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

Who: Michael Klichinsky was working on his Ph.D. dissertation in the laboratories of Saar Gill and Carl June in the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies at […]

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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: 5 Philly Biotech and Pharma Companies to Watch in 2020

Philadelphia’s healthcare innovation scene won’t slow down in 2020. The region’s biotech and life sciences companies are positioned for major growth and more breakthroughs. Here […]

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The Top 5 Healthcare Stories of 2019

NextHealth PHL launched in May 2019, just days before the BIO International Convention brought nearly 20,000 healthcare professionals from around the world to Philadelphia. Six […]

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Life-Sciences VC Osagie Imasogie on Passion, Diversity, and the Need to Fail Fast

THE DETAILS Age: 58 Title: Senior managing partner Workplace: PIPV Capital, which Imasogie co-founded Trained as: An attorney On passion: I have a thirst for […]

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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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NextUp: The Local Company Discovering Targeted Therapies for Disease

“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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Ben Franklin Tech Partners Wins Grant to Boost Philly Life Sciences

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP), the region’s largest tech investor, just won a $633,555 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]

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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 […]