Health Sciences

How cell developmental biology fits into the future of medicine

Ben Stanger, the Hanna Wise Professor in Cancer Research and professor of medicine and cell and developmental biology, discusses his research and publishing his first book, ‘From One Cell: A Journey into Life’s Origins and the Future of Medicine.’

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What’s causing severe respiratory illnesses in dogs?

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that more dogs may be getting severely ill because they have been infected with multiple pathogens at the same time.


What you need to know about the ‘mystery’ dog disease

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine explains how to protect dogs from the recent respiratory outbreak.


Pennsylvania dog owners take precautions as mysterious illness continues to spread

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine suggests that dog owners be on the lookout for symptoms similar to kennel cough, like bouts of coughing, sneezing, eye and nasal discharge, and lethargy.


Philadelphia Inquirer

More than 260,000 Penn Medicine patients have agreed to share their DNA for research, and the discoveries are just getting started

More than 260,000 people have signed up to participate in Penn Medicine BioBank, co-directed by Marilyn Ritchie and Dan Rader, which cross-references DNA with electronic health records to discover genetic variants of medical conditions.


NBC Philadelphia

A family affair: Three sisters stick together as they attend Penn Dental Medicine at the same time

Joanna Haddad, Mira-Belle Haddad, and Anna-Maria Haddad are making history as one of the few groups of three or more siblings to be simultaneously enrolled in the School of Dental Medicine.