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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: New Insights, New Guidelines, and New Directions Video

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: New Insights, New Guidelines, and New Directions

Penn Medicine’s Sharlene Day, MD presented a Grand Rounds on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Addressing the Cardiovascular Contribution to Maternal Mortality Video

Addressing the Cardiovascular Contribution to Maternal Mortality

Penn Medicine’s Grand Rounds program welcomed Kathryn Lindley, MD, FACC to discuss cardiovascular contribution to maternal mortality.

Management of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease – It’s a Root, Not a Valve Disease Video

Management of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease – It’s a Root, Not a Valve Disease

Penn Aorta Center cardiac surgeons Dr. Joseph Bavaria, Dr. Nimesh Desai, and Dr. Wilson Szeto discuss the management of bicuspid aortic valve disease and associated aortopathy.

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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 ...

Collateral Damage: CAR T, COVID and the Cytokine Storm - Advances at Penn Medicine and the Abramson Cancer Center News

Collateral Damage: CAR T, COVID and the Cytokine Storm - Advances at Penn Medicine and the Abramson Cancer Center

In short, cytokine storm involves an immune response that causes collateral damage, which may be greater than the immediate benefit of the immune response.

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Penn Medicine Study Finds Red Blood Cells Play Much Larger Role in Immune System Through Discovery of DNA-Binding Capability

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 2:13 PM

New research has revealed that red blood cells function as critical immune sensors by binding cell-free DNA, called nucleic acid, present in the body’s circulation during sepsis and COVID-19, and that this DNA-binding capability triggers ...

Yelp Star Ratings on Health Care Facilities May Reveal County-Level Death Rate Disparities

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:00 AM

A one-star disparity on health care facility Yelp reviews could indicate a 60-death-peryear difference between some United States counties where those facilities are located, according to researchers at the Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health.

National Academy of Medicine Welcomes Two New Members from Penn

Monday, October 18, 2021 4:48 PM

Two Penn faculty members, Marylyn D. Ritchie and Sarah A. Tishkoff have been elected members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Election to the NAM is considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine and recognizes people ...

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Physician Blog

New Penn Aorta Center to Lead Way in Transforming Care

Friday, October 15, 2021 12:00 AM

Building off a program known globally for its expertise in diseases of the aorta and aortic valve, the Penn Aorta Center will lead the way in reconceiving care.

A Consideration of Nephrectomy and Mortality

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:00 AM

A review of recent journal publications by clinical researchers at Penn Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery includes an investigation of nephrectomy after high-grade renal trauma

Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Advanced COPD and Severe Emphysema

Thursday, September 16, 2021 8:00 PM

Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) is a new option at Penn Medicine for patients with advanced for COPD/emphysema who aren't candidates for lung volume reduction surgery or lung transplantation.

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Penn Events

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 ...

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