Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive $7.3 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to find new ways to treat esophageal cancer.
Researchers from Penn Medicine have developed a safe and effective technique for inducing sleep in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea.
The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence.
The National Institutes of Health have awarded University of Pennsylvania researchers a five-year, $2.8 million grant to further research on techniques for monitoring blood flow in the brain following strokes.
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Deborah Small of the Wharton School discusses her thoughts on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Elizabeth Grice of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the use of deodorants and antiperspirants.
George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on drugs used to combat male pattern baldness.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on certain uses of medicines to combat threats of bioterrorism.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted.