Ferdinando Mirarchi of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Most patients and families are concerned with quality of life.”
Perelman School of Medicine
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.
First Bilateral Hand Transplant in the Region Performed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
L. Scott Levin, Abraham Shaked and Benjamin Chang of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss the region’s first hand transplant.
PHILADELPHIA - The most common form of heritable cognitive impairment is Fragile X Syndrome, caused by mutation or malfunction of the FMR1 gene. Loss of FMR1 function is also the most common genetic cause of autism. Understanding how this gene works is vital to finding new treatments to help Fragile X patients and others.