sciVelo is part of the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute accelerating life and health sciences translational research and commercialization.

sciVelo advances Pitt’s translational research ecosystem through a transdisciplinary team of over 20 practicing scientists, clinicians and translational research experts.

sciVelo’s mission is to Engage in Research of Impact by identifying, cultivating and advancing Pitt’s most promising life and health sciences translational research to market-ready solutions.

Translational Research Themes

Drug Discovery

sciVelo’s Drug Discovery theme assists Pitt researchers developing novel small molecule and biologic candidates for pharmaceutical intervention... Read more


sciVelo supports over 20 immunotherapy-related commercial translation projects with clinical applications in cancer, transplant, aging... Read more

Precision Medicine

Precision Medicine encompasses clinical strategies that deliver diagnoses, prognoses or therapies to patients in a manner that is optimized... Read more

Regenerative Medicine

sciVelo partners with the Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Dental, Oral, Craniofacial Resource Center and the McGowan Institute... Read more

Program Outcomes

July 13, 2017
The next big Data thing - conference

Digital Health Initiative

The Center for Commercial Applications of Healthcare Data (CCA)  and the Center for Machine Learning and Health (CMLH) […]
June 16, 2017
Patrick Cantini

Pediatric Device Initiative

The Pediatric Device Initiative (PDI) has built a grassroots consortium of physicians, scientists, engineers, and commercial partners to […]
June 15, 2017
CTSI Team Members - sciVelo

CTSI Partnership

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) serves as an integral and widespread resource to Pitt’s Health Sciences investigators for […]


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  • Pitt - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
  • University of Pittsburgh - Brain Institute
  • Pitt- School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh - Office of Corporate Engagement
  • McGowan Institute - PITT
  • University of Pittsburgh - Innovation Institute
  • UPMC - Children Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery

Meet Our Commercial Translators

  • Andrew Brown
  • Kathrin Gassei
  • Anyankita Ghosh
  • Jeremy Kimmel
  • Danielle Minteer

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Your Research

Are you a Pitt investigator interested in framing your basic research toward commercial application?

Your Career

Are you looking to accelerate your translational development career in the Health Sciences?

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