PHILADELPHIA -– Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a new role for a protein molecule that inhibits the response of immune-system cells to inflammatory signals associated with many human diseases.
PHILADELPHIA –- The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania will host its inaugural seminar, “Addressing the Needs of Vulnerable Families,” on Monday, Nov. 8, featuring Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., as the keynote speaker.
John Trojanowski and Jason Karlawish of the School of Medicine discuss research developments.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on how polling data show that “President Obama now owns the economy.”
The still unresolved case of Marc Hauser, the researcher accused by Harvard of scientific misconduct, points to the painful slowness of the government-university procedure for resolving such charges. It also underscores the difficulty of defining error in a field like animal cognition where inconsistent results are common.
A survey conducted by the Annenberg Adolescent Communication Institute is cited.
Taking a cue from the world of business-performance experts and baseball talent scouts, Penn Medicine translational medicine researchers are among the first to find a way to measure the productivity of collaborations in a young, emerging institute. They published their findings the most recent issue of Science Translational Medicine.