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9 Philly Companies on the Cutting Edge of Cell and Gene Therapy Innovation

From fighting autoimmune diseases to destroying tumors, these are the bold ideas bubbling up from the city’s burgeoning scene.


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Innovation

8 Trailblazing Women in Philly’s Health-Care Revolution

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The Grueling Recovery Journey of One of Pa.’s First Coronavirus Patients

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This Philly-Made App Will Reward You for Social Distancing

Would a free cup of coffee or a discount at your favorite clothing store encourage you to keep your distance? The entrepreneur behind this new health platform is betting it might.

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Where to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Philadelphia

The latest guidance on testing methods and sites available across the city.

Coronavirus

5 Puzzling New Symptoms of Coronavirus, Explained

Philly health experts shed light on newly discovered symptoms and long-term effects of COVID-19.

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Government Can’t Force You to Get Vaccinated for Coronavirus But Here’s Why You Should

CHOP doctor and infectious disease expert Paul Offit has a message for people spreading misinformation about vaccines and the virus.

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The Grueling Recovery Journey of One of Pa.’s First Coronavirus Patients

Dee Messina, 77, couldn’t walk, talk, eat or write after being treated for COVID-19.

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Innovation

8 Trailblazing Women in Philly’s Health-Care Revolution

The forces driving Philly medicine are increasingly female. Meet the women at the forefront of the movement.



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Innovation

9 Philly Companies on the Cutting Edge of Cell and Gene Therapy Innovation

From fighting autoimmune diseases to destroying tumors, these are the bold ideas bubbling up from the city’s burgeoning scene.

Coronavirus

When Is the Best Time to Reopen Philadelphia?

Penn health policy expert Alison Buttenheim weighs in on the complex formula for reopening the city and preventing new coronavirus infections and deaths.

Coronavirus

Philly Researchers Are Speeding Up the Clinical Research Process With Coronavirus Trials

They’re in uncharted territory, launching as many as 30 clinical trials just in the last 30 days.

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Inovio Pharmaceuticals Is a Leader in the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Plymouth Meeting biotech company’s vaccine has attracted the attention of world health experts and is already being tested in humans.

Coronavirus

How Philly Tech Companies Are Modernizing Coronavirus Clinical Trials

The results of some studies are still being recorded on paper. These local companies have developed the tools to change that.


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Philly Should Deploy an Army of Contact Tracers to Fight COVID-19’s Second Wave

Thomas Jefferson University population health expert David Nash wants to enlist people who’ve lost jobs to the shutdown.

Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Developed in Philly

Here are the local companies in the race to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus

These Philly Coronavirus Medical Milestones Prove Hope Is Not Lost

From repurposed drugs to blood plasma infusions, these developments could save the world’s most at-risk COVID-19 patients.

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A Behavioral Economist Explains Why People Are Still Rebelling Against Social Distancing

Swarthmore professor Syon Bhanot on how to help the defiant make smarter choices.

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