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Three decades ago, a white couple I know was awaiting the birth of a baby they were adopting. Not long after the delivery, the pediatrician called. “This may be a child of color,” he informed…

For the second year in a row, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected seven researchers from Penn to receive its prestigious Director’s Awards, part of the NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program. The initiative,…

In a paper in Science this week, Penn researchers report the first detailed molecular characterization of how every cell changes during animal embryonic development. The work, led by the laboratories of Perelman School of Medicine’s…

In the sticky, muggy heat of summer, it seems like every movement can make you sweat. As beads of salty water appear on your forehead and your shirt starts to stick to your back, you…

Six times a week, often before sunrise, Barry Slaff hops on his bike for a 20-minute ride to Philadelphia’s Martin Luther King Drive. There, he joins friends and training partners for an hour or more…

As incoming co–Editors-in-Chief, we are truly excited to assume the responsibility of guiding Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CMGH) as it enters its second phase of development. We are indebted to the outstanding outgoing…

ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Charles Rotimi, PhD, and Sarah Tishkoff, PhD, as the 2019 recipients of the Curt Stern Award. Dr. Rotimi is Director of the Center…

In case you haven’t gotten the memo, summer is definitely in full swing. That means peak season for ice cream, sunblock, and a regular deluge of pit-drenching, clothes-soaking, decorum-destroying sweat. But before you scoff at…

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