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Audio: Penn Scientists Find Way to Prevent Memory Loss After Sleep Deprivation

December 8, 2014
Robbert Havekes of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how lack o
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Check Up: Penn Research Offers Hope of Finding Concussion Marker

December 7, 2014
Robert Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on his study to identify concussion danger via blood test. 
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Media Contact:Steve Graff | stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653December 3, 2014

Brain Activity after Smokers Quit Predicts Chances of Relapsing, Penn Medicine Study Suggests

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.

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Media Contact:Steve Graff | stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653December 4, 2014

People with Mental Illness More Likely To Be Tested for HIV, Penn Medicine Study Finds

People with mental illness are more likely to have been tested for HIV than those without mental illness, according to a 

Scientists Identify Brain Regions That May Predict Success Rate for Quitting Smoking

December 3, 2014

Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about researching regions of the brain that may help predict succ

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Penn Scientists Identify Possible Key to Gauging Extent of Concussion

November 27, 2014

Bob Siman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses a protein, SNTF, which might be able to predict the severity of

Penn Researchers Identify ‘Nudge’ to Increase Generic Prescribing

November 26, 2014

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on boosting the frequency of physicians prescribing generic br

Audio: How Old Is Too Old? Two Ethicists Debate Quality of Life as We Age

November 26, 2014

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine and Ezekiel Emanuel

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658December 1, 2014

Penn Study Points to New Therapeutic Strategy in Chronic Kidney Disease

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.

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Media Contact:Greg Richter | gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-614-1937November 26, 2014

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.