Stem cell innovation wins UB's Panasci competition

Published April 12, 2019

An article in the Buffalo News reports Ogechi Ogoke, a doctoral student in chemical and biological engineering, was the winning entry in the University at Buffalo's Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition this week.

Ogoke's startup is developing a way to use a patient’s own stem cells to repair liver damage, instead of doing a transplant. He was awarded $25,000 in startup cash and $27,000 in in-kind business services for his company, Livandala.

The competition was hosted by the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and UB’s Blackstone Launchpad powered by Techstars.

Read the story here.

An article also appeared in Business First.