The Perelman School of Medicine's Michael Levy is quoted on his research of a dreaded household pest.
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Penn Medicine: Unraveling Misfolded Molecules Using "Reprogrammed" Yeast Protein Could Lead to New Brain Disease Therapies
At the heart of brain diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease is protein misfolding, in which distorted proteins are unable to perform their normal functions. At present, there is no known way to reverse protein misfolding.
Penn Medicine: Silencing Inhibitor of Cell Replication Spurs Insulin-producing Beta Cells to Reproduce
Penn Medicine Study Finds No Significant Differences Between Commonly Used Carotid Stenting Systems in U.S.
A study conducted by researchers from several institutions, including the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has found similarly low rates of complication and death among U.S. patients who are treated with the three most common systems for placing stents in blocked carotid arteries of the neck.
Jun Zhu of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We always suspected that the classical strain caused all those pandemics.”
Sheila Garland of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for studying how two behavioral interventions help cancer patients struggling with sleep issues.
Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts about a study on insomnia treatment delivered through a Web-based program or videoconference.