Latest University of Pennsylvania Health System Stories

2014-09-11 16:28:10

New Facility Expands Penn Medicine's Footprint in University City, Paves Way for Year of Milestone Expansions for Penn Presbyterian Medical Center PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dedication of Penn Medicine University City on September 12 will mark the grand opening of Penn Medicine's newest outpatient facility, which showcases a new model for patient experience and engagement. The facility was developed with a $38 million investment from Penn Medicine,...

2014-09-11 16:28:04

New Facility Poised to Accelerate the Research and Development of Personalized Cellular Cancer Therapies PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Pennsylvania today reached an important milestone in its alliance with Novartis as it unveiled plans for the construction of a first-of-its-kind Center for Advanced Cellular Therapeutics (CACT) on the Penn Medicine campus in Philadelphia. The CACT will become the epicenter for research using Chimeric Antigen...

2014-05-01 08:37:21

PHILADELPHIA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateway Health(SM) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System today announced a three-year contract agreement that will improve the quality of healthcare and increase access and affordability of services for Gateway Health Medicare Assured(SM) members who live in eastern Pennsylvania. The network includes approximately 1,600 physicians that will now be part of the Gateway Health network that incorporates both primary care and...

2014-03-14 16:22:34

Large-Scale Sculpture Celebrates Hope for Patients and Families Carrying BRCA Mutations PHILADELPHIA, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the University of Pennsylvania's Basser Research Center for BRCA formally unveiled "Homologous Hope," a new sculpture suspended from the glass atrium in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. The large-scale piece was created especially for the Basser Research Center for BRCA by the New York-based internationally renowned artist Mara G....

2014-03-03 08:31:23

BALTIMORE, Md., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wexford Science & Technology, a BioMed Realty (NYSE: BMR) company, today announced that the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) has exercised an option on its current lease to expand to an additional two floors, or 55,900 square feet, in the new 3737 Market Street building on the University City Science Center's campus being developed jointly by Wexford and the Science Center. As a result of this expansion, UPHS will...

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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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