Scott Hensley, professor of microbiology, and Drew Weissman, professor of infectious diseases at Penn Med, developed a modified-RNA strain to use in an influenza vaccine which can protect babies against infection even in the presence of maternal antibodies, Penn Medicine News reported.
Nwankpa spent $185,000 in federal grant money from the Department of the Navy, the Department of Energy, and the National Science Foundation for various personal entertainment purposes, ABC Philadelphia reported.
The American Academy of Dermatology honored Penn Med physician Cory Simpson as a national "Patient Care Hero" for his work at Puentes de Salud, a non-profit community clinic serving patients who may experience cultural, language, economic, or legal barriers to medical care.
Iranian students in Philadelphia gathered at a candlelight vigil to mourn friends and family lost in a commercial flight that was shot down last week.
The group gathered to oppose the Dec. 11 Citizenship Amendment Act, which grants citizenship to immigrants from neighboring countries if they are non-Muslim.
The researchers used proton radiation to generate "one rapid treatment" known as FLASH radiotherapy, according to Penn Medicine News.
Penn Medicine News reported on Monday that Penn Medicine will also become the team’s official medical services provider and the preferred provider for Comcast Spectacor, the owner of the Flyers.
The big three aim to collectively guide the DP, with a focus on growing the publication to serve the needs of a fast-moving and diverse student body.
The new board actualizes a series of structural changes, including reducing the number of board members from 42 to 28, centralizing visual departments, and creating an editor-in-chief position for the DP's publication.
The board includes new campus and culture editors.
Morrison is joined on the 136th Board by College senior Elias Rappaport and College sophomore Grace Ginsburg, both senior editors of the publication.
Those who look to join an organization in the Interfraternity Council will begin open recruitment on Thursday.
Launched in 2017, the trial provides women with uterine factor infertility, a type of female infertility that affects as many as 5% of women around the world, with a chance at parenthood.
Penn saw a 9% decline in number of ED applicants from last year’s 7,109 applicants. Harvard and Yale also experienced a decline in early action applicants from last year.
Since its 1965 founding, SCUE has published White Papers every five years recommending policy changes to administrators. Past White Papers have resulted in the creation of fall break, coeducation in the College, and pass/fail courses.
College Junior and UA Representative Cam Duran said the initiative was inspired by a program offered at Cornell University in which students enrolled in a Cornell student health plan or who pay the Student Health Fee can receive up to two chest binders each semester with no copayment.
United States Sen. and former Penn Law professor Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is among the first 2020 presidential candidates to open a field office in Philadelphia.
Journalist and 2001 College graduate Amna Nawaz is the first Asian American and first Muslim person to moderate a presidential debate. Nawaz currently serves as the national correspondent at PBS NewsHour, where she has spent much of 2019 reporting on the migrant crisis in United States border towns.
Houston Hall will host a satellite Iowa Caucus in February, organized by College junior and Titonka, Iowa resident, Jessica Anderson.
Patients from three floors in the Rhoads Pavilion were temporarily relocated to receive care in another part of the hospital. All patients are safe.