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2012-02-01 20:00:00

New this year, panelists will rate ads in four key categories, assessing creative, business and social impact Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania´s Future of Advertising Program announced today that it will host the second annual "Wharton Future of Advertising Super Bowl Ad Tweet Meet" featuring thought leaders from across the industry along with Wharton marketing professors commenting on Super Bowl TV ads live via Twitter....

2011-12-10 11:53:00

MyHeartMap Challenge Will Create Nation's First Crowdsourced Citywide Registry of Automated External Defibrillators, Awarding $10,000 to Participant Who Locates Largest Number of Lifesaving Devices PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of Penn Medicine researchers is set to save lives with cell phone cameras -- and they're challenging the public to help. The MyHeartMap Challenge, a month-long contest slated to take place beginning in mid January, will send...

2011-11-10 22:55:00

Wharton Digital Press author Paul Schoemaker considers mistakes as âœportals of discoveryâ that can lead to breakthrough innovation. (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Penicillin, the light bulb and Harry Potter all have one element in common: they each resulted from mistakes. In 'Brilliant Mistakes: Finding Success on the Far Side of Failure' (Wharton Digital Press), Paul Schoemaker calls human errors âœportals of...

2011-11-04 11:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in the Delaware Valley Region, a patient has undergone a complex and intricate bilateral hand transplant that could significantly enhance the quality-of-life for persons with multiple limb loss. The procedure was performed by Penn's Hand Transplant Program which operates under the leadership of the Penn Transplant Institute and in collaboration with Gift of Life Donor Program, the nonprofit organ and tissue donor program...

2011-10-28 16:03:00

Penn Medicine Surgeons Team, with Gift of Life, Extends Frontier of Life-Enhancing Surgery PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in the Delaware Valley Region, a patient has undergone a complex and intricate transplant procedure that could significantly enhance the quality-of-life for persons with multiple limb loss. Last month, a highly-skilled, specially-trained team from the newly established Penn Hand Transplant Program at the Penn Transplant...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

A Summer of Celebrations with PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 The Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania, closed out their Summer season on Wednesday night with drink specials and live music in the Penn Museum garden. The festivities lasted from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and admission was free for Penn Museum members. âœThis was another wonderful season of live music, lively discussion, and a great...

2011-08-09 15:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research, today announced the award of $978,242 from the National Science Foundation for three research grants - including two dealing with nanotechnology - for projects at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University in Philadelphia's University City science district. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO)...

2011-07-26 11:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania announces the launching of a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary center focused on discovering novel treatments for orphan diseases. The Center will bring together, without institutional walls, all necessary approaches to attacking and treating orphan diseases: establishing dedicated research support facilities, translating findings into therapies,...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights to be held every Wednesday night from 5-8 p.m. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Join the Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania's garden with drink specials, and live music every Wednesday from June 22nd to August 24th this summer from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The event takes place at 3260 South Street in Philadelphia, PA and is free to Penn Museum members. "A wonderful garden party, drinks and live music "“ the place to be on...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

AAPD and HSHC Partner with the Wharton School to Provide Advanced Leadership Development Program to Members CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), announced today that they have partnered with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the establishment of an...