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5 Predictions for Philadelphia's Cell and Gene Therapy Sector in 2020

Independence Health Group CEO and Chamber of Commerce chairman Dan Hilferty shares his forecast for the growth of the region's bustling health care ecosystem.


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Philly-Area Mom Gives Birth After Receiving Uterus From Deceased Donor

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NextUp: The Penn Spinout Inventing the Next Generation of Surgical Tools

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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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Biotech Tour: Inside University City’s BioLabs@CIC

The new co-working and lab space already has a lengthy waitlist.



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NextUp: WuXi AppTec Is Speeding Up Drug Development Worldwide

The Chinese pharma company based at the Navy Yard is globally recognized for shortening drug discovery and research and development time.

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A New Pharma Conference Is Coming to Philly This Summer

The first ever FWD Pharma Conference wants to teach biotech leaders how to reach patients through digital initiatives.

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Philly’s Life Sciences Industry Is Finally Coming Around to Blockchain

Blockchain technology worked for Bitcoin, but changing the slow bureaucracy of the healthcare industry may be a tougher feat.

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The Eagles’ Autism Research Grants Are a New Approach to Sports Philanthropy

Instead of simply giving away money, the team is granting funds to specific projects at Philly institutions — acting almost like a mini National Institutes of Health.

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NextUp: The Local Company Pioneering Gene Therapy for Pets

Life sciences firm Scout Bio wants to help your furry companions live longer.


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Q&A: Cancer Gene Therapy Researcher Bruce Levine

Here are his thoughts on what to expect next from Philadelphia’s gene and cell therapy sector.

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Inside Philadelphia’s New Innovation Festival

Will the days-long fall event convince future business owners and biotech entrepreneurs to relocate to the region?

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NextUp: Cannabis Pharma Entrepreneur Raza Bokhari

The Philadelphia native is building the world’s largest hydroponic indoor cannabis production and processing facility.

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Here’s What’s Next for Gene Therapy

With FDA approval behind a few of these treatments, researchers are building the path to Gene Therapy 2.0.

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