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LGBTQ data added to the state’s COVID-19 testing

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced on March 13 that the state will include LGBTQ-specific information as part of its COVID-19 data collection.

President Gutmann kicks off 15th World Congress of Bioethics

‘The world has never needed you more than it needs you now,’ she told bioethicists, watching and listening virtually from their respective...

Researchers analyze ethics of allocating medical resources in COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many healthcare providers scrambling for resources to treat cases over the last several months. And public health...

Parasites and the microbiome

In a study of ethnically diverse people from Cameroon, the presence of a parasite infection was closely linked to the make-up of...

Child abuse is Marci Hamilton’s Goliath

Marci Hamilton, Fels Institute of Government Professor of Practice, has faced down institutional child abuse for decades—and she is just getting started.

The trauma that underlies student behavior and educators’ responses

There is a new wave in education, where teachers, counselors, and school support staff understand the need to help address students’ emotional...

After opioid overdose emergency, few patients receive timely follow-up

An opioid overdose is significantly more than an isolated event. Patients who present to the emergency department (ED) with overdose have a 6% risk of...

Historian Mary Frances Berry responds to the George Floyd protests

The professor of history and Africana studies speaks with Penn Today about protesting injustice, pushing for change, and the history of African...

Kindred spirits: Irish-Native American solidarity

A fundraiser for two Native American tribes hard hit by the pandemic has received tens of thousands of dollars from donors in...

A possible link between certain psoriasis treatments and respiratory-tract infection risk

After examining data from large trials of autoimmune-disease medications called Interleukin-17 (IL-17) inhibitors, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine found individuals who took...

Blocking tumor signals can hinder cancer’s spread

A cross-campus team led by Serge Fuchs of the School of Veterinary Medicine used an inhibitor of an enzyme called p38α kinase...

At a community health center, doctors offer COVID testing—and screening for depression

Cars crowded along 59th Street and wrapped around the block on the first day that Sayre Health Center opened its COVID drive/walk-through testing site in...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...