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  • 2017

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  • 2016

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  • 2015

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    • The Coulter Program: A ‘Shark Tank’ for Academics

      January 23, 2015

      How the Coulter Program is helping to bring a breakthrough Parkinson’s treatment — and other Drexel discoveries — out of the academy and into the marketplace.

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    • Jim Harris CEO of PolyCore Therapeutics, LLC Featured on Money Matters TV Video

      January 19, 2015

      Jim currently serves as the CEO of PolyCore Therapeutics, a spin-out from Drexel University, focused on the development of a treatment for Parkinson’s Disease. Jim is also the CEO of LignaMed, LLC a spin-out from the University of Pennsylvania, focused on the development of an agent to improve outcomes in the treatment of chest Mr. Harris is the Co-founder and COO of FHK LLC, a company focused on acquisition and commercialization of specialty pharmaceutical products.

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  • 2014

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    • Wound Healing Technology Receives Patent

      August 4, 2014

      Wound healing technology developed at Drexel University is one step closer to becoming a tool for medical caregivers. Eqalix, Inc., a Northern Virginia regenerative medicine device company, recently received patent protection for a protein-based nanofiber scaffold technology invented by Drexel researchers.

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      Drexel Researchers Develop Smart Fabric Belly Band

      May 19, 2014

      Tummy snugging maternity wear could soon be giving expecting parents peace of mind in addition to stylishly securing waistlines. Researchers at Drexel University are combining fashion design with wireless technology to produce a belly band that will be able to monitor uterine contractions and fetal heart rate in real time.

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  • 2013

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  • 2012

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      Drexel Biomed Opens its Doors to Innovation Community

      October 10, 2012

      A wristwatch that can check your blood pressure, a belly band for expecting mothers to monitor their baby’s vital signs and a way for doctors to sterilize their hands without getting them wet – these innovations are just a few of the ideas that will be on display as Drexel University and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation provide a glimpse into the future of medical technology at the Innovation Technology & Talent Showcase on Oct. 31.

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      PEF breast cancer detection technology DoH grant

      August 20, 2012

      Physicians could soon have a new, noninvasive and radiation-free option when it comes to performing regular breast exams. A hand-held device, using technology developed at Drexel University, that can detect cancer by sensing the elasticity of breast tissue is moving into the final stages of testing and development with help from a Pennsylvania Department of Health grant.

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  • 2011

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