Jefferson Inventors

Jefferson is a member institution of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a non-profit organization founded in 2010 at the University of South Florida under the leadership of Dr. Stephen Klasko. The NAI's mission is to:

  • Honor academic invention
  • Recognize and encourage inventors
  • Enhance the visibility of university and non-profit research institute technology and innovation
  • Encourage the disclosure of intellectual property
  • Educate and mentor innovative students
  • Translate members' inventions to benefit society

Members of the Jefferson's chapter of the NAI are Jefferson faculty, alumni, and affiliates who have received an issued patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

A total of 29 staff members were honored and inducted into the Jefferson Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors at a ceremony and reception held in the Bluemle Life Sciences Building on June 30th, 2016 (watch video). The Jefferson Chapter now has a total of 68 members. These inventors represent outstanding achievement at this institution and in the research community.

David Abraham, PhD

David Abraham, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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PATENTS: 5,714,170; 6,312,684; 6,506,415; 6,541,036


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Emad Alnemri, PhD
Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENTS: 6,797,812; 6,730,779; 6,716,960; 6,686,099; 6,610,541; 6,600,024; 6,576,751; 6,566,505; 6,462,175; 6,455,296


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Teresa Alnemri, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENTS: 5,672,500; 5,786,173; 5,958,720; 5,985,640; 6,274,318; 6,359,127; 6,462,175; 6,686,099; 6,716,960; 6,797,812


Andrews

David Andrews, MD
Professor & Vice Chair for Clinical Services
Neurological Surgery

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PATENTS: 6,541,036; 6,096,019; 5,810,760


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Jeffrey Benovic, PhD
Professor & Chair
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENT: 6,255,069


Bruno Calabretta, MD, PhD

Bruno Calabretta, MD, PhD
Professor
Cancer Biology

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PATENTS: 5,362,631; 5,734,039; 5,817,783


René Daniel, MD, PhD

René Daniel, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Medicine/Infectious Disease

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PATENT: 7,736,848


Bernhard Dietzschold, DVM

Bernhard Dietzschold, DVM
Professor Emeritus
Microbiology & Immunology

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PATENTS: 5,695,757; 6,129,921; 6,890,532; 7,071,319; 7,074,413; 7,223,584; 7,695,724; 8,282,939; 6,355,621


Laurence Eisenlohr, VMD, PhD

Laurence Eisenlohr, VMD, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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PATENTS: 6,093,700; 6,475,999


Milosz Faber, PhD

Milosz Faber, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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PATENTS: 7,695,724; 8,282,939


Andrzej Fertala, PhD

Andrzej Fertala, PhD
Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery

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PATENTS: 5,593,859; 5,405,757


Flemming Forsberg, PhD

Flemming Forsberg, PhD
Associate Professor
Radiology

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PATENTS: 6,302,8455,833,615


Gregory Fossum, MD

Gregory Fossum, MD
Associate Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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PATENT: 6,077,280


Leonard Gomella, MD

Leonard Gomella, MD
Chairman
Urology

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PATENTS: 5,939,2585,688,6495,674,6825,506,106


Irvin Hirsch, MD

Irvin Hirsch, MD
Clinical Professor
Urology

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PATENT: 5,582,620


D. Craig Hooper, PhD

D. Craig Hooper, PhD
Professor
Cancer Biology

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PATENTS: 5,872,1245,935,5706,042,8326,129,9216,448,0706,890,5327,071,3197,074,4137,223,5848,282,939


Ya-ming Hou, PhD

Ya-ming Hou, PhD
Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENT: 6,448,059


Lorraine Iacovitti, PhD

Lorraine Iacovitti, PhD
Professor
Neurology

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PATENT: 7,195,910


Renato Iozzo, MD

Renato Iozzo, MD
Professor
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

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PATENTS: 6,821,9476,524,5735,354,666


Edward Jasper, MD

Edward Jasper, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine
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PATENT: 5,688,797


Sergio Jimenez, MD

Sergio Jimenez, MD
Professor
Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

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PATENTS: 6,010,694


Jeffrey Joseph, DO

Jeffrey Joseph, DO
Vice Chairman & Director of Research, Anesthesiology
Director, Jefferson Artificial Pancreas Center
Associate Director, Anesthesiology Program for Translational Research Anesthesiology

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PATENTS: 6,471,6895,995,8605,819,7235,582,1674,951,678


Dennis Leeper, PhD

Dennis Leeper, PhD
Professor
Radiation Oncology

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PATENTS: 5,716,6166,974,571


Yuhong Liu

Yuhong Liu
Research Assistant
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENTS: 7,638,120


David Maguire, MD

David Maguire, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Anesthesiology

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PATENTS: 5,778,874


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Michael Mastrangelo, MD
Director, Melanoma Program
Medical Oncology

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PATENTS: 6,093,700; 6,475,999; 6,177,076


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Raymond Regan, MD
Professor
Emergency Medicine
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PATENTS: 5,688,797; 6,329,430


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Jay Schneider, PhD

Jay Schneider, PhD
Professor
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

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PATENTS: 7,414,034; 7,160,913; 6,551,993


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Matthias Schnell, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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PATENTS: 7,074,413; 7,223,584; 7,695,724


Linda Siracusa, PhD

Linda Siracusa, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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PATENTS: 6,010,694; 6,087,556


David Strayer, MD, PhD

David Strayer, MD, PhD
Professor
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

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PATENTS: 5,550,114; 5,674,493; 5,863,794; 6,051,224; 6,255,452; 6,797,728


Theodore Taraschi, PhD

Theodore Taraschi, PhD
Associate Provost for Research Support Services
Professor
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

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PATENTS: 5,356,927; 5,631,278; 5,683,692


Madhukar Thakur, PhD

Madhukar Thakur, PhD
Professor
Radiology

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PATENTS: 4,917,878; 5,011,676; 5,308,603; 5,886,142; 6,395,255; 6,685,913; 6,824,759; 6,855,308


Mark Tykocinski, MD

Mark Tykocinski, MD
EVP, Provost and Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University

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PATENTS: 8,329,657; 8,039,437; 7,569,663; 7,435,585; 6,797,489; 6,420,172; 6,316,256; 5,623,056; 5,601,828; 5,242,687


Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD

Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD
Chair
Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

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PATENTS: 5,500,409; 5,648,061; 6,018,098


Scott Waldman, MD, PhD

Scott Waldman, MD, PhD
Chair
Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

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PATENTS: 5,518,888; 5,601,990; 5,731,159; 5,817,641; 5,879,656; 5,928,873; 5,962,220; 6,060,037; 6,087,109; 6,120,995


Paul Walinsky, MD

Paul Walinsky, MD
Professor
Medicine, Division of Cardiology

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PATENTS: 5,109,861; 5,240,004


Eric Wickstrom, PhD

Eric Wickstrom, PhD
Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENTS: 6,355,621; 6,180,767; 5,958,775; 5,703,223


Michael Williams, MD

Michael Williams, MD
Assistant Professor & Physician
Anesthesiology

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PATENT: 7,278,420