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How Can the City Protect Residents From Extreme Heat Amid COVID? Philly Health Experts Have Ideas

As Philadelphia enters weeks of 90-degree days, the city is faced with two crises at once: heat exposure and the coronavirus.


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Inovio Embroiled in Lawsuits Around Its Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

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Philly Nonprofit Offers Free Self-Test Kits to Encourage HIV Testing at Home

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Here Are the Early Results From the First U.S. CRISPR Trial for Cancer

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania launched the first-ever clinical trial to genetically edit the immune cells of cancer patients using the technology.

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NextUp: The Company Fighting Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Nabriva has developed a new antibiotic to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and is pioneering new treatments for other infectious diseases.

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This Alternative Healthcare Plan is Replacing Traditional Insurance Models

Direct Primary Care is an affordable payment model for healthcare services that could help improve health outcomes in underserved communities.

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A Simple Blood Test Might Be Able to Predict Brain Cancer Survival

A new study from Penn Medicine found that liquid biopsies may be effective in tracking disease progression in patients with glioblastoma.

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NextUp: The Local Company Discovering Targeted Therapies for Disease

For nearly 20 years, Integral Molecular has been developing disease-fighting antibodies and fueling the discovery of new treatments for incurable illnesses.

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Biotech Tour: An Inside Look at the Cell Therapy Manufacturing Process

At its Navy Yard facility, Adaptimmune is working to develop the next generation of T-cell treatments for solid tumor cancers.



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Why Hundreds of Patients Are Dying After Lung Transplants

A new nationwide study led by Penn Medicine aims to identify the cause of common transplant surgery complications to improve transplant survival rates.

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B.PHL Festival Highlights Innovation in Philadelphia’s Healthcare Industry

From new investment models for biotech to ice cream as medicine, the new citywide innovation fest explored what’s next for the city’s science sector.

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Meet One of the Fastest Growing Cannabis Companies on the East Coast

Philly’s Beyond/Hello dispensary is on a mission to destigmatize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

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Wistar Institute Launches Fellowship to Invest in Early Career Researchers

The Caspar Wistar Fellows program will help aspiring scientists pursue new research in cancer biology, immunology, virology and genetics.

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NextUp: Tmunity Therapeutics Is Pioneering Personalized Cancer Treatments

With the combined expertise of leading gene and cell therapy researchers, Tmunity is developing the next wave of immunotherapies for cancer and other diseases.


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Why People of Color Are More Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s Disease

A new documentary by former Philadelphia news anchor Renee Chenault-Fattah takes a closer look at what can be done to reverse the trend.

 

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A New Cannabis Study Is Launching in Philly — For Your Dog

The first-of-its-kind study wants to determine whether CBD can relieve symptoms of arthritis in dogs.

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NextUp: The Local Company Expanding Access to Breast Exams

UE LifeSciences developed the iBreastExam, a handheld, battery-operated device, that provides easy access to breast cancer screening.

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Beyonce’s Dad Has Breast Cancer. So Do Thousands of Other Men in America

In light of the recent news, Penn oncologist Susan Domcheck debunks a few myths about men and breast cancer.

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