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  • Twelve from Sprint Football receive All-CSFL honors

    The Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL) has announced its All-CSFL selections, with Penn featuring 12 total selections, including five first-team selections.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Penn’s Basser Center for BRCA chooses Maria Jasin for 2018 Basser Global Prize

    Maria Jasin is a member of the Developmental Biology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a professor at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences at Cornell University, and the recipient of the sixth annual Basser Global Prize.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Podcast explores Chinese politics, economics, law, and society

    Research scholar Neysun Mahboubi hosts a podcast produced by Penn's Center for the Study of Contemporary China.

    FULL STORY AT Omnia

  • Alcohol intake may be key to long-term weight loss for people with diabetes

    A new study from the School of Nursing suggests that alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • 3D print of the week: Orkan Telhan’s Microbial Design Studio

    The Biomedical Library’s 3D Printing service, managed by Barbara Kountouzi, has supported numerous innovative Penn-conducted research projects that have been featured in the news, with one recent example being the work of Associate Professor, Orkan Telhan.  

    FULL STORY AT Penn Biomedical Library News

  • LDI Implementation Science Working Group expands into major initiative

    Seven years after it was created, the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Implementation Science Working Group is being expanded into a major initiative. The Penn Implementation Science Center @LDI will be directed by Rinad Beidas, LDI Senior Fellow and associate professor of psychiatry and medical ethics & health policy. 

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Gaining strength in treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

    Lauren Elman, an associate professor of neurology, says Penn Medicine is the first center in Philadelphia to offer the SMA treatment program to adults after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval for Spinraza (nusinersen) in December 2016.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Law to launch unique pilot program incorporating attorney well-being into Professional Responsibility curriculum

     This is the first program of its kind at a top law school, with a curricular module will expose students to the latest data about risks to health and career satisfaction among practicing lawyers.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • LG Health helps students keep a pulse on their health

    This fall, thirty Lancaster General Health employees, including nurses, cardiologists, technicians, and a sports medicine physician, worked with staff and pediatric cardiologists from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to provide free heart screenings for more than 125 students ages 12-19.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Dan Huh wins 2018 Lush Science Prize for organ-on-a-chip work

    Bionengineering’s Dan Huh and his BIOLines research group were awarded the 2018 Lush Science Prize for work on organ-on-a-chip devices. The cosmetic company’s prize is designed to encourage work on alternatives to animal testing.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog