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  • New Penn Medicine center brings immunotherapy research to brain tumor treatment

    The team at the new Translational Center of Excellence in the Abramson Cancer Center will investigate new immune therapies for glioblastoma, the most common and lethal form of brain cancer, and design new CAR T cell therapies. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Meleis honored with the Princess Srinagarindra Award from the Thailand Ministry of Public Health

    The nursing and sociology professor and Dean Emerita was awarded for her contributions to the nursing and/or midwifery profession, advancing the nursing profession, and contributing to the health and wellbeing of people in Thailand and around the world.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Not just for children: study shows high prevalence of atopic dermatitis among U.S. adults

    A Penn study shows as many as 16.5 million adults in America have AD, and it is far more prevalent than psoriasis, yet psoriasis has many more treatment options.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Brooks named Ivy League Offensive Player Of The Week

    Junior running back Karekin Brooks broke off 246 rushing yards in Penn's 13-7 win at Brown on Saturday, earning Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week honors for his efforts.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Who are the most trustworthy? The guilt prone

    Wharton's Maurice Schweitzer discusses his new research on trustworthiness, citing one important thing to look for is people who are prone to feeling guilty. 

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Rovito named Ivy League Rookie of the Week

    Rovito's honor comes after a dramatic victory for the Quakers, who fought hard to defeat Brown, 2-1, in double overtime. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • $17.5 million grant to study public health threat of chronic kidney disease

    The grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases  will fund a multi-decade study of chronic kidney disease.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Sochalski wins 2018 Lois Capps Policy Luminary Award

    Julie Sochalski, associate professor, associate dean for Academic Programs, and the Class of 1965 25th Reunion Term Chair at Penn Nursing, received the 2018 American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Lois Capps Policy Luminary Award, on Sunday, October 28, during the Academic Nursing Leadership Conference in Washington, D. C.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing

  • Penn Medicine breaks ground on $200M advanced outpatient center in Radnor

    The four-story, 250,000-square-foot multispecialty outpatient facility in Radnor, Pa., will expand options for patients to receive advanced care close to home.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • PPMC propels trauma care forward, one country at a time

    PPMC’s latest destination is Botswana, where members will partner with volunteer medical teams to donate their time and resources, through the Botswana-UPenn Partnership between Penn’s Center for Global Health and the University of Botswana.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News