• Wound V.A.C. Co-Inventors Receive Medallion of Merit Awards

    Wake Forest University Medallion of Merit recipients Louis Argenta, MD, and Michael Morykwas, PhD, are co-inventors of V.A.C.®, a negative pressure wound therapy that has helped more than 10 million patients worldwide. Read more.

  • Jay Kaplan

    Jay Kaplan, PhD, expert in translational medicine, leads a world-class center for preclinical research where his team investigates some of the most challenging diseases facing Western society. Read Kaplan’s bio.

  • David Carroll – Alternative Energy

    David Carroll, PhD, discusses how industry and academia can partner together to solve the world’s energy problems. Read the story.

  • Sarah Berga, MD

    The Sex of Cells Matter: Renowned expert in women’s health, Sarah Berga, MD, discusses why industry must consider sex differences in drug development.

  • Innovative Science

    Our scientists are developing tomorrow’s innovations in therapeutics, vaccines, medical devices and more. Get updates from Wake Forest Innovations.

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Open Innovation e-Newsletter

Open Innovation e-Newsletter

Read the December 2014 Open Innovation e-Newsletter to learn more about scientists and discoveries at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Single-Prong Nasal Cannula

Single-Prong Nasal Cannula

The nasal cannula gets its first redesign since the 1960s. A Wake Forest orbital surgeon envisions a safer way to deliver oxygen. Explore the novel design of the dual-port nasal cannula.

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Accelerating Innovation

Accelerating Innovation

Read an interview with Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD, about how Wake Forest Innovations accelerates innovation in the development of health care products.

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Wake Forest Innovations offers an extensive portfolio of technology licensing opportunities in biomedical and materials science.

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Wake Forest Innovations supports your R&D needs through easy access to Wake Forest's unique research capabilities.

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Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Wake Forest Innovations drives the creation of a new hub for innovation in biomedical and materials science and information technology.

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News and Highlights

Wake Forest Baptist Names Nationally Recognized Researcher as Director of New Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Center

Donald A. McClain, M.D., Ph.D., a nationally recognized leader in diabetes and obesity research, has been named founding director of the new Center on Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. McClain will join Wake Forest Baptist on April 1 from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, continue reading

A New Way to Fight Cancer? It May Be in Our DNA.

Precision Medicine Program Launched at Comprehensive Cancer Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Feb. 10, 2015 – After a year in development, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced a new Precision Medicine program at its National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Precision medicine was introduced to the nation during President Obama’s State of the Union address in January. He continue reading

Featured Technology

Compact, Wireless Brain Activity Device

The Universal Brain Activity Transmitter (UBAT), a compact, wireless recording system, analyzes, compresses and transmits individual neural activity data via Bluetooth technology, from distances up to 30 meters. The device has flexible recording capabilities and the capacity for robust transmission in diverse environments. 

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