An initiative, begun by Nursing’s Terri Lipman and run by seniors Chantal Low and Sophie Mintz, both of New York City, engages Philadelphians to improve their health.
The University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prize gave Penn graduate Shadrack Frimpong the opportunity to fulfill a dream he had been imagining for years: opening a clinic and school for girls in his
New Breast Cancer Drug May be Effective against Other Types of Cancer, Abramson Cancer Center Experts Find
Palbociclib, in combination with other therapies, has potentially powerful effect.
In a new study published today in Science, a multi-institution team anchored at University of Pennsylvania found that these caste-specific behaviors are not set in stone. Rather, this pioneering study shows that social behavior can be reprogrammed, indicating that an individual’s epigenetic, not genetic, makeup determines behavior in ant colonies.
Penn in the news
Marilyn Howarth of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on lead poisoning in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey region.
Garrett FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying the role of the internal clock in human disease.
Marc Levine of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about how speed eaters manage to eat as much as they do and how quickly.
A new docu-series called Penn Vet on the Animal Planet television network will focus on Ryan Hospital and New Bolton Center.
Julie Sochalski of the School of Nursing says, “The aging population and chronic disease are creating the perfect storm driving demand for nurses.”