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December 20, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

BeneLein Technologies Joins Science Center

PHILADELPHIA--(December 20, 2010) – BeneLein Technologies, which develops novel bioprocesses that significantly lower the manufacturing cost of existing active pharmaceutical ingredients, has initiated R&D operations at the University City...

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December 16, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Top 100 Stories of 2010 #10: Early Diagnosis for Alzheimer's

Part of what makes Alz­heim­er’s disease so pernicious is its stealth. Traditionally, it could be identified with certainty only by an autopsy. That changed last year, when researchers used two tools to diagnose the disease with nearly 100...

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November 23, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

$85,000 Awarded to University City Keystone Innovation Zone through Competitive Grant Program

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University City Keystone Innovation Zone (UC KIZ) received an $85,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to increase its impact on entrepreneurship in the Greater Philadelphia region by formally...

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November 16, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Machinato Causa Explores Digital Fab

The growth of digital fabrication has opened the door to a whole new generation of possibilities, many of which come to life at the intersection of art, design, science and technology. The always-imaginative folks at Breadboard, the...

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November 15, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Integral Molecular to Expand its Headquarters at the Science Center in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 15, 2010 -- Integral Molecular, Inc. and the University City Science Center announced today that Integral Molecular has signed a 10-year lease at the Science Center’s research park, maintaining its headquarters in...

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November 8, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Lilly to Acquire Avid Radiopharmaceuticals

INDIANAPOLIS and PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held company...

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November 4, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

National Disease Research gets $3.6M genotyping grant

The National Disease Research Interchange has landed a $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and will take part in the NIH’s “GTEx” project, aimed at helping scientists learn more about genetic variations and how gene...

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November 3, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Alzheimer's imaging agent takes top spot in Cleveland Clinic tech ranking

A radioactive imaging agent that helps doctors detect Alzheimer’s disease took the top spot in Cleveland Clinic’s list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2011.   The compound, called AV-45, is coupled with a PET scan to allow doctors to...

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October 26, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Manayunk software firm agent Vuzit redesigns website, rolls out new document viewer features

As document sharing has transitioned from walking a manila envelope down the hall to e-mailing a digital image, document viewing has become a complicated task. With hundreds of file types and varying security measures, it's hard to be sure...

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October 14, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

MidAtlantic - NBC, The 10! Show, MidAtlantic Baseball Bites

The NBC 10! Show covers the best baseball bites at the MidAtlantic. Watch the Video

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