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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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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

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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.

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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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Temple Is the Latest to Join a Nationwide Effort to Diversify Medical Research

Here’s why other local healthcare providers, like Penn and Thomas Jefferson, must do the same.

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NextUp: The Local Company Using Data Analytics to Save Premature Babies

Astarte Medical has developed software that informs real-time decisions for feeding preterm babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

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Inside That Enormous Life Sciences Co-Working Campus in King of Prussia

The Discovery Labs claims it’s the largest co-working facility for life sciences and technology in the world. With capacity for 3,000 workers, it may well be.

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How Data Analytics Has Curbed the Prescription of Opioids in Philly

A new partnership between Jefferson Health and local software company Qlik may be one big step in reducing patients’ exposure to prescription painkillers.


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NextUp: The Cybersecurity Firm Making Medical Devices Hack-Proof

MedCrypt wants to keep pacemakers, X-ray machines, and other healthcare tech safe from unlawful intrusion.

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Q&A: Ben Franklin Tech Partners Is Doubling Down on Philly Life Sciences

The region’s largest tech investor tells us why they are developing an “innovation floor” at the new 3.0 University Place development.

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The Path to a Cure: Temple HIV Treatment Milestone Was 5 Years in the Making

The team still has several years of research ahead before their potential cure can be brought to patients.

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NextUp: The Philly Brain Researcher Working to Eliminate HIV

Temple University professor Kamel Khalili has been researching HIV for more than 20 years and just got one step closer to finding a cure.

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