2019 UTRF Innovation Awards Honor Ground-Breaking Achievements in Innovation and Commercialization

Dr. Peter Tsai honored with prestigious Innovator Hall of Fame Award The 2019 University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) Innovation Awards celebrated a banner year in innovation and marketplace success for university-based technologies. The Knoxville awards ceremony, held on December 4, recognized the UT researchers whose innovations better society. 2019 honorees included researchers who patented… Read More

Promising New Treatment for Prostate Cancer Also Demonstrates Encouraging Results Against Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Efficacy Preclinical Studies Conducted by UTRF, UTHSC, and Veru Inc.’s University-Industry Partnership Memphis, Tennessee: A research collaboration between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), and biopharmaceutical company Veru Inc. has resulted in a promising next generation oral cancer therapy, VERU-111, which has the potential to treat… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Stephen Kania

 On the frontlines to protect our furry friends. The endless battle to stay one step ahead of drug-resistant bacteria isn’t limited to humans; our four-legged friends are in the fight as well. Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, the bacteria behind staph infections, is the most common opportunistic pathogen in dogs. Dogs with underlying health problems, such as persistent… Read More