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How Unique Immune Cells Can Recognize and Destroy Tumors

How Unique Immune Cells Can Recognize and Destroy Tumors

  By Sarah C.P. Williams, Gladstone Institutes  San Francisco- Gamma delta T cells, a special type of cell in the immune system, are incredibly effective at recognizing and killing cancer cells. Cancer patients with higher levels of these T cells in their tumors...

Maryn McKenna Awarded 2023 Victor Cohn Prize

Maryn McKenna Awarded 2023 Victor Cohn Prize

Los Angeles— Maryn McKenna (@marynmck), senior writer at WIRED and a widely published journalist and author specializing in public health, global health, and food policy, has been selected to receive the 2023 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science...

The Important Role of Intellectual Property Laws

The Important Role of Intellectual Property Laws

By Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Originally published on michelsonip.com) A Day without IP Laws? We asked ChatGPT to help us out with this question and here’s what they came up with: If the United States didn’t have intellectual property laws, it...

Highlights from the UNCF Summit for Black Higher Education

Highlights from the UNCF Summit for Black Higher Education

  By Chinwe Ohanele,  Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Originally published on michelsonip.com) The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Unite was an incredible conference running from July 17 through July 20 in Atlanta Georgia that brought together...

How the Veterinarian Shortage Will Impact Pet Owners

How the Veterinarian Shortage Will Impact Pet Owners

  By Brett Yates, CEO Michelson Found Animals One of the starkest issues facing the U.S. pet care industry today is a shortage of veterinarians and veterinary technicians. In fact, by 2030,¹ we will need 40,000 vets and 133,000 vet techs to meet the needs of our...

The Battle for the Taco Tuesday Trademark Ends

The Battle for the Taco Tuesday Trademark Ends

  By Rachelle Mulumba, Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Originally published on michelsonip.com) It seems the fight to “free” the Taco Tuesday trademark has officially come to an end with Taco John’s, the fast food chain and original rights holders,...

Spotlight on the 2023 OER Spark Grant Recipients

Spotlight on the 2023 OER Spark Grant Recipients

  By Michelson 20MM Foundation (Originally published on 20mm.org) Open educational resources (OER) are building momentum on college campuses across the country. Knowing that 65% of students reported skipping buying a textbook due to cost, OER can be the...

How Michelson IP Elevates Student Success in Community Colleges

How Michelson IP Elevates Student Success in Community Colleges

  By Rachelle Mulumba, Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Originally published on michelsonip.com) Quotes in the article have been lightly edited and paraphrased for clarity. “I remember during my first semester teaching, a student came up to me and...

Apply Now for Leap’s Petpreneurs Start-Up Funding Program

Apply Now for Leap’s Petpreneurs Start-Up Funding Program

By Leap Venture Studio (Originally published on foundanimals.org) Are you passionate about revolutionizing the pet care industry and creating innovative solutions for our beloved furry companions? If so, brace yourselves for an exceptional opportunity that could...