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Penn Vet Announces mRNA Research Initiative for Veterinary Vaccine Science

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) has launched an mRNA Research Initiative to advance the development of veterinary mRNA-based vaccines and therapies.

Long-term Penn Research Across Disciplines Leads to the Development of a New ‘Patch’ that Uses Natural Body Motion to Fix Disc Herniation

A new biologic “patch” that is activated by a person’s natural motion has the potential to fix herniated discs in people’s backs, according to researchers at Penn Medicine and the CMC VA Medical Cente

First canine patient receives Vetigenics’ fully canine anti-CTLA4 monoclonal antibody

Vetigenics announced that the first canine patient has received his first dose of Vetigenics' fully canine anti-CTLA4 monoclonal antibody (VGS-001) for oral melanoma.

Vetigenics Founder Nicola Mason Featured on CBS 60 Minutes for Canine Cancer Research

Nicola Mason, BVetMed, PhD, of Penn Vet was featured on CBS' 60 Minutes, where she spoke about her research on immunotherapy treatment for cancer in dogs.

Scout Bio licenses new Penn technology to help develop gene therapies for pets

Scout Bio, a Philadelphia company developing gene therapies for animal health, has licensed a new kind of technology from the Penn’s gene therapy program.

A chewing gum that could reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission

In experiments using saliva samples from COVID-19 patients, the gum, which contains the ACE2 protein, neutralized the virus, according to research led by School of Dental Medicine scientists.

Celebration of Innovation 2021 Recap and Recording

The event honors the patent recipients from the previous fiscal year, as well as, those partners, inventors, and startups that made exceptional achievements.

Scout Bio raises $4.75M to advance gene therapy for pets

The company has now raised more than $35 million since its inception.

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.


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