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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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Needlemans commit $15 million to boost drug discovery

A generous gift from longtime benefactors of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis establishes the Needleman Program for Innovation and Commercialization. For a select number of projects, the new program will provide funding to help move promising therapeutics towards the stage where the Food and Drug Administration grants investigational new drug (IND) status.

Physician-scientists receive Scholar-Innovator award

June 10, 2024

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD, and Russell Pachynski, MD, both of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have been honored with the 2024 Scholar-Innovator Award from the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland.


Resources for Students & Alumni

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