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2014-03-11 20:23:22

Video Game on Cira Centre Will Have Players from Across the City Go Head-to-Head PHILADELPHIA, March 11, 2014 ­/PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) and Drexel University will once again partner to bring the thrill of arcade gaming to the side of a skyscraper. In a follow-up to the world record-setting game of Pong that kicked off Philly Tech Week in historic fashion last year, Drexel's Frank Lee, PhD, founder of Drexel's Entrepreneurial Game Studio is planning an even...

2013-11-13 23:24:48

Bencardino partners with Gordon Group Electric Co. and Tracey Mechanical Inc. to assist with Penn Medicine’s Specialty Care and Advanced Care Pavilion. Bensalem, Pa. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Louis A. Bencardino is happy to announce that Bencardino Excavating will be working with Gordon Group Electric Co. of Feasterville in Bucks County and Tracey Mechanical, Inc., located in Newtown Square, on a project at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Located at 38th and Powelton Streets in the...

2013-10-12 23:01:07

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey will tout the company's growth and regional commitment. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Invisible Sentinel, a startup at the University City Science Center, announces its company expansion on Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. in Quorum at 3711 Market St., 8th Floor. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. will deliver a keynote speech to celebrate Invisible Sentinel’s seven years of sustained growth. Invisible Sentinel plans to keep all 18 of its jobs in...

2012-04-09 10:20:40

PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and advocate for neuroscience research, announces six grants for $8,232,322 on multiple subjects to three University City research institutions in Philadelphia, including the Monell Chemical Senses Center. Fattah, who recently visited Monell at 3500 Market Street for a tour and briefing of its cutting-edge neuroscience...

2011-12-09 16:48:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research and author of the just-enacted neuroscience research initiative, will visit two research laboratories in Philadelphia's University City Science Center on Monday morning and explore their cutting-edge research in the neurosciences. The labs are Monell Chemical Senses Center and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Congressman Fattah is the...

2011-09-23 10:01:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Bank today announced that it is providing $70 million in debt financing toward a major expansion by The Wistar Institute that includes a new seven-story 89,700-square-foot research tower above its current historic facility at 36th and Spruce streets in University City. The expansion will enable Wistar - an international leader in basic biomedical research, particularly cancer research and vaccine development - to expand its research...

2011-09-22 13:00:00

Executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of Pennâs Perelman School of Medicine joins University City Science Center Board Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D. has been elected to the Board of Directors of the University City Science Center. Jameson is the executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of Pennâs Perelman School of...

2011-08-09 15:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research, today announced the award of $978,242 from the National Science Foundation for three research grants - including two dealing with nanotechnology - for projects at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University in Philadelphia's University City science district. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO)...

2008-10-24 09:00:26

Imagine that you or someone you love arrives from out-of-town to receive medical care only to find that there is nowhere for you to stay, certainly not for any length of time, certainly not at a price you can afford. Since 2000 this need has been met in Philadelphia by HOSTS for HOSPITALS (HfH), a non-denominational nonprofit agency that provides FREE LODGING and support at volunteer-host homes as a caring response to the housing needs of patients and their families who have come to the...