Navigation Links
Tepper School Team Takes Top Honors at Global Moot Corp(R) Competition
Date:5/6/2008

Ninth Award at Leading Venture Contest Makes Carnegie Mellon 'Winningest'

School Ever

PITTSBURGH, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ninth time, a team of students from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon have landed the top prize this past weekend at leading business plan competition Moot Corp(R). This year's winning venture business -- NeuroBank -- has developed a breakthrough proprietary technology to extract and preserve adult neural stem cells. Tepper beat out 37 other teams from leading business schools and universities worldwide, also earning the title as the winningest school since the contest's founding.

(LOGO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070425/CARNEGIELOGO )

The winning team consisted of Tepper MBA candidate Raymond Sekula, M.D., and Sasha Bakhru, a Ph.D. candidate at the Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering. The team was advised by S. Thomas Emerson, David T. and Lindsay J. Morgenthaler Professor of Entrepreneurship.

NeuroBank has developed cutting-edge technology to harvest, isolate, expand and store neurologic stem cells from cerebrospinal fluid, a clear bodily fluid around and inside the brain. NeuroBank's technology allows minimally invasive extraction, isolation, expansion and cryopreservation of these stem cells and supports efforts to expand their use in developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease, stroke or traumatic brain injury, among others. In addition, the technology will allow patients to store healthy neural stem cells today to receive cutting-edge treatments for diseases they might develop later in life.

As the winner of this year's Moot Corp(R) contest, NeuroBank will receive a generous prize package valued at $100,000, including $25,000 in cash; one year of strategic business consulting and mentoring; prosecution of the first American patent by Ropes & Gray;
'/>"/>

SOURCE Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. RediClinic, BIOSAFE Labs and Glycemion to Provide Free Diabetes Risk Assessments to Richmond, Va. School Children
2. Intradigm Licenses Key Next Generation RNA Interference (RNAi) Intellectual Property From University of Massachusetts Medical School
3. Seneca Valley High School Student Receives Science Award From MedImmune
4. Open Biosystems Open Access RNAi Program Adopted by Harvard Medical School and University of North Carolina
5. Ventria Receives Friends of Education Award From Geary County School District
6. ASH Holds a Special Symposium to Interest High School Students in Biomedical Research
7. First European IGRT School Takes Place for Radiotherapy Practitioners in UK
8. Ganeden Biotech Takes Sustenex(TM) National with GanedenBC30 Probiotic
9. White Paper Advises Pharma Manufacturers on How to Select an Aseptic Fill/Finish Contractor, Avoid the Most Common Mistakes
10. Ground-Breaking Conference Takes on Abortion
11. N.C. Takes Biofuels Leadership, Establishes New Endeavor With $5 Million State Appropriation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... , Sept. 23, 2014 ... of the biomaterial family and are increasingly becoming ... body fluids and tissues without having a negative ... used as tissue replacement and tissue repair materials ... materials such as ceramics, glass, glass-ceramics, and composites. ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Kamal Rashid , PhD, director of ... Center (BETC) and research professor of biology and biotechnology ... an international two-day event focused on biomanufacturing set for ... the event will bring together leaders of companies from ... and produce human therapeutics. “The growth curve for biomanufacturing ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 2014 This is a professional ... the Phenolic Resin industry in Global and China.The ... including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global ... provided with a focus on history, developments, trends ... between the international and Chinese situation is also ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... de Reuil, France (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... to protection of laboratory personnel since 1968 and Burdinola, ... the development of a new filtered fume hood. ... above their laboratory fume hood, Burdinola will now offer ... for filtering a wide range of chemicals, best-in-class detection ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Bioactive Material Market 2014-2018 2Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Biomanufacturing Expertise to be Featured in Berlin 2Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Biomanufacturing Expertise to be Featured in Berlin 3Phenolic Resin Industry (International, China) Development Policy and Plan Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Erlab Partners with Burdinola to Deliver an Innovative Filtered Fume Hood 2
... , RESTON, Va., July 9 Mirixa Corporation, the ... the hiring of three new members to its growing ... FASCP, Kim Swiger, RPh, and Paul Miller, MS, RPh. ... closely with Mirixa,s pharmacy partners, state and national pharmacy ...
... FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9 Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... therapies, today announced the appointment of Gary A. Lyons, to ... number of directors on the Poniard board to ten. , ... to help guide us as we move toward our goal ...
... , SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 9 Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD ... second quarter ended June 30, 2009, on Thursday, July 30, 2009, ... will host a management presentation at 2 p.m. Pacific Time on ... the live webcast, please visit Cepheid,s website at www.cepheid.com/investors ...
Cached Biology Technology:Mirixa Corporation Announces Key New Hires 2Poniard Pharmaceuticals Appoints Gary A. Lyons to Board of Directors 2Poniard Pharmaceuticals Appoints Gary A. Lyons to Board of Directors 3Cepheid Schedules 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast 2
(Date:9/23/2014)... Scientists have scoured cow rumens and termite guts for ... for the production of next-generation biofuels, but some of ... human lower intestine, researchers report. , Their study ... Academy of Sciences , is the first to use ... the human gut can digest fiber, breaking it down ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... could be as good for your mental as your ... by the University of Warwick,s Medical School using data ... BMJ Open focused on mental wellbeing and ... associated with an individual,s fruit and vegetable consumption. , ... or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day, ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... organisms, including humans, have parasitic DNA fragments called "jumping ... instructions in the process. And that phenomenon can result ... the University of Rochester now report that the "jumping ... when a multi-function protein stops keeping them in check ... In a study published today in Nature Communications ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Search for better biofuels microbes leads to the human gut 2Search for better biofuels microbes leads to the human gut 3Eating five a day may keep the blues away 2A multi-function protein is key to stopping genomic parasites from 'jumping' 2
... replacement surgeries can help relieve joint pain common ... the debris from prosthetic joints leads to aseptic ... a Wayne State University researcher determined that the ... disintegration. There was one caveat, however: there are ...
... female mosquito cannot tell if the male that she has ... her eggs, according to a new study from scientists at ... journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , ... of malaria by interfering with the mosquitoes, ability to reproduce. ...
... ALAMOS, New Mexico, August 8, 2011A Los Alamos National ... the first time the critical role that an elusive ... aid in treatment of peptic ulcers or acid reflux ... waste into transportation fuels. In a paper appearing ...
Cached Biology News:Wayne State researcher discovers antibiotic useful for localized treatment of bone wear 2Mosquitoes can't spot a spermless mate 2Mosquitoes can't spot a spermless mate 3Researchers use neutrons to spy on the elusive hydronium ion 2
HAMP Immunogen: HAMP (AAH20612, 25 a.a. ~ 85 a.a) full length recombinant protein with GST tag. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles *Available for distribution in the US only...
... peptide transporter 2 (APT2) ... transporter PSF2) (Peptide supply ... transporter involved in antigen ... Antigen: ...
Raised to arginine vasopressin coupled to bovine thyroglobulin with carbodiimide ....
Chicken polyclonal to HAGH ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide, corresponding to N terminal amino acids 110-260 of Human HAGH. Entrez GeneID: 3029 Swiss ...
Biology Products: