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December 12, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Remembering Dr. K.

Nicholas A. Kefalides, 86, of Merion, a physician, a groundbreaking scientist, and an educator, died Friday, Dec. 6, at his home from complications of pulmonary fibrosis. Dr. Kefalides was emeritus professor of medicine at the University of...

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September 19, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Graphene Frontiers Awarded $745k NSF Grant for ‘Roll-to-Roll’ Graphene Production

Graphene Frontiers http://graphenefrontiers.com/, a Philadelphia-based advanced materials and nanotechnology company, has been awarded a $744,600 grant from the National Science Foundation. The funds will be used to develop roll-to-roll...

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July 22, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Invisible Sentinel to Participate in IAFP Food-Safety Meeting

Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, will showcase its first-in-class Veriflow™ technology at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food...

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July 8, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Invisible Sentinel Awarded Third U.S. Patent for Test Kits to Detect Bacterial Pathogens in Food

Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops tools for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today it has been awarded a patent for its proprietary Veriflow™ diagnostic technology. The United States Patent and...

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June 30, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Avid about the study of the mind

Daniel M. Skovronsky, M.D., Ph.D. Age: 39. Title: President, CEO, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. Number of Employees: About 100. Tenure: Founded the molecular imaging agent company in December 2004. Financials: In 2010, Eli Lilly & Co....

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June 11, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Invisible Sentinel Wins Certification for Its Listeria Monocytogenes Assay

Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today that its first-in-class rapid diagnostic for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes received...

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May 21, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Paul Touhey Named Executive Chairman at Invisible Sentinel

Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced that Paul Touhey, formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Fujirebio Diagnostics, has been...

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March 14, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Bruce Peacock Joins Invisible Sentinel's Board of Directors

Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced that Bruce Peacock was elected to Invisible Sentinel's Board of Directors as an independent director. Read...

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March 13, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Inventing the Future: Working towards the next cancer breakthrough

A 64-year-old school teacher walks into a clinical laboratory at Penn Medicine riddled with tumors. Twenty-eight days later, after receiving an injection of his own t-cells, the patient has no trace of cancer. Read more.

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March 1, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Patent for Nano-scale Detection of Ion Channel Function in Lipoparticles

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integral Molecular, Inc., a leader in membrane protein reagents and services, announces a patent allowance covering its technology for cell-free detection of ion channel function. Read more.

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