A new trial led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will evaluate whether the drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) can benefit people infected with COVID-19, as well as whether taking the drug preventatively may help...
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Penn Medicine has established a new center to help expand and accelerate research related to the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that causes the respiratory illness known as COVID-19.The center aims to advance research to support the development of...
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Penn Medicine research shows genetically engineering macrophages – an immune cell that eats invaders in the body – could be the key to unlocking cellular therapies that effectively target solid tumors
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Penn Medicine Announces Appointment of Daniel Yoshor, MD, as Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery
Daniel Yoshor, MD, has been named chair of the department of Neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and vice president of Clinical Integration and Innovation for the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
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Early on in each cell, a critical protein known as FoxA2 simultaneously binds to both the chromosomal proteins and the DNA, opening the flood gates for gene activation, according to a new study led by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine...
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The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has been ranked #3 among the nation’s medical schools, marking 23 consecutive years the school garnered honors among the top 10 research-oriented medical schools.
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Now, as part of an effort to reduce the rate of patients with diabetic kidney disease who develop kidney failure, researchers at Penn Medicine are spearheading a collaboration to better understand the progression of DKD and advance research aimed at...
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The language in Facebook posts becomes less formal and invokes family more often in the lead-up to an emergency room visit.
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Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD, is probing the human mind and brain to prevent more lives from being lost to the tenth leading cause of death in the United States.
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Penn Medicine psychology expert, Dr. Thea Gallagher available for interviews and commentary during OCD Awareness Week
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Penn Medicine Experts in Trauma, Mental Health, Mass Casualty, Bleeding Control, and Disaster Preparedness Available for Interviews Following Mass Shooting in Las Vegas
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TBI Expert Available to Discuss Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and new study that found CTE in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains
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