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Gene Therapy Research: Meet Dr. Michael Passineau By Emily Laubham
April 17 2019

Mike Passineau works the problem of getting new DNA across “the seven longest nanometers in nature” — the cell membrane.

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Ask a Doc: Bloodless Medicine By Nikki Buccina
April 3 2019

There’s more to “bloodless medicine” than you might think — we found just the right trauma surgeon to deepen our knowledge.

Advancing Care for Autoimmune Diseases: Virginia Ladd By Emily Laubham
February 12 2019

AHN’s Autoimmunity Institute fulfilled a vision for this long-time leader in advancing autoimmune disease research and care.

Dr. Benza (center), with Dr. Robert Franz from the Mayo Clinic (left) and Jessica Lazaar, a physician’s assistant, at the peak of Mt. Kiliminjaro.
Ask a Doc: Pulmonary Hypertension By Emily Laubham
February 1 2019

One of the nation’s leading experts on pulmonary hypertension shares insights on diagnosis, treatment and research.

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Freespira: Living Free from Panic By John Venable
January 22 2019

Success stories like Jamie Kwolek’s led Highmark health plans to begin covering Freespira’s panic disorder treatment in 2018.

Dr. Allan Philp, chief trauma surgeon at AHN
Veteran Voices: Dr. Allan Philp By Emily Laubham
January 16 2019

A “dedication to take care of one person at a time” has guided Dr. Allan Philp in both military and civilian trauma surgery.

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Think Outside the Ride By Corey Florindi
January 10 2019

Collaborating with AHN and Highmark, EMS providers are doing more than ever to deliver care to their communities.

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