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A Pennsylvania House resolution urges all businesses to increase the number of women on their boards by the end of the New Year, but a new report suggests this goal may be out of reach.
Rutgers Scientists Have Developed a Rapid Test That Detects COVID-19 Variants
The test is designed to work with existing RT-PCR instruments, meaning folks can now be screened for novel variants in addition to the original coronavirus.
In New Study, Penn Researchers Find Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Heart Arrhythmia Care
Their findings reveal that Black, Latinx, and lower-income patients receive less early intervention for atrial fibrillation.
NextUp: The Philly Company Creating a Life-Saving Device for Adrenal Crisis
SOLUtion Medical’s TwistJect device allows people living with adrenal insufficiency to quickly and safely inject rescue medication in one step.
Excision BioTherapeutics Has Secured $60M to Proceed with HIV Clinical Trial
The Philly-based biotech company will begin human testing of EBT-101, a CRISPR-based gene editing construct developed at Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine.
NextUp: The KOP-Based Engineering Biz Helping Create Next-Gen Medical Devices
Here’s how Neuma works to ensure pharmaceutical and medtech companies are set up for success as they bring their products to market.
Meet Montco Mamas, a New Initiative Fighting the Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality
The program is working to improve the health and well-being of Montgomery County-based Black pregnant women, infants, and their families.
A New Philly Program Is Connecting Underserved Students With Paid Life Science Internships
Project Onramp is seeking to bridge the opportunity gap for low-income and first-generation college students.
Researchers at Jefferson Are Working to Improve Stroke Patients’ Long-Term Mobility With Brain Implants
Their recent clinical trial, which used implanted brain electrodes and a motorized brace to restore movement in a paralyzed arm, aims to pave the way for a fully implantable, wireless medical device.
Inside Penn’s Massive New Medical Equipment Sterilizing Facility
Penn Medicine’s Interventional Support Center will clean and re-package surgical supplies for their hospitals and outpatient centers.
NextUp: The Malvern Medtech Company Working to Improve Surgical Mesh Options
TELA Bio is striving to reduce the adverse effects of hernia repair with OviTex, their biological material-based surgical mesh product.
Newborn Babies Can Receive COVID-19 Antibodies From Mothers While in Utero, According to New Penn Study
The study conducted at Pennsylvania Hospital from April to August last year suggests that mothers who have had COVID-19 can provide some protection against the virus to their infants.
Philly Ranked Sixth Among the Nation’s Top Markets for Life Sciences
With an established, yet continually growing market, Philadelphia is ranked among Boston, San Francisco and others on Newmark’s 2020 year-end report.
5 Questions About Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, Answered
From how it differs from the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to when it could be available for use, CHOP vaccine expert Paul Offit helps us break it down.
This Little Plastic Clip Serves as a Mini Aromatherapy Diffuser for Your Mask
ScentClip, created by Penn Medicine anesthesiologist Mark-Alan Pizzini, is here to make mask-wearing a little more pleasant.
A Penn Behavioral Economist on Ways Philly Could Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccinations
Kevin Volpp, director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, shares five strategies the city could employ.