Dean of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine: Precision Medicine is “Personalized, Problematic, and Promising”

The rapidly emerging field of precision medicine is a “disruptive innovation” that offers the possibility of remarkably fine-tuned remedies to improve patient health while minimizing the risk of harmful side effects, says J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, dean of the Perelman School of Medicine and executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health […]

Penn Medicine Study Reveals Novel Use of 3-D Imaging Technique for Precise Measurement of Injectable Wrinkle Reducers

A three-dimensional imaging technique often used in the automotive and aerospace industries for accurate measurement may be useful to measure the efficacy of injectable wrinkle reducers such as Botox and Dysport, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The procedure, called three-dimensional speckle tracking photogrammetry, is described in the […]

Penn Medicine: Wide Variability in Organ Donation Rates: Midwest Leads Nation in Highest Rates of Donations

More than 123,000 Americans are currently waiting for lifesaving organ transplants, but 21 patients die each day because there aren’t enough organs to go around. New research shows wide variation in the number of eligible organ donors whose loved ones consent to organ donation across the country. Donation consent rates are highest in the Midwest […]

Fraternities’ Ranks Swell at a Time of Intense Public Scrutiny

Recent headlines about brutal hazings, drinking-related deaths, and sexual assaults have tarnished the image of fraternities but have barely dented their coffers. Membership in the 74 national and international fraternities that belong to the North-American Interfraternity Conference continues to grow at a steady clip, with 46 percent more students paying dues in 2013-14 than in […]

In Syria, Islamic State Group Apparently Spares Palmyra’s Stunning Ruins – For Now

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Rural Students Less Likely to Enroll and Persist

Rural high school students in Oregon were less likely to enroll and persist in college, according to a new study from REL Northwest, a regional research group that receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education. The study tracked students in Oregon who began high school between 2005 and 2007. It found that 55 percent […]

Countdown to "Over the Edge" Fundraiser

Emergency workers say it’s a disturbing trend of epidemic proportions. “It’s a great concern,” said Emergycare Supervisor Harry Latta.  “Not only for Emergycare, but also for any EMS agency throughout Erie County or across the Commonwealth.” On average, Emergycare says they respond to at least one heroin overdose a day. “The heroin doesn’t just affect […]

Six School District Leaders Talk Education Funding at the Jefferson

Leaders from six different school districts in NW Pennsylvania met at the Jefferson Educational Society on Thursday night to talk about Pennsylvania’s education funding crisis and how to to fix it. School board presidents and superintendents from Conneaut, Corry, Fort LeBoeuf, Harborcreek, Millcreek, and Wattsburg all sat at one table, making up the panel for […]

Jamestown Students Face Felony Charges for Senior Prank

Six high school students in Jamestown, New York face felony charges, after a senior prank went too far.  Police are being tight-lipped about the investigation, releasing few details and not giving names of those involved. We do know that around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, five 18 year olds and one 17 year old male student broke into […]

Take a Flight on a WWII B-17G Bomber

This weekend, you can have an amazing opportunity to take a step back in aviation and American history. A very hands-on history classroom has made its way to Erie. Our WICU WSEE crew got the chance to take a flight, a once in a lifetime opportunity. Built back in May of 1945, the historical military […]

Hay Advances to NCAA Finals for Track & Field

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Mike McMullan Named Assistant Wrestling Coach

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