Congratulations to Penn Medicine Faculty awarded patents in FY2016

Posted on June 29, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

Congratulations to the 63 Penn Medicine faculty members who were recognized for their patent awards in FY16. The full list of award winners and their patents can be viewed at the link below. Celebration of Innovation – Slides of Penn Medicine winners

Penn biotech spinout is taking a new approach to battling cancer

Posted on June 19, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

By John George Senior Reporter Philadelphia Business Journal The company [CARMA Therapeutics] has completed an initial round of financing, and is now seeking a CEO. Read more

Welcome to Cellacon Valley? (BizPhilly)

Posted on June 17, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

By Don Steinberg  |  June 17, 2017 at 8:58 pm In the conference room of a spacious loft office near 30th Street Station, Usman “Oz” Azam and Michael Christiano huddle for a meeting. They’re CEO and chief business officer, respectively, of Tmunity Therapeutics, a start-up launched to commercialize some breakthrough research out of the University of Pennsylvania —…

Data shows Phila.’s academic institutions are getting better at commercialization but …

Posted on June 15, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

By  Michelle Caffrey Reporter Philadelphia Business Journal The region draws more federal research dollars than almost any other city, but it falls behind peers when it comes to total patents and new firm creation. Read More