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Founded in 1836, Atlanta-based Emory University is ranked #18 among national universities (U.S. News & World Report).
Among the Faculty--
* Novelist Salman Rushdie
* His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
* Former President Jimmy Carter
* Natasha Trethewey, 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry.
And Research (FY 2008)--
* $411.2 million in total research funding awards
* $387.5 million in health sciences research funding awards
* $300.2 million in federal research funding awards.
Emory's inventors have been busy, generating a total of 430 as of this date-- see them here from the most recent.
Most recently Emory won United States Patent 7,524,936 for Mitogenic oxygenase regulators on 4/28/2009:
The present invention relates to new genes encoding for the production of novel nox enzyme proteins involved in generation of reactive oxygen intermediates that affect cell division. The present invention also provides vectors containing these genes, cells transfected with these vectors, antibodies raised against these novel proteins, kits for detection, localization and measurement of these genes and proteins, and methods to determine the activity of drugs to affect the activity of the proteins of the present invention.
The inventors, both from Georgia, are:
- David Lambeth
- Gaungjie Chang.
See our blog all this coming week, we'll be highlighting the IP of America's colleges & universities.
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