Jane Wu is getting an early start at the University of Pennsylvania on a possible future career in research to help save the environment and preserve human health.
Sophomore Benjamin Finkel from Jenkintown, Pa., spent the summer mapping the dialect of a region in central Italy, examining the effect of its history and geography.
It’s not every day that a graduate student gets to meet a Nobel Laureate in her field. But this summer Rianne Esquivel, a fourth-year doctoral candidate in microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania, had the opportunity to meet not just one but 37 Nobel Laureates, all leaders in biomedical sciences.
That network of small vessels, collectively known as the microcirculation, was the focus of a recent study led by a University of Pennsylvania veterinarian. Using a video microscope to record the blood flow of dogs undergoing spay surgeries, the investigation found that increasing the amount of fluid delivered to the animal enhanced the total number of vessels receiving blood flow.
Penn Medicine's Basser Research Center for BRCA Announces $6.9 Million in New Grants to Further BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation ResearchOctober 14, 2014
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Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about sound and meaning.
Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School says the Dow Jones industrial average could hit 18,000 by the end of the year.
Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School comments on the cost of earthquake insurance.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School or Arts & Sciences writes about actor Peter Lorre.
Reed Pyeritz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on genetic testing for diseases.