(This is the fourth in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.) Jodi Feinberg, a Penn Nursing senior from Short Hills., N.J., will implement and evaluate a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation model for home care.
In a new study, researchers have made insights into how the blood-brain barrier, or BBB, is maintained, identifying a protein key to the process. Delivering this protein to mice with the rodent equivalent of MS improved their symptoms.
(This is the third in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.) Through strong support and encouragement from her family, Katlyn Grasso always knew she’d become a leader.
Penn Pioneer in Personalized Medicine Advocates that National Translational Medicine Consortia is Best Equipped to Drive Human Phenotyping for the ClinicApril 22, 2015
Two Researchers from Penn's Perelman School of Medicine Elected to American Academy of Arts and SciencesApril 22, 2015
University of Pennsylvania Team Receive Prestigious National Clinical Research Award for HIV BreakthroughApril 21, 2015
Two Penn Medicine Studies Examine Diabetes Severity in Parkinson's, Sex Differences in Parkinson's Disease CaregivingApril 21, 2015
Penn Study Shows Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Tool Helps Physicians Assess Skin Conditions Without Aid from DermatologistsApril 22, 2015
Penn in the News
Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for a collaborative study that revealed that asking advice appears to enhance perceptions of intelligence.
Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “People come to like a wide variety of innately negative experiences: the burn of chili pepper in the mouth, the bitterness of coffee, the fear from riding on a roller coasters.”
Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
The annual Public Policy Challenge hosted by the Fels Institute of Government is mentioned.
Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for their work with topological insulators.
Rebecca Bushnell and Michael Gamer of the School of Arts & Sciences comment on Shakespeare’s literature being offered in courses at Penn.
Matt Blaze of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about encouraging better security practices rather than focusing on data sharing.
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety accepted the City of Philadelphia’s inaugural Hero of Philadelphia Award on behalf of President Amy Gutmann at a spring Commendation Ceremony at which Jonathan Moore and Jessica Scott of DPS were among those honored for their service.