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2016 Edition of Penn Medicine Facts & Figures

A collection of publicly reported, statistical information about the organization, from details about the latest building projects to quick facts about Penn Medicine's economic impact, workforce and student community. The publication also highlights a small sample of Penn Medicine’s research, education, and patient care activities and achievements over the past year.

2016 Facts and Figures

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Abramson Cancer Center Clinical Trials General Guide

Clinical trials have and continue to help cancer survivors live longer and have a better quality of life. Because of research through clinical trials, scientists and cancer researchers have been able to translate discoveries into new treatments for cancer.

Information on Clinical Trials at the Abramson Cancer Center

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Abramson Cancer Center Clinical Trials Information Service

Search for clinical trials by therapeutic areas of adult and pediatric cancer treatments or prevention and early detection, as well as by diseases and trial phases.

ACC Clinical Trials Information Service

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Clinical Cell and Vaccine Production Facility

The Clinical Cell and Vaccine Production Facility (CVPF) renders bench-to-bedside translational medicine a reality. Equipped with state of the art facilities, the CVPF manufactures cell and gene biotherapeutics and is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) as well as by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Further, the CVPF is the only GMP (good manufacturing practices) compliant facility on campus and functions as an NCI-approved Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) Shared Resource. As an ACC-Shared Resource and Path and BioResources core facility, the CVPF supports numerous investigational new drug (IND) protocols. Current protocols target a variety of disease indications (primarily HIV, adult and pediatric cancers, and stroke); many more trials are in development and, once approved, will further expand the scope of diseases targeted for cell and gene therapy.

Clinical Cell and Vaccine Production Facility

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Penn Center for Precision Medicine

The Penn Center for Precision Medicine (PCPM) works to enhance the development of precision medicine efforts, as well as implement precision-medicine-based clinical care in the fabric of routine care. The Center builds on interconnections between the people who are making impactful scientific discoveries every day and the clinicians and clinical teams delivering outstanding care. The Center includes an interdisciplinary team with expertise in data analysis, biostatistics and health economics in order to measure both biological (medical) and economic (cost and cost avoidance) outcomes. PCPM also serves as a source of information for both programs and centers within the health system and for organizations outside that wish to explore partnerships with Penn.

Penn Center for Precision Medicine website

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Penn Data Analytics Center

The Penn Data Analytics Center is an enterprise-wide group centered on decision support, data access, and data visualization. The DAC team of experienced personnel is responsible for guiding customers through the challenges of requirements gathering and decision making and on to the realized end-product – whether this is a complete enterprise dashboard solution, additions to our data warehouse(s), or an ad-hoc report request. The Data Analytics Center leverages Penn's massive stores of data to help everyone from corporate administration to researchers make better decisions to achieve all three missions of Penn Medicine.

http://www.med.upenn.edu/dac/

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Penn Physician Video Link

Informational videos on Penn Medicine's Precision Medicine.

Physician VideoLink

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Precision Medicine Initiative

Penn Medicine's intranet site for the Precision Medicine Initiative, an emerging approach to health care that proactively applies state-of-the-art technologies to characterize each individual’s unique makeup and uses this information to tailor precise strategies for prevention, treatment and clinical care.

PMI Intranet

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PSOM Media Technology and Production

Perelman School of Medicine service and customer support in classroom technologies, video and multimedia productions, audio/visual services.

http://www.med.upenn.edu/mtp/

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PSOM Space Planning and Operations

All services related to operations of buildings and planning for the Perelman School of Medicine campus.

http://www.med.upenn.edu/spo/index.html

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Research and Clinical Trials at Penn Medicine

A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions. They are critical to the advancement of medicine and improving patient health. Participating in clinical trials offers patients the opportunity to try new and effective treatments that could potentially improve their condition while taking part in vital research that can benefit many future patients. Information on Clinical Trials at Penn.

Information on Clinical Trials at Penn

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