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May 08

  SUMMER IP & INNOVATION OFFICE HOURS>>
VTIP will continue to hold office hours throughout the Summer of 2015 on Fridays from 9 AM - 4 PM at our CRC office, 2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1050. We look forward to returning to Torgerson Hall on Wednesdays & Thursdays when the Fall semester begins. Walk-ins are welcome, or click to schedule an appointment.
[VTIP contact: mbonadeo@vtip.org]

May 06

  VIRGINIA BIOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE RESEARCH TEAM FINDS NEW WAYS TO DETECT OVARIAN CANCER>>
Researchers hope the findings will aid in the development of diagnostic tools to detect the possibility of cancer before it progresses to a stage which is less responsive to therapy. Virginia Tech has licensed these finding to Genomeon, a company co-founded by Harold R. Garner, a professor in the departments of biological science, computer science, and basic science.
[VTIP Contact: mmiller@vtip.org]

Apr 28

  DRUG DISCOVERY RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY, REFINE COMPOUND TO COMBAT MALARIA PARASITE>>
Paul Carlier, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science, and Maria Belen Cassera, an assistant professor of biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, have discovered a compound that packs a mean punch to the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
[VTIP Contact: rwhitehead@vtip.org]

Apr 05

  REGENERATIVE MEDICINE AT THE MARION DUPONT SCOTT EQUINE MEDICAL CENTER HELPS HORSES, DOGS >>
Through its Regenerative Medicine Service, the Equine Medical Center has turned a promising idea into innovative and effective treatments for a variety of conditions.
[VTIP Contact: gbrewer@vtip.org]

Jan 12

  RESEARCHER DEVELOPS VACCINES TO HELP PEOPLE AND ANIMALS BREATHE EASIER>>
Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is developing a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addictions, which ultimately could make many smoking-related diseases relics of the 21st century.
[VTIP contact - rwhitehead@vtip.org]

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  INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE>>
about the process of tech transfer and commercialization? Foresight Science & Technology™ founder Phyl Speser has written a great piece that charts a course to follow when working with Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties. Look under VTIP Publications to download a copy.

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