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  • Less is more for the next generation of CAR T cells

    Researchers at Penn Medicine have discovered that shortening the amino acid chain links, the two halves of the CAR plastered together and pre-activated the CAR T cells to latch onto tumor cells and attack them.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • MindCORE receives National Science Foundation support

    MindCORE (Mind Center for Outreach, Research, and Education) has received funding from the National Science Foundation for an integrated paid 10-week summer research experience for eight visiting undergraduate students.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • Wharton students named finalists in the NFL Big Data Bowl

    Zach Drapkin, Sarah Hu, Zach Bradlow, and Ryan Gross came up with an innovative way that the NFL can improve their defense using real player data.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton Stories

  • Miriam Robbins receives American Academy of Oral Medicine’s highest award

    The professor of clinical oral medicine and restorative dentistry, and director of the School’s Care Center for Persons with Disabilities, has been recognized by the American Academy of Oral Medicine at this year’s recipient of its Craig S. Miller Diamond Pin Award. The Academy’s highest honor, the Award is presented for exceptional and dedicated service to the Academy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Jessica Anna receives NSF Grant to study solar energy conversion

    The assistant professor of chemistry and Elliman faculty fellow, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award to investigate some of the earliest and most important steps involved in converting sunlight to energy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • Penn Nursing dean Antonia Villarruel to receive the Ohtli Award from the government of Mexico

    This is the highest honor bestowed by the Mexican Government to individuals and organizations that have stood out for their work in favor of the empowerment of the Mexican diaspora and helped to “open the path” for the new Mexican American and Latino generations.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Penn’s Orphan Disease Center marks 10 years

    The Orphan Disease Center was established at Penn a decade ago to facilitate and fund research, and develop transformative therapies for rare diseases. The ODC fields two flagship programs to promote research, while JumpStart collaborates with rare disease communities to provide expertise and pilot grants to collect information and develop research toward treatments. 

    FULL STORY AT The Pennsylvania Gazette

  • Electronic health records usability issues linked to nurse burnout and patient outcomes

    A new study from Penn Nursing’s Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research has investigated associations between EHR usability and nurse job outcomes (burnout, job dissatisfaction, and intention to leave) and surgical patient outcomes (inpatient mortality and 30-day readmission). The study found that employing EHR systems with suboptimal usability was associated with higher odds of adverse nurse job outcomes and surgical patient mortality and readmission.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Three Penn Dental students accept national leadership roles in ASDA

    This year, Penn Dental Medicine represents three of the four students appointed to serve on National American Student Dental Association. Second-year student Ryan Kaminsky was elected District 3 Trustee on the Board of Trustees. Julie Berenblum was appointed Council on Membership Associate, and first-year student Hilary Wong was appointed Council on Communications Associate.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Featured Books: National Poetry Month

    This year marks the 25th annual National Poetry Month, a celebration of poets and poetry organized by the Academy of American Poets. Like last year, this year’s National Poetry Month celebrations are taking part online, while the Penn Libraries shares its selections of books and audiovisual resources.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries