Gene therapy developer Passage Bio adds a trio to its C-suite

Spun out of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia gene therapy developer has added Maria Törnsén, Simona King, and Dr. Mark Forman to their executive C-suite.

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Development team behind $2.6B Navy Yard project makes ‘unparalleled’ diversity, equity and inclusion pledge

The development team behind the new Navy Yard project has firmed up a program for the project which includes directing $1 billion into initiatives surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Thomas Jefferson University appoints first chairwoman in 197-year history

For the first time in its 197-year history, newly elected board chair, Patricia D. Wellenbach will be the first woman to lead Thomas Jefferson University’s Board of Trustees.

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WuXi will add 500 jobs at Delaware man­u­fac­tur­ing cam­pus as it looks to bol­ster its CD­MO arm

Chinese drugmaker, WuXi, has chosen New Castle County, DE as the home for its newest CDMO site as part of a plan to expand their work statewide.

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How 5 of Greater Philadelphia’s Fortune 500 companies are working to support minority-owned businesses

Many corporations dedicated significant capital to fund programs and establish initiatives to support minority-owned small businesses.

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Carisma Therapeutics hires CFO away from another Philadelphia life sciences firm

Movement among company executives to rival firms is on the rise as the Philadelphia region’s cell and gene therapy industry advances.

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Drexel President John Fry steering university into new markets as ‘demographic cliff’ looms

Drexel President is looking to the West and the South in search of future students.

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Forbes names 4 Philadelphia-area companies among nation’s 100 best employers for new grads

Four Philadelphia-area companies are among Forbes’ top 100 list of America’s Best Employers for New Grads

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Best Places to Work 2021: Announcing honorees in the large and extra-large company categories

In partnership with Quantum Workplace, Philadelphia Business Journal shares Greater Philadelphia’s Best Places to Work.

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