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Posts tagged “Wake Forest”

December 27, 2011

Premium Lock Fla. medical chopper crash raises scrutiny

The crash of a medical helicopter in Florida comes as agencies have been looking at safety for the service nationally.

December 5, 2011

Premium Lock Wake Forest 5th, Duke 19th on tech transfer licensing list

Tech transfer payments 2010 was a bit of a bounceback year for U.S. technology transfer programs, as licensing income income inched up 3 percent to $2.4 billion, compared with the prior year.

October 31, 2011

Premium Lock Pets, people win in regenerative health partnership

Analysis: Animals may get a new lease on life and health, while also helping in the development of human therapies. It's the upshot of a regenerative medicine partnership announced by officials of North Carolina State University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Growing organs in WFU lab Growing organs in WFU lab

October 28, 2011

Premium Lock NCSU, Wake Forest team up for regenerative medicine effort

Jorge Piedrahita The goal will be to translate laboratory research into new medical therapies. NCSU's Center for Collaborative Medicine and Translational Research will work together with Wake Forest's Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Updated October 6, 2011

Premium Lock Regenerating tissues to heal damage is big market at the end of a long road

Tim Betram at NU Tech At Nagoya University's NU Tech conference, researchers presented a range of efforts to use cellular technology to help diseased organs repair themselves by growing new tissue.

August 11, 2011

Premium Lock Regenerative tissue firm Tengion seeking new CEO

Tengion Tengion's tissue regeneration technology was originally developed at Wake Forest University based on the research of Dr. Anthony Atala, director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regnerative Medicine.

Updated March 8, 2011

Premium Lock Wake Forest researchers grow replacement tissue using patients' own cells

A team at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine say they successfully grew urinary tract tube replacements in five boys. It's a first, the university says.

Growing organs in WFU lab Growing organs in WFU lab

March 1, 2011

Premium Lock Tengion stays alive with raises $31.4M in stock sale

Tengion The Pennsylvania-based company is seeking to commercialize human organ replacement technology being developed at Wake Forest University.

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 27, 2010

Premium Lock For New Year's resolutions, phone apps can help, but...

Wake Forest University Professors at Wake Forest University say yoursmart phone could be a helpful reminder about your New Year's resolutions, but you've still got work to do.

Updated October 30, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest scientists successfully grow 'miniature livers'

Researchers at Institute for Regenerative Medicine say they are the first scientists to use human liver cells to engineer small livers that can function like an actual human organ.

Growing organs in WFU lab Growing organs in WFU lab

September 20, 2010

Premium Lock GSK takes criticism for not donating drugs for asthma study

GSK Editors of the New England Journal of Medicine chastise the drug giant for not helping with Wake Forest University study that compares the drug Spiriva to GSK’s Serevent.

July 26, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest researchers win $3.7M grant to study character

Character study John Templeton Foundation for The Character Project picks WFU team to define good character and ways to improve character.

Updated May 17, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest's videogame featured at the White House

Wake Forest University demonstrated “CellCraft” last week at the White House during the inaugural National Lab Day celebration. The game developers intend to roll out the game to other schools, at no charge, in early summer.

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April 19, 2010

Premium Lock Nano breakthrough? Wake Forest researchers patent solar cell technology

Solar panel breakthrough? UniversityTech: New process can double the energy production of solar cells at a lower cost, researchers say. Technology is licensed to Triad-based FiberCell.

April 16, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest Institute links research with centers in China, Japan

Medical research The goal is to speed up translation of research into therapies that patients can access.

Updated April 12, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest finance students ring up victory in global showdown

Wake's winning team The four students from around the U.S. defeat teams from 10 other countries in KPMG Global Case Competition.

March 29, 2010

Premium Lock Purdue-Indiana team wins Elevator Competition; Duke takes third

Elevator Competition UNC-CH group takes home top social entrepreneurship award for mobile device to help sufferers with Autism.

March 26, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest takes its ‘Elevator Competition’ to the Net

Elevator Competition at WFU Eleventh annual business plan competition features more than 30 teams making two-minute pitches in an actual elevator.

March 25, 2010

Premium Lock R2D2, MD - Will your next doctor be a robot?

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center neurologist is already using three robots called the RP-7 to work with patients in three N.C. hospitals.

RP-7 accompanies a nurse for a patient visit RP-7 accompanies a nurse for a patient visit

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