Powerful new method for quantifying the rates of intracellular metabolic pathways

The MFA Suite™ (Metabolic Flux Analysis Suite), a software toolkit providing a powerful approach for quantifying the rates, or “fluxes”, of intracellular metabolic pathways, is growing.

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VU students develop intuitive EMR user interface

A team of Vanderbilt University graduate students have developed a fast, intuitive and visual user interface that can be paired with most existing electronic medical recording systems.

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Three Vanderbilt technologies earn US patent protection in November

Four Vanderbilt University technologies earned U.S. patent protection in November. They include methods, catalysts, and intermediates for the synthesis of specific compounds, monoclonal antibodies for H1N1, and a novel apparatus and methods for percutaneous cochlear implants. 

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FemtoSci licenses nano-diamond technology from Vanderbilt

Nashville-based International FemtoScience, Inc. exclusively licensed functionalized nano-diamond based composites technology from Vanderbilt University. This is the second license for the company and expands on similar technologies licensed in November of 2013.

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2014 Inventor Survey - We heard you!

Thanks to all that participated in our annual CTTC inventor satisfaction survey.  The outcomes were very encouraging – the best we’ve ever had.  But equally valuable were the comments provided by our inventors, which identified both strengths of the office and areas ripe for improvement.  Below are three themes from the responses that we thought we’d share, and

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Music City Center unveils Wayfinder app, developed at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt Assistant Professor Jules White was the center of attention at a press conference hosted by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean earlier this week.

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Six Vanderbilt technologies earn U.S. patent protection in October

Six technologies developed at Vanderbilt University earned U.S. patent protection in October. They are:

 

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Launch TN to host Venture Match

Tech Transfer Tip: Discovering additional uses for existing drugs

I have made a new discovery that opens up additional uses for a drug that is either currently in development or is already on the market.  How can I engage with industry to help this group of patients?

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Vanderbilt researcher unlocks Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC), Nashville company plans to commercialize

Billboards, athletic events, schools, daycares, healthcare facilities, your office – right now the world is littered with pink accents meant to remind us of the prevalence of breast cancer.

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What exactly is technology transfer? This video says it all.

As technology transfer professionals, we are often asked the question, "what exactly is technology transfer?" To help professionals around the globe answer this question with a unamimous voice, and to raise awareness of this growing and impactful field, the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) produced a short video that sums up what technology transfer does and why it

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My Cancer Genome featured in Genome Oncology video

My Cancer Genome, a personalized cancer medicine knowledge resource developed at Vanderbilt University, is featured in a new video published by Genome Oncology, who specialize in translating next generation sequencing into actionable information and is working with Vanderbilt to make Read more

AUTM Central meeting to be held in Nashville next summer!

The Association for University Technology Managers will hold its central regional meeting in Nashville in July 2015, and we can't wait! 

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September patents: Seven VU technologies earn U.S. patent protection

Throughout September, seven Vanderbilt technologies earned U.S. patent protection. They range in scope from compounds and methods used in molecular imaging to systems for controlling jointed mechanical devices, energy storage to a novel surgical drape.

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Intern Spotlight: Wenyue Du analyzes technologies at Cedars-Sinai

It's no secret that internships are a great way to explore potential careers, gain real-world experience, and expand professional networks. And it did just that for former CTTC intern Wenyue Du. This past January, Wenyue accepted a position as a technology transfer analyst at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Zwiebel technology featured in Gates Foundation Grand Challenges video

Vanderbilt professor Dr. Laurence Zwiebel is the focus of a new Grand Challenge video produced by the Gates Foundation. Zwiebel's lab was the recipient of a health and giving grant that supported his dream of eradicating malaria .

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Team VenoStent headed to Austin for NSF Innovation Corps

The frequency of collaboration happening behind the scenes at Vanderbilt is quite simply amazing.

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You're Invited! MDRAP Town Hall Forum

Vanderbilt's newly formed Medical Device Regulatory Affairs Program (MDRAP) will host a Town Hall Forum for those interested in learning about MDRAP and how it assists researchers as they seek federal approval for new medical devices. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct.

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Vanderbilt technologies earns U.S. patent protection in August

One Vanderbilt technology earned U.S. patent protection in August. The set of compounds earning protection were developed by a team of researchers in the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery

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Helping students through ASPIRE

Wednesday, Sept. 3, CTTC helped kick of the 2014 Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program with a session on technology commercialization.

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VU startup PinPtr the grand winner at Spark Nashville pitch competition

Ninety seconds was all the time Will Hedgecock had to pitch PinPtr at Spark Nashville, a popular pitch competition hosted by Southern Alpha. And 90 seconds was all he needed.

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September is #researchtools month!

Throughout September, CTTC will join technology transfer offices across the country in promoting research materials developed at academic research institutions.

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Team Filtergraph thrives in intense Innovation Corps program

It’s a program designed to help scientists explore the commercial potential of their ideas and inventions, outside of the lab, and are they succeeding.

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Vanderbilt startup to pitch at Memphis Bioworks DEMO Day

Blood Monitoring Solutions, a Vanderbilt startup based on a system that allows blood banks to monitor the temperature of blood and prevent wastage, will pitch their product and business plan to a room full of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry professionals Aug. 14.

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Nine Vanderbilt technologies awarded U.S. patent protection in July

The month of July brought in U.S. patent protection for nine Vanderbilt University technologies, ranging in scope from mass spectrometry to drug development. The technologies earning patent protection are: 

 

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