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  • Penn Medicine at the 2023 ASH Meeting

    Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine will present data on the latest advances in blood cancer and benign hematology research at the 65th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • The safety net funding that isn’t getting to safety net patients

    LDI senior fellow Paula Chatterjee says the flaws of the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment Programs are its failure to effectively target federal safety-net funding for hospitals, lowering the quality of care and outcomes for safety-net patients, particularly for those of color.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Penn Collaboratory to fund ten new pilot studies on aging

    The Penn Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratory for Healthy Aging (PennAITech)—made up of Penn’s School of Nursing, the Perelman School of Medicine, and other departments across the University—focuses on identifying developing, evaluating, commercializing, and disseminating innovative technology and artificial intelligence methods/software to support aging.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Parkinson’s support group fosters friendship in an underserved community

    The Support Group for Black Patients with Parkinson’s disease, launched last winter, serves as a space where patients in an underserved community can connect with those with shared experiences.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Identifying and addressing lung cancer disparities in Philadelphia

    A collaboration among Penn Medicine, Temple Health, and Jefferson Health aims to identify community members most likely to have lung cancer and those least likely to undergo screening.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • 2023 PCI Ventures at Pennovation Works showcase

    On Nov. 2, the PCI Ventures at Pennovation Works Showcase took place in celebration of its 13 years of service to the Penn community.

    FULL STORY AT Pennovation Works

  • Penn receives $2M NASA grant for TRUSSES Project to study lunar robotics

    The TRUSSES Project: Temporarily, Robots Unite to Surmount Sandy Entrapments, then Separate at Penn Engineering aims to develop innovative methods for teams of robots to overcome environmental hazards on the Moon.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • The Mind on Mental Health Podcast gets personal

    The Mind on Mental Health podcast is produced by Penn Medicine Princeton Health, the series features host Andrew Dean, senior community relations specialist at Princeton House Behavioral Health, who interviews his colleagues about mental health and self-care.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • First-of-its-kind guaranteed income program in rural area improved financial, physical, and mental well-being

    In a report by the Center for Guaranteed Income Research at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, findings from the Ulster County, NY, pilot program show connections between the receipt of unconditional cash and improved financial security and quality of life in a rural context.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • Penn Medicine nursing leader Robin Wood named to 2024 Carol Emmott Fellowship Class

    Wood’s fellowship project aims to improve patient outcomes and decrease lengths of stay by treating patients with similar medical conditions in the same unit.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News