PHILADELPHIA –- Engineers, design architects and cell biologists from the University of Pennsylvania will use a National Science Foundation grant to utilize the flexibility and sensitivity of human cells as the models for next-generation building “skins” that will adapt to changes in the environment and increase building energy efficiency.
Perelman School of Medicine
Alex Friedman of the School of Medicine authors a piece on birth-control effectiveness.
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine says “superbugs” are often resistant to treatment.
PHILADELPHIA – On average, one hundred billion cells in the human body divide over the course of a day. Most of the time the body gets it right but sometimes, problems in cell replication can lead to abnormalities in chromosomes resulting in many types of disorders, from cancer to Down Syndrome.
Brian Strom of the School of Medicine discusses the possibility of a vaccine-autism link.
PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration led by a periodontal researcher from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has found a possible link between the success of gum-disease treatment and the likelihood of giving birth prematurely, according to a study published in the journal BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Anjan Chatterjee of the School of Medicine comments on the effectiveness of brain imaging in studying behavior.