9 Philly Companies on the Cutting Edge of Cell and Gene Therapy Innovation

In the average adult body, beneath 22 square feet of skin and clustered around more than 650 skeletal muscles, there are as many as 37 trillion cells and 25,000 genes brimming with the potential to heal. Philadelphia scientists recognize this promise — it’s why they’re working on new ways to give our cells and genes the extra push they need by re-engineering them to fight and kill disease.