Carole Burns, PhD, Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer
Carole obtained her PhD in neuroscience from the University of Utah in 2005 and continued her scientific endeavors through a postdoctoral position at the Institut Curie over the next two years. After completing her studies and returning to the United States, Carole accepted a position in the Center for Technology Commercialization at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where she independently managed and commercialized the intellectual property for over 20 research divisions for four years. Carole is also a registered patent agent and has significant experience working with inventors, patent counsel, and industry partners to identify, protect, and commercialize academic discoveries.
Managing Penn Intellectual Property: A Team Effort