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Inovio Embroiled in Lawsuits Around Its Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

The region’s frontrunner in the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine is working through a class action lawsuit and has filed a lawsuit against one of its development partners.


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10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe From Coronavirus This Summer

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Philly’s Black Community Has Been Disproportionately Affected By COVID-19. Why Is the City Just Now Doing Something About It?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.



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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.


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NextUp: The Bioprinting Company Bringing 3D-Printed Cells to Life

Philly-based Allevi wants to eventually help scientists print functioning organs, too.

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Philly-Based Bioquark Wants a Shot at Bringing the Dead Back to Life

The company’s CEO, Ira Pastor, wants to help humans tap into their regeneration superpowers. But is reviving the brain dead ethical or even possible?

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Temple Is the Latest to Join a Nationwide Effort to Diversify Medical Research

Here’s why other local healthcare providers, like Penn and Thomas Jefferson, must do the same.

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NextUp: The Local Company Using Data Analytics to Save Premature Babies

Astarte Medical has developed software that informs real-time decisions for feeding preterm babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

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