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The Race to Find a COVID-19 Vaccine: The INO-4800 Study Participation at the University of Pennsylvania

Worldwide, over 125 COVID-19 vaccines are now in development, while only a handful have progressed to human clinical trials. Of those vaccines currently undergoing clinical trials, Inovio Pharmaceuticals started recruiting patients in April 2020 to test the INO-4800...

University of Pennsylvania Researchers Develop Machine-Learning Influenced Liquid Biopsy to Detect Pancreatic Cancer

A multi-department-based group of University of Pennsylvania researchers developed a machine-learning-based, liquid biopsy to detect early signs of the most prevalent form of pancreatic cancer by identifying its biomarkers in an individual sample. After conducting a...

Clinical Studies Demonstrate Effectiveness of More Precise Forms of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, more than 60,000 American men opt for radiation annually.1 One of the key concerns with prostate radiotherapy, however, is limiting toxicity to important surrounding organs and other structures, including the bladder,...

University of PA Study Reveals Pembrolizumab Can Lengthen Progression-Free Survival in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

University of Pennsylvania investigators report that the administration of pembrolizumab behind locally ablative therapy (LAT) for oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) seems to lengthen progression-free survival (PFS) without degradation of quality of...

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