UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Michael Mason

Motivating Young Adults Struggling with Substance Use A University of Tennessee researcher has made it his mission to use technology and evidence-based treatment to help young people struggling with cannabis use disorder (CUD) decrease or overcome substance use. Dr. Michael Mason is the Betsey R. Bush Endowed Professor of Children and Families at Risk in… Read More

490 BioTech wins Innov865 Alliance’s Startup Day; Dr. Peter Tsai is Recognized for Global Pandemic Support

Innov865 Week Ends with a Virtual Celebration of Trailblazing Entrepreneurs and Life-changing Impact KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The startup 490 BioTech, which developed bioluminescent human cells to show changes in cellular health, won the Innov865 Judges’ Choice Award at Startup Day 2020 with a pitch that explained how its technology can improve development of pharmaceuticals. “Healthy… Read More