Philadelphia - The possibility that anesthesia and surgery produces lasting cognitive losses has gained attention over past decades, but direct evidence has remained ambiguous and controversial. Now, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania provide further evidence that Alzheimer's pathology may be increased in patients after surgery.
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Rebooting the System: Immune Cells Repair Damaged Lung Tissues after Flu Infection, Penn Study Finds
There’s more than one way to mop up after a flu infection. Now, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report this week in Nature Immunology that a previously unrecognized population of lung immune cells orchestrate the body’s repair response following flu infection.
John Gearhart and George Costarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on stem cell treatments.
Joseph Serletti of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the dangers of cosmetic surgery.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his commentary about children born with Down syndrome.
PHILADELPHIA —Three labs from the University of Pennsylvania have received $12.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of its $143.8 million national grant program to challenge the scientific status quo with innovative ideas that have the potential to speed the translation of medical research into improved health for the American public.
Jonathan Moreno, a PIK professor, of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his latest book.