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How Fox Chase’s Evelyn González Is Fighting Cancer Care Disparities in Philly

The Fox Chase Cancer Center senior director of community outreach recently co-authored a paper on ways to decrease cancer care disparities in medically underserved communities in America. Here, she shares some strategies.


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CHOP Has Launched a Grief and Trauma Support Program for Philly Kids

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Penn Just Launched a Neurological Clinic for COVID-19 Long Haulers

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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.

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.

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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Here’s What’s Missing From Philly’s Bustling Life Sciences Scene

Chris Molineaux, the president of Pennsylvania’s only life sciences trade association, explains how Philadelphia can attract more investors and talent.

NextUp: How InstaMed Is Making Healthcare Payments More Efficient

InstaMed, now backed by JP Morgan Chase, could become the standard for medical billing and payments.

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How Pharma Companies Can Fix Their Reputation Problem

The industry’s integrity is compromised with each new crisis. Two experts explain how these companies can turn the situation around.

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Merck Is Partnering With U.S. Cities to End Maternal Mortality

Here’s how the pharma giant is working to ensure safer pregnancies and childbirths for moms in Philly

NextUp: The Company Using Tech to Help Mental Health Patients

NeuroFlow’s software enables behavioral health specialists and psychologists to remotely monitor a patient’s mental wellness.


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Pa. Biotech Center to Pour $50M Into Local Life Sciences Startups

The Bucks County incubator has a new investment fund to “expedite impactful scientific discoveries” in the Philadelphia region.

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Camden Researchers Are Collecting the Brains of Deceased Opioid Overdose Patients

The Camden Opioid Research Initiative (CORI) is building a first-of-its-kind opioid research biobank.

NextUp: The Bioprinting Company Bringing 3D-Printed Cells to Life

Philly-based Allevi wants to eventually help scientists print functioning organs, too.

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Philly-Based Bioquark Wants a Shot at Bringing the Dead Back to Life

The company’s CEO, Ira Pastor, wants to help humans tap into their regeneration superpowers. But is reviving the brain dead ethical or even possible?

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