VCU Innovation Gateway in the News

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Boyan, Dean of VCU School of Engineering on her induction into the National Academy of Inventors
Technology Managers, Magda and Afsar, attending THRiVE 2017 Conference organized by VaBIO in VA Beach
Dr. Frank Gupton presenting on “Medicine for All” at THRiVE Conference

(March 2017)
VCU President Rao announced the recipients of research funding through the Quest Commercialization Fund
VCU Innovation Gateway 2016 Annual Report
VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund is now open for applications - Final day to apply March 30, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Safo on receiving $600,000 equipment grant
A novel portable device developed by VCU Inventors Dr. Gary Tepper and Brandon Dodd that can rapidly measure trace concentrations of radioactive contamination in water
Congratulations to Dr. Shijun Zhang and Dr. Sarah Spiegel on their issues patent entitled “3-(2-Amino-Ethyl)-Alkylidene-Thiazolidine-2,4-Dione and 1-(2-Amino-Ethyl)-Alkylidene-1,3-Dihydro-Indol-2-One Derivatives as Selective Sphingosine Kinase 2 Inhibitors”. Serial No. 14/933,042
VCU Innovation Gateway Staff Photo

(February 2017)
L. Franklin Bost and Krzysztof J. Cios named American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellows
Congratulations to David Simpson, Ph.D., Gary Bowlin, Ph.D., Woon Chow, Ph.D., Raymond Colello, Ph.D., and Balendu Jha, Ph.D. from the VCU School of Anatomy and Neurobiology on their newly issued patent (US 13/394,415)
Global Myocardial Infarction Market to reach $2 billion by 2022: VCU Inventors have discovered potential treatment for acute myocardial infarction, Dr. Abbate and Dr. Toldo

(January 2017)
VCU ranked top 100 institutions dedicated to research in 2015 according to NSF
Woon-Hong Yeo, PhD receives BMES Career Development and Innovation Award

(December 2016)
Updated Invention Disclosure Form
VCU Engineering receives funding to improve access to AIDS drugs
Barbara D. Boyan, PhD, elected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

(November 2016)
DoD highlights Dr. Fisher’s and Dr. Wang’s Work on Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy
Closing Session of the NSF I-Corps program co-sponsored by VCU Innovation Gateway and the School of Engineering
11th Annual “VCU Innovates” Reception – Moments
VCU celebrates creativity and entrepreneurship at annual VCU Innovates reception

(October 2016)
Dr. Marconi now serving on the Global Lyme Alliance­Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Pidcoe speaks about The Key to Innovation today
Quest for Distinction- Application

(September 2016)
Sanyal Biotechnology competes at the Virginia Velocity Tour
VCU Researchers use $1 million grant to test a diagnostic tool for Parkinson’s disease
Sanyal Biotechnology Finalist at the 2016 University Start-Ups Demo Day

(August 2016)
Call for Increased Research and Funding into Concussion Treatment
Dr. Marconi Interview with NPR this weekend!
Best University Startups: Sanyal Biotechnology
Richmond Times Dispatch article on Sanyal Biotechnology
VCU News Feature on Sanyal Biotechnology

(July 2016)
Tiny Tech: Electromagnetic Shielding Woven into Clothing as Protection

(June 2016)
$1 million in Revenue from VCU Student Led Startups
Washington Post Spotlight on Dr. Colello’s Magnetic Football Helmet
NPR: VCU Builds Business on Surfboards, Sneakers, and Urban Mushrooms
Dr. Pidcoe’s TEDxRVA is a hit!
3 Days Left to Support Dr. Colello’s Magnetic Football Hemlet

(May 2016)
Richmond Startups get guidance from Dominions Resources Innovation Center
Dr. Frank Gupton presenting at VirginiaBrainRx Symposium
Quest Innovation Fund
Magnetic Football Helmet will reduce concussions

(April 2016)
Dr. Peter Pidcoe Giving Talk at TEDxRVA
VCU start up PEG LLC featured in American Coatings Show 2016 newsletter
Sanyal Biotechnology LLC Taking on the International Pharmaceutical Industry

(October 2015)
Robotic Therapy Device Helps Challenged Babies Learn to Crawl

(September 2015)
AUTM Case Study: Aes-103, pg. 7
Helping Babies Crawl
Three Go For It! Program Graduates Receive Additional Funding and Mentorship

(August 2015)
Stopping Tick-borne Diseases with Animal and Human Vaccines
USPTO and Smithsonian Innovation Festival - Washingtonian Magazine
USPTO and Smithsonian Innovation Festival - DC
USPTO and Smithsonian Innovation Festival - Press Release

