PHILADELPHIA — Fat cells store excess energy and signal these levels to the brain.
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Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, executive vice dean for Institutional Affairs at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has been selected to Chair the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Committee on the Consequences of Sodium Reduction in Populations.
David Grande of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on states opting to expand Medicaid.
Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses genome sequencing.
PHILADELPHIA — As researchers work on reconfiguring cells to take on new regenerative properties, a new review from Penn Medicine plastic surgeons sheds additional light on the potential power of adipose-derived stem cells - or adult stem cells harvested from fatty tissue - in reconstructive and regenerative medicine.
David Yusko of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Hurricanes can be the stress equivalent of cancer.”
Lee Goldberg of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “When people are depressed there are chemical changes that can increase stress on the cardiovascular system.”
Marina Cuchel and Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about helping develop a treatment for rare heart conditions.