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Evidence That Two Common Gene Variants in Minority Populations Cause Kidney Disease

New study in Nature Medicine by Penn researchers provides direct evidence that two common gene variants in minority populations cause chronic and end-stage kidney disease.

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Neuropathological and genetic correlates of survival and dementia onset in synucleinopathies: a retrospective analysis

A post-mortem brain tissue study shows that patients who had a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease with dementia or dementia with Lewy bodies and had higher levels of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patholog

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Penn Pathologists Make the 2016 Pathologist Magazine Rising Star Power List

Cytopathologist Roseann Wu, MD, MPH, former soft-tissue fellow Nicole D. Riddle, MD, and future cytology fellow Marcos Lepe, MD, recognized as outstanding trainees and early-career professionals.

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Non-Transgenic Mouse Model of Sporadic Tauopathies

Video on Penn's newly developed animal model using neurofibrillary tangles from Alzheimer's brains to replicate Alzheimer's pathology and spreading in mice.

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New Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center Provides National Hub for Alzheimer's Disease Research

Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center (PNGC) brings together faculty members in neurodegenerative disorders, human genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, and biostatistics.

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Research Team to Develop New Test Technology for ER+ Breast Cancers

National Cancer Institute awards $3.3 million to develop digital image analytics to assess ER+ breast cancers in collaborative study.

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