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Nature Genetics Study on Rare Gene Variants Implicates Innate Immunity in Alzheimer's Disease

Three new coding variants found in genome-wide association study point to the brain’s immune cells in the onset of the disorder.

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100 Percent Accuracy in Breast Cancer Biopsy Analysis by Deep-Learning Computer Network

Digital pathology image analysis detects invasive forms of breast cancer in whole biopsy slides.

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Accurate and reproducible invasive breast cancer detection in whole-slide images: A Deep Learning approach for quantifying tumor extent

A deep-learning computer network was 100 percent accurate in determining whether invasive forms of breast cancer were present in whole biopsy slides, a study published in Nature Scientific Reports

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Dr. Kathleen Montone Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Robert Dunning Dripps Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education from the Perelman School of Medicine.

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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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