(July 2015)
Op-Ed on Innovation by Dr. Rao
VCU to present at Innovation Festival in Washington, D.C.
Student Innovation and the Go For It! Program
Patient Enrolled Clinical Trial for VCU Wound Dressing Invention

(June 2015)
Diagnosing Movement Disorders with Eye Tracking

(May 2015)
Spring 2015 Edition of the VCU School of Medicine Alumni Magazine
Tick-borne Illness vaccine
Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Award Announcement
Student Start-up Accelerator Program
Clinical Trial with DURECT for Metabolic Disease Therapy
More on Color Mapping
Venture Creation Competition: Finding the next big business idea

(April 2015)
Novel Color Mapping Software
Translational Sickle-Cell Research
VCU Researcher’s work in Obesity and Diabetes

(March 2015)
VCU Inventor and Physics Professor Named One of Virginia's Outstanding Scientists of 2015
VCU Inventor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

(January 2015)
VCU Contributes to Richmond’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

(November 2014)
Anti-concussive Football Helmet
VCU Physics Professor Discusses Research on Developing Safer Batteries
VCU Researcher Gaining Recognition for CO Poisoning Antidote

(October 2014)
Invented at VCU
The Next Big Idea Competition

(September 2014)
Start Up Weekend at VCU
Entrepreneurship at VCU Video
Developing a safe and effective alternative to medicinal marijuana

(August 2014)
VCU researchers are making advances in diagnosing and preventing tick-borne diseases

(July 2014)
AesRx, a VCU start-up focusing on developing two novel drugs for orphan diseases, has been acquired by Baxter International, Inc.
VCU receives federal grants to support heart research

(June 2014)
VCU professor leads aids research

(February 2014)
Partnerships with local start-up accelerators
Venture Creation Competition
VCU inventors and their patents mentioned in RTD

(January 2014)
Our exciting rebranding: Introducing VCU Innovation Gateway
Virginia Innovation Partnership awards
Innovative Research: 2013 in review.

(December 2013)
Rebranding to emphasize our new goals in promoting entrepreneurship

(November 2013)
VCU Student wins Walmart’s Get on the Shelf Competition

(October 2013)
Introducing VCU squared: VCU Venture Creation University

(September 10, 2013)
Virginia Ventures Forum exposes research to private sector investors
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(August 10, 2013)
Inventing at a Rapid Pace
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(July 2, 2013)
Thalidomide teams-up with turmeric to kill myeloma cells

(June 19, 2013)
VCU Researchers Working on Compound to Help Quit Smoking

(June 5, 2013)
Southeast BIO Announces Semi-Finalists for Annual BIO/Plan Competition
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(December 5, 2012)
Medical discovery in the fight against obesity
Can VCU breakthrough reverse, prevent obesity?

(November 30, 2012)
Collaboration between VCU Faculty and local Maggie Walker student
Maggie Walker student competes for national prize
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(October 8, 2012)
VCU Technologies make it to the Final Four at SE Bio Investors Forum

(August 21, 2012)
New Inhaled Therapeutic technology licensed
Patent could help VCU breathe easier
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(July 16, 2012)
VCU now pushing new economic development efforts

(May 14, 2012)
AesRx Anti-Sickling Drug Aes-103 Enters Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial at National Institutes of Health (NIH)

(December 21, 2011)
Organ Protectant Solutions, Dr. Martin Mangino
Resident's patent offers hope for those waiting on kidneys

(December 8, 2011)
UWA's probation ended by accreditation agency
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(December 6, 2011)
AES-103, Dr. Martin Safo

(October 11, 2011)
VCU inventor, Dr. Peter Pidcoe, helped create a device to help children with cerebral palsy
by The Oklahoman

(September 26, 2011)
Honorable Mention in the 2011 Governor's Technology Awards

(September 13, 2011)
Baricity Educational Spinal Trainer
Inventors featured in American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal
by VCU News Center

(January 13, 2011)
Cancer Targeting Systems Inc.
Taking cancer imaging up a PEG
by SciBX: Science-Business eXchange

(January 7, 2010)
Inventors of the Year
by VCU News Center

(June 15, 2009)
Operation Simple: Low Cost Surgical Table
VCU Students Design Surgical Table for Use in Developing Nations
by Richmond Times Dispatch

(March 30, 2007)
New Software Aids in Assessment
Facing greater demands for accountability, colleges turn to technology to analyze mounds of data
by The Chronicle of Higher Education

(July 21, 2006)
Finis SwiMP3
2 from VCU give swimmers music
Copyright at Richmond Times Dispatch. Used with permission by Richmond Times Dispatch

(November 21, 2005)
SwiMP3 featured in TIME Magazine: The Most Amazing Inventions of 2005
by Time Magazine