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What can doctors learn from creative writing? sciences

Nov. 6, 2018 10:08 am

What can doctors learn from creative writing?

The third episode of a Philly-made YouTube series on healthcare innovation covers how storytelling might help make the healthcare experience more humane.
This Philly company raised $2M. Here’s how its founder won over the skeptics sciences

Nov. 5, 2018 11:41 am

This Philly company raised $2M. Here’s how its founder won over the skeptics

Group K Diagnostics said the $2 million Series A will let it expand its lab and manufacturing space as it continues work on its rapid diagnostics device.
These Jefferson students are co-inventing tomorrow’s healthcare technology sciences

Oct. 30, 2018 9:22 am

These Jefferson students are co-inventing tomorrow’s healthcare technology

Pitch summit JeffSolves gives a platform for practitioners to spearhead innovation in routine healthcare. One group called their invention the only product improvement in 50 years.
Michael J. Fox Foundation taps Philly startup for Parkinson’s research sciences

Oct. 26, 2018 11:32 am

Michael J. Fox Foundation taps Philly startup for Parkinson’s research

The Center City company, makers of a data platform for neuroscience research, will help researchers make sense of massive datasets.
Jefferson’s Health Hack looks to ‘disrupt the system’ sciences

Oct. 18, 2018 9:07 am

Jefferson’s Health Hack looks to ‘disrupt the system’

For its upcoming hackathon, Jefferson will back novel ideas in wearables, decentralized medicine and medicinal cannabis. Three teams will walk away with $5,000 each.
Why Philly made sense for Johnson & Johnson’s first innovation office sciences

Oct. 16, 2018 10:13 am

Why Philly made sense for Johnson & Johnson’s first innovation office

“We’re going to augment the great life sciences [sector] that Philly already has,” said Kate Merton, the J&J staffer in charge of JPOD Philadelphia.
Villanova gets $3 million from the feds to study inclusion in STEM sciences

Oct. 4, 2018 7:34 am

Villanova gets $3 million from the feds to study inclusion in STEM

Funding from the National Science Foundation will let the Main Line school look at the inclusion of STEM faculty from underrepresented groups.
PCOM to study impact of medicinal cannabis on mental health, opioid addiction sciences

Sep. 10, 2018 12:03 pm

PCOM to study impact of medicinal cannabis on mental health, opioid addiction

A collaborative, interdisciplinary research program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine aims to make Pennsylvania an “international leader in medical cannabis research.”
This project is tracking the oral history of STEM researchers with disabilities sciences

Sep. 6, 2018 1:20 pm

This project is tracking the oral history of STEM researchers with disabilities

Going into its third year, Scientists with Disabilities looks to bring visibility to an often-overlooked group. Get a primer on the project this Saturday at an event titled “Stories of Disability in the Lab”.
At Start Talking Science, a free glimpse at Philly’s research landscape sciences

Aug. 20, 2018 9:40 am

At Start Talking Science, a free glimpse at Philly’s research landscape

From neuroscience to computer vision to health IT, researchers from all over Philly are talking science at the Science History Institute on Sept. 27.

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