Penn in the news
Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how older patients can experience “postoperative cognitive decline” after surgery.
Graduate student Manuel Spitschan and David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences and Geoffrey Aguirre of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching the biological effects of blue light.
George Hajishengallis of the School of Dental Medicine is cited for researching the “mechanism behind P. gingivalis’ subterfuge.”
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have reconstructed the oldest known human genome.
Amy Behrman of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Vaccination is probably the best weapon against influenza and reduces the risk of people transmitting a debilitating disease.”