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July 7, 2015

Serious Adverse Events Rare in Healthy Volunteers Participating in Phase I Drug Trials, Penn Medicine Study Finds

85% of Adverse Events Classified as Mild

Less than 1% of 11,000 healthy volunteers who participated in 394 phase I trials for new drugs experienced serious complications, according to a new meta-analysis of participants in non-cancer, phase I medication trials. Read more ...

The Nation's First Medical School Turns 250

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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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