Researchers identify cellular source of molecule implicated in nasal polyps, asthma attacks
A new discovery about how the immune system responds to common sinus infections and asthma could explain why patients develop these issues in the first place and ultimately may lead to improved targeted therapies.
Penn Dental Medicine’s Eva Anadioti has been recognized by two independent organizations as one of their 2018 40 Under 40 honorees. Both the Greek America Foundation and the Philadelphia Business Journal selected Anadioti for these annual awards.
Network Synergy: a new way to value mergers and acquisitions
Two Wharton papers consider the less-beaten path of forming a partnership between two companies rather than a merger and acquisition may create a more valuable partnership of “network synergy” rather than separate internal synergies.
Transplantation pioneer receives Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology
Dr. Ali Naji, the J. William White Professor of Surgical Research at the Perelman School of Medicine wins one of the highest honors for a transplant surgeon-scientist as an esteemed kidney and pancreas transplant surgeon, immunologist, and researcher.
Can bundled payments help control health care costs?
New research out of the Perelman School of Medicine shows that bundled Medicare payments effectively reduced costs and improved the quality of health care. It may be key to slowing or even reversing the rise of health care costs in the country.
Dental student Samaneh Mojarrad receives Student of the Year Award
The Journal of Clinical Orthodontics (JCO) recently announced the selection of Dr. Samaneh Mojarrad (GD’18), a Penn Dental Medicine orthodontics resident and Master of Science in Oral Biology (MSOB) candidate, as the winner of the 2018 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Award. Dr. Mojarrad was chosen over 21 other students from schools around the United States in a two-stage competition judged by members of the JCO editorial board.