News & Events

  • Preventing progression of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

    Hemera Biosciences’ dry AMD drug succeeds in Phase I safety study In December 2016, the FDA granted Hemera “safe to proceed” status for an investigational new drug application on its lead product HMR59. A Phase…


  • Monthly Snapshot of Technology Transfer at Tufts – March 2019


  • GliaCure

    Research Serendipity Philip Haydon, professor and chair of the Department of Neuroscience, discovered that to achieve great payoffs in business, an entrepreneur must be tenacious and have strong convictions. The Haydon laboratory studies how astrocytes…


  • Monthly Snapshot of Technology Transfer at Tufts – February 2019


  • Sofregen Medical

    Silk protein – also known as fibroin – possesses highly advantageous properties for tissue support and regeneration. As a natural structural protein, silk can provide strength and facilitate tissue ingrowth as it slowly resorbs in…


  • Innovative Qiaobing Xu

    Targeted drug delivery At least 100 genuine, and a large number of modified, therapeutic proteins and peptides are approved for clinical use, yet most protein and peptide pharmaceuticals on the market or under development now…


  • Monthly Snapshot of Technology Transfer at Tufts – January 2019


  • Biotech Incubator in Heart of Tufts Health Sciences Campus, Boston

    Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs is a fully equipped, co-working and shared lab space that provides start-ups with the infrastructure and equipment they need to build their companies. Powered by Biolabs, the pioneers of co-working lab…


  • Bioactive Silk Inks for Bacteria-Sensing Smart Gloves

    Tufts researchers and collaborators have developed a formulation of regenerated silk fibroin solution that can be easily functionalized and inkjet printed on numerous surfaces. The formulation can be doped with other biological components to generate a…


  • Fall 2018 Graduate Student and Postdoc Technology Transfer Internship Program

    Beginning in October 2018, Tufts Tech Transfer will offer an internship opportunity to two Tufts University graduate or postdoctoral researchers. We are seeking applicants for a paid technology transfer internship that will require 4 to…


  • Announcement of New Director Larry Steranka

    Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that following a comprehensive search, we have selected Larry Steranka, PhD, as senior director of technology transfer and industry collaboration (TTIC) in the Office of the Vice Provost…


  • MindChild

    Making labor safer for women and their babies On December 7, 2015, MindChild Medical announced that it had received ISO 13485:2003 certification for the design, development, and manufacturing of its Meridian family of noninvasive fetal monitors….


  • GliaCure Successfully Completes $5.8 million Financing

    GliaCure, Inc., announced today that it has successfully completed a $5.8 million B round financing, exceeding its original goal of $5 million.  GliaCure is developing new therapies based on glial targets for neurological and neuropsychiatric…


  • Expanded Vision for Tufts Tech Transfer

    Dear Colleagues: The former Office of Technology Licensing and Industry Collaboration (OTL&IC) is being reorganized and renamed.  The new technology transfer organization will be provided with additional resources to pursue its core mission to identify,…


  • Fostering Cross-Institutional Innovation

    On June 6th 2013, Tufts Tech Transfer, in conjunction with Office of the Vice Provost and the School of Dental Medicine, hosted a gathering on the Boston campus to foster cross-institutional collaboration in dental research…


  • Hemera Biosciences Raises $3.75 Million

    On March 20th, Hemera Biosciences announced its Series A financing of $3.75 million.   Hemera is developing anti-complement gene based therapies for the treatment of dry and wet age related macular degeneration (AMD).  AMD is the…


  • NCET2 University Startups Showcase

    Tufts Tech Transfer will be attending the Annual University Startups Showcase and Conference in Washington DC.  The conference is organized annually by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2.org) and is designed to catalyze…


  • J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

    Tufts Tech Transfer is actively preparing for the 2013 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. One of the largest annual events in life science investing, last year’s conference was attended by over 8,000 participants and 395 companies…


  • GliaCure

    Research serendipity Philip Haydon, professor and chair of the Department of Neuroscience, discovered that to achieve great payoffs in business, an entrepreneur must be tenacious and have strong convictions. The Haydon laboratory studies how astrocytes…


  • AUTM 2013 Annual Meeting

    Join Tufts Tech Transfer at this year’s Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Annual Meeting and Partnering sessions in San Antonio.