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The Future Applications of Penn Medicine’s mRNA Technology 

Weissman has partnered in building 18 mRNA-capable Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) sites to date across the world.

Koo and Steager’s Tooth-brushing microrobots offer even more life-changing applications 

In 2024, Koo and Steager sat down with Penn Today to discuss this technology’s potential not only to brush teeth, but also to diagnose and treat infectious diseases–in teeth and beyond. 

Shu Yang’s Research Highlighted in Penn Today 

In this Penn Today article, Yang explains how her inventions begin with changes on a fundamental level that can then grow into scalable and impactful products.

The Philadelphia Business Journal Showcases Robotics Growth in Philadelphia 

The Philadelphia Business Journal recently released an article about robotics growth in Philadelphia.

Penn Spinout EpiVario Announces Acquisition of Acetyl CoA Synthetase 2 (ACSS2) Inhibitor Portfolio from Metabomed LTD

Penn spinout EpiVario, a biotech company focusing on neuroepigenetics for addiction disorders, has acquired small molecule acetyl co-A synthetase-2 inhibitor (ACSS2i) portfolio.

Four Penn Startups Make The Philadelphia Business Journal’s PHL Inno List of 2024 Startups to Watch 

Baleena, BlueWhale Bio, Treeswift and Verismo were all recognized.

Penn health system profits support medical research and teaching over past decade 

Penn was highlighted in the Philadelphia Inquirer for investing $2 billion in profits from its health system into medical research and physician support over the past decade.

PCI Recognized on’s List of Philadelphia’s Biggest Tech Moments of 2023

In the article, highlights that Penn affiliated startups attracted over $1 billion in investment capital in 2023.

Penn Nobel-Prize Winners Receive Warm Welcome in Sweden

Karikó and Weissman were celebrated at several days of ceremonies and festivities in Sweden, two months after first learning the news.

Penn Engineering’s Miskin Lab Featured on CNN for Origami Inspired Microrobots that Could Repair Nerves 

The goal of this innovative technology is to use the microrobots to assist in repairing peripheral nerves.


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