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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.
09/18/23 7:11pm
After working for two decades in various University of Pennsylvania Health System leadership roles, Russell will be succeeding Michele Volpe as the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's new CEO.
09/07/23 10:29pm
The program expects that 90 to 95 students will be enrolled for the inaugural Fall 2024 cohort.
09/07/23 8:14pm
The new COVID-19 test, made from biodegradable cellulose fibers, aims to provide a more sustainable and cost-effective alternative to current testing techniques. 
09/06/23 9:02pm
The exhibit also served as a reminder that Penn’s campus has a variety of resources focussing on mental health education, ranging from University-run networks of support like Wellness at Penn or student-led clubs like Active Minds and CogWell. 
09/05/23 10:10pm
The National Institutes of Health are funding ten Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence, along with a data innovation hub and an implementation science hub, to support research that aids in reducing pregnancy-related complications.
09/04/23 9:29pm
The Cancer Moonshot Scholars program – reignited by the White House last year – supports early-career investigators in cancer research and innovation.
08/21/23 10:05pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian compiled a guide on campus resources for physical and mental health, accessibility, and first-generation, low-income students.
07/13/23 12:12am
An investigation by the Office of Research Integrity found that former Penn professor William Armstead misrepresented the results of his research in five published papers and various grant materials.
06/27/23 12:20pm
The University of Pennsylvania Health System saw an increase in profits compared to 2022, according to its financial summary for the nine month period ending March 31.
06/26/23 11:21am
The hospital system, which has placed on the "Best Hospitals" Honor Roll for 16 consecutive years, cited “a greater need for transparency” and “access to more comprehensive quality data” in the decision to withdraw.
06/14/23 11:56pm
Penn Med's inpatient addiction program will close in July after all current patients have completed their 30-day stays. 
06/07/23 10:37pm
The new crisis response center will open at HUP Cedar later this summer, replacing a center that closed there in 2020. 
05/12/23 3:26am
The Daily Pennsylvanian compiled the University's biggest headlines from the last four years — ranging from shifting COVID-19 policies to campus demonstrations.