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Office of Technology Transfer Highlighted

The table below is a listing of articles featuring our office in one of the premier publications for our profession Technology Transfer Tactics.




August 2021

Student consulting club supports Emory's biotech start-up efforts

Kevin Lei, former intern Erika Csatary

January 2021

Emory uses simple method to reach potential investors and licensees

Linda Kesselring

August 2020

Study: faculty not motivated by financial incentives, so conduct outreach accordingly

Patrick Reynolds

April 2020

Managing TTO Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Planning for Future Disruptions (Article)

Managing TTO Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Planning for Future Disruptions (Video)

Linda Kesselring

January 2020

TTO New Year’s resolutions: Here’s what your colleagues are focusing on in 2020

Todd Sherer

September 2019

Policy alone can’t resolve complications that arise in royalty distribution

Cliff Michaels

April 2019

As mission expands, Emory TTO streamlines processes and enhances productivity

Cliff Michaels

February 2019

TTO Directors share their offices’ goals for 2019

Cliff Michaels

January 2019

Incentive Pay

Cliff Michaels

October 2018

Fine tune your technology briefs to avoid missed opportunities

Quentin Thomas, Linda Kesselring

October 2017

Emory reorganization merges industry-sponsored research with tech transfer office

Todd Sherer

June 2017 Emory uses data on workload and efficiency to help manage staffing decisions Todd Sherer
June 2017

TTOs struggle to adjust patenting, licensing strategies under the America Invents Act

Laura Fritts

March 2017

Four TTOs join forces for first-ever online technology showcase

Quentin Thomas

February 2017

Emory’s proof-of-concept funding program: A little can mean a lot

Cliff Michaels

September 2015

As IPO market booms, should universities be managing their equity stakes?

Cale Lennon

April 2015

Emory OTT celebrates staff achievement with unique teambuilding activities

Lisa Matragrano, Linda Kesselring

March 2015

AUTM 2015: Experts share strategies tools and metrics for assessing TTO marketing

Lisa Matragrano

February 2015

Start-up snapshopt highlights Emory OTTs success

Todd Sherer, Linda Kesselring

January 2015

TTO Leaders have diverse opinions on ‘right’ case load for licensing staff

Todd Sherer

October 2014

Life sciences IP suffers from pinball effect in licensing as new indications emerge

Todd Sherer

August 2014

TTOs slash patent costs, boost efficiency with internal patent attorney groups

Todd Sherer
Susanne Hollinger

July 2014

Supreme Court shifts the patent landscape software, other business methods

Randi Isaacs
Phil Semprevio

July 2014

TTOs add online video to their marketing mix

Cliff Michaels
Linda Kesselring

February 2014

Master Reagent Agreement boosts efficiency for both TTO and licensees

Cale Lennon

July 2013

Emory multi-stage triage process ensures all technologies get equal consideration

