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NextUp: The Company Using Gene Therapy to Cure Rare Skin Conditions

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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NextUp: This Company Is Using Gene Therapy to Target Rare Eye Diseases

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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NextUp: ChromaTan Is Making Biologic Manufacturing More Cost-Effective

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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

Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania are the first in the United States to attempt to genetically edit a cancer […]

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

Adaptimmune is one of more than 30 companies in the region working to perfect cell and gene therapy, the groundbreaking treatments that use a patient’s […]

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NextUp: Tmunity Therapeutics Is Pioneering Personalized Cancer Treatments

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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Former Spark Therapeutics COO Appointed CEO of Imvax

When John Furey retired from his role as chief operating officer at Spark Therapeutics in November 2018, he had plans to take it easy. He […]

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The Path to a Cure: Temple HIV Treatment Milestone Was 5 Years in the Making

Temple University researchers are one step closer to eliminating HIV in humans. This month, a team of interdisciplinary researchers led by professor Kamel Khalili released the results of […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Pioneering Gene Therapy for Pets

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations, and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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Q&A: Cancer Gene Therapy Researcher Bruce Levine on the Future of “Cellicon Valley”

Bruce Levine holds many titles. He serves as the Barbara and Edward Netter professor in cancer gene therapy and founding director of the Clinical Cell […]

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Here’s What’s Next for Gene Therapy

Gene therapy was once viewed as science fiction; the idea of using a person’s own genes to fight disease in the body was merely a […]

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New Gene Therapies Might Never Reach the Minority Communities That Need Them

When it comes to medicine and science, it’s safe to say we are living the future. There are Jetsons-like procedures such as capsule endoscopy, which […]

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The $850K, Philly-Developed Blindness Treatment That Could Be the Gateway to Curing Big Disease

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna, a one-time treatment for adults and children with a […]

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Groundbreaking Penn Cancer Therapy Gets FDA Approval

In what the FDA is a calling a “historic action,” the federal administration on Wednesday approved the country’s first gene therapy treatment that can be […]

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Spark Therapeutics Gene Therapy for Blindness Moves Forward With FDA

There’s a greater chance now than ever before that the Food and Drug Administration‘s first two approved gene therapies will both come from Philadelphia. This week, […]