Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School predicts massive changes in the traditional role of health insurers by 2025.
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The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania welcomed a group of students from South Korea’s Namseoul University to campus for an inaugural three-week summer program illustrating how child welfare is practiced in the United States.
John Wherry, PhD, an associate professor of Microbiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) are co-directing a $12 million grant to study immune responses in people who have been effectively cured of hepatitis C viral infection with new, high-potency antiviral drugs.
Penn Study: Computer-Automated, Time-Lapse Embryo Photography May Increase Success of In-Vitro Fertilization
Using computer-automated, time-lapse photography of embryos in the laboratory during in-vitro fertilization may improve embryo selection, potentially increasing the chances of pregnancy among women undergoing the procedure, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and five other fertility centers.
Major Gaps in Hepatitis C Care Identified As New Drugs and Screening Efforts Emerge, Penn Study Finds
A new meta-analysis published online in PLOS ONE by infectious disease and epidemiology specialists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania highlights significant gaps in hepatitis C care that will prove useful as the U.S. health care system continues to see an influx of patients with the disease because of improved screening efforts and new, promising drugs.
Pooja Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School contribute their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences says, “You are sending people whose emotional state you don’t know anything about communications that they might find disturbing.”
HIV-infected People with Early-Stage Cancers are up to Four Times More Likely to Go Untreated for Cancer, Penn Study Finds
HIV-infected people diagnosed with cancer are two to four times more likely to go untreated for their cancer compared to uninfected cancer patients, according to a new, large retrospective study from researchers in Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) published online ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Gita Suneja of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses a study of HIV-infected patients who are less likely to receive cancer treatment.