Univerity of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine: Facts and Figures
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- Awards & Accolades: January 2023 February 03, 2023 Learn how Penn clinicians and researchers are being honored by their peers.
- Penn and UCI Discover New Approach for Brain Cell Immunotherapy January 30, 2023 Microglia serve as the central nervous system’s resident front-line disease warriors—but they can become dysfunctional in many neurological conditions. In a pre-clinical study, Penn and UCI neuroscientists were able to replace microglia in the brain.
- NIH Funds Penn Achilles Tendon Research Center for $8M January 26, 2023 The new Penn Achilles Tendinopathy Center of Research Translation seeks to build insights that lead to better treatment of Achilles tendon injuries.
- PSOM Announces Withdrawal from U.S. News & World Report January 24, 2023 The University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) today announced that it will no longer submit data for participation in the U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) annual “Best Medical Schools” rankings.
- Head Injury is Associated with Doubled Mortality Rate Long-Term January 23, 2023 Adults who suffered any head injury during a 30-year study period had two times the rate of mortality than those who did not have any head injury, and mortality rates among those with moderate or severe head injuries were nearly three times higher.
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Produce Prescriptions and a Path Toward Food Equity for Children.
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Neutrophil-activating therapy for the treatment of cancer.
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