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NIH Technology Transfer Training
This training is mandatory for the following groups at NIH:
(NOTE: This link will only work from within NIH firewall)
  • All Principal Investigators (Senior Investigators, Investigators,
    Adjunct Investigators, Senior Scientists/Clinicians, and
    Assistant Clinical Investigators )
  • Fellows
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians


The U.S. National Institutes of Health – Founding A National Biomedical “Innovation Ecosystem”
Steven M. Ferguson and Lynn Johnson Langer
J Commer Biotechnol. 2021 Mar; 26(1): 72–82.
Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer
Bruce Goldstein
In: JI Gallin, FP Ognibene, LL Johnson, eds. Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (Fourth Edition). (Academic Press/Elsevier Inc.) 2017:447–529.
A Guide to Time Lag and Time Lag Shortening Strategies in Oncology-Based Drug Development
Berna Uygur, Josh Duberman, and Steven M. Ferguson
J Commer Biotechnol. 2017 May;23(2):75-81.
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Beyond Hybrid Licenses—Strategies for Post Patent Expiration Payments in the United States
Patrick Gattari, Steven Ferguson, David Crichton, and Bryan Helwig
les Nouvelles. 2017 Mar;52(1):31-6.
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Licensing the Technology: Biotechnology Commercialization Strategies Using University and Federal Labs (2nd Edition)
Steven M. Ferguson and Uma S. Kaundinya
In: Craig Shimasaki, ed. Biotechnology Entrepreneurship: Starting, Managing, and Leading Biotech Companies. (Elsevier Inc.) 2020:199-222.
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NIH Inventions Translate into Drugs and Biologics with High Public Health Impact
Sabarni K. Chatterjee and Mark L. Rohrbaugh
Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Jan 9;32(1):52-8.
If The Sky Were The Limit, What Would You Do In Technology Transfer?
Gary Keller, Fizie Haleem, Steven Ferguson, Al Jordan, and Cheryl Cejka
les Nouvelles. 2013 Mar;47(1):66-70.
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Partnering with the NIH: Now part of the "Value Proposition" for start-ups
Steven M. Ferguson
J Commer Biotechnol. 2012 Apr 1;18(2):60-67.
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License Compliance Issues for Biopharmaceuticals: Special Challenges for Negotiations between Companies and Non-Profit Research Institutions
Todd A. Ponzio, Hans Feindt, and Steven M. Ferguson
les Nouvelles, 2011 Sep;46(3):216-25.
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The Role of Public-Sector Research in the Discovery of Drugs and Vaccines
Ashley J. Stevens, Jonathan J. Jensen, Katrine Wyller, Patrick C. Kilgore, Sabarni Chatterjee, and Mark L. Rohrbaugh
N Engl J Med. 2011 Feb 10;364(6):535-41.


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