World Trade Center Delaware and Delaware Bio Introduction Remark
Carla Stone, President, World Trade Center Delaware
Michael Fleming, President, Delaware BioScience Association
Vered Nohi, Executive Director, Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Representative for PA, DE and SNJ, BIRD Foundation
BIRD Foundation Funding Opportunity
Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development, East Coast & Midwest, BIRD Foundation
Delaware Based BIRD Project Case Study: The Gene Editing Institute of Christiana Care Health System’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute was awarded a $900,000 grant with Israeli biotechnology company Fore Biotherapeutics, formally known as NovellusDx. The companies co-developed new gene editing technologies that help identify the genetic mechanism responsible for both the onset and progression of many types of cancer.
Eric B.Kmiec, Ph.D., Director, Gene Editing Institute, Christiana Care | Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute