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Webinar Recording: New Patenting Strategies for Life Science Inventors

Webinar hosted by the Penn Center for Innovation with Dr. Kathryn Doyle, Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr.

Webinar Recording: Penn Health-Tech

Katherine Reuther, Ph.D., MBA, Executive Director of the Penn Center for Health-Devices and Technology discusses resources to support your medical device idea.

Success stories in gene therapy

Scientific American recently featured four stories on advancements in gene therapy.

Penn Medicine researchers receive prestigious NIH 2021 Director’s Awards

The grants, totaling more than $8 million, will support seven high-risk, high-reward research projects

Pennovation Lab welcomes new tenant Interius BioTherapeutics to its innovation ecosystem

Interius BioTherapeutics has signed a 17,743 SF lease advancing cell and gene therapy research at the Pennovation Works innovation ecosystem.

Washington Post special features on mRNA foundational technology inventors

The Washington Post ran two feature articles profiling Drew Weissman, MD, PhD, the Roberts Family Professor of Vaccine Research, and Katalin Karikó, PhD, an adjunct professor of Neurosurgery.

Two pioneering RNA scientists win the 2021 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

The foundational work that enabled the use of messenger RNA (mRNA) in vaccine development that they're receiving the 2021 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research,

Penn mRNA Scientists Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó Receive 2021 Lasker Award, America’s Top Biomedical Research Prize

Drs. Weissman and Karikó’s mRNA technology is recognized for enabling rapid development of highly effective COVID-19 vaccines.

Luxturna inventor Jean Bennett starts a new gene therapy company to tackle rare diseases left behind by pharma, VCs

Jean Bennett, who designed and co-developed Luxturna, approved in 2018 for a rare form of blindness, had kept building new gene therapies for eye diseases at her University of Pennsylvania lab.

Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman named to the 2022 National Inventors Hall of Fame

National Inventors Hall of Fame, in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is excited to announce the 2022 Class of Inductees.

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