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Black Scientists Still Face an Uphill Battle in Securing NIH Research Grants

Research is at the foundation of all sound medical knowledge. It enables scientists to develop and test the efficacy of medicines and treatments, and it […]

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A New Alzheimer’s Drug Is Being Tested in the Philadelphia Region

Keystone Clinical Studies, a clinical research site in Norristown, has screened its first participants in a first-of-its-kind clinical trial. Known as T2 Protect AD, the trial aims to test […]

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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 [email protected] […]

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

Did you know a salamander can regrow its limbs and organs? It’s one of those lesser-known facts that you might share at a dinner party to impress your friends. […]

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

Temple University recently announced a partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of Pittsburgh to open an enrollment site for the All […]

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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 Philly Brain Researcher Working to Eliminate HIV

“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] with […]

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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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Penn Cancer Research Called “Newest Miracle Cure”

In case you’ve missed it, Philly docs have scored some big headlines recently. After nearly thirty years in development at the University of Pennsylvania, a novel […]

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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, […]

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Study: Why Your Bedtime Matters Just As Much As the Number of Hours You Sleep

Sure, setting a bedtime alarm might sound like an eye-roll-worthy suggestion. But a new study performed by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that […]

City Life

Drexel’s Virtual Butt Draws National Attention — Again

Last week, as I scrolled through my Facebook feed on my phone, I kept seeing the same photo of a seated man with his gloved hand inside a plastic […]

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How Philly Doctors Are Saving the World

For our latest Top Doctors cover story, we went beyond the doctor’s office to the labs where Philadelphia-based researchers work to eradicate diseases that claim […]

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Compulsive Gambling, Shopping, Sex: The Weird Side Effects of Parkinson’s Drugs

This sounds like something straight out of The Onion, but I promise you, it’s not. Two drugs commonly prescribed for Parkinson’s disease have been linked […]

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Penn, Mayo Clinic Launch ‘Seizure Detection Challenge’

The University of Pennsylvania, Mayo Clinic and other groups announced a program called Seizure Detection Challenge with $8,000 in prizes. The challenge is hosted by […]