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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Run by Jefferson Health and SEAMAAC, the Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center offers clinical care and social services to patients, regardless of their citizenship or health insurance status.
Researchers modeled how the pandemic could have played out very differently in Philadelphia had evictions not been banned.
The money will be used to expand Stix’s product line as well as grow their digital education platform.
Immunotherapy trailblazer Carl June received the 2020 Sanford Lorraine Cross Award just months after being named a Dan David Prize Laureate.
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Mineralys Therapeutics just completed a $40 million Series A funding round, which will allow them to take their lead drug candidate MLS-101 into a Phase II proof-of-concept study.
Here’s how Penn Medicine, Trinity Health, and community faith leaders collaborated on “operationalizing equity” around COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
When the show producers approached Rittenhouse residents Jay and Stacey Storm about filming in their rowhouse, the homeowners had one condition: donate the location fee to CHOP.
Strella Biotechnology monitors an increase in ethylene production in fruit, signaling when produce needs to get to consumers before spoiling.
The FDA-cleared Lia pregnancy test is discreet, eco-friendly, and 99 percent accurate.
Precision medicine company Coriell Life Sciences is working to tailor treatment plans based on patients’ unique genetic makeups.
The Cancer Epigenetics Institute aims to increase therapy options for cancer patients and to promote educational opportunities for students and faculty.
The grant will allow for a more than 40,000-square-foot addition to their biopharmaceutical and biologics education and training center.
BioLattice is currently working on a prototype made from biologics and synthetic polymers.
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.
Their findings reveal that Black, Latinx, and lower-income patients receive less early intervention for atrial fibrillation.