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    • Nov 21 2:59PM
    • Competition Leads Five Penn Students to Successful Social Entrepreneurship
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      A year ago, what started as a “crazy idea” among five University of Pennsylvania students in the off-campus apartment of senior Josh Tycko has turned into a budding social entrepreneurial business that is changing lives – theirs and those of thousands of children in India.

      A year ago, what started as a “crazy idea” among five University of Pennsylvania students in the off-campus apartment of senior Josh Tycko has turned into a budding social entrepreneurial business that is changing lives – theirs and those of ... Read More

    • Nov 11 9:48AM
    • Collaborative Penn-Dresden Study Blocks Multiple Sclerosis Relapses in Mice
    • blurb: 
      In a new study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and co-investigators have identified a key protein that is able to reduce the severity of a disease equivalent to multiple sclerosis in mice.

      In multiple sclerosis, the immune system goes rogue, improperly attacking the body’s own central nervous system. Mobility problems and cognitive impairments may arise as the nerve cells become damaged.

      In a new study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and co-investigators have identified a key protein that is able to reduce ... Read More