Randolph Noelle, a biotechnology entrepreneur and professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology, has received the Dartmouth Technologies Innovation and Commercialization Award.
Presented by the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technologies Transfer, the award recognizes people who via their inventive and entrepreneurial talents have created useful contributions to Dartmouth and society.
Noelle received the award in the course of the Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship’s Dartmouth Entrepreneurs Forum on Might five. The semiannual system requires spot in the spring in Hanover and in the fall in San Francisco.
A cellular and molecular immunologist, Noelle is the co-founder and vice chair of ImmuNext, which develops novel immunotherapies for autoimmune illness and cancer. He and his lab have created many discoveries that have implications for the therapy of these illnesses, and the intellectual house he has developed has been licensed to biotech organizations by Dartmouth Technologies Transfer. His laboratory found the all-natural CD40 ligand, CD154, and the checkpoint regulator, VISTA (V-domain immunoglobulin suppressor of T cell activation).
For the duration of a dinner connected with the Entrepreneurs Forum, Eric Fossum, vice provost for entrepreneurship and technologies transfer, lauded Noelle as an innovator who is devoted to enhancing human well being.
“Randy’s longstanding efforts as a scientist and entrepreneur created his choice as our award recipient an effortless option,” Fossum stated.
The daylong forum attracted additional than 400 registrants and incorporated 50 alumni contributors.
Noelle known as Dartmouth and the Geisel College of Medicine “a excellent community” in which to discover and advance his interests as each a researcher and an innovator.
“I appreciate all the help more than the years from buddies and colleagues who have helped me create on my analysis to create true planet applications to increase human well being,” he stated.
Preceding winners of the award include Laura Ray, the Myron Tribus Professor of Engineering Innovation and senior associate dean of faculty improvement at Thayer College of Engineering the late Michael Sporn, professor of pharmacology and toxicology and of medicine Tillman Gerngross, professor of engineering Joseph BelBruno, professor emeritus of chemistry Charles Hutchinson dean emeritus of Thayer and the late Stuart Trembly, Thayer ’83, an engineering professor at Thayer.