Yesterday, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann helped celebrate the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.
MQ: Transforming Mental Health, a new United Kingdom-based charitable organization that supports mental health research, announced Wednesday the first major investment of its new flagship research program, PsyIMPACT. A team of University of Pennsylvania researchers is amon
In a new study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, a team led by scientists from the University of Pennsylvania found that a particular set of cells in a small region of the brain are responsible for memory problems after sleep loss. By selectively increasing levels of a signaling molecule in these cells, the researchers prevented mice from having memory deficits.
Irritable bowel syndrome, a condition affecting up to 10 percent of the population, often occurs alongside anxiety and depression.
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President Amy Gutmann and the Pennovation Center groundbreaking are featured.
President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about Penn’s investment in innovation and technology.
Melissa Hunt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying why people with iron deficiency often crave ice and how that might provide a cognitive boost.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his book Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century.
David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about color.