Shelley Berger of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her research on the DNA of ants.
Anil K. Rustgi, MD, chief of Gastroenterology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, is once again the recipient of a prestigious Research Professor Award from the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Murray Grossman, MD, EdD, a professor of Neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and director of Penn’s Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Center, recently received the Legal Clinic
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) changed the composition and diversity of gut microbes, which in turn shaped how the drug is broken down and ultimately, cut its effectiveness, according to an animal study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
T Cells That Recognize HER2 Receptor May Be Key to Preventing HER2+ Breast Cancer Recurrence, Penn Study Finds
Recurrence of HER2-positive breast cancer after treatment may be due to a specific and possibly cancer-induced weakness in the patient’s immune system – a weakness that in principle could be corrected with a HER2-targeted vaccine – according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Results of the study show that T cells from patient
New Breast Cancer Drug May be Effective against Other Types of Cancer, Abramson Cancer Center Experts Find
Palbociclib, a new oral drug whose efficacy in combating breast cancer has been demonstrated alone and in combination with endocrine therapy, also has potential to combat other types of cancer, according to a literature review and additional original research conducted by experts at the
In Florida carpenter ant colonies, distinct worker castes called minors and majors exhibit pronounced differences in social behavior throughout their lives. 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.
Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on physicians’ use of blood thinners.
Mackenzie Wehner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted for leading a study that shows women are less likely to hold academic medical leadership roles than men with mustaches.