Nehal Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how a healthy diet may overcome genetics.
Perelman School of Medicine
Three sessions of the Botswana-UPenn Partnership’s 10th anniversary celebration are open to the public: a student-perspective forum, a research update and an anniversary symposium. All will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed.
Jeffrey Boris of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses how parents can determine if a child’s chest pain is cardiac-related.
PHILADELPHIA - Recent studies have identified many genes that may put people with schizophrenia at risk for the disease. But, what links genetic differences to changes in altered brain activity in schizophrenia is not clear.
Nearly five million Americans live with heart failure, with as many as 700,000 new cases diagnosed each year. In addition to lifestyle factors, scientists have shown that heart failure has a strong heritable component, but identifying the responsible genes has been a major challenge. Now, new research has identified a common genetic risk factor for heart failure in Caucasians that is also linked to kidney function.