Life Sciences

Featured in USF’s The Oracle: Alumna’s skin care research hits shelves

Alumna’s skin care research hits shelves By Alex Rosenthal, MANAGING EDITOR   Published: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Some students can only dream of having their research leave the lab and land commercially on store shelves nationwide, but one USF alumna is making a name for herself through research she began while working on her dissertation in 2007. Now, Kerriann Greenhalgh, who graduated from USF in 2007 with a PhD in organic chemistry, has products readily available in local stores and online, with plans to expand distribution out of Florida and develop more products. “Seeing something I created in a lab […]

Tampa Bay Times: Tampa Bay at a crossroads in nurturing startup culture

KeriCure Inc. was featured in a Tampa Bay Times Article, “Tampa Bay at a crossroads in nurturing startup culture”. Click the link to read the full article on the Tampa Bay Times website.   ,

KeriCure CEO Kerriann Greenhalgh Interview with County Commissioner Mark Sharpe at USF Connect

KeriCure Inc. CEO Kerriann Greenhalgh was among others on a panel interviewed by County Commissioner Mark Sharpe for USF Connect on May 31, 2013. Guests include: Mark Sharpe – Host and Hillsborough County Commissioner Joy Randels – Entrepreneur Ken Evans – Startup Monkey And from USF Connect: Paul R. Sanberg, Ph.D., D.Sc., Senior Vice President for Research & Innovation, President of the USF Research Foundation, Distinguished University Professor Valerie Landrio McDevitt, Assistant Vice President, Patents and Licensing, US Registered Patent Attorney Dr. Kerriann Greenlaugh (Green-law), Founder and CEO of KeriCure Suzanne Schwitalla (Swi-talla), Founding President, Ability Worldwide Mazen (Mah-zen) Hanna, […]

“KeriCure: Tampa Researcher Creates Liquid Bandage” – 83 Degrees Feature

A University of South Florida (USF) alum has launched a company that produces a liquid bandage she plans to market to veterinarians, with the hopes of getting FDA approval to later sell for human use. Dr. Kerriann Greenhalgh launched KeriCure, Inc in January 2011, which holds the exclusive worldwide rights to all medical applications of the technology behind its liquid bandage. “What we have is a topical bandage product that is covered for sales in veterinary,” explains Greenhalgh. “So that’s where we’re going to start. We’re hoping to sell to vets in the next couple months. We’re also filing for FDA approval for use on humans.” The bandage is a solid but elastic barrier that mirrors properties of the skin, providing a breathable film […]