Aaron Goldstein and William Duckworth developed Fever Smart, a digital thermometer that is applied like a Band-Aid under a patient’s arm and wirelessly feeds temperature to a smartphone.
A rough estimate of the amount of steps taken in a day might be enough for the average fitness tracker or smartwatch user, but, for people with movement disorders, more fine-grained data could be life changing. Penn seniors Alfredo Muniz and Sade Oba aim to make that vision a reality.
Induced pluripotent stem cells hold promise for regenerative medicine because they can, in theory, turn into any type of tissue and because they are made from a patient’s own adult cells, guaranteeing compatibility.
Three graduate students from the University of Pennsylvania have been selected as Medical Research Fellows by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
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Elliot Hersh of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted about the dangers of dentists overprescribing opioids.
Kyle Kampman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the benefit of an implanted drug to help treat opioid addiction.
Jules Lipoff of the Perelman School of Medicine shares an explanation of greyscale as depicted on the show “Game of Thrones.”
Jeanmaire Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a synthetic opioid W-18.
Therese Richmond of the School of Nursing for working on a report about how neighborhoods can shape success and health.