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Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing
NextHealth PHL

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 […]

NextHealth PHL

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 […]

Be Well Philly

Philly Health-Care Students Are Gathering PPE for Local Medical Workers

Every day, healthcare professionals put their own safety on the line in order to treat patients. Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, though, the […]

NextHealth PHL

The Liacouras Center Hospital Probably Won’t Help COVID-19 Patients

Hospitals and emergency rooms across the country are becoming increasingly overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, forcing healthcare providers to think creatively about where and how they […]

NextHealth PHL

Here’s What Health Professionals Can Learn From Instagram Influencers

Social media is becoming an increasingly powerful tool for sharing health-related messages, but not every post has what it takes to go viral. And on […]

NextHealth PHL

The Shortage of Black Male Doctors Is Medicine’s Real Emergency

When Sean Brown decided to pursue a career in medicine, he expected to be one of a few black men in medical school — he […]

NextHealth PHL

How Researchers Are Using AI to Improve Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used for everything from planting crops to flying planes, and now, it’s being used to diagnose disease. Recent studies show AI […]

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NextUp: Context Therapeutics Wants to Eradicate Hormone-Driven Cancers

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 […]

Be Well Philly

This Project Manager Has a Jam-Packed Fitness and Social Calendar

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For […]

NextHealth PHL

Oncologist Edith Mitchell Wins PHL Life Sciences Ultimate Solution Award

Edith Mitchell is a force. The decorated researcher and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital oncologist has accomplished so many “firsts” that even she can’t keep track […]

NextHealth PHL

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 […]

NextHealth PHL

Philly’s Life Sciences Industry Is Finally Coming Around to Blockchain

You’ve probably heard the term blockchain used in conversations about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. But recently, the new technology that can record transactions in a […]

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Be Well Philly

This Philly Summit Will Let You Run, Drink Beer, and Learn About Why You Should Run and Then Drink Beer

Since the dawn of modern running, we’d bet there were folks who gathered at the bar or the pub for a cold one after a sweaty […]

City Life

Melania Trump Will Visit Philadelphia on Wednesday

Melania Trump will make an appearance in Philadelphia on Wednesday. The Associated Press reports that as part of a tour focusing on the opioid epidemic, the First […]


Jefferson to Host Pitch Competition for Budding Marijuana and Hemp Businesses

Thomas Jefferson University’s annual healthcare startup competition is looking to support young  businesses in the marijuana and hemp industry. The event, or JAZ Tank: CannaVation, […]