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The Licensing of Academic Patents Contributed Up to $1.9 Trillion to the US Economy, Supported up to 6.5 Million Jobs in the last 25 Years New Report Highlights the Importance of Research and Public-Private Partnerships

July 15, 2022

The licensing of university and nonprofit research has made a significant contribution to US gross domestic product (GDP), industrial gross output, and jobs over the last 25 years and underscores the importance of basic and applied research to the US economy, as well as the demand for public-private partnerships. The findings are based on an…

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Aruna Bio Announces Issuance of a New Composition Of Matter Patent Covering Neural Exosomes in Japan

June 14, 2022

Aruna Bio, Inc., a leader in the development of neural exosome-based therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that the Japan UPSC UENO Patent Office has issued a patent, No. 7075594, to Aruna Bio and the University of Georgia Research Foundation allowing broad claims on the composition of neural exosomes and their use as a therapeutic for…

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Augusta University to launch new School of Public Health

May 26, 2022

Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD, has announced the creation of the School of Public Health, which will be a crucial tool in helping promote the health of populations in today’s rapidly changing environment. “As the state’s only public academic health center, it is our responsibility and our privilege to help ensure the health of…

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GeoVax Labs updates investors on its COVID-19 vaccine and cancer immunotherapy clinical trials

May 13, 2022

GeoVax Labs CEO David Dodd talks to Proactive about its three separate ongoing Phase II clinical trials in developing a COVID-19 booster to mRNA vaccines, a COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised patients, and and a cancer immunotherapy for advanced head and neck cancer. Dodd says each are progressing well, and he says, the company is currently…

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Science Hill funding approved by Georgia General Assembly

May 13, 2022

Several UGA projects received financial support from Georgia lawmakers this session During the recent 2022 legislative session, state lawmakers voted to support the University of Georgia’s growing research enterprise by investing close to $49 million to complete the renovation of 186,000 square feet of laboratory space on a section of campus called Science Hill. The ongoing…

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Cambium Co-Founders Receive “Start-Up of the Year” Award From Emory University’s Office of Tech Transfer

May 6, 2022

Approval in 2021 to begin Phase III studies on Elate Ocular® Biologic for Dry Eye Major Milestone Supporting Award Cambium Medical Technologies, a clinical stage company developing novel processed allogeneic platelets for therapeutic applications, announced today two co-founders were awarded “Start-Up of the Year” by Emory University’s Office of Technology Transfer. The award was one of…

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