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Press Releases

July 2015Entrepreneur Spotlight’ Showcases PA Biotech Companies to Potential Investors
The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute hosted the Shark Tank-style event at the Pennsylvania Biotech Center, and honored founders of Delaware Crossing Investor Group Read more.

February 2014Michael J. Sofia, Ph.D. announced as winner of Pennsylvania Bio's 2014 Scientific Achievement Award.
Michael J. Sofia, Ph.D., President, CSO and Co-Founder of OnCore Biopharma, Inc., was announced as the winner of Pennsylvania Bio's 2014 Scientific Achievement Award. Dr. Sofia will be honored at Pennsylvania Bio's Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration March 12 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Read more.

January 20147th Annual Holiday Food Drive Sponsored by the Hepatitis B Foundation and PA Biotechnology Center
The Hepatitis B Foundation and Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center are doing their part by collecting non-perishable food items for the Bucks County Housing Group food pantry. Read more.

March 2013Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center Responsible for 573 Jobs and $579 Million
March 8 - The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center, in Doylestown, Pa., managed and established by the Hepatitis B Foundation in 2006 and co-owned with Delaware Valley College, proudly unveils a 2013 Economic Impact Study by Byler Associates, LLC showing impressive results. The news is good, especially for the Bucks County community and State of Pennsylvania as a whole. According to the report, the current total economic impact from the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center and its affiliated organizations from 2009 through 2012 amounts to $579 million for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and 573 jobs. Read more...

February 2012The Natural Products Discovery Institute Announces Collaboration with the Ohio State University on Colon Cancer
February 29 - The Natural Products Discovery Institute (NPDI) has signed its second collaborative agreement to provide access to the formerly private Merck Natural Products Collection that was received as a donation from the company this past summer. Dr. Douglas Kinghorn, Jack L. Beal Professor and Chair, College of Pharmacy, was funded by a grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) of the National Institutes of Health to gain access to this world-class collection. Read more...

October 2011Natural Products Discovery Institute Opens
October 28 - The Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research (IHVR) will announce its Natural Products Discovery Institute, which will serve as a long-term resource for the discovery and development of biological products from natural products, at its annual symposium on Oct. 28. Read more...

October 2011Biotech Center's Natural Products Institute Ready To Open
October 28 - Researchers from around the world soon will come to Bucks County to access samples of thousands of natural products they could develop into new medicine, new fuels or even the newest cure for disease. Learn more...

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