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This portrait of Dr. Asbury, by John Martin, hangs at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Arthur K. Asbury, pioneering neurologist, acting dean and professor emeritus at Penn, dies at 93

Arthur K. Asbury, 93, of Philadelphia, a pioneering neurologist, enthusiastic mentor, and acting dean, vice dean, retired chair of neurology, and professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, died Wednesday, Oct. 19 of a prostate cancer and dementia at Penn Hospice Rittenhouse. An award-winning expert known worldwide for his early work on Guillain-Barré syndrome, Dr. …

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Erin Bailey takes part in a virtual alien abduction at 36th and Walnut Streets on Friday. The experience is designed to parallel the sci-fi scenario with medical research on animals.

The PETA Virtual Experiment at Penn equates animal medical research with human testing. Scientists are unsure of the analogy.

On Friday, animal rights activists staged a virtual reality alien abduction on the University of Pennsylvania campus to encourage people to consider lab animal experiments. A virtual reality helmet and earphones immersed the participants in a a first-person perspective centered on a story in which X-Files-style bug-eyed aliens pushed and experimented on captured young couple …

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Alumni Panel to Highlight Career Opportunities in Health Policy and Administration |  Penn State University

Alumni Panel to Highlight Career Opportunities in Health Policy and Administration | Penn State University

HAZLETON, Pa. — Students interested in learning more about health policy internships and careers can hear from various industry professionals at a panel discussion hosted by the Penn State Health Policy and Administration Consortium from 6-7 p.m. 15 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1. 15, through Zoom. It is free and open to students at Penn …

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