Immuno-oncology (IO) takes advantage of the body’s immune system to prevent, control, and eliminate cancer and dates as far back as the 1890s, after a doctor purposely infected a man suffering from an inoperable malignant tumor with bacteria, resulting in his recovery. Driven in part by the increasing number of biotechs and companies that are […]
The PACT Capital Conference has a long tradition of uniting key players from the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities. As the oldest, most established venture conference in the Northeast, this event draws more than 1,000 participants and has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success. Learn more […]
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program director, Christie Canaria will go over the funding and resource basics for small businesses seeking funding for their innovative cancer technologies.
The University City Science Center annual RAIN Conference is back on July 22nd - and taking place in-person! When the pandemic hit, even perceived competitors collaborated for the greater good, which is why this year's program will explore “Goodwill,” a theme that has emerged as we move towards our collective new normal. Conference Agenda: Welcome […]
Improving Access to Care As part of our broader pledge to help support frontline healthcare workers and help provide equitable health solutions for communities of color, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is proud to further our 120-year commitment to nurses, including advocating for, elevating and empowering nurses as innovative leaders who strengthen health systems and change human health […]
An annual three-day innovation celebration started in 2019 to highlight Philadelphia as a fantastic place to live and work; to create meaningful connections locally and globally between people and organizations doing innovative work; and ignite new ideas and inspire changemakers of the future.
The ANA Innovation Awards highlight, recognize, and celebrate nurse-led innovation that improves patient safety outcomes. Awards will be presented to a nurse and a nurse-led team whose product, program, project, or practice best exemplify nurse-led innovation in patient safety and/or outcomes. Application Submissions Open: June 1, 2021, 9:00 a.m. EDT Application Submissions Close: October 31, […]
Topics include "COVID-19: from biology to equitable care", "The origin and ongoing evolution of SARS-CoV-2", and "Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare Workers of Color." Speakers include Drs. Drew Weissman, Frederic Bushman, Susan Weiss, and Sarah Tishkoff. To join from your web browser: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/qpcgtcdd Watch last year's symposium on YouTube channel
We invite nurses and nursing students worldwide to bring their experiences, ideas, and insights to help create nurse-led technologies, tech-enabled protocols devices or treatment approaches that can help drive healthcare transformation including but not limited to tech that aims to: Improve patient care and outcomes in any disease state or care setting Create efficiencies for […]
The undergraduate Translational Research Immersion Program (TRIP) provides students at participating institutions experiential learning opportunities in the field of clinical and translational research (CTR). Partnering institutions include Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, Howard University, Florida A&M University, Franklin & Marshall College, Lincoln University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Swarthmore College, University of Pennsylvania, University of Puerto […]
The Nursing Story Slam brings together nurse storytellers from Penn Nursing and Penn Medicine to share their true, personal stories that explore the breadth, depth, and diversity of nursing. This year’s Nursing Story Slam will take place on February 16, 2022 from 7pm - 8:30pm ET, and will be held in person at the Harold Prince Theater […]
Interoperability is the ability of different information systems, devices and applications, and systems to access, exchange, integrate and cooperatively use data in a coordinated manner, within and across organizational, regional and national boundaries, to provide timely and seamless portability of information and optimize the health of patients. To be effective healthcare providers, payors, and vendors […]
For the uninitiated: PTW is a curated calendar of events celebrating technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. Here’s what we know about the 2022 edition so far: The Technical.ly Developers Conference will take place Tuesday, May 10, and Technical.ly’s company-building conference, Introduced, will happen Thursday, May 12. Community events will begin on Friday, May 6, and finish on Saturday, May […]