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NextHealth PHL covers the healthcare industry in Philadelphia and the work of scientists, doctors, and healthcare companies in Cellicon Valley. NextHealth PHL puts a special emphasis on healthcare news in the vibrant cell and gene therapies sector.
Q&A: NeuroFlow and Genomind Team Up to Advance Mental Health Care
The two local companies are combining new tech and genetic testing to improve outcomes for patients.
Biotech Tour: Inside the New Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing
The first-of-its-kind space boasts a 25,000-square-foot training facility that could help close the local bioprocessing workforce gap.
Ben Franklin Tech Partners Wins Grant to Boost Philly Life Sciences
The funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce will bring more than $1 million and 100 jobs to the region.
NextUp: Genomind Is Bringing Precision Medicine to Mental Health Care
The company’s personalized genetic testing service could help clinicians more accurately diagnose and treat an array of mental health conditions.
This STEAM Program Is Challenging Students to See Food Through a Scientific Lens
With its free summer programs at the Science Center, FirstHand could lead more youth to careers in science.
A New Alzheimer’s Drug Is Being Tested in the Philadelphia Region
The clinical trial could advance treatment for people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
NextUp: The Local Company Making Medicine Taste Better
Opertech Bio is working with pharmaceutical companies to improve the taste of everything from children’s cough syrup to toothpaste.
The Science Center Just Tallied Its Complete Diversity Data for the First Time
Its latest annual report shows how much it has invested in female, minority, and immigrant founders.
Here’s What’s Missing From Philly’s Bustling Life Sciences Scene
Chris Molineaux, the president of Pennsylvania’s only life sciences trade association, explains how Philadelphia can attract more investors and talent.
NextUp: How InstaMed Is Making Healthcare Payments More Efficient
InstaMed, now backed by JP Morgan Chase, could become the standard for medical billing and payments.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.