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Materials that can expand and collapse, fold, and transform into a variety shapes have attracted significant interest in the design of flexible electronics, color displays, smart windows, actuators, sensors, and photonic/phononic devices. But how...
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...
The Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES) is now accepting applications for its 2015 Summer Research Fellowship. The fellowship will begin late May and run through the beginning of August. PORES is a relatively new research...
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/Undergraduate
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