PHILADELPHIA - The Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania announces the establishment of the Neuroscience of Behavior Initiative. This new initiative, funded by an anonymous gift, will strengthen Penn programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population research into the areas of addiction, depressive disorders, and neurodegenerative disease.
PHILADELPHIA - James Eberwine, PhD, professor of Pharmacology, at the Perleman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a Senior Scholar Award from the Ellison Medical Foundation. This supports basic biological research in aging, for $600,000 to be disbursed over the next four years.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on “managed instruction” in classrooms.
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Jonah Berger of the Wharton School comments on social media as a marketing tool.
Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for creating a contest that challenges Philadelphians to map defibrillators in order to increase awareness about the device availability.
Sean Hennessy of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on voting in favor of Bayer’s drugs.
The Wharton Small Business Development Center at Penn has been awarded $500,000 to help support entrepreneurs.