Susanne Hollinger
Lisa Matragrano

March 2013

Experts outline key survival strategies for university start-ups

Kevin Lei

August 2011

‘Breakfast Club’ puts Emory technologies before VCs, entrepreneurs

Todd Sherer

June 2011

Scouting programs corral more quality disclosures

Todd Sherer
Kevin Lei

Fellow Year Elected
Ahmed, Rafi 2018
Davies, Huw 2014
Langberg, Jonathan 2017
Lewin, Jonathan 2019
Liebeskind, Lanny 2020
Liotta, Dennis 2013
Lollar III, John (Pete) 2015
Mayberg, Helen 2015
Rothbaum, Barbara 2017
Schinazi, Raymond 2012
Stephens, David 2020
Wagner, James 2012
12/1: Emory Start-up: RFS Pharma merges with Cocrystal Pharma
11/22: Emory's Raymond Schinazi, PhD receives American Liver Foundation's Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award
10/25: Technology Transfer: What We do and Why it Matters, 2 Minute Video
10/17: Emory Start-up: Clearside Biomedical, Inc. Announces Ongoing Results in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial in Patients with Non-infectious Uveitis
9/25: FD Venture Farm Signs Emory University Office of Technology Transfer
9/17: PhRMA Organization Honors Raymond Schinazi with Excellence in Academic Research Award
9/12: Technology: One-Minute Point-of-Care Anemia Test Shows Promise in New Study
9/09: Emory Start-ups Prove Successful in Impact, Getting Inventions to Market
9/02: Emory Start-up: Clearside Biomedical Completes $20M Series B
9/02: OTT Welcomes Laura Fritts New Director of License and Patent Strategy
7/30: Technology Transfer Contributes Multiple Benefits to Universities, Study Co-authored by Emory OTT's Sherer
7/24: Emory Featured in Tech Transfer Tactics: Supreme Court Shifts the Patent Landscape for Software, Other Business Methods
7/12: Emory Technology: Agilent Technologies Introduces New Exome Optimized for Clinical Research Sequencing
10/21: Emory Start-up: Clearside Biomedical raises $6M, preps for Phase III trial
5/17: Emory Start-up: Cambium Medical Technologies signs collaboration agreement with Gwowei Technology Company
3/12: Emory Startup: Velocity Medical Solutions is Excited to Announce an Acquisition with Varian Medical Systems
3/7: The 8th Annual Celebration of Technology & Innovation a Success, Read Our Blog for a Recap
3/5: Emory Startup AKESOgen and VA Million Veteran Program Collaborate to Genotype 105,000 Veterans
12/10: Emory Licensee Baxter Submits BLA For Approval Of OBI-1 For Patients With Acquired Hemophilia A
11/20: Emory Start-up Velocity Choosen as One of Four Finalist for 2013 Intel Innovation Awards
11/4: Two Emory Technologies are Finalist for 2nd Annual Atlanta Magazine Groundbreaker Awards
10/23: Emory Technology Featured by medGadget, an Online Journal of the Latest Medical Gadgets, Technologies, and Discoveries
6/26: Emory start-up Neurotrack Raises Series A for its Alzheimer’s Disease Behavioral Biomarker
9/23: Emory Technology Included in Varian's Edge Radiosurgery Suite
9/9: Emory Start-up Apica Receives CE Mark Approval for ASC™ System for the Delivery of Aortic and Mitral Valves
9/4: Friends of the National Library of Medicine Honor Two of Emory's Faculty, Including Prolific Inventor Raymond Schinazi
9/3: Emory Technology Progesterone: BHR Pharma Announces SyNAPSe® Trial Completes Patient Enrollment
8/12: Emory Ranked 5th on Chart of Universities with the Highest Licensing Revenue per Dollars Spent on Research
8/12: Emory Startup AKESOgene Partners with Identitas on Next Generation Forensic Profiling
8/2: Emory's Triage Process Featured in Tech Transfer Central
6/11: Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory (DRIVE) is announced ... Press Release, Fierce Biotech, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Pharma, BioWorld
4/26: Emory Technology Progesterone Gets Another Boost
4/26: Emory Microneedle Technology Improving Eye Treatments
4/24: Emory Progesterone Technology Reaches Milestone in Phase III Trial
3/13: Emory Technology in the News - Say Cheese: Digital Photos Useful as Patient Identifiers
3/13: Emory Start-up NeuroTrack Takes SXSW by Storm ...SXSW Announcement, Medical Press, Gigaom
3/13: 7th Annual Celebration a Success - Congratulations to this Year's Awardees ... Press Release, Blog Post
2/13: Baxter Purchases OBI-1 from Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Which Was Originally Licensed from Emory
12/11: Science Magazine Names "HIV Treatment as Prevention" the Breakthrough of 2011
12/11: AUTM 2011 Better World Report - including Emory's ProkoPack the Ultimate Mosquito Aspirat
10/11: Emory OTT has Record Year
10/11: Chemists Reveal the Force Within You
10/11: Glycomics Center at Emory Awarded $2.7 Million 'Glue' Grant to Lead Research Partnership
10/11: FDA Grant Launches Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium
8/11: Traumatic Brain Injury: NIH-funded Researchers Will Assess Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Treatment
8/11: Emory Lands 4 Semifinalists in SEBIO BIO/Plan Competition!
8/11: GeoVax Awarded $3.6 Million Grant by U.S. Government for Its HIV/AIDS Vaccine Program
6/11: Prokopack Comes Out On Top in Study
6/11: The Online Study Room
6/11: What's the Big Idea? 16 Discoveries That Could Save Your Life
5/11: Newly Patented Microneedle for Ocular Drug Delivery - Smaller is Better!
5/11: Neuronetics, Inc. Raises $30 Million in Series E Financing
3/11: NeuroPace #22 on the Wall Street Journal Top 50 Venture Funded Companies
2/11: BHR Pharma Sponsors 2011 Brain Injury Awareness Day
2/11: From Lab to Life - President Wagner's work as Vic Chair on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
2/11: Virus-Mimicking Nanoparticles Can Stimulate Long Lasting Immunity
2/11: Emory Among Top Contributor to Drug Discoveries story by Public Broadcasting Atlanta
2/11: University-Industry Partnerships: A Matter for Cautious Aggressiveness
2/11: The Role of Public-Sector Research in the Discovery of Drugs and Vaccines
1/11: Apica Receive Substantial Investment
1/11: Rockland Immunochemicals and Emory University Sign Master Reagent Agreement
1/11: NeuroStar TMS Therapy Continues to Grow as a Standard of Care for Patients with Depression
1/11: Supplementing Seasonal Flu Vaccine Broadens Immune Protection
1/11: Pandemic Flu Strain Could Point Way to Universal Vaccine
12/09: Neuronetics NeuroStar TMS TheraphyTM #5 Top Invention of 2009 by CNN
11/09: Scientist on a Conveyor Belt of Discovery
10/09: GeoVax Moving Headquarters to Smyrna
10/09: Online H1N1 Flu Response Center Taps Emory Assessment Tool
9/09: BHR Pharma Announces Phase III Study of Progesterone
8/09: Alimera Sciences Closes $5 Million in Extended Series C Financing
7/09: Gilead Sciences and Tibotec Pharmaceuticals to Develop New Fixed-Dose Combination of Truvada(R) and TMC278
6/09: Emory Announces Phase III Study of Progesterone for Traumatic Brain Injury
6/09: Technology Transfer Tools Drive Discovery and Protect Researchers
6/09: NIH Grant Will Allow Nationwide Network to Study Effects of Hormone's Effectiveness
5/09: Emory Starts Drug Discovery Center
5/09: New Emory Institute for Drug Discovery Announced
5/09: Emory, Australian Vaccine Centers Announce Alliance
5/09: H1N1 Research Includes Monoclonal Antibodies, Virus-Like Particles, Virus Transmission Studies
5/09: Sound Science: Todd Sherer - Technology Transfer Bringing Research to the People
5/09: Johnson & Johnson Completes Aquisition of Cougar Biotechnology
5/09: Trail by Fire: New Antibody Method Gets Big Test
5/09: Taking Biotechnology to the Market
5/09: Lifesaving Science
4/09: Roche and Pharmasset Initiate Phase IIb Clinical Trial of R7128
4/09: Winship Cancer Institute Announces NCI Cancer Center Designation
3/09: Pharmasset Initiates First Time in Human Study of PSI-7851 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C (HCV)
2/09: Emory OTT Ranked 16th Nationally in Licensing Revenue from Research Discoveries
1/09: Pharmasset Announces $45.5 Million Registered Direct Offering of Common Stock