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University of Pittsburgh receives $3.54 million translational bioengineering research award
Date:9/16/2011

Professor in the Swanson School's bioengineering department and as Executive-In-Residence at the University's Office of Technology Management.

Khanwilkar, who has studied, taught, and conducted research at the University of Utah for 28 years, most recently as an adjunct professor in the Department of Bioengineering, is the founder of six medical device product/service companies. In a uniquely fashioned, multifaceted position, Khanwilkar has been hired to guide the development of appropriate projects to be undertaken by Pitt researchers; ensure that they are properly vetted by a Coulter oversight committee; and facilitate the progress of securing additional funding, licensing intellectual property, and developing spin-off companies.

"We are especially pleased to have been chosen to receive this award because the University has demonstrated not only its ability to form partnerships between clinicians and engineers to develop ideas and products that will directly impact patients, but also the passion to see those ideas through to clinical application," Borovetz said.

Coulter Foundation Director of Research Awards Michael Gara agreed that passion and commitment were key determinants in Pitt's selection as an award recipient. Another significant determinant was the strength of the relationships the foundation has had with both individuals like Borovetz and the Pitt researchers whom the foundation already supports through the Coulter Translation Research Awards program for individual investigators.

"Harvey has a very good understanding of our program and its unique emphasis on projects that have the potential to make it out of the University and into the clinic," said Gara.

The $3.54 million award was made to Pitt as part of a second phase of program development from the Coulter Foundation. Translational partnership awards through the first program development phase were made in 2004 to 11 U.S. universities. The $50 million awa
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Contact: Karen Hoffmann
hoffkar@gmail.com
412-444-5946
University of Pittsburgh
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