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Annual Updates in Management of Thyroid Nodules Video

Annual Updates in Management of Thyroid Nodules

This virtual, live-panel discussion reviews the implementation and practical application of Penn Medicine’s evidence-based Thyroid Nodule FNA Pathway. Experts from endocrinology, radiology, pathology and primary care address the critical ...

Guideline Directed Therapy for Heart Failure in the United States: Where Do We Stand? Where Can We Go? Video

Guideline Directed Therapy for Heart Failure in the United States: Where Do We Stand? Where Can We Go?

Stephen J. Greene, MD, Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Medicine reviews new treatment options and the role they plan in treating heart failure.

Shifting the Paradigm in Uncomplicated TBAD: Earlier Treatment to Promote Positive Aortic Remodeling Video

Shifting the Paradigm in Uncomplicated TBAD: Earlier Treatment to Promote Positive Aortic Remodeling

Penn Medicine’s Shang Loh, MD, FACS, FSVS, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, discusses the latest updates on the management of Type B Aortic Dissection in this Grand Rounds presentation.

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Patient Care on the Precipice of Transformation at Penn Medicine’s New Pavilion News

Patient Care on the Precipice of Transformation at Penn Medicine’s New Pavilion

$1.6 billion facility is now open, ushering in the next era of Penn’s history of pioneering “firsts” in medicine

The Road to Advanced Community Cancer Care News

The Road to Advanced Community Cancer Care

Across a span of hundreds of miles from central Pennsylvania to central New Jersey, patients are increasingly gaining convenient access to cutting-edge cancer treatments and experts. Here’s how they’re getting there.

How Neuroscience Research at Penn Medicine’s Pavilion Will Forge New Discoveries News

How Neuroscience Research at Penn Medicine’s Pavilion Will Forge New Discoveries

Advanced treatment for epilepsy can offer a unique look at the human mind from inside. Penn Medicine’s newest inpatient facility will bring research and clinical care closer together, helping to forge fundamental neuroscience discoveries ...

News Updates

New Insights into T-Cell Exhaustion Could Improve Cancer Immunotherapies, Penn Study Finds

Thursday, December 2, 2021 2:38 PM

Specially engineered immune cells called CAR T cells have proven themselves to be a powerful weapon against blood cancers, but against solid tumors they are much less effective, due in part to a process called T-cell exhaustion. Now researchers ...

FDA Approves “Glowing Tumor” Imaging Drug to Better Identify Ovarian Cancer Cells Using Approach Pioneered by Surgeons at the University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 10:44 AM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved an imaging drug known as Cytalux (pafolacianine), which is attracted to ovarian cancer tissue and illuminates it when exposed to fluorescent light, allowing surgeons to more easily ...

Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross Renew Transformative Contract for Third Time

Monday, November 29, 2021 11:00 AM

The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) and Independence Blue Cross (Independence) will continue their transformative work together to improve health care quality and delivery through a new long-term renewal of their contract.

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Physician Blog

Welcoming New Physician Leadership in Cancer Care at Penn Medicine

Friday, December 3, 2021 12:00 AM

Meet five new physician leaders at the forefront of cancer care at Penn Medicine.

Research in mRNA Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell (mRNA CAR T) Therapy at Penn

Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:00 AM

At the Perelman School of Medicine and the Abramson Cancer Center, a team of researchers is illuminating an auspicious mRNA platform for chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell engineering.

Change in Organ Allocation Designed to Increase Equity in US Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7:00 PM

Earlier this year, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) introduced new kidney and pancreas allocation policies intended to increase equity in kidney and pancreas transplant access across the United States.

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Penn Events

Case-based Discussion: Surgical Management of Complex Nerve Disorders

Virtual Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 6 – 7:30pm Course Overview: Join us Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 6PM ET for a live, virtual 1.5-hour CME, discussing updates in the surgical and medical treatment of complex nerve ...

10th Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumors Symposium

VIRTUAL PROGRAM Friday, January 28, 2022, 7am – 4pm Type of Event: Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:, Implement ...

2022 UPDATES IN CARE OF THE HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES PATIENT: with Proceedings from International Medical Meetings

VIRTUAL MEETING Friday, February 11, 2022, 7:30am – 4:30pm For additional information please contact Hyacen.putmon@pennmedicine.upenn.edu Type of Event: CME Course Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Learning Objectives:  ...

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