Events

Philadelphia is the place to be for innovation in the life sciences. It’s home to some of the nation’s top hospitals, academic research and cancer centers, as well as medical testing innovators. Hear from innovators about diagnostic discoveries, new approaches...
The Maxwell Football Club presents three local partners who are innovating in performance, safety, and health – and changing the game for athletes. Their technological advancements include strength and conditioning programs to “max out” performance; protective mouth guards for contact...
Black and Latina women bear a disproportionate burden of maternal morbidity and mortality nationwide and face systemic barriers to access workforce opportunities that could catalyze shifts in their health and economic trajectories. Grounded in reproductive and racial justice frameworks, Maternity...
Philly sits at the heart of the East Coast innovation corridor, and is increasingly leading innovations in life sciences, healthcare and technology—with the 3rd ranked start-up ecosystem in the country. That growth is powered by increasingly diverse innovators—in fact, Philadelphia’s...
Chew on this: The Drexel Food Lab in the Department of Food and Hospitality Management, in collaboration with partners, has designed food alternatives to pharmaceuticals. How can specific healthy foods, rather than drugs, be used to target disease?
October 15, 2019
Even the best care won’t work if the patient can’t get to treatment. What’s a patient to do when care is only miles away, but there is no reliable transportation to get there? This panel discussion will look at the...
October 15, 2019
Nurses are consummate innovators, creating solutions to some of health and healthcare’s toughest problems. Join students and faculty to learn how Penn Nursing is using technology in unconventional ways to help heal the sick and proving B. Franklin correct that...
With today’s hectic lifestyle, patients are constantly on the go and stressed. And as a society, we are moving increasingly towards remote care, telehealth and home health care. With all of these changes, it’s increasingly important to understand what motivates...
The U.S. is the only developed nation with a consistently rising maternal mortality rate, with c-sections performed nearly twice the global average. With advancements in healthcare, how can this be? Learn how continually updating content strategies throughout the entire maternity...
Entrepreneurs Are Building Out Innovations with the Region’s Clinical Data Repository What happens when you make information on the health and healthcare of 9 million people in the Delaware Valley region available (in a permitted way) to entrepreneurs and start-ups?...