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Updates in Cardiac Critical Care: What’s New in the Modern CICU Video

Updates in Cardiac Critical Care: What’s New in the Modern CICU

Jessica Fleitman, MD, of Penn Medicine Critical Care, gives an overview of the modern cardiac intensive care unit.

Update on PFO Closure | Penn Medicine Video

Update on PFO Closure | Penn Medicine

Paul Fiorelli, MD, FAAC, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Penn Medicine discusses PFO Closures.

Management of Spinal Deformity - Podcast with Drs. Vincent Arlet and Ali Ozturk Video

Management of Spinal Deformity - Podcast with Drs. Vincent Arlet and Ali Ozturk

In this review of the comprehensive adult spinal deformity program at the Penn Spine Center, Drs. Vincent Arlet and Ali Ozturk discuss the management of scoliosis and kyphosis, a consideration that includes nonoperative treatment, pain management, and surgery.

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Untangling the Myths and Mysteries of COVID-19 News

Untangling the Myths and Mysteries of COVID-19

Brett L. Cucchiara, MD, answers the question, "Does COVID-19 increase the risk of stroke?" while Jay A. Gottfried, MD, PhD, ponders, "Can loss of smell predict the virus’s severity?"

Penn Study Supports Use of Radiation Before CAR T Therapy for Multiple Myeloma News

Penn Study Supports Use of Radiation Before CAR T Therapy for Multiple Myeloma

Administering radiation therapy to multiple myeloma patients waiting for CAR T cells to be manufactured was found to be safe and undisruptive to CAR T therapy, according to a new study from researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center at ...

‘Fast’ MRI Detects Breast Cancers that 3-D Mammograms May Miss News

‘Fast’ MRI Detects Breast Cancers that 3-D Mammograms May Miss

Study of Penn Medicine patients shows abbreviated MRI may be a valuable supplemental screening for women with dense breasts.

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Penn Medicine Partners with Renowned Artist Maya Lin for Pavilion Art Installation Ahead of 2021 Opening of Hospital on Penn’s West Philadelphia Campus

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:00 AM

Penn Medicine’s Pavilion, one of the largest hospital projects underway in the United States and the largest capital project in the University of Pennsylvania’s history, will feature an art installation by renowned artist and designer Maya Lin.

A Patient-Powered Registry Boosts the Study of a Rare Disease

Monday, January 25, 2021 4:07 PM

The study of a disease is inherently challenging when patients are few and far between, but doctors at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have reported a new “patient-powered” approach that may help to revolutionize ...

Philly Police Now Transport 2 of Every 3 Gunshot Victims to Hospital

Monday, January 25, 2021 11:00 AM

Twice as many patients are now brought to trauma centers by police, with survival rates comparable to those transported by EMS professionals, according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University ...

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Physician Blog

Confirmed at Penn, A New Strain of SARS-CoV-2 Arrives in Philadelphia

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:00 AM

A mutant strain of SARS-CoV-2 now common in the UK was confirmed at Penn Medicine when it appeared in Philadelphia in early January - but questions remain.

Risk Factors for COVID-19 In-Hospital Mortality

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:00 AM

Obesity, male sex, diabetes and old age are common risk factors for in-hospital mortality--but have some uncommon attributes in patients with COVID-19

Bridging the Gender Gap in Parkinson Disease

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:00 PM

While the devastating neurologic effects of Parkinson disease are well understood, startling disparities remain in the data when it comes to who is affected by this condition.

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Penn Events

Updates in Melanoma: Treatment, Clinical Trials and Coexisting with COVID-19

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 7 – 8:15pm Course Overview: Join us on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 for a virtual CME entitled “Updates in Melanoma" featuring faculty from Penn Medicine’s Melanoma Disease ...

Sign Up to Receive Information - Cellicon Valley '21: The future of cell and gene therapies

Virtual Meeting Thursday, May 6 – Friday, May 7, 2021 Sign up to receive future communications about CELLICON VALLEY '21: The future of cell and gene therapy This does not constitute registration to the actual event. ...

Cellicon Valley '21 – The Future of Cell and Gene Therapies

Virtual Thursday, May 6, 4:30pm – Friday, May 7, 2021, 4:30pm Early Bird ends Feb 15!Non-Penn and Non-CHOP Physicians $125 Early Bird $175 General  Penn and CHOP Physicians (includes Penn and CHOP community entities) $50 ...

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