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Transforming Our Discoveries Into Therapeutics

The Technology Transfer Office embodies the spirit of the National Jewish Health brand promise, Breathing Science is Life®. We accelerate the development of basic scientific research toward clinical application by identifying and protecting the institution's intellectual property and facilitating business partnerships for technology development, licensing, and commercialization.

National Jewish Health currently has in its portfolio:

  • 175 active technologies developed from our research

  • 95 active U.S. patents protecting these technologies

  • 50 percent of those active US patents are licensed to biotechnology companies for the development of therapeutics


Additionally, in the 25 years since the Technology Transfer Office was created, National Jewish Health has:

  • executed 328 license agreements, of which 165 are still active;

  • executed a total of 2,708 material transfer agreements; and

  • helped create 11 start-up companies.


Technologies from National Jewish Health

To browse a list of the technologies ready for licensing or further development, select one of the following:


Featured Technology: Selenocyanate as Antimicrobial Against Lung Infections



Contact Information

Emmanuel Hilaire, PhD
Phone: 303.398.1262

Susana Cestino Read, DVM, MBA
Licensing Manager
Phone: 303.270.2871

National Jewish Health
Technology Transfer Office
1400 Jackson St., M206
Denver, CO 80206
Fax: 303.270.2352