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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 28, 2007

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Co-Chair Transition Team for New Philadelphia Mayor

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann has been named a co-chair of the transition team for Philadelphia Mayor-Elect Michael Nutter.

"I am very excited about the extraordinary talent and diverse experience of the individuals who have agreed to serve on my transition team," Nutter said. "These people have stepped forward to serve their city and will be helping us prepare as we build towards the beginning of my administration in January."

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 27, 2007

University of Pennsylvania Establishes Institute for Regenerative Medicine

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania is launching the Institute for Regenerative Medicine, a new cross-disciplinary endeavor to investigate and harness the therapeutic potential of stem cells in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, degenerative diseases, wound healing and aging. Two renowned Penn scientists, Jonathan A. Epstein and Ralph L. Brinster, will lead the Institute.

The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Ronald J. Daniels.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 19, 2007
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151November 15, 2007
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Media Contact:Susan Stranahan | sstranahan@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-3197October 30, 2007
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 267-934-9573
Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 19, 2007
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 4, 2007
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 3, 2007
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 2, 2007
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 2, 2007