PHILADELPHIA — Most healthy cells rely on a complicated process to produce the fuel ATP. Knowing how ATP is produced by the cell’s energy storehouse – the mitochondria -- is important for understanding a cell’s normal state, as well as what happens when things go wrong, for example in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegeneration, and many rare disorders of the mitochondria.
Penn Medicine Research: Pathway Identified in Human Lymphoma Points Way to New Blood Cancer Treatments
PHILADELPHIA — A pathway called the “Unfolded Protein Response,” or UPR, a cell’s way of responding to unfolded and misfolded proteins, helps tumor cells escape programmed cell death during the development of lymphoma.
Fran Barg of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a grant Penn Medicine received from the NIH to study asbestos.
Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School says, “We need serious rethinking about what happens when medication is dispensed.”
Garret FitzGerald and Kelly Allison of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured about research focusing on night eating.
PHILADELPHIA – Dorothy Roberts will deliver the keynote speech on “The Racial Geography of Child Welfare” at the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Winter 2012 Community Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania. Roberts, a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with appointments in law and sociology, will speak at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov.
Robert Sadoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the health of Sgt. John Russell, who was accused of a shooting spree.
Just before sunrise on Nov. 14, the day’s first baby was born at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Around midnight, a Penn Law student closed the day studying, surrounded by books.
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine demystifies popular body-image myths.
Helen Koenig of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about HIV-patient research.