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December 6, 2016

How to Turn White Fat Brown

Penn scientists discover a molecular trigger of fat-cell "browning" program, which could lead to better treatments for obesity and diabetes

A signaling pathway in fat cells may one day provide the key to better treatments for obesity, according to new research by scientists in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more ...

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December 2, 2016

Filling the Diversity Pipeline, One Student at a Time

Minorities in biomedical education are growing, but draining away once they get farther along in their careers, according to a study covered this month by The Atlantic. Read more ...

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Drugs & Dollars: Bending the Curve on Soaring Costs

Not all drug companies have raised prices through enormous hikes, but both patients and hospitals are struggling to deal with the rising costs of drugs. What can be done?

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