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April 29, 2016

Genetic Risk Factors of Disparate Diseases Share Similar Biological Underpinnings, According to Genomics Research Collaboration

Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics and colleagues identify "roadmap" of disease mechanisms to identify candidate drug targets

The discovery of shared biological properties among independent variants of DNA sequences offers the opportunity to broaden understanding of the biological basis of disease and identify new therapeutic targets, according to a collaboration between the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and Vanderbilt University. Read more ...

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April 29, 2016

Witness to History: David Hasock and the Deaths of Two Hamiltons

On the afternoon of November 22, 1801, Dr. David Hosack was at home when he received a frantic knock at the door. In strode Alexander Hamilton. He was, according to a letter Hasock would later write, "so much overcome by his anxiety that he fainted and remained some time in my family before he was sufficiently recovered to proceed." Read more ...

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Current Issue: Winter 2016

The Power of Partnership: Advancing Care Across Generations

In the past decade, as both eminent institutions have developed new interdisciplinary centers and programs, collaborations between Penn Medicine and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have produced some remarkable advances.

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