UTHSC Researchers Play Role in Supporting Development of COVID-19 Vaccines

To reduce the risk to workers developing and testing the COVID-19 vaccine, Pfizer-BioNTech and other companies have utilized a surrogate system, one of which was developed in the laboratory of Michael Whitt, PhD, a UTHSC virologist and UTRF innovator. Story written by Peggy Reisser, UTHSC  Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have… Read More

UTRF Welcomes James Parrett

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is pleased to announce that James Parrett has joined the organization as a Technology Manager at its Memphis office. At UTRF, James will be involved in all aspects of the technology transfer process, including building relationships with research groups across the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Matthew Layne

Local partnership results in creation of new solar charging technology for robotic mowers. One University of Tennessee, Knoxville, staff member sought to solve a problem at work and ended up co-inventing a technology with a local solar company that may unlock new possibilities for the future of electrification. Matthew Layne, co-inventor of a patent-pending, solar-powered… Read More