A new multi-center study, including neurologists and neurosurgeons from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, reveals that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) – a treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients with medication-resistant muscle movement impairment or tremors – can improve those symptoms and reduce medications for patients implanted with the device. The study appears Online First in Lancet Neurology.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with an Interfaith Program and Awards Commemoration, Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. in Bodek Lounge of Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on the U.S. job market.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the newly signed budget bill and how it affects new science.
Ken Shropshire of the Wharton School and former Penn basketball player Stephen Danley debate about paying college athletes.
PHILADELPHIA — “In Material: Fiber 2012” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Featuring four artists who bring innovation to the field of fiber art through their use of unexpected materials, “In Material” deconstructs the popular definition of textile art.
California-based Lucy Arai re-invigorates the practice of sashiko, a decorative stitching process, and applies it to handmade paper and mixed media.
FlackCheck.org and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are highlighted for analyzing deceptive political messages.