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The Future of Neurosurgery at Penn Medicine Video

The Future of Neurosurgery at Penn Medicine

Daniel Yoshor, MD, Chair of Neurosurgery and Vice President of Clinical Integration and Innovation at Penn Medicine, provides a look into the clinical expertise and cutting edge research taking place at Penn Neurosurgery.

Cases of Functional Mitral Regurgitation: TEER Options | Part 3 Video

Cases of Functional Mitral Regurgitation: TEER Options | Part 3

Penn Medicine experts discuss functional mitral regurgitation and transcatheter edge to edge repair.

Updates in Sarcoma Management: Local Treatment, Clinical Trials, and the Future of Sarcoma Care Video

Updates in Sarcoma Management: Local Treatment, Clinical Trials, and the Future of Sarcoma Care

Experts at Penn Medicine discussion treatment updates, clinical trials, and the future of sarcoma care.

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Penn Study Finds Reassuring Data on Common Heart Valve Procedure, MitraClip News

Penn Study Finds Reassuring Data on Common Heart Valve Procedure, MitraClip

Retrospective study suggests MitraClip benefits outweigh slight increase in mitral valve gradient

CD40 Drug Before Surgery Shows Promise in Early-stage Pancreatic Cancer News

CD40 Drug Before Surgery Shows Promise in Early-stage Pancreatic Cancer

For the first time, researchers led by SU2C “Dream Team” show how CD40 agonist drives an immune response to hard-to-penetrate tumors

Ofatumumab for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis News

Ofatumumab for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

The Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders Center at Penn Medicine is among the first in the region to offer access to Kesimpta.

News Updates

28 Community Programs Receive Grants Through Penn Medicine CAREs Program

Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:01 AM

The Penn Medicine CAREs Grant program supports faculty, students, and staff who volunteer in community-based programs outside of their jobs. This quarter, Penn Medicine CAREs awarded grants to 28 projects, many of which aim to fill vast ...

Rapid COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Delivers Results Within 4 Minutes With 90 Percent Accuracy

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:00 AM

A low-cost, rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 developed by Penn Medicine provides COVID-19 results within four minutes with 90 percent accuracy. A paper published this week in Matter details the fast and inexpensive diagnostic test, called RAPID 1.0.

Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Prescribed Less Later in Day

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:00 AM

Furthering efforts to understand why potentially life-saving statins are so under-prescribed among American patients with heart disease, a new study shows that clinicians are more likely to sign a script for them earlier in the day.

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Physician Blog

Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19: REGEN-COV Shot Reduces Progression to Symptomatic Disease

Monday, May 3, 2021 8:00 PM

Data from a clinical trial co-led by Penn Medicine’s Katharine J. Bar, MD, suggests that Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody shot, “REGEN-COV”, can reduce the risk of asymptomatic to symptomatic COVID-19 infection progression by almost one third.

Penn Leads U.S. Component for Pathbreaking intubateCOVID Global Registry - Update 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021 12:00 AM

Begun in 2020, the pathbreaking intubateCOVID global registry continues to reveal useful information about intubation practices in the US--where Penn Medicine is the national lead for the study--and the world.

The Cost of Quarantine - A Response from Penn Surgeons and the Leonard Davis Institute

Monday, April 19, 2021 12:00 AM

A group of Penn surgeons and specialists at the Leonard Davis Institute offer an optimistic perspective for hospitals facing COVID-related deficits.

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Penn Events

Updates in Breast Care and Imaging: Vaccines, Screening and Treatment

Friday, May 14, 2021, 12 – 1pm  Join us for a virtual, live panel discussion featuring experts from Penn Medicine’s Breast Care team including radiology, breast surgery, medical oncology and obstetrics and gynecology. ...

Updates in Oncology 2021 Philadelphia: with Proceedings from International Medical Meetings - Virtual Meeting

VIRTUAL Thursday, June 17, 2021, 5 – 9:20pm Type of Event: CME Course, Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: This activity is designed to efficiently discuss the most recent clinical ...

2021 Breast Cancer Highlights from International Medical Meetings: Second Annual Review

VIRTUAL Thursday, July 15, 2021, 5 – 8:30pm Type of Event: CME Course, Conference Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Program Overview: This activity is designed to efficiently discuss recent clinical advances ...

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