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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SOLUtion Medical’s TwistJect device allows people living with adrenal insufficiency to quickly and safely inject rescue medication in one step.
The Philly-based biotech company will begin human testing of EBT-101, a CRISPR-based gene editing construct developed at Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine.
Here’s how Neuma works to ensure pharmaceutical and medtech companies are set up for success as they bring their products to market.
The program is working to improve the health and well-being of Montgomery County-based Black pregnant women, infants, and their families.
Project Onramp is seeking to bridge the opportunity gap for low-income and first-generation college students.
Researchers at Jefferson Are Working to Improve Stroke Patients’ Long-Term Mobility With Brain Implants
Their recent clinical trial, which used implanted brain electrodes and a motorized brace to restore movement in a paralyzed arm, aims to pave the way for a fully implantable, wireless medical device.
Penn Medicine’s Interventional Support Center will clean and re-package surgical supplies for their hospitals and outpatient centers.
TELA Bio is striving to reduce the adverse effects of hernia repair with OviTex, their biological material-based surgical mesh product.
Newborn Babies Can Receive COVID-19 Antibodies From Mothers While in Utero, According to New Penn Study
The study conducted at Pennsylvania Hospital from April to August last year suggests that mothers who have had COVID-19 can provide some protection against the virus to their infants.
With an established, yet continually growing market, Philadelphia is ranked among Boston, San Francisco and others on Newmark’s 2020 year-end report.
From how it differs from the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to when it could be available for use, CHOP vaccine expert Paul Offit helps us break it down.
ScentClip, created by Penn Medicine anesthesiologist Mark-Alan Pizzini, is here to make mask-wearing a little more pleasant.
Kevin Volpp, director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, shares five strategies the city could employ.
The center is now using SmartClip Soft Tissue Marker, which provides 3D, GPS-like navigation to help surgeons extract tumors with more precision.