Health Sciences

The Lauder Fellows: Meet the first ten

The Nursing School’s ten inaugural Fellows to the Leonard A. Lauder Community Care Nurse Practitioner program will work with rural and urban underserved communities for the tuition-free program.

From Penn Nursing News

Understanding the expanded role of clinical ethicists

COVID-19 brought troubling ethical issues to clinical care, creating significant distress for clinicians, patients, and families. Behind the scenes, clinical ethicists managed those issues to support frontline workers.

From Penn Nursing News

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The Hill

Virology is part of the golden age of health: Don’t dismantle it

James Alwine of the Perelman School of Medicine co-writes that over-regulation could unduly constrain the ability to respond to future viral pandemic threats.


Lancaster Farming

Coryza, an avian influenza lookalike, lingers in Lancaster

Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine outlines the symptoms and signs of infectious coryza, an avian influenza lookalike.


ANI News (India)

University of Pennsylvania pledges to bolster relations with India at "Penn India Engagement Forum"

PIK Professor Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Dean Erika H. James of the Wharton School, and Dean Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are quoted on the forum to support India's exceptional growth and specific health care needs.



The race to supercharge cancer-fighting T cells

Carl June and Avery Posey of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss the progression and expansion of CAR-T cell therapies.



In 30-year study, head injury doubled long-term death risk

A study by Holly Elser of the Perelman School of Medicine and colleagues finds that head injuries may double or even triple the risk of dying early.