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We empower inventors — paving pathways, clearing obstacles and dedicating significant resources to technology transfer.

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The Office of Technology Management assists WashU faculty in the transfer of technology from the lab to the global marketplace.

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A research powerhouse becomes an innovation incubator

“We believe in the idea that research can improve health outcomes, decrease health-care costs and improve the regional economy.” — David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and the George and Carol Bauer Dean of the School of Medicine

New technology offers pathways to finding treatments for kidney disease

August 31, 2022

The search for effective treatments has been hampered because these highly structured cells cannot be cultured outside of the body, and because immortalized cell lines are not true to their structure. New research from Washington University’s McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine aims to overcome this critical barrier.


Resources for Students & Alumni

The Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship serves as the primary resource for students and alumni.