Stanley Goldfarb of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about fast-track medical school programs.
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Penn Study: Blocking Autophagy with Malaria Drug May Help Overcome Resistance to BRAF Drugs in Melanoma
Half of melanoma patients with the BRAF mutation have a positive response to treatment with BRAF inhibitors, but nearly all of those patients develop resistance to the drugs and experience disease progression.
An international team of scientists has traced the origin of Plasmodium vivax, the second-worst malaria parasite of humans, to Africa, according to a study published this week in Nature Communications.
A newly developed, more specific approach to classifying tumors by molecular type can help cancer researchers to determine tumor characteristics and guide treatment strategies.
Each year trauma injuries account for 42 million emergency department visits and 2 million hospital admissions across the nation. Timely care in a designated trauma center has been shown to reduce mortality by up to 25 percent. However many patients are not transferred to trauma centers if they are first seen in a non-trauma center facility.
Pulling an “all-nighter” before a big test is practically a rite of passage in college. Usually, it’s no problem: You stay up all night, take the test, and then crash, rapidly catching up on lost sleep. But as we age, sleep patterns change, and our ability to recoup lost sleep diminishes.
Michael Blank and Dwight Evans of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss researching mental health patients’ likelihood of contracting HIV.
M. Kit Delgado of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for authoring a new study on patients that go to trauma centers.
Kevin Volpp and Steven Joffe Named Vice Chairs of Penn Medicine's Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Steven Joffe, MD, MPH, and Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, have been named Vice Chair of Medical Ethics and Vice Chair of Health Policy, respectively, in the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.