Biomedical Innovation is in Our DNA

UT Southwestern’s Office for Technology Development is a respected and insightful resource for taking scientific visions and turning them into tangible realities. The Office creates collaborative relationships with the public and private sectors to develop, protect, transfer, and commercialize results.

The Office offers more than 100 years of cumulative experience, covering more than 800 licenses in business development, research, and technology management in the pharmaceutical, biomedical, IT, and engineering industries.

“Every day, UT Southwestern faculty members, researchers, and clinicians are working on groundbreaking discoveries and inventions. We want to use the commercialization process to translate those discoveries into therapies that can benefit patients worldwide.”

Frank Grassler, J.D.
Vice President for Technology Development

News Highlights at UT Southwestern

UT Southwestern Helps Pave the Way to Make Texas the 'Third Coast' for Biotech

UT Southwestern Ranked Top Institution Globally for Published Research in Nature Index

UT Southwestern Ranked No. 1 Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report

UT Southwestern Ranks No. 5 in the World in Research that Drives Further Innovation

DNA Vaccine Reduces Both Toxic Proteins Linked to Alzheimer's Disease