A research team led by Brian Gregory of Penn Arts & Sciences and Carolyn Felix of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed and applied a new genome sequencing technique to gain insights into infant leukemias and treatment-related secondary leukemias.
A research team led by Brian Gregory of Penn Arts Sciences and

Penn/CHOP Team Gains Insights Into Cause of Infant Leukemias and Those Triggered by Chemotherapy

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Is testosterone influential in decision-making? The Wharton School's Gideon Nave co-authored a research paper seeking the answer, published in the journal Psychological Science.

"We found that testosterone is making men rely on their wrong, instinctive answer that jumps to their head," he said in a Knowledge@Wharton interview.

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Zachary Meisel and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Leonard Davis Institute served on Philadelphia’s opioid epidemic task force exploring a pressing public-health situation.

Two of the group’s most discussed recommendations were proposed new ER protocols: "warm handoffs" and "medication-assisted therapy."
Zachary Meisel and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine at

Optimizing Heroin Users' 'Treatable Moments' in The ER

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As featured in Mashable, members of the GRASP lab in the School of Engineering and Applied Science are developing insect-inspired unmanned aerial vehicles that can autonomously coordinate and work cooperatively with each other for particular missions, such as inspections or search and rescue.
As featured in Mashable members of the GRASP lab in the School

Scientists are creating drones that fly in sync with each other

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In an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune, President Amy Gutmann praised Penn benefactor and alum Jon Huntsman Sr. on his 80th birthday: "Jon has lived by the dictum that a person's pledge, a handshake of commitment, the dependability of one's word, is absolutely sacrosanct."
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With the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the new Calvin Bland Faculty Fellowships will promote research to improve the lives of at-risk young men and boys of color.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant Creates New Fellowships for the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Futures Project

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Under the guidance of Feng Gai of Penn Arts & Sciences, graduate students Mary Rose Hilaire and Ismail Ahmed discovered a new fluorescent reporter that is both smaller and faster than those that currently exist.

Their findings could open new doors in the studies of biochemical and biophysical processes and interactions.
Under the guidance of Feng Gai of Penn Arts Sciences graduate students

Penn Chemists Discover a Fluorophore That Will Open New Doors in Optical Imaging

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Coming off Penn Baseball's best season in the past decade, four Penn players have been selected for Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft.

Pitchers Billy Lescher of Alexandria, Va., Jake Cousins of West Chicago, Ill., Adam Bleday of Panama City, Fla., and Jake Nelson of Hopkinton, N.H., were drafted by three teams.
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Elisabetta Ferrari, a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication, studies the intersections of technology and activism in American and European contexts, both past and present. One such project examines the role of user-generated political satire in Italy, in the form of Twitter parody accounts.
Elisabetta Ferrari a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication studies

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PIK Professor Sarah Tishkoff was part of the discussion panel at the World Science Festival in New York City to look at evolution in the modern age in which technological progress allows humans to control their own genetic material.
PIK Professor Sarah Tishkoff was part of the discussion panel at the

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Neha Deshpande and Corrina Oxford of Penn Medicine discovered that pregnant women are almost twice as likely to experience a traumatic injury resulting from violent assault, compared to women who are not pregnant.

Their finding highlights a need for interventions such as screenings for assault and mental illness at OB/GYN clinics.
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Ralph Muller, CEO of the Penn Health System, writes that "the direction health-care reform discussions have taken in Washington would set us down a disastrous path as a nation, with costs we cannot bear socially or financially."
Ralph Muller CEO of the Penn Health System writes that the direction

Congress, set health-care course that covers more people

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As Vincent Price ends his 19 years at Penn and heads to North Carolina to become president of Duke University, he talked with The Pennsylvania Gazette about his time as provost. His advice to his successor? “Savor every minute of it.”
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The Pennsylvania Gazette » The Outgoing Provost Looks Back

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Irina Marinov, assistant professor of Earth and Environmental Science, offers her perspective on the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord. Marinov's research analyzes large climate models to predict future changes in climate, with a particular focus on the role of the oceans in the global heat and carbon cycle.

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Reflecting on the experience of his son playing on a Little League baseball team, Dean Eric J. Furda of Penn Admissions wrote in the Page 217 blog that “children of all walks of life, from every nation, should have the chance to play, to compete, to have a positive childhood experience. These experiences build character, build teamwork, build communities and build nations.”
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The men and women’s lacrosse programs hosted the fourth annual Urban Youth Lacrosse Jamboree, an event that brings together intercollegiate athletic teams and West Philadelphia middle school students. The Quakers led a clinic, scrimmages and team-bonding activities.
The men and womens lacrosse programs hosted the fourth annual Urban Youth

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Penn has been recognized by Philadelphia's Clean Air Council as the 2017 Clean Air Commute Employer of the Year.
Penn has been recognized by Philadelphias Clean Air Council as the 2017

Penn Receives 2017 Clean Air Commute Employer of the Year Award

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Steve Dolan, women’s track and field and cross country head coach, has been named the USTFCCA Mid-Atlantic Region Women’s Head Coach of the Year following the successful resurgence of the team, including 12 new school records and 43 new top-10 performances.
Steve Dolan womens track and field and cross country head coach has

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Executive Vice President Craig R. Carnaroli led a panel of local business leaders as Penn welcomed more than 40 participating LGBTQ-, women- and minority-owned businesses to its 2017 Supplier Diversity Forum & Expo.
Executive Vice President Craig R Carnaroli led a panel of local business

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