The research of Mitch Lazar and Georgios Paschos of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted in an article about why eating at inappropriate times is connected to negative and profound effects on our bodies.
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Penn Medicine Announces Chester County Hospital and Health System as a New Member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and the Board of Directors of The Chester County Hospital and Health System (TCCHHS) today announced TCCHHS as a new member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. TCCHHS includes a 245-bed hospital complex in West Chester and satellite locations in Exton, West Goshen, New Garden, Jennersville and Kennett Square.
Paul Axelsen of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying sarin gas.
Yale Cohen of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests the analogy of a swimming pool to help explain the role of the middle ear.
As a participant in the Roy and Diana Vagelos Scholars Program in the Molecular Life Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, senior Chris Kampmeyer has spent the past year testing the shapes of coronary stent struts.
David Dinges and Ilene Rosen of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about napping.
Phillip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the use of sleeping pills.
A new drug target to treat depression and other mood disorders may lie in a group of GABA neurons (gamma-aminobutyric acid –the neurotransmitters which inhibit other cells) shown to contribute to symptoms like social withdrawal and increased anxiety, Penn Medicine researchers report in a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience.
One way cells promote tumor suppression is through a process called senescence, an irreversible arrest of proliferation. Senescence is thought to be associated with normal aging, but is also a protective measure by the body against run-away cell replication.