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Faculty recognized at 2018 Celebration of Inventors

Image of table with various awards; in background is a large projection screen with Washington University shield logo and text reading "Celebration of Inventors, May 4, 2018".
(Sid Hastings / Washington University)

Numerous Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center were recognized for their innovation at the first Celebration of Inventors, hosted by the university’s Office of Technology Management. Speakers at the event included Mayor Lyda Krewson and Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, alongside other university leaders.

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The following radiation oncology faculty were recognized at this year’s celebration:

2017 U.S. Patent Awardees

  • Antibodies to TIP-1
    Dennis Hallahan, MD, and Heping Yan, MD
  • System and method for the validation and quality assurance of computerized contours of human anatomy
    Michael Altman, PhDOlga Green, PhDJames KavanaughHua Li, PhDSasa Mutic, PhD, Hasani (Omar) Wooten, PhD
  • 3D tissue-engineered bone marrow for personalized therapy and drug development
    Abdel Kareem Azab, PhD, and Pilar de la Puente, PhD
  • Developing predictive dose-volume relationships for a radiotherapy treatment
    Kevin Moore, PhD, Sasa Mutic, PhD, R. Scott Brame, PhD, Lindsey (Olsen) Appenzoller, PhD
  • Studying dosimetric impact of motion to generate adaptive patient-specific margins in EBRT planning
    Parag Parikh, MD, and Camille Noel, PhD
  • Methods and signatures for oropharyngeal cancer prognosis
    Xiaowei Wang, PhD
  • Rational design of microRNA-siRNA chimeras for multi-functional target suppression
    Xiaowei Wang, PhD

2017 Startups

Precision Virologics, Inc.
Unleash Immuno Oncolytics, Inc.

David Curiel, MD, PhD