Cliff Michaels has wrapped up 13 years at Emory University to direct Georgia State University's Office of Technology Licensing and Commercialization.
Pear's third seed fund stands at more than twice the size of its precursor, having secured the continued backing of University of Chicago.
Dinesh Divakaran has become director for digital innovations at Duke University's TTO, building on four years as associate director.
Building on translational science from Stanford, Jasper has secured funding to progress its Amgen-licensed conditioning agent for patients awaiting stem cell transplants.
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
The cancer drug developer emerged from stealth with $194m in funding, $85m of which was just closed in a round featuring returning investor Roche Venture Fund.
Carnegie Mellon University's language teaching app Duolingo has received series F funding from existing backer CapitalG and is now valued at $1.5bn.
Gene therapy developer Limelight Bio grew from research at University of Pennsylvania and has landed $75m in its first publicly-disclosed round.