Faculty

Ask the Tech Manager: Bill Brizzard discusses how inventors can help IURTC commercialize inventions (Part 2 of 2)

The first of this two-part feature was published Feb. 2. You can read it here. Q: How can I help with the commercialization of my work? A: Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. typically follows a delayed path of patent prosecution to allow time for the invention to be developed and to find a commercial… Read more »

Bloomington Innovation Conference brings together industry leaders, IU Bloomington researchers on April 6

The third annual Bloomington Innovation Conference continues its mission to bring some of the best Indiana University research to the marketplace. Researchers will highlight new and continuing innovation in the Indiana University Bloomington research community, and regional industry leaders will get early exposure to cutting-edge work that could potentially lead to commercial products and services…. Read more »

IU doctors, Purdue University researchers collaborate to create embedding program

The Oncological Sciences Center at Purdue University’s Discovery Park and Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center are collaborating to create a less invasive means of detecting prostate cancer. The Walther Oncology Physical Sciences and Engineering Research Embedding Program places either a Purdue student or postdoctoral trainee studying the physical and chemical/sciences or engineering… Read more »

In Their Own Words: IU-based medical software startup Digital Health Solutions LLC

Digital Health Solutions LLC, founded by Dr. Stephen Downs and Tammy Dugan of the Indiana University School of Medicine, is commercializing software that can help doctors improve quality of care for pediatric patients. Downs and Dugan wrote about the software, called CHICA, and the company for TechPoint, whose mission is to promote and accelerate the… Read more »

IU, other universities receive NSF grant to aid women, other minority entrepreneurs

Indiana University, the University of Louisville, and Missouri University of Science and Technology were awarded a $225,000 grant for a pilot program called AWARE: ACCESS: Building Innovation Capacity through Diversity. The program will help women and other minority faculty, staff and student innovators improve their successes in securing money to commercialize their inventions. “We are thrilled to… Read more »

Dr. Mark Kelley recognized by the American Health Council

We congratulate Dr. Mark Kelley of Apexian Pharmaceuticals and the Indiana University School of Medicine. He has been named to the American Health Council’s Education Board. Dr. Kelley is the Betty and Earl Herr Professor of Pediatric Oncology Research/Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology & Pharmacology and Toxicology at the School of Medicine. As… Read more »

Regional Campus Grand Challenges Initiative winners announced

Two projects have been selected for Indiana University’s Regional Campus Grand Challenges Initiative. The program focuses on regional campus faculty who are uniquely suited to engage in promising multi-disciplinary efforts to address complex challenges that face Indiana communities. The selected projects address one of the two applied research areas: Making Indiana Healthier, to leverage the… Read more »

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women Inventors at IU

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re sharing the stories of three women inventors in Indiana University’s campus system whose research has been or soon will be commercialized. Bonnie Blazer-Yost, Professor, Department of  Biology, Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis Blazer-Yost is conducting research on treatments for polycystic kidney disease, or PKD. Between one in 400 and one in… Read more »

IU Bloomington researchers invited to apply for $25,000 translational research project grants

  Researchers at Indiana University Bloomington can further develop translational research projects with grants as high as $25,000 from the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research. The Translational Research Pilot Grant Program funds the completion of proof-of-concept projects that will support the development of translational research projects with industry partners, the establishment of new… Read more »