Prostate cancer drug candidate funded by University City Science Center QED program

Could a compound developed by two University of Delaware faculty members be a new line of defense against prostate cancer? Robert Sikes, director of theCenter for Translational Cancer Research (CTCR) and associate professor ofbiological sciences, and John Koh, associate director of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI) and professor of chemistry and biochemistry, believe they have indeed invented a new […]

University City Science Center POC program funds handheld breast cancer diagnostic technology

A breast cancer diagnostic startup that uses fingertip sensors to detect tumors has received a research grant of more than $878,000 to advance its handheld diagnostic device. UE Lifesciences’ “Intelligent Breast Exam” can distinguish between normal breast tissue and a tumor. Breast cancers are stiffer and less mobile than the surrounding tissue, according to a paper documenting […]

Philadelphia-based University City Science Center announces call for QED program

The QED Program will award up to $200,000 to up to four projects. Sixteen projects will receive guidance from market insiders and business advisors who add a commercial development perspective as investigators develop research strategies aligned with private sector interests. To date, QED has committed $2.4 million in awards to a total of 12 projects, […]