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July 1, 2015

Penn Researchers' New Tracking Method Yields Insights into Mitochondrial Dynamics

Automatable method lets researchers follow the paths of each mitochondrion in a cell

Mitochondria, the tiny oxygen reactors that power our cells, can be the keys to health or disease. But while the recognition of their importance has soared in recent years, methods for studying them havenít always kept pace. Now, scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have devised a powerful new technique that enables the tracking of every mitochondrion as it moves within a cell. Read more ...

The Nation's First Medical School Turns 250

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Penn Medicine Magazine

Winter 2015

Current Issue: Spring 2015

This issue of Penn Medicine has a historical emphasis, beginning with an excerpt from To Spread the Light of Knowledge, a full-color, limited-edition book commissioned to celebrate the 250th birthday of the Perelman School of Medicine. The book chronicles the institution's fascinating history: from its beginning as a few lectures given in borrowed space to today's extensive curriculum, research, and multidisciplinary clinical practice.

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