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Module 4: What are the expectations of the Technology Transfer Office?

The technology transfer office considers you a partner in the process. Both the inventors and the technology transfer office staff have distinct responsibilities. Inventor responsibilities Disclose inventions to the tech transfer office. Assign (or give ownership) of your invention to your employing institution. Submit all relevant data and materials...

Module 5: SBIR/STTR Funding

There may be funding sources out there for your project that you didn’t know about. For example, the Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Tech Transfer Research Programs. Both of these grants support a researcher and a US small business working in collaboration. Successful...

2015 Pilot Awardees
CTSI Announces the 2015 Pilot Awardees

The CTSI scientific community has come together once again to work in partnership in interdisciplinary research teams to enhance discoveries leading to better treatments and cures for today’s medical threats. CTSI seeks to cultivate inter-institutional and interdisciplinary collaboration between clinical and basic biomedical scientists, social...

Discovery Radio – Episode #12 – Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

With no cure and no tests to confirm its diagnosis, Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that has researchers looking for clues to diagnose and treat this movement disorder. You can help. Find out how in this episode of CTSI Discovery Radio. Guests Joseph Carroll, PhD, FARVO,...

Module 6: Industry Collaborations

Industry and academic institutions can make great partners. In collaboration, they can help accelerate the move from basic science into product introduction which is the goal of translational science. But, there are a few key factors you should consider before finding an industry partner. The...

Discovery Radio – Episode #11 – Concussions & Traumatic Brain Injury

There has been a lot of talk recently about concussions and traumatic brain injuries. Concern has been raised about NFL players, collegiate sports programs, military veterans, and our own children's safety playing school sports. We’ll try to sort out fact from fiction, and we'll explain what’s being done to study...

Module 7: The Rules of Inventorship

Inventorship is governed by strict legal rules. It is important that the list of inventors submitted with a patent application be accurate and complete. A U.S. patent that fails to properly identify the “true” inventors is invalid. Furthermore, an error in inventorship can lead to...

Discovery Radio – Episode #10 – Exercise & Aging

Are you sitting down? Well, you may want to stand up for this. In this episode of CTSI Discovery Radio, hear how moderate physical exercise may hold the key to healthy blood vessels and a healthy heart as you age. We'll define "moderate" next on...

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