Destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is at the heart of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. “We are looking for ways to make new beta cells for these patients to one day replace daily insulin injections,” says Ben Stanger, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Freshman Sydney Stipanovich was named Ivy League Co-Player and Rookie of the Week on Monday by the league office.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers is using mathematical modeling to better understand the mechanisms at play in traumatic brain injury, with an eye toward protecting against its long-term consequences.
A team of graduate students has won this year’s University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government’s Penn Public Policy Challenge with their innovative proposal for the Philadelphia County prison system. Their project advocates for the adoption of an online bail payment system.
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Anthony Elms of the Institute of Contemporary Art speaks about the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum is quoted about the importance of Duffy’s Cut.
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Knowing their risk of developing cognitive impairment is very relevant to making plans around retirement and where they live.”
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School writes about the internal struggles to develop the Affordable Care Act.
Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education co-author an article about minority-serving institutions.