Two Penn Medicine research teams have received a total of $1,450,000 in funding commitments from CurePSP, the Foundation for PSP | CBD and Related Brain Diseases, to study rare neurodegenerative disorders that cause motor, balance and cognitive impairment.
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Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Sleep is probably easier to change than diet or exercise.”
Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that more research is needed in order to categorize caffeine use disorder as a mental illness.
Penn Researchers Determine Mechanism by Which Lung Function is Regulated in Rare Disease Known As Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome
Researchers at Penn Medicine have discovered that the tumor suppressor gene folliculin (FLCN) is essential to normal lung function in patients with the rare disease Birt-Hogg-Dube (BHD) syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs, skin and kidneys.
Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on Narcan.
Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses primary-care accessibility.
Robert Vonderheide of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for co-leading a study of pancreatic cancer treatment.
Penn Medical Ethicist: Policy Changes Urgently Needed as Millions of Americans to Start Receiving Early Label of Alzheimer's Disease
How will we, as individuals, and a society, live with brains at risk for Alzheimer's disease dementia?
Penn Study Shows Good Availability of Primary Care for New Patients on the Eve of the ACA Coverage Expansions
A multi-institutional team led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that despite widespread rumors of limited access to primary care services, providers across the country were capable of accepting new patie
Leah Seifu, a second-year University of Pennsylvania medical student, says that her Ethiopian heritage and Catholic school education instilled in her a deep cultural awareness and drive to help others through social activism.