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Company Overview of University of Pennsylvania

Company Overview

University of Pennsylvania is an educational institution that offers graduate, undergraduate, professional, summer courses, and distance learning programs in the fields of law, medicines, communication, and dental medicine. The institution was founded in 1740 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

34th and Spruce Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

Founded in 1740



Key Executives for University of Pennsylvania

Dean of the School of Design
Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Associate, Licensing and New Business Start-Up at Center for Technology Transfer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

University of Pennsylvania Key Developments

University of Pennsylvania Presents at 9th Annual BioPharm America International Partnering Conference - BioPharm America 2016, Sep-13-2016 01:55 PM

University of Pennsylvania Presents at 9th Annual BioPharm America International Partnering Conference - BioPharm America 2016, Sep-13-2016 01:55 PM. Venue: Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Avery Posey, Instructor, Center for Cellular Immunotherapies.

BluePen Biomarkers Announces Collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania to Develop Strategic 'Multi-Omics' Platform for Integrated Biomarker Discovery

The University of Pennsylvania has co-founded and structured BluePen Biomarkers in collaboration with Blueprint Bio, Inc. and Emerald Logic, Inc. to conduct biomarker research and identification. BluePen is creating a comprehensive biomarker measurement and discovery pipeline for the acceleration of personalised medicine. BluePen will collaborate with Ian Blair, PhD, the A.N. Richards Professor of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics and Director of Center for Cancer Pharmacology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. BluePen will measure and integrate genomic, proteomic, metabolomic, and lipidomic biomarkers, alongside clinical data, demographics, and other phenotypic data, providing its customers and collaborators with access to a comprehensive 'multi-omics' discoveryplatform. With this collaborative venture, Penn's goal is to radically improve and accelerate the discovery of relevant biomarkers, without bias toward single genes, single modalities, or inappropriate mathematical assumptions.

Biogen Announces Collaboration and Alliance with the University of Pennsylvania to Advance Gene Therapy and Gene Editing Technologies

Biogen announced a broad collaboration and alliance with the University of Pennsylvania to advance gene therapy and gene editing technologies. The research and translational development collaboration has multiple objectives, but will primarily focus on the development of therapeutic approaches that target the eye, skeletal muscle and the central nervous system. Another important aspect of the alliance will focus on validating next-generation gene transfer technology using adeno-associated virus gene delivery vectors. The collaboration will also explore the expanded use of genome editing technology - the insertion, deletion or replacement of DNA in the genome of an organism - as a potential therapeutic platform.

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