Philadelphia-based CARISMA Therapeutics Inc. secured $47 million in a Series B financing round that will be used to advance the development of the company’s novel chimeric antigen receptor macrophages (CAR-M) immunotherapies.
The Philadelphia life sciences ecosystem has contributed to the improvement of countless lives through the development of innovative therapies. Over the past year, the more than 50,000 employees in this sector have been able to give back even more to their community through Life Sciences Cares Philadelphia.
Tia Lyles-Williams, the founder & CEO of LucasPye BIO (LPB) and HelaPlex, is on a mission to lower development and manufacturing costs for emerging life science companies while bringing greater diversity to the life science industry.
Philadelphia is not just the city of brotherly love. It is one of the nation’s top biopharma hubs and the birthplace of cell and gene therapy. Within the next few years, the role of life sciences companies and institutions that call the city home is expected to grow at an accelerated rate, further cementing the city’s place as a key biopharma ecosystem.
Aron Starosta, Ph.D. Joins University City Science Center As Vice President, Commercialization and New Ventures
ARON STAROSTA, PH.D. JOINS UNIVERSITY CITY SCIENCE CENTER AS VICE PRESIDENT, COMMERCIALIZATION AND NEW VENTURES
Neil Sheppard is an Immunologist educated in the UK at the Universities of Bristol and Oxford. He has over 18 years’ experience in the fields of vaccines and immunotherapies, including over a dozen years leading drug discovery and development programs in Big Pharma and Biotech.
For decades, the United States and the United Kingdom have enjoyed a special relationship that crosses political, economic, and military lines. But, the two nations also share a similar comradery in the Life Sciences arena, and prominent biotech hubs like the BioHealth Capital Region and Philadelphia showcase that connection.
Joerg Ahlgrimm Appointed as President and COO of The Discovery Labs.