The Botswana-UPenn Partnership can trace its roots back 11 years to a collaboration of medical professionals recruited to help stem the tide of AIDS infections in that southern African country. Over time, however, this health-care partnership expanded to include non-clinical summer internships for students from other University of Pennsylvania schools.
Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the increase in heart ailments in Japan spawned by the 2011 natural disaster.
The Genomics of African Hunter-Gatherers: What Cutting-edge Technology Can Tell Us About Human History
Joseph Lachance of the Perelman School of Medicine blogs about research on the genomics of African hunter-gatherers.
Donald Silberberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is profiled for being honored with the Vicente Rocafuerte medal.
PHILADELPHIA — Ancient pollen and charcoal preserved in deeply buried sediments in Egypt’s Nile Delta document the region’s ancient droughts and fires, including a huge drought 4,200 years ago associated with the demise of Egypt’s Old Kingdom, the era known as the pyramid-building time.