FDA approves ‘glowing tumor’ imaging drug to aid lung cancer surgery
The injectable diagnostic, Cytalux, binds to cancerous tissue and glows, making it easier for surgeons to remove tumors completely while sparing healthy tissue.
DEI fellowship focuses on kidney health disparities
Penn Medicine’s Renal-Electrolyte & Hypertension division has created a first-of-its-kind fellowship for trainees—a chief DEI fellowship, with Valerie Nwanji as the inaugural chief DEI fellow.
$50M gift to accelerate Colton Center for Autoimmunity at Penn Medicine
The center for autoimmune research brings together star faculty, powering the next generation of autoimmune disease advances.
Match Day 2022: Persevering through the pandemic to become physicians
On March 18, 160 graduating Perelman School of Medicine students celebrated Match Day at the Jordan Medical Education Center, along with their peers, friends, and family members.
How to safeguard your sleep from insomnia over COVID-19 worry
Penn Medicine research have tips for helping insomnia, which has seen an increase throughout the pandemic. It’s not just the disease—worrying about COVID has contributed to lack of sleep.
Penn study details robust T-cell response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines
The results underline the importance of a second dose and include implications for booster shots.
Minimizing disruption, maximizing sleep in the hospital
The Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has embraced the challenge of design for minimizing sleep disruption in hospitals.