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Every year, the Seeing Eye® Foundation in New Jersey selects female dogs (usually Labrador retrievers or German shepherds) to give birth and raise their puppies for the first 6 weeks under Seeing Eye® supervision. The puppies are then sent to...
We study photodynamic therapy (PDT) for the treatment of solid tumors. In PDT a tissue-localized photosensitizer is activated by a specific wavelength of light to damage tumor cells and the tumor-supporting vascular network. We are particularly...
Theresa Busch : Medicine
social networks and health of older adults receiving long-term services and supports
Katherine Abbott : Nursing
Synaptic plasticity, the change in the strength of neuronal connections in the brain, is thought to underlie memory storage and may play a crucial role in a variety of neurological and mental disorders, including mental retardation, Alzheimer’s...
Ted Abel : Arts and Sciences
Clinical research focused on issues related to pediatric critical care and seizures, including managament of status epilepticus, non-convulsive seizures, and neuroprotection.
Nicholas Abend : Medicine
We’re looking for undergraduate research assistants for an education & computing lab under direction of Dr. Yasmin Kafai. We research in schools, science centers, and online communities to encourage adolescents learning in two NSF projects...
Barrie Adleberg : Education
Brain images in addiction Brain imaging has taken a central role in the study of human drug addiction. Neuroscience studies have helped shift the perception of addiction from a moral failing to a medical disorder. Brain images are used in public...
Congenital heart diseases (CHDs) are the most common life-threatening birth defects; twice as many children die from CHDs as all childhood cancers combined. We are interested in ultimately curing CHDs through understanding how the heart develops...
Fraz Ahmed Ismat : Medicine
I am a specialist in molecular imaging which is the newest of all modern radiologic modalities. In particular, I have been very active in utilzing PET (Positron Emission Tomography)in investigating a variety of disorders/diseases including cancer,...
Abass Alavi : Medicine
I study the nuts and bolts details of the operation of financial markets. I am particularly interested in short selling, in the life cycles of companies, and in the operation of the NYSE and NASDAQ markets.
James Angel : Wharton