University of California, Riverside

Department of Bioengineering

Professor Morikis Receives Recognition for Issued Patent


Professor Morikis and his research group were recognized by UCR's Research and Economic Development Office and EPIC (Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept and Innovation Center) in a ceremony for UCR patents issued in 2016-2017. Awards were presented for 27 UCR inventions. Among these inventions is Professor Morikis’, shared with past graduate student and Postdoctoral Fellow Ronald Gorham, and colleagues from Princeton University and University of Cyprus, for peptides that have the potential to treat age-related macular degeneration.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Bioengineering
205 Materials Science & Engineering

Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tel: (951) 827-4303
Fax: (951) 827-6416

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