Penn Center for Innovation

Technology of the Month: Topical Treatment for Autoimmune Disorders

Posted on November 14, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

When you have an autoimmune disorder, it can feel like you’re not safe in your own body. Your own immune system attacks healthy tissues causing chronic pain, mobility issues, and other debilitating symptoms. Common drugs to alleviate (not cure) your condition can often cause their own set of issues, which are both painful and costly….

Turning the Tide: Fast fentanyl testing can save lives

Posted on September 23, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

For the first responders treating a possible opioid overdose, it is vitally important to quickly identify the drug the patient took. A dosage of naloxone administered immediately to someone overdosing on fentanyl can bring them back from the brink and prevent long-term damage. Unfortunately, the recent influx of illegal fentanyl and fentanyl-laced drugs, means that…

September is Robotics Month

Posted on September 1, 2015 — Kat Hinkel

This year, PCI will be presenting some in-depth looks at research areas within Penn. We’ll be starting out the new school year with a look at Penn’s robotics researchers, labs, projects, student initiatives, and clubs.  We’ll be sharing videos, interviews, tweets, blog posts, and profiles, giving you a closer look into the great work going…