The researchers, whose work is published in Science, demonstrated the new approach with an mRNA preparation that reprograms T cells—a powerful type of immune cell—to attack heart fibroblast cells.
In experiments using saliva samples from COVID-19 patients, the gum, which contains the ACE2 protein, neutralized the virus, according to research led by School of Dental Medicine scientists.
With its highest number of patents issued, commercial agreements, corporate-sponsored research funding, and licensing revenue receipts in a single period, PCI experienced a landmark fiscal year.
President Amy Gutmann has announced the launch of a $750 million investment.
Penn Today marks the anniversary of Pennovation Works with a look at the evolution of the site, its research and commercialization achievements, and a glimpse into the future.
A newly developed single-cell RNA sequencing technique enables researchers to quickly identify an optimal vector for delivering therapeutic genetic material to treat vision disorders.
Penn announced that it has made a $100 million commitment in its School of Engineering and Applied Science to establish the Center for Precision Engineering for Health.
With an NSF grant, Penn Engineering researchers are developing a new manufacturing technique that would be able to produce mRNA sequences in a way that removes the need for cryogenic temperatures.
chers have developed a highly-sensitive rapid antigen test that can detect small loads of SARS-CoV-2
Geelsu Hwang of the School of Dental Medicine and colleagues are developing a smart dental implant that resists bacterial growth and generates its own electricity through chewing and brushing to power