Carl June, Bruce Levine, David Porter and Michael Kalos of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for their breakthrough cancer research.
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Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on abortions in India that skew the boy-girl ratio of the country.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- In a cancer treatment breakthrough 20 years in the making, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center and Perelman School of Medicine have shown sustained remissions of up to a year among a small group of advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients treated with genetically engineered versions of their own T cells.
PHILADELPHIA — Flax has been part of human history for well over 30,000 years, used for weaving cloth, feeding people and animals, and even making paint. Now, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that it might have a new use for the 21st century: protecting healthy tissues and organs from the harmful effects of radiation.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on ethical issues that can arise from surrogacy.
Philadelphia — In the latest issue of Nature, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania clarify the role of two proteins key to T-cell development. They found that one well-known protein called Notch passes off much of its role during T-cell maturation to another protein called TCF-1.
Aaron Beck of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for his life’s work.