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NextUp: The UCity Biotech Company Using Tissue-Targeting Technology to Deliver Genetic Medicine

“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 [email protected] […]

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NextUp: The Philly Biotech Company Developing an In Vivo Approach to CAR T-Cell Therapy

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What We Learned at Philly Tech Week’s Cell and Gene Therapy Night

Last week, the 11th annual Philly Tech Week took place — a series that showcases innovative technologies emerging throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. The tech […]

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NextUp: The Philly Biotech Company Advancing Cancer Cell Therapy Through Bone Marrow

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Gene Therapy Is Giving Us Incredible New Tools to Fight Disease. How Far Can It Go?

Think back to last spring. (You probably don’t want to, but humor me.) Those early months of the coronavirus pandemic in America weren’t all fear […]

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Penn Medicine’s Carl June Just Won Another $1M Award for His Breakthroughs in CAR T Cell Therapy

On April 13th, Penn Medicine’s immunotherapy pioneer Carl June received the $1 million Sanford Lorraine Cross Award — a biennial honor recognizing a healthcare professional […]

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Fox Chase Cancer Center Just Launched a New Institute for Cancer Epigenetics Research


As Philly’s gene therapy scene continues to evolve, Fox Chase Cancer Center has announced that they’ve launched a professional organization dedicated to epigenetics, or the […]

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Jefferson Just Received a $2M Grant to Expand Its Bioprocessing Institute


Philly is a major market for cell and gene therapy. According to a life sciences report issued last March, the region is home to 36 cell […]

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

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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 [email protected] […]

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NextUp: ChromaTan Is Making Biologic Manufacturing More Cost-Effective

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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

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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 […]