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  • Cancer patients may experience delayed skin effects of anti-PD-1 therapy

    Cancer patients receiving anti-PD-1 therapies who develop lesions, eczema, psoriasis, or other forms of auto-immune diseases affecting the skin may experience those adverse reactions on a delay—sometimes even after treatment has concluded, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine published in JAMA Dermatology.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • How fair, or legal, are non-poaching agreements?

    Wharton's Peter Capelli joins in a conversation about non-poaching agreements that business franchises utilize to prevent employees from leaving one franchise to join another within the same chain, a practice that limits the ability of low-wage workers to seek promotions and earn a better living.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Impact investing: when social benefits are in the contract

    In his forthcoming book, Wharton finance professor David Musto examines how social impact can be written into contracts when investors are looking to balance profits with social benefits.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • A summer of change at Penn Dental

    On July 1, Dr. Mark Wolff began his tenure as the Morton Amsterdam Dean of Dental Medicine, on the heels of the expansion of Penn Dental Medicine's Schattner Pavilion, a 2,100-square-foot addition to the school’s campus.

    FULL STORY AT Power of Penn

  • Leading healthcare regulatory society profiles Cary Coglianese for his leadership

     Penn Law’s Cary Coglianese was featured by The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society as part of the Regulatory Focus series, highlighting his leadership, views on regulatory excellence and future of healthcare regulation. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • PennDesign team awarded grant to develop innovative digital tool for public art and monuments

    The Civic Portal project has been awarded one of twelve $50,000 grants to develop an innovative digital tool that allows people to envision future public monuments.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Design Weekly

  • Men's soccer releases 2018 schedule

    Head coach of men's soccer, Brian Gill, has announced the upcoming fall schedule for the 2018 season. The Quakers will take the pitch 17 times, including eight home games at Rhodes Field. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Penn Wissahickon Hospice and Caring Way earn the Circle of Life Award from American Hospital Association for innovative palliative and end-of-life care

    Penn Wissahickon Hospice and Caring Way received the Circle of Life award from the American Hospital Association for expanding the reach of innovative palliative and end-of-life care to the community. Penn was among three programs nationwide to receive this honor.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Salmons named second-team CRCA All-America in women’s rowing

    he Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association has announced its 2017-18 All-America teams in women's rowing, and recent Penn graduate Regina Salmons was recognized as a second-team All-America.  

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Advanced summer school 2018

    The Katz Center hosted the annual Advanced Summer School for Graduate Students in Jewish Studies. Co-presented with the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where students and faculty around the world discussed the theme of the supernatural in Jewish history and culture.

    FULL STORY AT Herbert D. Katz Center