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6 Million NIH Grant Funds New Penn Medicine Research on Cardiac Cell Development

The Penn research team, led by principal investigator Dr. Rajan Jain aims to study how cardiac cells establish and maintain their identity over a lifetime.  

Penn Venture Lab receives $10 million gift for health care entrepreneurship

The goal of the gift, donated by Wharton alum Marc Wolpow, is to create an incubator and accelerator for student ventures in health care.

Mitchell Lab develops RNA nanoparticle therapy to stop the spread of incurable bone marrow cancer

This new form of treatment turns off a cancer-attracting function in human blood vessels, which disables the pathways through which the cancer cells travel.

Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry Presents Second Annual Symposium

The symposium featured presentations and research posters by CiPD faculty and trainees in the Center’s NIDCR T90/R90 Postdoctoral Training Program as well as invited speakers.  

PCI Attends Tech Connect World Innovation Conference 2023 

From June 19-20, PCI attended 2023 Tech Connect World Innovation Conference and Expo, an annual event that brings together the creators of breakthrough technologies with corporations.

PCI Attends 2023 BIO International Convention

Qishui (Tracy) Chen, Assistant Director of Licensing, Physical Sciences, and Engineering shared and discussed a wide range of available drug delivery technologies come out of Penn.

Penn Engineering’s Nader Engheta Receives the Benjamin Franklin Medal for his work on metamaterials  

Engheta was granted this prestigious award, which is one of the world’s oldest science and technology awards, for his transformative innovations in engineering novel metamaterials.

New Approaches to CAR-T Therapy 

The FDA first approved of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy in 2017, and Penn Medicine has since been dedicated to finding further applications to the treatment.

Penn Dental Medicine  and Penn Engineering Faculty Invent Nanorobotic system That Offers new options for targeting fungal infections

This research team has developed a new way to accurately target and quickly destroy fungal cells in the mouth by using nanorobots guided by magnets.

Penn Dental Medicine Researchers Develop Plant-based, oral method of insulin delivery that regulates blood sugar levels similar to natural insulin

Henry Daniell and his team of researchers developed a new plant-based, oral method of insulin delivery that regulates blood sugar levels similar to natural insulin.


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