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Faculty Spotlight

‘Bench to Bedside and Back' With Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, MD, PhD

In this Q&A, we feature Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Pediatrics. At May’s virtual Faculty Luncheon, Dr. Ahrens-Nicklas will present a session titled “Metabolic Disorders of the Brain: Insights into Mechanisms and Therapy.” 

Read the full Q&A here and hear Dr. Ahrens-Nicklas speak about her research at Faculty Luncheon - Thursday, May 13 at 12:00 PM.  All CHOP/Penn faculty and staff are welcome!

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Missed our recent session on the benefits of submitting to a preprint server? Check out the recording below.


Preventing a Secondary Epidemic of Lost Early Career Scientists: Here we discussed the outsized impact this pandemic has had on women scientists, and actions to mitigate the lasting impact.

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