Penn Medicine and The Wistar Institute have been awarded a prestigious $12.1 million SPORE grant from the National Cancer Institute.
Perelman School of Medicine
Researchers in the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute (PMI), based at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have received $9 million over the next five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to investigate the biology of cellular motors.
Research from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Pooja Mehta and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited.
Amy Clark, Robert Vonderheide, Angela DeMichele and Martha Sweeney of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about new advances for cancer clinical trials.
Christos Coutifaris of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the need for more research on in-vitro fertilization.
Penn Medicine: Zebrafish Model of a Learning and Memory Disorder Shows Better Way to Target Treatment
Using a zebrafish model of a human genetic disease called neurofibromatosis (NF1), a team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that the learning and memory components of the disorder are distinct features that will likely need different treatment approaches.