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- West Philadelphia Clinic Aims to Vaccinate 1,500 Residents Against COVID-19 March 03, 2021 Penn Medicine and Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Mercy Philadelphia Campus will come together again Saturday with a coalition of religious and community leaders from West Philadelphia to hold a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic for 1,500 members of the local community.
- Deep Immune Profiling Shows Significant Immune Activation in Children with MIS-C March 03, 2021 Taking the first deep dive into how the immune system is behaving in patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found that children with this condition have highly activated immune systems that, in many ways, are more similar to those of adults with severe COVID-19.
- 100,000th Cancer Survivor Receives Survivorship Plan Through Penn Medicine’s OncoLink March 02, 2021 Penn Medicine’s OncoLink — the first cancer information website on the internet — has hit a new milestone: 100,000 cancer survivors from around the world have now received a personalized survivorship care plan through the website to guide them through life after cancer.
- Financial Incentives for Hospitals Boost Rapid Changes to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment March 01, 2021 In a study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, researchers found that Pennsylvania’s financial incentive policy encouraged hospitals to enact rapid system and practice changes to support treatment for opioid use disorder for patients visiting the ED.
- Researchers Uncover Link Between Racial, Ethnic and Socioeconomic Factors and Likelihood of Getting Effective Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation February 26, 2021 Even though the use of rhythm control strategies for treating Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation (AF), a common abnormal heart rhythm, have increased overall in the United States, patients from racial and ethnic minority groups and those with lower income were less likely to receive rhythm control treatment - often the preferred treatment - according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Misrepresenting Race - The Role of Medical Schools in Propagating Physician Bias.
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A Global eDelphi Exercise to Identify Core Domains and Domain Items for the Development of a Global Registry of Alopecia Areata Disease Severity and Treatment Safety (GRASS).
Wall D, Meah N, York K, Bhoyrul B, Bokhari L, Abraham LS, Adams R, ... JAMA dermatology. 2021 Mar 3
SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines and the Growing Threat of Viral Variants.
Moore JP, Offit PA JAMA. 2021 Mar 2;325(9):821-822
Effect of Postreinduction Therapy Consolidation With Blinatumomab vs Chemotherapy on Disease-Free Survival in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With First Relapse of B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Brown PA, Ji L, Xu X, Devidas M, Hogan LE, Borowitz MJ, Raetz EA, ... JAMA. 2021 Mar 2;325(9):833-842
Renal tubule Cpt1a overexpression protects from kidney fibrosis by restoring mitochondrial homeostasis.
Miguel V, Tituaña J, Herrero JI, Herrero L, Serra D, Cuevas P, Barbas C, ... The Journal of clinical investigation. 2021 Mar 1;131(5)