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Midwest Research Institute
Thomas Sack, the senior vice president and director of technical operations for Midwest Research Institute, discussed the Midwest Research Institute's work in the area of life sciences.
Process map for technology commercialization at Missouri Innovation Center
This presentation provided Expo attendees with a road map for commercializing new technology.
Creating a Health Care Business from University Research
This presentation opens with a brief review of the Consortium for Bone and Tissue Repair and Regeneration which is a collaborative research program between faculty in the Dental School at UMKC and the materials programs ...
KU Center for Technology Commercialization: "promoting innovation to benefit society"
The presentation will examine the challenges of the university technology transfer office in assessing new invention disclosures and the various means of doing so. The presentation will also provide information on different ...
Shor-Line: we are an industry leader
Shor-Line has been a part of the animal health industry since the company's founding in 1927. In the early years, Shor-Line's involvement related mainly to large animal applications. Back then the local vet took care of ...
Life Sciences Patent Prosecution Pitfalls
Robert Hanson discussed the application of patent requirements to biotechnology and life science inventions.
Orthopedic Tissue Engineering
My group at the University of Kansas is interested in biomaterials, stem cells and tissue engineering. Tissue engineering efforts focus primarily on bone and cartilage regeneration, including the in the temporomandibular ...
Of Mice and Men and the Search for an Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
Alzheimer's disease is a common affliction that disrupts the lives of millions and costs the country hundreds of millions of dollars. The federal government, state governments, philanthropic foundations, and industry have ...
Research in motion
Orthopaedic disorders of the major joints, specifically, osteoarthritis of the hip and knee joints have an enormous economic and functional impact on our society, affecting millions of patients every day. In the late 1960s ...
Neuro-modulation techniques in humans
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
During the past two decades noninvasive brain stimulation techniques such as transcranial direct current stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation are being increasingly used for the diagnosis and treatment of ...
Missouri Botanical Garden: plants for a sustainable future
(University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
Rainer Bussmann discussed the Missouri Botanical Garden's research efforts in areas such as ethnobotany, natural products, seed and germination ecology, and natural resource management.
One health: a guiding imperative
Given the large proportion of households that include pets, this is perhaps a most important time to consider human-companion animal interaction as a vehicle to facilitate One Health (human-animal health). The potential ...
Devices and Materials in the Continuous Monitoring of Metabolites
The importance and need for continuous monitoring of metabolites cannot be overemphasized. Most recent developments for in vivo monitoring devices have focused on miniaturization and the exploratory use of new functional ...
Understanding the Risk for Neuropsychiatric Disorders Using Functional Brain Imaging
MU has recently opened the Brain Imaging Center, a research dedicated Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) facility. Research at the center is focused on understanding the nature of basic cognitive and emotional processes as ...
A primer on business entities
This presentation provided Expo attendees with some definitions and concepts about business entities they might wish to form.
Plants are just very slow animals
Most of us regard plants as quite different from animals, and many of us think of them as furniture. But plants actually share a very large number of biological functions with the animal kingdom, including mechanisms for ...
Interactive mapping: overlaying local and national data
The Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems (CARES) at the University of Missouri-Columbia has a long history of integrating Internet accessibility with emerging technologies to assist underserved, under-resourced, ...
Things for entrepreneurs to know about Angel Investors
This presentation provided Expo attendees with information about what an angel investor is and some criteria for deciding whether to work with an angel investor.
Enterprise Investment Program
This presentation introduced Expo attendees to the University of Missouri's Enterprise Investment Program.