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The University of Arizona researchers are being recognized in areas including pain therapeutics, heart disease treatment, optical science and online data collection.
Amongst other results, a study conducted by the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship has found that UArizona startups launched from FY2016 through 2018 generated a $585.7M positive economic impact for Arizona. Download and share the infographic.
Optical Sciences Professor Hong Hua and Regents Professor Emeritus Victor Hruby are being honored as National Academy of Inventors Fellows, the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.
On October 17, TLA and Startup Tucson hosted a unique "unconference" to intentionally strategize a local ecosystem to help UArizona startups. Attendees' ideas were recorded in an original illustration which to will help shape the conversation going forward.
With funds from the National Institute of Health, Nathan Cherrington, Ph.D., ATS, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Professor at the College of Pharmacy has created a non-invasive diagnostic for Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), a chronic liver disease.
Professor of Medical Imaging, Optical Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering Russell Witte has developed a new medical imaging technique for cardiac applications and has worked with TLA to launch startup ElectroSonix to bring the invention to the world.
Off campus at the Entomology Farm, behind the trays and trays of mealworms and various insects native to Arizona, is Goggy Davidowitz, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Entomology, who has created an innovative way to repurpose food waste to produce sustainable insect protein for food products.
At the Governor's Celebration of Innovation Awards, entrepreneurial researchers and friends of the University of Arizona received several awards. Learn more about the event and the honorees.
On October 1, TLA held the first "Flourish HERE" Unconference, dedicated to engaging women and allies in STEM fields to forward invention and commercialization at the UA. Check out the video and wrapup.
He brings together startup, corporate and non-profit experience to wrangle TLA's 1,600-person network. Meet Commercialization Network Manager Shane Reiser and newest member of the TLA team.