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Three of the top 20 highest-valued Philadelphia area startups are Penn spinouts

The Philadelphia Business Journal recently ranked the 20 highest-valued startups in Greater Philadelphia.

Success stories in gene therapy

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

Novel gene therapy platform speeds search for ways to cure blindness

A newly developed single-cell RNA sequencing technique enables researchers to quickly identify an optimal vector for delivering therapeutic genetic material to treat vision disorders.

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

PCI and JPOD included in the Philly list of resources to boost Philly health startups

A list of Penn programs, partners and friends that work together to support new health startups in the Philadelphia region.

Former I-Corps company making breast pumping easier for moms

Adriana Vazquez spent years perfecting her breast pumping bra for company Lilu.

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.

Penn establishes the Center for Precision Engineering for Health with $100 million commitment

Penn announced that it has made a $100 million commitment in its School of Engineering and Applied Science to establish the Center for Precision Engineering for Health.


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