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Former Spark Therapeutics COO Appointed CEO of Imvax

John Furey helped propel Spark to a groundbreaking FDA approval. Can he do the same for another Philly biotech company?


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Biotech Tour: Inside the New Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing

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Why the $4.3 Billion Spark Therapeutics Deal Is Still Delayed

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Robots Are Taking Over Rehabilitative Medicine

Philly expert Dr. Alberto Esquenazi, who switches between a prosthetic arm and hook, says the bionics boom is not only good but also necessary.

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Oncologist Edith Mitchell Wins PHL Life Sciences Ultimate Solution Award

The Thomas Jefferson University leader has dedicated her career to healthcare parity.

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NextUp: The Local Company Making Clinical Trials More Accessible

With automated payment technology, Greenphire is making it easier to enroll and get paid for participating in clinical trials.

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Merck Selects Philadelphia for Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative

The nationwide initiative will fund nine city projects aimed at ending preventable maternal deaths.

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Former Spark Therapeutics COO Appointed CEO of Imvax

John Furey helped propel Spark to a groundbreaking FDA approval. Can he do the same for another Philly biotech company?

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NextUp: The Local Company Modernizing Disease Diagnosis

Proscia has developed software and artificial intelligence tools to make pathology more accurate and efficient.



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Why the $4.3 Billion Spark Therapeutics Deal Is Still Delayed

Spark Therapeutics board member Steve Altschuler shares his thoughts on the challenges of big pharma acquisitions.

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Q&A: NeuroFlow and Genomind Team Up to Advance Mental Health Care

The two local companies are combining new tech and genetic testing to improve outcomes for patients.

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Biotech Tour: Inside the New Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing

The first-of-its-kind space boasts a 25,000-square-foot training facility that could help close the local bioprocessing workforce gap.

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Ben Franklin Tech Partners Wins Grant to Boost Philly Life Sciences

The funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce will bring more than $1 million and 100 jobs to the region.

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NextUp: Genomind Is Bringing Precision Medicine to Mental Health Care

The company’s personalized genetic testing service could help clinicians more accurately diagnose and treat an array of mental health conditions.


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This STEAM Program Is Challenging Students to See Food Through a Scientific Lens

With its free summer programs at the Science Center, FirstHand could lead more youth to careers in science.

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A New Alzheimer’s Drug Is Being Tested in the Philadelphia Region

The clinical trial could advance treatment for people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease.

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NextUp: The Local Company Making Medicine Taste Better

Opertech Bio is working with pharmaceutical companies to improve the taste of everything from children’s cough syrup to toothpaste.

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The Science Center Just Tallied Its Complete Diversity Data for the First Time

Its latest annual report shows how much it has invested in female, minority, and immigrant founders.

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