Join us for our monthly Women in STEM series where we showcase and celebrate the achievements of inspiring women in the field. This month we interview Theonie Anastassiadis, Cofounder & Chief Innovation Officer of Alltrna and Senior Principal of Flagship Pioneering. As a senior principal at Flagship Pioneering, Theonie conceives,…
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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Penn Medicine researchers are interested in how cardiac cells use DNA to establish and maintain their specification.
Altering the mastoparan-L (mast-L) peptide found in Vespula lewisii wasp venom, researchers created several novel antimicrobial molecules.
The mechanism that prevents destruction of cancer cells by CAR T-cell therapy has been identified by researchers in Pennsylvania.
Almost all animal subjects exposed to genital herpes were protected by the novel vaccine.
Researchers have found that inhibiting a kinase in mice leads to the death of prostate cancer cells, providing a potential therapeutic target.
A study has revealed a drug target for skin cancers which regulates the differentiation of cells and the roles they conduct in the body.
PARP inhibitors show promise in preventing toxic accumulations of brain disease proteins in Penn research study...
A protein identified in the signalling pathway for haemoglobin production has been identified as a possible target to treat sickle cell disease (SCD)...
Reversing modifications in diseased heart muscle cell struts called microtubules (MT) can lessen the stiffness and improve the beating strength of these cells isolated from transplant patients with heart failure.
A new scientific statement summarises the state-of-the-science of genomic medicine...
Using data from multiple molecular databases, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have found nine distinct types of exhausted T cells (‘Tex’), which could have implications for fighting chronic infections, autoimmunity, and cancer.