Annual Celebration

Celebration of Technology and Innovation

Emory's Office of Technology Transfer hosted its Ninth Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation on Wednesday, March 4, 2014 at the Emory Conference Center. The master of ceremonies was OTT's own Todd Sherer and the program's was this year's keynote speaker Timothy R. Holbrook, JD, Associate Dean of Faculty, Professor, Emory University School of Law. Holbrook's talk centered around recent patent reform. Check out our blog post on the first annual celebration as we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Below you can choose to view the keynote speaker Timothy Holbrook or the presentation of each award.

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    Keynote Speaker Timothy Holbrook

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    Master of Ceremonies Todd Sherer

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    Innovationr: Todd Sherer, Exec Director OTT; Lisa Matragrano, Case Manager; Kerry Ressler & Raül Andero Galí, inventors

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    Deal: Todd Sherer, Exec Director OTT; Cliff Michaels, Case Manager; Ian Copland, Jacques Galipeau, John Roback & Edmund Waller, inventors

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    Start-up: Henry Edelhauser, inventor; Todd Sherer, Exec Director OTT; Panya Taysavang, Case Manager

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    Todd Sherer, Exec Director OTT; Ian Crocker, inventor; Laura Fritts, Case Manager

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    Awardee Henry Edelhauser

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    Awardee Ian Crocker

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Keynote speaker Timothy R. Holbrook, JD, Associate Dean of Faculty, Professor, Emory School of Law . His talk centered around recent patent reforms.

Emory Case Manager, Lisa Matragrano presents the Innovation of the Year: Neurokinin Receptor Blockers for PTSD; Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD, (Psychiatry) Raül Andero Galí, PhD (Yerkes).

Emory Case Manager, Cliff Michaels presents the Deal of the Year: Human Platelet Lysate for Regenerative Medicine with Cambium Technologies; Ian Copland, PhD,(Hematology/Oncology), Jacques Galipeau, MD, (Hematology/Oncology), Edmund Waller, MD, PhD, (Hematology/Oncology), John Roback, MD, PhD (Pathology).

Emory Case Manager, Panya Taysavang presents the Start-Up of the Year: Clearside Biomedical, Inc.; Henry Edelhauser, PhD (Opthamology)

Emory Case Manager, Laura Fritts presents the Significant Event of the Year: Velocity Medical Solutions’ Acquisition by Varian Medical Systems; Ian Crocker, MD (Radiation Oncology)