PCI October 2018 News Roundup

Posted on October 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

October 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Oct 2 – By the Numbers: Penn Center for Innovation (Penn Today) Oct 8 – Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) Enters Research and Development Collaboration with University of Pennsylvania (Street Insider) Oct 11 – Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2018 (Reuters) Oct. 16…

Carisma Therapeutics Announces a $53 Million Series A Financing to Develop Novel CAR Macrophage Cellular Immunotherapy

Posted on October 9, 2018 — Jaime Sweet

Carisma Therapeutics Inc., formerly CARMA Therapeutics, a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the development of macrophage-based immunotherapeutics, today announced the close of a $53 million Series A financing to further expand its technology platform and rapidly drive its programs toward clinical development. The financing was led by AbbVie Ventures and HealthCap and includes existing seed investors IP…

PCI Ventures Fall 2018 Newsletter

Posted on October 4, 2018 — Raquel Giron

Our Team Evolves Jaime Sweet Has been promoted to the Pennovation Center’s Programming Manager, where she is acting as the community’s relationship manager,  leading the programming committee, developing entrepreneurial seminars and workshops, managing the Mentor-In-Residence program, and coordinating events/content with the JPOD team…   Read More

Quarterly Patents (July, August, September 2018)

Posted on October 1, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (26) Country Principal Investigator Patent Number Patent Title Issue Date United States Amaravadi 10,048,052 Novel Bisaminoquinoline Compounds, Pharmaceutical Compositions Prepared Therefrom and Their Use  8/14/2018 United States Bushman 10,058,576 Compositions and Methods Comprising a Defined…