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11/21/23 12:31am
The clinic — which was hosted in partnership with Sunray, a local pharmacy — provided COVID-19 boosters to members of the Penn community from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10.
11/12/23 10:52pm
The Center’s projects include aiming to enhance vision assessments for at-risk groups and researching machine learning techniques for vision evaluation.
11/12/23 10:50pm
The grant is a part of the United States Department of Defense’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative announced in March, which awards $220 million to research studies nationwide. 
11/08/23 10:40pm
The DP sat down with the founders to talk about their story and their hopes for the company. 
11/08/23 1:04am
Both programs are accessed via weekly emails that are sent directly to students which include PDF lessons including a variety of media.
11/06/23 10:47pm
The virtual reality video aims to educate the public on how to use Narcan through an accessible, immersive training experience. 
11/06/23 7:58pm
71% of those surveyed agreed that vaccines approved in the United States are safe, a decrease from 77% in April 2021.
11/02/23 10:51pm
The project, which successfully completed its first two phases, uses large language models to craft personal narratives, unlocking potential applications in both self-exploration and therapeutic treatment.
11/01/23 7:24pm
Wellness at Penn previously recommended the new boosters, which are currently only produced by Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax, for all members of the Penn community.
10/30/23 12:16am
The family of Katz — a Penn student with a heart condition who died last September — filed a lawsuit against Panera last week alleging that Katz died after consuming Panera’s Charged Lemonade.
10/25/23 11:25pm
On the day of her passing, Katz consumed a 30-ounce Charged Lemonade from a Panera at 200 S. 40th St. and went into cardiac arrest hours later.
10/10/23 11:02pm
The annual clinic, which offered free flu vaccines to all members of the Penn community, was hosted from Oct. 4 to Oct. 6 in Gimbel Gymnasium in the Pottruck Health and Wellness Center. 
10/05/23 12:10am
The event provided a variety of resources like free screening and tests, specifically geared toward promoting men’s health.
10/04/23 9:24pm
Other states with detected samples of the variant are Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
10/02/23 11:11pm
The flu clinic — which provides free vaccines to all members of the Penn community — will be hosted in Gimbel Gymnasium in the Pottruck Health and Wellness Center from Oct. 4 to Oct. 6.
10/02/23 10:48pm
Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff gathered at the Smilow Commons Lobby in the Perelman School of Medicine for the event. 
10/02/23 3:21pm
Karikó and Weissman's research was critical in the development of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines.
09/26/23 11:10pm
The new boosters are designed to target the Omicron variant XBB.1.5. and similar strains, the current dominant strain of the virus. 
09/24/23 11:29pm
Brown visited the DP’s offices during a visit to campus where he lectured at Penn Medicine.
09/21/23 8:59pm
The free climbing wall will be available from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on weekdays.