Nonprofit foundation lauded for economic impact in Oklahoma
A patent provides its owner with an exclusive right to a new invention. And beginning in the 1990s, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted a multitude to OMRF, sometimes more than a dozen in a single year. Only a decade earlier did Congress give OMRF and others the right to patent inventions that stemmed […]
OMRF’s Charles Esmon was recognized by the AHA as a distinguished scientist.
When Dr. Charles Esmon began studying activated protein C in the 1970s, he never imagined his work would lead to a pair of life-saving drugs. “Back then, we didn’t even know what activated protein C did in the body,” said the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist. “Our goal was to figure it out.” Figure it […]