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December 13, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Going to the Head of the Line

Olamide Sanuth, 28, is a manufacturing supervisor and lab technician at Invisible Sentinel, a food test kit maker in Philadelphia. Click here to read more.

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December 10, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Integral Molecular identifies potent inhibitory antibodies against Chikungunya virus

Integral Molecular, a leader in membrane protein antibody discovery, in conjunction with Blood Systems Research Institute (BSRI), has identified potent inhibitory human antibodies against the debilitating mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus...

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December 9, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Philly Hosts the World's First Top-Tier Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs

In November, Flying Kite brought you the announcement of the latest round of Startup PHL grant and seed-fund recipients, and all of the chosen CEOs were men. DreamIt Ventures’ Archna Sahay was in the audience, and she can tell you that this...

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November 20, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

How Science Saved Beer

Turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie are, without question, classic components of a Thanksgiving Day meal. Still, more than a few people are thankful that beer is just as soaked with tradition; especially when it comes to the football-watching...

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November 13, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Integral Molecular awarded $3.5M contract from NIH to study Ebola and Hepatitis C virus antibody response

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integral Molecular, Inc. has been awarded a five year $3.5 million contract to study the human immune response to Ebola virus and hepatitis C virus (HCV). This award enables Integral Molecular to understand...

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November 5, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

DreamIt Philadelphia 2015 Applications Now Open

Attention all entrepreneurs… applications for DreamIt Philadelphia 2015 are now open! We’re extremely excited to bring back the DreamIt Philadelphia program for another year. Click here to read more.

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November 5, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

DreamIt Ventures Launches DreamIt Athena, the First Comprehensive Accelerator Program for Female Startup Founders Hosted By a Top-tier Accelerator

PHILADELPHIA – November 5, 2014 – DreamIt Ventures today announces the launch of DreamIt Athena, its accelerator track focused on providing female startup founders hands-on support to hone their ideas, develop strategies, and turn their...

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October 24, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Philadelphia University Faculty Member to Pitch Sustainable Laundry Firm at Blackstone LaunchPad Demo Day Oct. 28

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2014— Philadelphia University sustainable design faculty member Gabriel Mandujano will represent PhilaU’s Blackstone LaunchPad as one of just 20 finalists nationwide selected to pitch their businesses at the first...

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October 1, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Making Breast Cancer Screening Available Worldwide — Without Radiation Or Pain

The global statistics surrounding breast cancer are staggering. It is by far the most common form of cancer among women worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million new cases diagnosed and over 500,000 deaths reported in 2012 (the most recent...

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September 25, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Adaptimmune secures $104 million in Series A Financing

(Oxford, UK and Philadelphia, PA, 25 September 2014). Adaptimmune Limited, a leading biotechnology company focused on the use of T-cell therapy to treat cancer and infectious disease, today announced the completion of a $104 million Series...

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