Jefferson Inventors

Jefferson Members of the National Academy of 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.

AbrahamDavid Abraham, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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

Alnemri 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

AlnermriTeresa 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

Anderson 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

Jeffrey Benovic, PhD
Professor & Chair
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENT: 6,255,069

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
Associate Professor
Medicine/Infectious Disease

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PATENT: 7,736,848

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
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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

Milosz Faber, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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

Andrzej Fertala, PhD
Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery

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

Flemming Forsberg, PhD
Associate Professor
Radiology

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PATENTS: 6,302,845; 5,833,615

Gregory Fossum, MD
Associate Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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PATENT: 6,077,280

Leonard Gomella, MD
Chairman
Urology

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PATENTS: 5,939,258; 5,688,649; 5,674,682; 5,506,106

Irvin Hirsch, MD
Clinical Professor
Urology

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PATENT: 5,582,620

D. Craig Hooper, PhD
Professor
Cancer Biology

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PATENTS: 5,872,124; 5,935,570; 6,042,832; 6,129,921; 6,448,070; 6,890,532; 7,071,319; 7,074,413; 7,223,584; 8,282,939

Ya-ming Hou, PhD
Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENT: 6,448,059

Lorraine Iacovitti, PhD
Professor
Neurology

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PATENT: 7,195,910

Renato Iozzo, MD
Professor
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

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PATENTS: 6,821,947; 6,524,573; 5,354,666

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

Sergio Jimenez, MD
Professor
Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology
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| Profile

PATENTS: 6,010,694

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: 6,471,6895,995,860; 5,819,723; 5,582,167; 4,951,678

Dennis Leeper, PhD
Professor
Radiation Oncology
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PATENTS: 5,716,616; 6,974,571

Yuhong Liu
Research Assistant
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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PATENTS: 7,638,120

David Maguire, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Anesthesiology

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PATENTS: 5,778,874

Michael Mastrangelo, MD
Director, Melanoma Program
Medical Oncology

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

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

Jay Schneider, PhD
Professor
Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology

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

Matthias Schnell, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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

Linda Siracusa, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology

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

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
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
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
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
Chair
Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

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

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
Professor
Medicine, Division of Cardiology

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

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
Assistant Professor & Physician
Anesthesiology

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PATENT: 7,278,420