Portfolio Companies

CTTC owns equity in a diverse group of companies that span a range of technologies including computerized surgical navigation, natural products for insect control, clinical information management systems, clinical diagnostics, drug discovery, radiation therapy, and healthcare services - all of which are powered by Vanderbilt technologies. The Center’s active portfolio currently includes, (non-exhaustive list):

  • Abvance Therapeutics

    Innovative solutions to address unmet needs in diabetes care

  • American Sentinel University

    Distance learning

  • Amytrx Therapeutics

    Biopharmaceutical Drug Development Company with Innovative Peptide-based Solutions for Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome

  • Appello Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Focused on advancing novel positive allosteric modulators of mGlu4 for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

  • Blackthorn Therapeutics

    We are using advanced data science and neuroinformatics to map drug targets to specific brain circuitry and corresponding behaviors.
  • Cumberland Emerging Technologies

    Life sciences business incubation

  • eFiber Innovations

    We manufacture nanofiber-based materials/devices that: (1) address critical needs, (2) exhibit unparalleled performance/durability and (3) are available commercially at a competitive cost.
  • EndoInSight

    Colorectal cancer screening tool

  • FemtoMetrix

    Semiconductor materials

  • Frontier Diagnostics

    Diagnosing cancerous growths can be difficult for even the most experienced pathologist. Utilizing the cutting edge Imaging Mass Spectrometry technology, MelanoMap works to give the pathologists the most accurate information so that they can make the correct diagnosis.
  • GenomOncology, LLC

    Enables the application of genomics in oncology to improve patient care

  • HeroWear, LLC

    HeroWear is designing a line of wearable technology that improves the safety, health, and productivity of workers in physically demanding jobs. Our first product is a lift assistance device that fits like clothing, while significantly offloading the low back muscles.

  • IDBiologics

    Discovery and development of human monoclonal antibodies for the prevention, treatment, and cure of infectious diseases.

  • Informatics Corporation of America

    Clinical IT systems

  • International FemtoScience, Inc.

    Research & development for advanced technology

  • KaiNexus

    CQI software and services           

  • LifeWings

    Crew training for healthcare

  • Medical Guidance Systems

    Medical Guidance Systems, founded in 2013, aims to operate in the cancer immunotherapy and nanotechnology-enabled drug delivery market, by providing new targeted theragnostic opportunities for patients diagnosed with poor prognosis cancers.
  • Meru Biotechnologies

    Meru Biotechnologies’ Free Solution Analysis (FSA)combines the strengths of existing label-free approaches in a straightforward analytical platform, powered by advancements in Compensated Interferometry, which uses a single laser to measure experimental and reference samples in the same microfluidic channel simultaneously.
  • Metalytics

    Metalytics provides critical information about cellular metabolic rates in living cells, giving our clients actionable results they can implement to accelerate research, development, and manufacturing timelines.
  • Microarrays

    Assay services and products

  • Nashville Biosciences

    Leveraging real-world clinical and genomic data to advance the discovery and development of new, more personalized therapeutics and diagnostics.
  • nPhase

    Machine to machine wireless communications and services for healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer product industries.
  • Parthenon Therapeutics

    Parthenon Therapeutics is a biotechnology company deploying our knowledge of complex biology and advanced technologies to deliver therapies with curative potential to patients faster.
  • Path Ex, Inc.

    PATH EX is an extracorporeal blood cleansing device designed to selectively remove bacteria, including multi-drug resistant strains, and endotoxin from circulating blood.

  • Pendant Biosciences

    Drug delivery system

  • Protypia

    Protypia analyzes the protein targets of oncology drugs and the protein pathways and networks in which they function. We use new mass spectrometry technology to quantitatively and precisely measure proteins.
  • SkyNano Technologies

    We focus on a low cost manufacturing technique of high value carbon materials, using only inexpensive materials, electricity, and carbon dioxide as direct inputs.
  • Synchromotion

    Synchro Motion’s vision is to become established as an industry leader in the design and control of rehabilitation robotics.
  • TyraTech (TYR.L)

    Natural insect control products

  • Unify Pharmaceuticals

    Unify Pharmaceuticals is a biotech company utilizing the latest scientific discoveries to develop drugs targeting neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Macular Degeneration, Alzheimer’s and Strokes.
  • Universal Robotics

    Hardware-independent software engineering company specializing in machine learning

  • Virtuoso Surgical

    Transforming minimally invasive surgery by providing surgeons with dexterous, accurate, and cost-effective robotic tools through endoscopes.

  • VoluMetrix

    Developing a low-cost, non-invasive device that measures fluid status

  • Wavefront Biosciences

    Drug Discovery Tools