10 posts categorized "biotechnologoy"

02/09/2016

Philadelphia Business Journal: Longevity Biotech’s new approach to Parkinson’s

A biotech company working in the fields of Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders is seeking to raise $16 million. The company, which has seven employees, is based at the University City Science Center and has lab space at the University of the Sciences.

Read more at Philly Business Journal: Longevity Biotech’s new approach to Parkinson’s

10/29/2015

Brookings Institution: Using earnings data to rank colleges: A value-added approach updated with College Scorecard data

Colleges with the highest medium-term value-added for federal aid recipients are often focused on training for high-paying careers in technical subjects. University of the Sciences in Philadelphia trains many students for careers as pharmacists, among other health-related occupations.

Read more at Brookings Institution: Using earnings data to rank colleges: A value-added approach updated with College Scorecard data

10/11/2015

Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary

For the first time, this new U.S. Department of Education database ranks schools by graduates' salaries 10 years later, and links them to such factors as tuition costs, total debt, and graduation rates. The clear local winner was the University of the Sciences, with a median income of $82,203 after loan payments. Loan balances total a median $27,000.

Read more: Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary

 

10/09/2015

Pharmacy Times: USciences Produces More Top Earners Than UPenn

The first college in the country to teach pharmacy produces higher earners than the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school in the same state. University of the Sciences (USciences) not only beat the University of Pennsylvania on average salary among alumni after 10 years, but also produced the highest earners than any other school in the state, including other prestigious colleges such as Villanova University, Carnegie Mellon University, Bucknell University, Haverford College, and Swarthmore College. 

Read more: Pharmacy Times: USciences Produces More Top Earners Than UPenn

10/29/2013

KYW1060 Radio: USciences is getting into the biotech biz

University of the Sciences is getting into the biotech biz.

Listen: http://s3.amazonaws.com/TVEyesMediaCenter/UserContent/246151/2496981.8757/RADKYW_10-29-2013_08.27.04.aac

10/28/2013

Bizjournals.com: USciences Gets into the Biotech Biz

The University of the Sciences is getting into the biotechnology business.

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/blog/health-care/2013/10/usciences-gets-into-the-biotech-biz.html

01/11/2013

Inquirer: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to visit new King of Prussia bio-energy firm

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was scheduled to visit King of Prussia on Friday for the opening of a new industrial-sugars production facility and to announce $7 million in funding for biofuels research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Eastern Regional Research Center (EERC) in Wyndmoor.

USciences Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Dr. Nathan West is a Co-Investigator on the grant awarded to the EERC. The grant will support development of technology for converting biomass (forest residues, horse manure, switchgrass and other perennial grasses) into biofuels and high-value specialty chemicals. Dr. West will be leading the development of a system for the production of specialty chemicals from the lignin component of biomass. Successful completion of the project will provide a green alternative to crude oil.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/business/20130111_U_S__Agriculture_Secretary_Vilsack_to_visit_new_King_of_Prussia_bio-energy_firm.html

11/15/2011

Pennsylvania biotech greenhouse looks to roots for chairman

BioAdvance, the Biotechnology Greenhouse of Southeastern Pennsylvania, has appointed Sam Katz, one of its co-founders and an investor in the region, as board chairman and named two new directors to its board. Katz takes over from Philip Gerbino.

Read more: http://www.medcitynews.com/2011/11/pennsylvania-biotech-greenhouse-looks-to-roots-for-chairman/

06/09/2011

The Area’s Bioscience Industry: Past and Present

The Philadelphia Inquirer had a special supplement in today’s paper looking at the area’s health innovations. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy is listed. I’m attaching the full spread as a pdf.

Read more: http://philly.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=ADJBG2A6Q7P5&preview=article&linkid=83059936-aee3-4b80-a78d-9f6e96b4eecc&pdaffid=wmooIcMK/Mqdi15Q6lbcPA==

PDF: Download Inky bio science 1


 

Philadelphia Inquirer: The Medical Innovators of Today

Here is the full coverage of the Health Innovators Supplement- The Philadelphia region is currently home to 446 bioscience companies, many of which consistently break ground in the development of new biotechnology therapies, vaccines, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and diagnostics.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/health_and_science/special_reports/Health_Innovations.html