial Leaders Discuss Collaborations, COVID, and Widening the Lens

Experts came together on Clinical Trials Day to discuss why early and frequent discussions among all stakeholders are necessary, how COVID forced the industry to think “more clearly and…
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UChicago Ranks Among Top 25 Institutions for Tech Transfer and Commercialization

A recent analysis entitled Research to Renewal: Advancing University Tech Transfer from Heartland Forward evaluated which universities are most adept at creating new knowledge and embedding it in their graduates…
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From Months to Weeks: Gene Delivery Method Improved with New ‘One-Step’ System

Delivered using adenovirus (Ad) vectors, therapeutic genes address the cause of disease – not just the symptoms. However, while advances in the understanding of human diseases and the genome have…
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UChicago Doctors Wanted a Better Medical Device to Treat Pulmonary Embolism. Here Is How They Made Their Own

FLOW Medical is developing a multi-function catheter to help diagnose and treat venous thromboembolic disease while maximizing functionality, optimizing safety, and minimizing complexity. Founders Jonathan Paul, associate professor of medicine,…
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UChicago Startup 4SR Biosciences Selected to Participate in Illumina Accelerator

A University of Chicago startup, 4SR Biosciences participated in the Polsky Center’s Compass Deep Tech Accelerator Program and is now set to participate in the prestigious Illumina Accelerator. “The Compass…
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NIH Funds Preclinical Testing of Proposed Anti-COVID Therapy Patented By UChicago Researcher

University of Chicago researcher Raphael Lee, MD, ScD, the Paul and Allene Russell Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Medicine, has patented the methods and use of…
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Winter Collaboratorium to Feature Research from Across the Data Science Institute, Biological Sciences Division, and Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

The Collaboratorium unites University of Chicago students with researchers and faculty who are exploring commercialization opportunities for their work. The program provides the opportunity for scientists and researchers who want…
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Lab Innovation Fellowship Program Promotes Innovation at Argonne and Fermilab

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory work to answer some of the biggest questions facing humanity, from the atomic to the astronomical scale. Occasionally that work…
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Polsky Launches New Inventor Portal to Streamline Invention Disclosure

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has launched a convenient online Inventor Portal through which researchers can submit new disclosures related to inventions, research materials, and software. The Polsky…
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University of Chicago Joins Global Scholars Program

The University of Chicago has joined the competitive program which is supported by the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) and designed to provide researchers with funding as well as…

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