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New Inhibitor Drug Shows Promise in Relapsed Leukemia


A new drug shows promise in its ability to target one of the most common and sinister mutations of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn’s Abramson...
21-Jun-2017 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Immunologist Selected as Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences


— Jorge Henao-Mejia, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, has been recognized by The Pew Charitable...
20-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Study Details Impact of Antibiotics, Antiseptics on Skin Microbiomes


The use of topical antibiotics can dramatically alter communities of bacteria that live on the skin, while the use of antiseptics has a much smaller, less durable impact. The study, conducted in mice in the laboratory of Elizabeth Grice, PhD, an...
20-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When I Die, Let Me Live

The first two-part episode of Lauren Kelly, MD’s podcast, “When I Die, Let Me Live,” is not always an easy listen — but that’s kinda the point. Kelly, who graduated from the Perelman School of Medicine earlier this year, aims to present...
19-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgery Patients Placed in Alternate ICUs Due to Crowding Get Less Attention from Doctors

Overcrowding of intensive care units (ICUs) is a growing problem in American hospitals, often resulting in the need to place patients in alternate intensive care units within a hospital. Research has indicated that these “ICU boarder” patients...
19-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hi-Res View of Protein Complex Shows How It Breaks Up Protein Tangles

A new, high-resolution view of the structure of Hsp104 (heat shock protein 104), a natural yeast protein nanomachine with six subunits, may show news ways to dismantle harmful protein clumps in disease.
14-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Awards $1.9 Million in Grants to Three Penn Researchers


Penn winners among just 24 total recipients
15-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Inhibitor Drug Improves Overall Survival in Older Radioiodine Resistant Thyroid Cancer Patients


The drug lenvatinib can significantly improve overall survival rates in a group of thyroid cancer patients whose disease is resistant to standard radioiodine treatment, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University...
15-Jun-2017 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Slaying the Sleeping Dragon: Researchers Take Action Against Breast Cancer Recurrence

1-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Strangely Common Phobias and How They Could Be Cured With Cognitive Behavior Therapy


24-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT

Ramping Up Cancer Care in Resource-Limited Settings


24-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT

10 Minutes. 22 People. 54 Percent.

At this moment, more than 118,000 people in the United States are in need of a lifesaving organ transplant. And 64 percent of them are currently on a waiting list – to which roughly 1 person is added every 10 minutes – according to the United...
10-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT

Greater Insight Into Basic Biology of Pain Will Reveal Non-Addictive Remedies, Say Penn Experts

The U.S. medical community needs a better understanding of the biology of pain and how it plays out in individuals to be able to combat the national epidemic of addiction to painkillers.
9-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST

Dr. Anil Rustgi, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology in the Perelman School of Medicine, Is Available for Interviews on Rising Colorectal Cancer Rates Among Millennials and Gen Xers

1-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST

Dr. O'Brien, the Vice-Chair of Psychiatry at Penn Medicine, Is Available for Interviews on Drug Addiction and the Neurobiology of Relapse

24-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST

Is Running Really Good for the Heart?

From the Broad Street Run here in Philadelphia to the Cherry Blossom 10-mile run in Washington, DC, and others across the country and overseas, running season is just around the corner! And for many people, from avid runners to weekend warriors,...
13-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST

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