Life Sciences

The life sciences track includes innovative technologies in the areas of biotech and medtech.

Past examples of companies who have presented in the life sciences technology track at URES include:


  • OnCyte/Celdara Medical: Dartmouth Medical School
  • Benevir: New York University
  • Genetically Engineered Therapeutic Botulinum Neurotoxins: New York University
  • 13therapeautics: OHSU
  • Antibodies Targeting a Cell-Surface Receptor With a Unique Profile of Activity on Eosinophils and Mast Cells: Johns Hopkins
  • BioDais, Inc.: Harvard University
  • Structurally Interacting RNA – sxRNA: State University of New York at Albany
  • Controlling Infections via Quorum Sensing: University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Natriuretic Peptides for Treatment of Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  • Translational Application of Novel Withanolides for the Treatment of Advanced and Drug-Resistant Cancers: University of Kansas Medical Center


  • Rubitection Inc., Technology for Early Pressure Ulcer Detection: Carnegie Mellon University
  • Rapid Point-of-Care Identification of Antibiotic Susceptibility and Resistance Biomarker: Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Seeing the Invisible with Label-Free Microscopy: Harvard University
  • Endoscopic Laser Scalpel: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Curing Tracheal Stenosis: University of Kansas
  • Wireless Pulse Oximeter for Real-Time Intraoperative Use: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center