Ben Stanger of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about researching how to make insulin-producing cells from gut cells.
Perelman School of Medicine
Mathias Basner, David Dinges and Ruben Gur of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for examining cognitive impact of space flight as a part of NASA’s twin astronaut study.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences and postdoc student Alessia Ranciaro are featured for their research that ties Africans’ lactose tolerance to the spread of cattle raising.
Research led by Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted.
Babies are born with the ability to digest lactose, the sugar found in milk, but most humans lose this ability after infancy because of declining levels of the lactose-digesting enzyme lactase.
Nicotine Withdrawal Weakens Brain Connections Tied to Self-Control Over Cigarette Cravings, Penn Study Finds
People who try to quit smoking often say that kicking the habit makes the voice inside telling them to light up even louder, but why people succumb to those cravings so often has never been fully understood. Now, a new brain imaging study in this week’s JAMA Psychiatry from scientists in Penn Medicine and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Intramural Research Pro
Michael Ashburn of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests that more physician training is needed on how to properly use medication to treat pain.