Three GSBS Faculty Receive Tufts Launchpad Funding
The Tufts Launchpad | Accelerator (TLA) Program is designed to support translational research aimed at extending preliminary observations, establishing proof-of-concept, scaling-up a product or process, and generating (or enhancing) intellectual property (IP) positions.
Three GSBS faculty received support from this program recently.
Jamie Maguire, PhD, a member of the Neuroscience and PDD programs received support for her project "Next generation drug development for depression".
Jim Schwob, MD, PhD, a member of the CMDB, Genetics and Neuroscience programs received support for his project "Utilizing stem cell activation through siRNA as a therapy for smell loss".
Nikhil Nair, PhD, a member of the CMDB program received support for his project "Optimizing a high-yield, low-cost bioprocess for the rare sugar tagatose".