UCLA Invents Newsletter
Newsletter published by: UCLA OIP-ISR January 2015




Feb. 06, 2015
FirstFridays @ OIP
Topic:  "Campus-wide Entrepreneurial Activities at the Anderson School of Mgmt."
Speaker:  George Abe, Lecturer, UCLA Anderson

March 10, 2015
3rd Annual UCLA Medical Device Industry Partnering Conference

More Events


Kite Pharma

Kite, Amgen Forge $1B+ Cancer Immunotherapy Pact
UCLA startup licensee Kite Pharma and Amgen announce a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize novel CAR T cell immunotherapies. Amgen is putting in $60M as well as funding for R&D costs and an additional $525M in milestone payments.

NeuroSigma Wins Humanitarian Use Designation from FDA
The California-based company and UCLA spinout said that the FDA awarded a humanitarian-use device (HUD) designation to its Monarch eTNS neuromodulation therapy as a treatment for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. This is a crucial step toward marketing eTNS in the US.
UCLA Medical Device Industry Partnering Conf.

March 10, 2015 - 3rd Annual UCLA Medical Device Industry Partnering Conference - Register Now
UCLA's 3rd Annual Medical Device Industry Partnering Conference provides a unique opportunity for UCLA inventors, investors, and industry executives to establish new relationships for furthering innovation. The event features industry panels, startup pitches, and provides ample time for networking.

 2014 Roundup:  UCLA Startup Funding and IP Licensing Highlights

Intellectual Property Announcements

New U.S. Patents Awarded

  • 8,924,881 - Drill down clinical information dashboard  | N. Martin, et al.
  • 8,920,807 - Vault complexes for cytokine delivery  | L. Rome, et al.
  • 8,917,562 - Body voltage sensing based short pulse reading circuit  | K. Wang, et al.
  • 8,916,722 - Complex mixed ligand open framework materials  | O. Yaghi, et al.
  • 8,916,390 - Portable rapid diagnostic test reader  | A. Ozcan, et al.
  • 8,911,548 - Chemically bonded ceramics based on fly ash  | J. Yang, et al.


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