H. Branch Coslett of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on Rick Perry’s lapse of memory during a recent GOP presidential debate.
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Tales from the Crypt: Penn Study on Gut Cell Regeneration Reconciles Long-Standing Research Controversy
PHILADELPHIA - The lining of the intestine regenerates itself every few days as compared to say red blood cells that turn over every four months. The cells that help to absorb food and liquid that humans consume are constantly being produced. The various cell types that do this come from stem cells that reside deep in the inner recesses of the accordion-like folds of the intestines, called villi and crypts.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted.
Ferdinando Mirarchi of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Most patients and families are concerned with quality of life.”
Ross Koppel of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a report about digitizing health records.
Sunil Singhal of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Holt of the School of Veterinary Medicine discuss new technology used for cancer research.
PHILADELPHIA - Scientists at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine Center for Research in FOP and Related Disorders have developed a new genetic approach to specifically block the damaged copy of the gene for a rare bone disease, while leaving the normal copy untouched.