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Penn Gene-Editing Spinout iEcure Receives Rare Pediatric Disease Designation from FDA for Lead Drug Candidate

iEcure is developing the new drug candidate, GTP-506, as a treatment for a rare genetic condition caused by a genetic defect in a liver enzyme responsible for detoxification of ammonia.

Meet Our 2021/2022 PCI Fellows Graduates

Our PCI Fellows graduates are thriving in careers in IP law, mechanical engineering, life sciences investment, and more.

Philadelphia Innovation Hub Experiences Explosive Growth in Manufacturing, Research and Talent

Philadelphia's innovation hub has seen explosive growth over the past several years, with significant expansions in manufacturing and research space for multiple companies.

Carl June Discusses Applications of CAR-T Cell Therapy in Science Friday Interview

In this Science Friday interview, Dr. Carl June discusses CAR-T's continued use in battling new blood cancers, as well as its future potential for treating solid state cancers and autoimmune diseases.

Penn Featured in New Promotional Reel of Philadelphia Region’s Cell and Gene Therapy Family Tree

A new 90-second video animation created by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s CEO Council for Growth shows the Philadelphia region's gene and cell therapy family tree.

New Applications for Teeth-Cleaning Microrobots, including Dental Treatment and Diagnostics

A proof-of-concept study has shown that these microrobots can also access the difficult-to-reach surfaces of the root canal with controlled precision.

PCI Startup Vital Start Health Wins 2022 Citizens Small Business Community Champions Award for their Work in Neonatal Care

PCI startup Vital Start Health empowers clinicians and caregivers by giving them a digital platform to improve neonatal care.

Meet the 2022/2023 PCI Fellows Cohort

Twelve fellows were admitted to the 2022/2023 cohort out of a large application pool. We also have three returning Sr. fellows from last year.

Tech of the Month: Penn Faculty Invent Superlattices of Atomically Thin Materials with Strong Light Absorption for Next-Generation Optical Devices

A team of researchers led by Dr. Deep Jariwala recently developed superlattices that offer controllable thickness, device-scale lateral size, and strong light absorption.

September’s B.PHL Innovation Festival Offers Innovators a Space to Connect, Network, and Learn from Global Keynote Speakers

The annual B.PHL Innovation Festival serves as a gathering place for creatives, entrepreneurs, leaders, students, and industry change makers.

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