Interdisciplinary research at the University of Pennsylvania is showing how cells interact over long distances within fibrous tissue, like that associated with many diseases of the liver, lungs and other organs.
A five-year, $23.4 million contract from the NIH will support a growing database of genomic information about disease-causing microbes, co-directed by the University of Pennsylvania's David Roos.
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients who have developed low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) as a complication of insulin treatments over time are able to regain normal internal recognition of the condition after receiving pancreatic islet cell transplantation, according to a new study led by researchers at the
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Scott Kasner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the Philadelphia region having “multiple comprehensive stroke centers that can deliver this [clot-retrieval] therapy.”
Erica Miller and Sue McDonnell of the School of Veterinary Medicine comment on migrating birds that help detect signs of danger or weather.
Peter Gearhart of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about repeated exposure to ultrasounds.
Flaura Winston of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about parents encouraging their female children to study STEM topics.
Brandon Maughan of the Perelman School of Medicine wrote an op-ed about helping to inform health-care patients to make the best decisions for themselves.