• A Day of Dental Outreach

    A Day of Dental Outreach

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-third of all adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay, and dental cavities affect American children more than any other chronic infectious disease.

  • T Cells Hunt Like Sharks in Human Body

    T Cells Hunt Like Sharks in Human Body

    A cross-disciplinary research team at Penn has arrived at a surprising finding: T cells, which comprise a key part of the immune system, track down parasites using a movement strategy similar to those used by predators such as sharks, monkeys, and blue-fin tuna to hunt prey.

  • A Day in the Life of Penn, Spring 2012

    A Day in the Life of Penn, Spring 2012

    Crew teams at dawn. A midday rush to food trucks along Spruce Street. An evening performance in an on-campus theater. These are just a handful of the moments, big and small, captured in the first-ever University-wide photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.”

  • A Puppy That Couldn’t Eat is Saved at Penn Vet

    A Puppy That Couldn’t Eat is Saved at Penn Vet

    When Basil was born, everything seemed fine. For his owner, Brent Grove, who drives a bus and raises dogs on his Westminister, Md., farm, the German shepherd was the latest, cutest addition to his pack.

  • Can ADHD Drugs Improve Menopausal Women’s Memory?

    Can ADHD Drugs Improve Menopausal Women’s Memory?

    During menopause, women may experience a noticeable decline in some cognitive abilities, such as memory. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine are investigating this phenomenon, and whether drugs used to treat disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit (ADHD) might counteract the effect.