Rescufy Launches Anaphylaxis Emergency Mobile App

Posted on June 30, 2016 — Kat Hinkel

Rescufy, a PCI Ventures company and inaugural AppItUP winner, has launched a groundbreaking new mobile app that will dramatically reduce the steps and response times in an anaphylaxis action plan during a life-threatening emergency.  In the event of a severe allergic reaction, with just the tap of a button on a smart phone’s home screen,…

PCI Ventures Summer 2016 Newsletter

Posted on June 29, 2016 — Raquel Giron

– In This Issue – AppItUP Challenge 2016 Concludes with Demo Day Angiio Receives a Grant from the Wharton Innovation Fund BluePen Biomarkers Announces Collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania Cellecture Engages Bryan Kim as CEO DevelUPmed Companies Awarded FabNet Grants from Ben Franklin Technology Partners Liquid Biotech USA, Inc. Hits Milestone and Receives Another Investment Morgan…

Biogen Alliance

Posted on June 1, 2016 — Kat Hinkel

PCI facilitated a sizable multi-year collaborative alliance between Biogen and Penn Medicine faculty focused on gene therapy and gene editing. The collaboration has multiple main objectives: developing therapeutic approaches that target the eye, skeletal muscle and the central nervous system (CNS); validating next-generation gene transfer technology using adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene delivery vectors; and exploring…