David Wolk of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for research on Alzheimer’s disease.
Perelman School of Medicine
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Award presented annually to a young investigator in recognition of meritorious accomplishments in the field of endocrinology
Philadelphia, PA – University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s Tracy Bale, PhD has been named recipient of the 2011 Richard E. Weitzman Memorial Award. Presented annually by the Endocrine Society, the award aims to bring to light the work of a young researcher in the field.
Raymond Perelman is featured for his gift to the School of Medicine.
Scott Halpern of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on spending for critically ill patients at the end of life.
PHILADELPHIA — Penn's Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET), is part of a consortium that has been awarded $7.85 million from National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to determine seafood safety following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
PHILADELPHIA — For the past decade, researchers have tried to reprogram the identity of all kinds of cell types. Heart cells are one of the most sought-after cells in regenerative medicine because researchers anticipate that they may help to repair injured hearts by replacing lost tissue. Now, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are the first to demonstrate the direct conversion of a non-heart cell type into a heart cell by RNA transfer.
Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on HDL cholesterol.