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  • Dennis Sourvanos receives ADA Foundation Crest and Oral-B Promising Researcher Award

    The NIDCR postdoctoral trainee at Penn Dental Medicine is the recipient of the American Dental Association Foundation 2023 Crest and Oral-B Promising Researcher Award in support of his multidisciplinary, translational preclinical research, which has developed new investigative avenues in Photobiomodulation light therapy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Meet the Penn students who help keep the Libraries running smoothly

    Over 250 student workers help run Penn Libraries. A few share their work life and their favorite resources the Libraries can offer.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • Developing a new type of data system for suicide prevention efforts

    Researchers from Penn Medicine and the Wharton School have collaborated with Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services to develop a new type of data infrastructure for regional suicide prevention efforts.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • New resources for the interdisciplinary study of human rights

    The Penn Libraries now provides online access to two of the most comprehensive databases for human rights research.

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  • Announcing Living the Hard Promise: A dialogue series

    The series calls upon Penn to become a campus community that engages all members in empathetic dialogues. It will inform our understanding of today’s most pressing issues—from the concerns of Israelis and Palestinians to the rise of organized hate in the United States to the challenges of upholding free speech while ensuring civility and mutual respect.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • At-home consumer tests raise ethical, health, and privacy questions

    A new study from Penn LDI finds the terms of these tests shift responsibility to the consumer to determine the results’ accuracy and usefulness.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Cardiovascular disease in American Indian and Alaska Native populations reflects grave health disparities

    Indigenous populations have the lowest life expectancy of all racial groups and experience disproportionate burdens for chronic conditions like cardiovascular disease. To evaluate these disparities, LDI senior fellows Lauren A. Eberly, Sameed Ahmed M. Khatana, Judy A. Shea, Peter W. Groeneveld, and colleagues used Medicare administrative data and the Distressed Communities Index to assess trends in the incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular disease among American Indian and Alaska Native Medicare beneficiaries

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Featured Books and DVDs: Native American heritage

    For this month’s selections, the Penn Libraries partnered with Penn Native Community Council, which was formed in 2018 to highlight the histories, heritage, and cultures of the Native American, First Nations, and Indigenous peoples of the Americas.

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  • Penn Medicine receives $5M grant to study next generation of dementia treatments

    Penn physicians and scientists will lead studies on underlying mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias with a grant from the Delaware Community Foundation.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn among education partners in Mid-Atlantic Clean Hydrogen Hub (MACH2) to advance clean energy

    The University of Pennsylvania will serve as an education partner in support of workforce development efforts MACH2, a partnership that will receive up to $750 million in U.S. Department of Energy funding through the historic Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences