Fall 2017 Online Biomedical Technology Showcase

Fall 2017 Tech Showcase

Would you like to meet top academic biomedical technology inventors and participate in live presentations without leaving your home or office? If your answer is "yes," then the Fall 2017 Online Technology Showcase (PDF) is for you!

8 inventors from 4 national universities will show the latest biomedical technologies currently ready for commercialization. Three of the eight inventions showcased are drug-delivery technologies. Each inventor will deliver a 7-minute presentation on one of their patented assets followed by a 3-minute Q&A. Remaining time will be used for follow-up Q&A.

Register using the form below. For inquiries, contact Eddie Diehl, PhD, Marketing Manager for the MCW Office of Technology Development. 

Biomedical Technology Showcase Schedule

Weds, Nov. 29, 2017 | 2 p.m. EST/1 p.m. CST

(all times listed are Eastern Standard Time)

2 p.m. - Showcase Introduction by LSU AgCenter

2:05 p.m. - AIMito Therapeutics: A New Class of Mitochondria-targeted, Preclinically Effective Drugs
 Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD
 Professor and Chair, Biophysics
 Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson's Research
 Medical College of Wisconsin

2:15 p.m. - Platform for Delivering Targeted Therapies to Treat Neurological Diseases
 Joseph T. Barbieri, PhD
 Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
 Medical College of Wisconsin

2:25 p.m. - Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Treatment Management for Tuberculosis
 Jyothi Rengarajan, PhD
 Associate Professor, Emory Vaccine Center
 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
 Emory University

2:35 p.m. - Assessment of Tumor Response to Treatment Using Level Set Clustering in PET Images
 Duard Schreibmann, PhD, DABR
 Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
 Emory University

2:45 p.m. - Cellglow: Indirect Assessment of Insulin Release in a Cell
 Richard C. Rogers, PhD
 John S. McIlhenny Professor of Neuroscience
 Associate Executive Director for Basic Science
 Pennington Biomedical Research Center

2:55 p.m. - Biomimetic Nanoparticles Targeting Inflammatory Diseases
 Zhenjia Wang, PhD
 Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
 Washington State University

3:05 p.m. - Tissue Matrix Scaffolding Technology for Spatial Tissue Culture and Drug Screening
 Weimin Li, MD, PhD
 Assistant Professor, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
 Washington State University

3:15 p.m. - Vitamin E Carnosine Conjugates (VECAR) with Antioxidant Activity
 Cristina Sabliov, PhD
 LSU Alumni Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department
 LSU AgCenter

 Carlos Astete, PhD
 Assistant Professor - Research, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department
 LSU AgCenter

3:25 p.m. - General Q&A

Register for the Fall 2017 Tech Showcase





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