On Wednesday, Oct. 23, the University of Pennsylvania’s Nano/Bio Interface Center will host its annual NanoDay@Penn. This public education and outreach event will feature a series of talks, demonstrations and exhibits dealing with nanotechnology, a rapidly expanding scientific discipline that involves the manipulation of matter on the atomic and molecular scale.
Perelman School of Medicine
Paul Offit and Kristen Feemster from the School of Medicine are quoted on vaccine safety and the risk of delay.
The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using the tools of the digital age: The Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences.
Patients who received care at multiple HIV clinics—as opposed to only one— were less likely to take their medication and had higher HIV viral loads, a new study published in the journal AIDS and Behavior of almost 13,000 HIV patients in Philadelphia from Penn Medicine found. The findings reinfo
Penn Medicine Names First Leader of Precision Medicine to Speed Delivery of Tailored Treatments to Patients
D. Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, has been named the inaugural Vice Dean and Vice President for Precision Medicine, a newly created role to position Penn Medicine as the nation’s top leader in the delivery of individualized medicine.
Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for research into cancer treatments for terminally ill patients.
Timothy Rebbeck and Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about detecting the breast cancer gene.
Despite the rapid rise in facial cosmetic procedures, there are few studies that investigate their psychological impact on patients, especially among those who undergo minimally invasive procedures using botulinum toxin and fillers to address wrinkles.