Perelman School of Medicine
Quitting smoking sets off a series of changes in the brain that Penn Medicine researchers say may better identify smokers who will start smoking again—a prediction that goes above and beyond today’s clinical or behavioral tools for assessing relapse risk.
Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching regions of the brain that may help predict succ
Bob Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses a protein, SNTF, which might be able to predict the severity of
Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on boosting the frequency of physicians prescribing generic br
Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine and Ezekiel Emanuel
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects at least one in four Americans who are older than 60 and can significantly shorten lifespan. Yet the few available drugs for CKD can only modestly delay the disease’s progress towards kidney failure.
Penn Medicine Team Develops Cognitive Test Battery to Assess the Impact of Long Duration Spaceflights on Astronauts’ Brain Function
Space is one of the most demanding and unforgiving environments. Human exploration of space requires astronauts to maintain consistently high levels of cognitive performance to ensure mission safety and success, and prevent potential errors and accidents.