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NextUp: Carisma Therapeutics Is Engineering White Blood Cells to Kill Cancer

“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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Biotech Tour: Inside the Newly Rehabbed Spring House Innovation Park

Lower Gwynedd Township in Montgomery County is now home to a new innovation hub born of old bones. Spring House Innovation Park (SHIP), a 600,000-square-foot […]

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

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding healthcare industry was a key topic of discussion during last week’s B.PHL Innovation Festival. A team of local titans in business, healthcare and science, including […]

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GlaxoSmithKline Unveils $120 Million Renovation at Upper Merion Campus

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is making major changes at its Upper Merion East campus. On Wednesday, the global healthcare giant revealed the completion of a $120 million renovation […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Making Clinical Trials More Accessible

“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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Why the $4.3 Billion Spark Therapeutics Deal Is Still Delayed

This week, Swiss multinational healthcare company Roche announced yet another delay in the company’s intended $4.3 billion acquisition of Philadelphia-based gene therapy company Spark Therapeutics. Spark […]

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This STEAM Program Is Challenging Students to See Food Through a Scientific Lens

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2027 the number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) will grow 13 percent, compared […]

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The Science Center Just Tallied Its Complete Diversity Data for the First Time

The University City Science Center is strengthening diversity in the science, technology, engineering and math fields one investment at a time. The nonprofit quietly released […]

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Here’s What’s Missing From Philly’s Bustling Life Sciences Scene

Philadelphia’s life sciences community is amidst a renaissance that has been decades in the making. The city boasts a number of scientific firsts and has served as […]

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Q&A: Pa. Biotech Center to Pour $50M Into Local Life Sciences Startups

The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC) has been supporting life science startups for 13 years, providing the office space, labs, mentorship, and other resources the young companies […]

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

“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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Biotech Tour: Inside That Enormous Life Sciences Co-Working Campus in King of Prussia

Nestled in King of Prussia is what developers say is a first for the world: the “largest co-working ecosystem for healthcare, life sciences and technology-enabled […]

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Q&A: Ben Franklin Tech Partners Is Doubling Down on Philly Life Sciences

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) is a force for investment in the region’s early-stage tech companies. The organization has invested in 4,500 Pennsylvania-based tech companies since […]

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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 […]