Now, research led by a team from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine shows that resident memory T cells form in response to parasite infection. The new study found that, after infection with the parasitic disease leishmaniasis, a population of T cells with a memory for the parasite remained in the skin.
What began as preparations for a class service trip to China has turned into a possible career path for Nikhil Rajapuram, a May graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
By encoding information in photons via their spin, “photonic” computers could be orders of magnitude faster and efficient than their current-day counterparts. Likewise, encoding information in the spin of electrons, rather than just their quantity, could make “spintronic” computers with similar advantages.
Erica Zaveloff and Jerri Bourjolly from the School of Social Policy & Practice traveled to Botswana to explore potential areas of collaboration, based on the nation's most pressing social policy issues.
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Daniel Soffer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the costs of cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is cited for his book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success.
Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine urges people not to fear contagion when others have a poison ivy rash.
Jeffrey Drebin and Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about adding vitamin D to the treatment regimen for some pancreatic cancer patients.
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on plastic surgery trends.
Brian Rosenwald of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about comedian John Oliver’s influence on politics and public policy.
Anthea Butler of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about Republican president primary strategies.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for studying enrollment at minority-serving institutions.