Innovation

New chip poised to enable handheld microwave imaging

Penn researchers show that the new microwave imager chip could form images of simple objects. Unlike light, microwaves can travel through certain opaque objects, making microwave imagers potentially useful in a wide variety of applications.

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Penn team creates first bile duct-on-a-chip

The miniature, fabricated organ, replicating the structure and cellular makeup of the tissue, may lead to better understanding of the organ system and the differences between child and adult bile ducts.

Penn Today Staff

Deepfake detector wins PennApps XX

An app designed to detect deepfakes took home the grand prize at PennApps XX, beating nearly 250 tech projects developed over the course of a weekend. 

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In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Invests $50 million in Biotech in a Bold Bid to Build Philly’s Innovation Cluster

Kevin B. Mahoney of the Perelman School of Medicine and UPHS confirmed Penn’s plans to invest in biotech companies, with long-range goals “to create jobs, synergy and an innovation cluster around Penn technology and spin outs.”

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Makes Third Big Biotech Bet, Helping to Raise $53M for Carisma

Cancer-fighting biotech company Carisma Therapeutics Inc. is the latest addition to Penn’s recently-announced investment plan. Roy Rosin, CIO at Penn Medicine, said, “Penn’s commitment is pretty exciting for this region.”

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