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2014-11-10 12:28:58

-- CHOP and Penn Medicine Experts Define Riskier Mutations in Neuroblastoma, Setting Stage for Clinical Trial-- PHILADELPHIA, Nov.

2014-09-11 16:28:04

New Facility Poised to Accelerate the Research and Development of Personalized Cellular Cancer Therapies PHILADELPHIA, Sept.

Individualized Stroke Care From Bedside Optical Monitoring Of Cerebral Blood Flow
2014-03-23 14:12:57

Using a University of Pennsylvania-designed device to noninvasively and continuously monitor cerebral blood flow in acute stroke patients, researchers are now learning how head of bed positioning affects blood flow reaching the brain.

2014-03-14 16:22:34

Large-Scale Sculpture Celebrates Hope for Patients and Families Carrying BRCA Mutations PHILADELPHIA, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the University of Pennsylvania's

2014-01-28 12:23:55

Funds raised through 150 mile cycling event will support breakthrough research, education and patient care. PHILADELPHIA, Jan.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.