Innovation News

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine Demonstrates Muscle Regeneration Proof-of-Concept

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine is making strides with “in body” regeneration of muscle tissue. Funded by the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine scientists have used rodent models to harness the body’s natural “regenerative machinery” to regrow segments of missing muscle. Traditional methods of muscle regeneration involve continue reading

New Associate Vice President of Contract Research & Development Services at Wake Forest Innovations

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Jan. 22, 2014 – Chris Jerome, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., has been named Associate Vice President, Contract Research & Development Services at Wake Forest Innovations. “The combination of Dr. Jerome’s academic and contract research backgrounds is an asset that will help him engage faculty and promote our services to industry,” said Edward Abraham, M.D., continue reading

New Patent Will Enable 3D Printing of Customized Orthopedic Inserts

A new patent has been issued to Wake Forest Innovations collaborator Donald Spector, chairman of New York College of Health Professions. This patent, according to Lisa Pamintuan, president of New York College of Health Professions, will change the cost curve for customized orthotic and orthopedic inserts and will make customized orthotic and orthopaedic inserts available continue reading

Death of Frederick Sanger

By Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer The world lost a true pioneer today, a man whose research laid the foundation for so much of what is being accomplished in laboratories here and across the globe. University of Cambridge biochemist Frederick Sanger, a two-time winner of the Nobel prize for chemistry, launched the era continue reading

Wake Forest Innovations Announces License Agreement with Causa Research

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Sept. 12, 2013 – Wake Forest Innovations, the commercialization arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, today announced a licensing agreement with one of its newest startup companies, Causa Research, at the 12th-annual Tech Briefing hosted by the Tech Council of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce. Founded by leading adherence researcher and Wake Forest continue reading