Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on heart disease being linked to the Y chromosome.
Perelman School of Medicine
Michael Kahana of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new study about memory aid.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the ethical issues with physicians not disclosing information or being honest with patients.
Gene therapy for congenital blindness has taken another step forward, as researchers further improved vision in three adult patients previously treated in one eye. After receiving the same treatment in their other eye, the patients became better able to see in dim light, and two were able to navigate obstacles in low-light situations. No adverse effects occurred.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School for Medicine says, “The idea that anyone could be denied entry based on a disability is astounding.”
The molecular pathway that carries time-of-day signals from the body's internal clock to ultimately guide daily behavior is like a black box, says Amita Sehgal, PhD, the John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience and Co-Director, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center, at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA –- As part of its Year of Games, the University of Pennsylvania is among the 600-plus colleges and universities across the United States and Canada competing during the next eight weeks in RecycleMania 2012. This competition is designed to see which schools will minimize their waste stream most significantly and achieve the greatest recycling rate.