The University of Kentucky this week unveiled a new for-profit company called Therix Medical that will work with the university to commercialize a variety of biomedical innovations made by clinicians affiliated with the school.

Therix, which UK expects to be fully operational by the end of the year, is currently seeking private funding and employees with extensive business-development experience, a UK official said this week.

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