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A little help from your friends is key to natural disaster recovery, Purdue research study suggests

October 12 2018

Natural disasters are life-changers for all involved, and understanding why some communities recover faster than others can be better achieved by looking at both the social and physical networks within these communities and their interplay, according to a four-year Purdue University study of Hurricane Sandy.

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Pioneering technologies, leading research highlighted at inaugural WestGate technology showcase

October 11 2018

The state’s top research institutions were featured at WestGate Academy for the first-ever State of Indiana Technology Showcase. Dozens of pioneering innovations available for licensing were presented, ranging from medical devices to analytical tools.

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Purdue researchers hope deadly MRSA superbugs take the bait

October 11 2018

Purdue University researchers are testing whether a light-active version of heme, the molecule responsible for transporting oxygen in blood circulation, may help people infected with MRSA.

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Global honor recognizes Purdue innovator for using the human body as a wire to improve health care, neuroscience

October 04 2018

A Purdue University researcher has combined his wealth of experience in wireless and wireline communication with his longstanding passion for medical sciences, to develop an invention with the potential to improve health care, neuroscience and human-computer interaction.

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Nonaddictive drug compound could replace opioids for chronic pain sufferers

October 04 2018

A new nonaddictive drug compound discovered by Purdue University researchers could lead to the treatment of chronic pain without the need to rely on opioids, just as a bipartisan package of bills moves through the U.S. House and Senate to battle the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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Purdue-affiliated Adranos Inc. raises $800,000 to develop high-performance propellant for missile, space launch systems

October 04 2018

Adranos Inc., a Purdue University-affiliated company developing a novel high-performance, solid propellant for long-range missile and space launch systems, has raised $800,000 to further advance the technology.

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Three Purdue University-affiliated startups among finalists at annual BioCrossroads New Venture Competition

October 04 2018

Three Purdue University-affiliated startups – Novosteo, OmniVis and Predictive Wear – are among five finalists for the BioCrossroads New Venture Competition with awards of $60,000 to the three winning companies.

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Cancer researchers at Purdue aim to take the ‘accelerator’ off aggressive prostate and other deadly tumors

October 03 2018

Purdue University researchers are studying ways to make prostate cancer, ranked as the second most common and second most fatal cancer among men by the American Cancer Society, less lethal by making it less aggressive.

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Endocyte becomes first Purdue startup to reach $1.5B in value

October 03 2018

Endocyte Inc. (Nasdaq: ECYT) reached a milestone this year when its value recently reached about $1.5 billion and as the company’s drug platforms continue to move through various clinical trials with promising results in treating advanced prostate cancer and its continuing pre-clinical work in improved treatments for pediatric bone cancer.

Founded in the Purdue Research Park, the biopharmaceutical company licensed its first technology through the Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization.

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Combat ready: Purdue-affiliated startup to teach financial literacy for armed forces, boost preparedness for troops to be deploy

October 03 2018

Zoro Financial, a Purdue-affiliated startup, is developing a holistic banking application to help military personnel learn financial literacy skills through an interactive and incentive-based curriculum.

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