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  • Meet the new LDI Senior Fellows: The 2018 Fall Kickoff

    The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics held its sixth annual "Fall Kickoff" to welcome eighteen new Senior Fellows to its ranks. The newly inducted faculty members represent Penn's Perelman School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Engineering as well as Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Crescenz VA Medical Center.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Kathryn H. Bowles to receive 15th Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award

    The biennial award honors a Penn Nursing faculty member who has made a distinguished contribution to nursing scholarship. Bowles is the van Ameringen Chair in Nursing Excellence and a professor in Penn Nursing’s Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Being older helps skin heal with less scarring, and now researchers know why

    A new study finds that a compound secreted in the bloodstream could be the key factor that causes wounds in older people to heal with less scarring than younger people.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Why time of day affects shoppers’ appetite for variety

    Wharton's Jonah Berger discusses his research on how time of day impacts consumer decision making.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Victory at the Third Circuit

    Through Penn Law’s Federal Appellate Externship, Judah Bellin recently won a victory in the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals that will have long-ranging implications for future cases by incarcerated litigants.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Carey Law

  • Reducing complexity to increase security

    Penn received a five-year, $7.5 million grant from the Office of Naval Research for software complexity reduction, or simplifying complex internet protocols to build greater security. The project will create new ways to provide greater security and resilience for legacy Navy software.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog

  • Prosthetic valve mismatches common in transcatheter valve replacement procedure, increasing risk of death

    A multi-institutional study, led by researchers from Penn Medicine, found that among patients who underwent a transcatheter aortic valve replacement, a high number experienced severe and moderate cases of prosthesis-patient mismatch—meaning the implanted heart valve is too small for the patient which can lead to inadequate blood flow. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Bryzgalova, Levine capture Cissie Leary Memorial crowns

    Freshman women's tennis team member Iuliia Bryzgalova captured the Cissie Leary Memorial Invitational singles crown on Sunday at Hecht Tennis Center. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Graziani, Zhu win in doubles at Ivy Plus

    The freshman duo of Eduoardo Graziani and Kevin Zhu teamed up in doubles to win the Gold Draw at the Ivy Plus. Graziani and Zhu defeated Dartmouth's pair 6-4 to win the Ivy Plus' Gold Draw.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Penn Athletics to broadcast record number of live events on NBC Sports Philadelphia

     Penn Athletics is partnering with NBC Sports Philadelphia for a record number of live broadcasts on the regional sports network during the 2018-19 year. All 17 live events will be produced by the Penn Sports Network. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics