ITMAT in the News
Monday, January 30, 2017
Penn Computational Geneticist Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Dermatology Scientist Sarah Millar Receives 2016 FOCUS Award for the Advancement of Women in Medicine
Friday, November 25, 2016
Sarah E. Millar, PhD, the Albert M. Kligman Endowed Professor and vice chair for basic science research in the department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the 2016 FOCUS Award for the Advancement of Women in Medicine.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Now, a new study published online today in Cell Metabolism by a team led by Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD, director of the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, revealed a surprising relationship between two molecules – one that works to store fat and another that promotes fat burning for energy.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Radiotherapy destroys cancer cells using high-energy ionizing radiation to damage DNA and induce cell death. About two million patients per year in the United States – more than 50 percent of all cancer patients -- receive radiotherapy at some stage during their illness, either alone or in combination with chemotherapy, surgery, and targeted medicines.
Friday, November 4, 2016
Stress, defined broadly, is a well-known risk factor for later alcohol abuse; however, the brain chemistry underlying interactions between stress and alcohol remain largely unknown.