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Northwestern scientists named National Academy of Inventors fellows

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

December 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern professors were named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their biological research. Profs. Thomas Meade and Joseph Moskal were nominated by their peers and named 2017 fellows for their contributions...

Northwestern patents, licensing profits down over 90 percent after sale of Lyrica royalties

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus

Northwestern saw only $32 million in profits from its patents and licensing agreements this year, down from $357 million last year, according to a 2015 report from the NU Innovations and New Ventures Office. In 2014, the University...

NU pharmaceutical spinoff aims to treat brain disorders

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

A Northwestern spinoff company that produces antidepressants was acquired in July by pharmaceutical company Allergan for an initial $560 million. The scientists and researchers behind the company, Naurex, hope to continue their...