News and Events

Jul 19, 2018
Scientists from the National Institute of Aging (NIA) at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with Tawain's National Health Research Institutes and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine worked with Peptron Inc. a Korean-based public pharmaceutical company to develop a sustained-release formulation (called SR-exenatide) that shows promise against Parkinson's disease. 
Apr 19, 2018

Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health recently report that genetically modified broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) protected rhesus macaques from an HIV-like virus. Single infusions of each modified bNAb protected two groups of six monkeys each against weekly exposures to simian-human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) for up to 37 weeks.

Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Jorge Munoz will discuss the CDC Trioplex real-time RT-PCR assay for detection and differentiation of Zika, dengue and chikungunya virus infections in one clinical sample. To participate, please pre-register by sending an email to by Thursday, April 26, at 1 p.m. EDT. After requesting the registration, participants will receive a confirmation of their registration along with access information to enter prior to the webinar.
Mar 21, 2018

NIH building 1Health and Human Services (HHS) tops Reuters’ second annual ranking of the Top 25 Global Innovators – Government, a list that identifies and ranks the publicly funded ins

Mar 15, 2018

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Mar 8, 2018

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Mar 2, 2018

Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Technology Transfer Center (TTC) entered into a Partnership Intermediary Agreement to support their mutual interests: facilitate the development and licensing of NCI technologies and support collaborative opportunities with companies and Maryland educational institutions that commercialize products for public benefit.

Feb 9, 2018
Looking to work with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest biomedical research institution? The NIH Office of Technology Transfer has updated its "Business Opportunities at the NIH" guide for companies seeking new discoveries for commercialization, research & clinical collaboration opportunities or even funding. This general guide includes a brief overviews of the NIH, the research conducted by its 27 institutes and their technology transfer programs, along with where to follow-up concerning:
Dec 7, 2017


Chemotherapy is one of the most important treatments for colorectal cancer, especially those at late stages. Camptothecin (CPT) has demonstrated antitumor activity, but failed in clinical trials due to the low solubility and adverse side effects. In other words, CPT does not circulate well in the blood and is toxic to the body. In addition, these drugs do not target cancer cells well because of their low solubility.

Dec 6, 2017

The Technology Transfer Center (TTC) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is offering an exclusive Start-Up Evaluation Option License, called Start-Up 2.0, to qualified companies for term limited evaluation of certain early-stage vaccine, therapeutic, device, and diagnostic technologies stemming from the Intramural program at NCI and certain other Institutes serviced by TTC.