Posts tagged “Emory”

July 15, 2015

Premium Lock Duke, UNC-CH make top 50 in U.S. utility patents

UNC-CH Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked among the top 50 universities for the number of utility patents issued in 2014, according to the report on the top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents. UNC-CH ranked 46 and Duke 47. Wake Forest made the top 100 list at 93.

July 26, 2013

Premium Lock RTP biotech veteran Painter to 'DRIVE' Emory pharma R&D

DNA George Painter brings 30 years experience to Emory University. In other regional life science news, Wake Forest Innovations finds a partner for health mobile apps development and Cornerstone Therapeutics sues a rival for patent infringement.

June 12, 2013

Premium Lock Emory bridges pharma 'valley of death' by launching new company

Biotech & Life Science Aiming to combine university lab resources with industry leadership, Emory announced it is launching Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory, or DRIVE, a not-for-profit company that is separate from the Emory but still owned by the university.

November 15, 2012

Premium Lock UNC, Duke, Wake Forest to offer undergraduate courses online

UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke and Wake Forest are teaming up with several other universities to offer online undergraduate courses for credit and that can be taken at a member university where a student isn't enrolled.

UNC, Duke, Wake Forest join Semester Online UNC, Duke, Wake Forest join Semester Online

February 21, 2012

Premium Lock Vision firm with R&D office in Durham closing on $4M investment

Hatteras Venture Partners is backing Georgia-based Clearside Biomedical which is developing a drug delivery platform for eye medications.

Clearside targets eye health Clearside targets eye health

February 1, 2012

Premium Lock Atlanta firm looks to raise $6M for image-guided surgical device

STATE OF VENTURE: Spectropath's imaging technology was developed at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and spun into a company in 2010. Spectropath has already raised about $417,000 in its first round of funding.

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February 2, 2011

Premium Lock Duke's Fuqua School climbs in Financial Times Global 100

Fuqua School at Duke UNC-CH, Emory and South Carolina slip in rankings; Wake Forest cracks the list.

December 14, 2010

Premium Lock RTI-led consortium is one of 3 preferred providers in CDC contract

RTI International  Duke, UNC-Ch and Emory are part of the group that can compete for projects to assist health care in emerging nations.

Updated May 10, 2010

Premium Lock Study: Growing number of cancer patients double treatment costs

Cancer patients, costs groq Many more people afflicted with cancer also now receive outpatient care. Researchers at RTI International, Emory University and CDC report that costs increased to $48.1 billion in 2005 from inflation-adjusted total of $24.7 billion in 1987.

Updated January 20, 2010

Premium Lock GSK plans 'Open Lab' for campaign to defeat malaria, picks Emory as partner

The drug giant will allow outside scientists to access its data and also broaden efforts to combat other maladies through its recently announced patent pool, CEO Andrew Witty says. Emory University's Institute for Drug Discovery will be a partner.

A Malaria victim in Cambodia. (AP) A Malaria victim in Cambodia. (AP)

June 25, 2009

Premium Lock Georgia Tech launches center to help improve recovery of severely injured soldiers

Bridging bones UniversityTech: Musculoskeletal biology and regenerative medicine expertise are keys to effort, Tech says.

May 18, 2009

Premium Lock Emory University tech transfer exec takes over as SEBIO leader

 Jennifer Moore replaces Stephanie Adams at 10-year-old life sickness organization.

May 5, 2009

Premium Lock Gates’ ‘Grand Challenge’ grants fund Duke, Emory projects

Gates Foundation funds global research Duke scientist pursues eradication of malaria; Emory project focuses on possible vaccine for tuberculosis.

Updated April 14, 2009

Premium Lock Dreaming: What if Cisco invested $2B at home rather than South Korea?

John Chambers John Chambers commits to huge investment in R&D, financing and venture funds in his play for more Asia business. Korea's president thanks him for a 'difficult decision.'

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