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August 25, 2016

Altering Stem Cell Perception of Tissue Stiffness May Help Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders, According to Penn Bioengineering Study

A new biomaterial can be used to study how and when stem cells sense the mechanics of their surrounding environment, found a team led by Robert Mauck, PhD, the Mary Black Ralston Professor for Education and Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more ...

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August 24, 2016

A Champion of Professionalism and Humanism

All things considered, it's hard not to feel that Paul Lanken, MD, GME '77, was the best possible choice to speak to this year's incoming students of the Perelman School of Medicine. As Gail Morrison, MD, GME '79, the senior vice dean for Education, put it at this month's White Coat ceremony, one of the primary reasons for the ceremony is to emphasize humanism. Read more ...

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Current Issue: Summer 2016

Focus on Precision Medicine

Combine the wealth of health-related information now available to doctors and researchers with the substantial advances in molecular biology, and the result is the remarkable growth of precision medicine. The goal: to provide the right treatment to each individual at the right time.

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