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Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, February 17, 2020

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Decreasing liver macrophages reduces inflammatory proteins in rats

Certain white blood cells, called macrophages, occur in higher numbers in older individuals and contribute to inflammation and oxidative stress that accelerate the aging process, according to a team of researchers. New findings suggest that macrophages can be altered to become less inflammatory, which may aid in improving the life span of aged individuals.   Full story

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There's still time to take the Penn State Community Survey. We want to hear what you think about diversity, equity and inclusion. By responding to the confidential survey, you have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.   Full story

Videos

Brandywinner of the Week: Abby Wilt

Watch our video to meet Abby Wilt, who earned her bachelor's degree at Brandywine in 2016. While a student, she danced in THON, served as a Lion Ambassador and was a campus cheerleader. Today, Abby is student teaching at the Child and Career Development Center while earning her master’s degree.  Watch video