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Power of Zero : Shaping Past, Present and Future of Cardiovascular Risk Assessment & Management Video

Power of Zero : Shaping Past, Present and Future of Cardiovascular Risk Assessment & Management

Khurram Nasir, MD, Professor of Cardiology at Houston Methodist, discusses coronary artery calcium scoring and the power of obtaining the score of zero.

Primary Hyperparathyroidism: a Multidisciplinary Case Review Video

Primary Hyperparathyroidism: a Multidisciplinary Case Review

Primary hyperparathyroidism affects 1% of the US population and is commonly under recognized and underdiagnosed. In this case based panel conference, experts from across Penn Medicine discuss current recommendations for diagnostic evaluation ...

 Penn Medicine Is Now the Official Healthcare Provider of the 76ers! Video

Penn Medicine Is Now the Official Healthcare Provider of the 76ers!

Penn Medicine is now the official health care provider of the 76ers! This season, when you watch Joel Embiid and James Harden play in South Philly, you’ll be watching them on the newly named Penn Medicine Court at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Penn Medicine Partners with the Philadelphia 76ers to Become Official Healthcare Partner of the Team News

Penn Medicine Partners with the Philadelphia 76ers to Become Official Healthcare Partner of the Team

Multi-year partnership brings together two iconic brands with shared goal of making impact on healthcare in the Philadelphia community

Penn Medicine Pilots First of Its Kind Blood Test to Measure Immune Response to COVID Vaccine in Immunocompromised Patients News

Penn Medicine Pilots First of Its Kind Blood Test to Measure Immune Response to COVID Vaccine in Immunocompromised Patients

The test measures both antibody and T-cell response to COVID-19 vaccination among multiple sclerosis patients, then integrates results into the electronic health record to aid in clinician and patient decision-making

HDR Brachytherapy for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer News

HDR Brachytherapy for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer

Radiation oncologists at Penn Medicine are now offering high-dose rate brachytherapy for men with clinically localized prostate cancer who are eligible to receive brachytherapy as definitive therapy or in combination with external beam radiation.

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A Peek of How Ketamine Acts as ‘Switch’ in the Brain

Thursday, December 1, 2022 8:40 AM

Ketamine, an established anesthetic and increasingly popular antidepressant, dramatically reorganizes activity in the brain, as if a switch had been flipped on its active circuits, according to a new study by Penn Medicine researchers.

PPMC Chief Nursing Officer Named UPHS Chief Nurse Executive

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 10:23 AM

Longtime Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer, James Ballinghoff, DNP, MBA, RN, has been named University of Pennsylvania Health System Chief Nurse Executive.

Penn Develops mRNA Flu Vaccine

Friday, November 25, 2022 9:18 AM

An experimental mRNA-based vaccine against all 20 known subtypes of influenza virus provided broad protection from otherwise lethal flu strains in initial tests, potentially serving as a general preventative measure against future flu pandemics.

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Physician Blog

Blazing the Way to New Genetic-based Therapies for Neurological Diseases

Thursday, February 24, 2022 12:00 AM

Penn's Translational Center for Excellence for Gene and Molecular Therapy is focused on understanding and diagnosing the causes of neurogenetic diseases.

Penn Neurology Researchers Recalibrate in the Wake of the Pandemic

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12:00 AM

Initially brimming with challenges, the pandemic has ultimately opened new doors for researchers in Penn Neurology.

Penn Team Works to Surmount Pitfalls in Proper Aortic Regurgitation Diagnosis

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 12:00 AM

Chronic, severe aortic regurgitation often needs intervention to protect the heart. Making that call is not easy, so a Penn team is working to provide insight

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2023 UPDATES IN CARE OF THE HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES PATIENT: with Proceedings from International Medical Meetings

VIRTUAL MEETING Friday, January 20, 2023, 7:30am – 4:30pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.  Type of Event: CME Course Sponsor: Abramson Cancer Center Learning Objectives:  Identify clinical features, including ...

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