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Lian receives ENGINE grant for stem-cell-based diabetes therapy

Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Xiaojun "Lance" Lian, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, was one of three recipients of the College of Engineering's ENGineering for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ENGINE) grant for "Small Molecule-Based Definitive Endoderm Kit and Pancreatic Progenitor Kit for Stem Cell Research and Therapy." The project focuses on differentiating stem cells into pancreatic beta cells to be used for therapies to treat Type 1 diabetes.

Pi/Pie fundraiser to help send medical students to Panama

Wed, 20 Mar 2019

First-year medical students from Penn State College of Medicine led a Pi Day fundraiser on March 14 in which professors and lecturers agreed to be hit in the face with a pie if they received the most monetary votes. The fundraiser will help the students travel to Panama in April to provide medical care and health education.

Spring break trip contributes to efforts to alleviate malnutrition in Honduras

Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Thirteen students from three campuses observed National Nutrition Month in a fitting way: traveling to Honduras for a spring break service learning trip through Healthy Niños Honduras, a Pennsylvania-based organization that focuses on helping children with malnutrition.

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