Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on two new drugs shown to prolong the lives of people with advanced melanoma.
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David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Men are figuring out what women have long known – that appearance really does matter.”
Pleural mesothelioma patients who undergo lung-sparing surgery in combination with photodynamic therapy (PDT) show superior overall survival than patient treated using the conventional therapy of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) (or en bloc removal of the lung and surrounding tissue) with PDT, indicates new research from the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The research is published in the June 2011 issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
Susan Mandel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the thyroid drug shortage.
PHILADELPHIA — Engineering structures on the smallest possible scales — using molecules and individual atoms as building blocks — is both physically and conceptually challenging. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has now developed a method of computationally selecting the best of these blocks, drawing inspiration from the similar behavior of proteins in making biological structures.
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Penn Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping
BEIJING, CHINA –- In a ceremony today, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging.
Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for her research about children on Medicaid being more likely to be denied emergency dental care than those with private insurance.