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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Launched at Penn’s UPstart incubator, Haddonfield’s Linnaeus Therapeutics is in the early stages of clinical trials for an anti-cancer drug.
Microbiologist Susan Weiss explains why SARS-CoV-2 mutated, how these variants are different, and what it means for vaccines.
An up-close look at what’s hopefully the beginning of the end of the coronavirus pandemic.
The director of CHOP’s Vaccine Education Center talks side effect anxiety, distribution timelines, and why there’s just no arguing with anti-vaxxers.
Health commissioner Tom Farley says the first rounds of COVID-19 vaccination will be allocated to health-care workers. But with doses scarce for now, even they might not all be vaccinated by the end of the year.
More than a million square feet of lab space are under construction to house the region’s leading life sciences companies and biotech entrepreneurs.
Several vaccines for the novel coronavirus could be ready by mid-December. Here’s what — and how long — it’ll take to make them accessible to those who need them.
Of the 900 COVID-19 clinical trials launched around the world, very few have been related to pregnancy — even though pregnant women are more likely to have worse outcomes from the virus than non-pregnant women.
NeuroRX has a history of pursuing treatments for illnesses abandoned by others. Their latest drug had been shelved for 20 years until they unearthed it this March.
Drew Weissman, a professor of infectious diseases at the University of Pennsylvania whose technology the promising vaccine is based on, explains how it works.
Tia Lyles-Williams, CEO of LucasPye Bio, is carving a path to bring more affordable drugs to market — and to make her industry more inclusive.
Vybe Urgent Care and Aardvark Mobile Health have teamed up with the City of Philadelphia to bring COVID-19 testing to you.
Here’s a look at how far Philly companies have gotten in the development process — and how far there is yet to go.
If you’re going through cancer treatment, it’s important you don’t do it alone. In Philly, you don’t have to.