Philadelphia, PA USA
Add to Favorites | Newsroom RSS | Share

Our News on Newswise

"Chromosomal Chaos:" Complex Array of Mutations Found in Rare, Aggressive Leukemia

Sezary syndrome, an aggressive leukemia of mature T cells, is more complicated at a molecular level than ever suspected. The team’s results uncover a previously unknown, complex genomic landscape of this cancer, which can be used to design new...
7-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two-Hit Therapy for Breast Cancer Tumors Using Approved Drugs Promising in Animal Study

Disabling a cancer-causing pathway and administering an immune-molecule-based mop-up therapy eradicated a specific type of breast tumor in mice
7-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treatment for Heparin-Induced Blood Disorder Revealed in Structure of Antibody Complex


A potential treatment for a serious clotting condition that can strike patients who receive heparin to treat or prevent blood clots may lie within reach by elucidating the structure of the protein complex at its root.
6-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Medicine's Basser Center for BRCA Awards $375,000 in National Grants to Support BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Research

Penn Medicine’s Basser Center for BRCA announced $375,000 in new grant funding to support BRCA-focused research projects across the nation. The grants are aimed at advancing the care of patients living with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
6-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unlikely Partners? Cell’s Waste Disposal System Regulates Body Clock Proteins

Researchers have a new genome screen that has identified partner molecules of cell-waste disposal proteins. They applied their new method to identify other clock partners that target a multipurpose cell nucleus receptor for disposal.
6-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Team Pinpoints Developmental Gene that Regulates Repair and Regeneration in Adult Lungs


he whimsically named sonic hedgehog gene, best known for controlling embryonic development, also maintains the normal physiological state and repair process of an adult healthy lung, if damaged.
5-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Precision Medicine, “Big Data,” and Gene Editing at Penn's 10th Annual Translational Medicine Symposium

University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics’ 10th Annual International Symposium will cover translational science in academic medical centers and biotech along with the impact of innovative technologies...
5-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Medicine Researcher Calls for Changes to Current Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

Colorectal cancer will claim the lives of close to 50,000 Americans this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Screening is the most effective way to reduce the risk of dying from the disease, yet as a Penn Medicine physician argues in an...
2-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Penn Sleep Specialist Available to Discuss How School Schedules Can Impact Sleep

28-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Dean of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine: Precision Medicine is “Personalized, Problematic, and Promising”

- The rapidly emerging field of precision medicine is a “disruptive innovation” that offers the possibility of remarkably fine-tuned remedies to improve patient health while minimizing the risk of harmful side effects, says J. Larry Jameson,...
26-May-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Penn Medicine Experts Offer Suggestions for Nudging Children toward Healthier Food Choices

Strategies aimed at reducing childhood obesity should acknowledge individuals’ rational taste preferences and apply insights from behavioral economics to design choice architecture that increases their likelihood of success, say two...
19-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Health & Medicine at the 2014 Sochi Olympics: Penn Medicine Experts Available for Comment

Penn Medicine physicians and scientists are available for comment on a variety of topics relating to health and injury issues that Winter Olympic athletes may face. Experts are available for interviews by phone, webcam or satellite uplink from the...
6-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

Penn Medicine Surgeons Available to Discuss the Robotic Surgery Dr. Drew Chose to Treat His Prostate Cancer

25-Sep-2013 3:40 PM EDT

Penn Medicine Experts Available for Comment on Latest Research at SLEEP 2013

28-May-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Penn Health Policy Experts to Convene for Discussion on SCOTUS Ruling; Interviews Available

27-Jun-2012 4:20 PM EDT

Physicians Presenting, Moderating and Available for Expert Commentary at American Transplant Congress 2011 Meeting

Penn Transplant Institute/University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine faculty are presenting research findings and moderating sessions on the lateast advances in transplant medicine. The American Transplant Congress keynote speaker (May 4th) this...
2-May-2011 12:15 PM EDT

Our YouTube Videos