Paul Axelsen of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying sarin gas.
Perelman School of Medicine
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.