The hippocampus, a brain structure known to play a role in memory and spatial navigation, is essential to one’s ability to recognize previously encountered events, objects, or people – a phenomenon known as recognition memory – according to new research from the departments of Neurosurgery and Psychology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the Unive
Perelman School of Medicine
Amid continued pressures to minimize errors and cut costs, hospitals are continuing to scramble to find solutions to problems plaguing health systems nationwide.
Maxwell Merkow of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on his study that addresses the issue of where in the brain recognition takes place.
The Perelman School of Medicine’s Pavan Atluri’s research on growing replacement tissues and organs for transplantation is highlighted.
Joshua M. Liao of the Perelman School of Medicine and Mark V. Pauly of the Wharton School authored an article about how to handle large fluctuations in the price of prescription medicine.
Anjan Chatterjee of the Perelman School of Medicine argues in favor of college students being allowed to use “smart drugs.”
Mark Neuman of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “It’s important to look at patients in their environment, including their social supports, in developing interventions that could potentially improve outcomes.”
Mark Neuman and Rachel Werner of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for studying how martial status is linked to better functional outcomes following cardiac surgery.