Trial results released for WashU-based software startup

Newly published research shows that tech developed by two Washington University in St. Louis faculty members improves physician accuracy when treating irregular heartbeat in the operating room. Jennifer N. Avari Silva, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, and…

How an invention gets out of the lab

This month’s virtual edition of Washington includes an in-depth look at Washington University’s Office of Technology Management, and how it helps catapult new discoveries and ideas, getting them ready for the marketplace. Several Washington University innovators were featured, including Jon Silva, associate…

WashU among top 100 universities granted patents worldwide

Washington University in St. Louis again was ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide granted U.S. patents in 2019, according to a report compiled by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. Read more about the report…

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Spring 2020 LEAP Gap Fund Cycle Concludes

The Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship recently announced six teams were selected for funding to prepare their projects for commercialization through the Spring 2020 LEAP Gap Funding Cycle. The LEAP Gap Fund is open to any person or team with…

Appointment helps strengthen Department of Defense ties

The U.S. Department of Defense‚Äôs National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) appointed Jake Laktas university program director for Washington University in St. Louis. Laktas is housed on the Danforth Campus, within the Office of Research Development under the Vice Chancellor for Research. In…