Mark E. Mikkelsen of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research into inducing hypothermia to save heart attack patients.
Steven Scarfone is spending 10 weeks this summer investigating the mechanisms of pediatric traumatic injury as a participant in the University of Pennsylvania’s Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.
Awarded summer fellowships by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, University of Pennsylvania students Solongo Batjargal and Eric Lin look to play instrumental roles in the development of a treatment for Parkinson's.
Steven Arnold of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for studying metformin’s ability to slow or prevent mental decline.
Kevin Fox of the Perelman School of Medicine and Jeffrey Silber of Medicine and the Wharton School are featured for studying racial disparities in breast-cancer treatment.
The network of arteries supplying blood flow to the brain is more likely to be incomplete in people who suffer migraine, a new study by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania reports.
When University of Pennsylvania nanoscientists created beautiful, tiled patterns with flat nanocrystals, they were left with a mystery: why did some sets of crystals arrange themselves in an alternating, herringbone style, even though it wasn’t the simplest pattern?
Humans are far more than merely the sum total of all the cells that form the organs and tissues.
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Overturning a commonly-held belief that cities are inherently more dangerous than suburban and rural communities, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that risk of death from injuries is lowest on average in urban counties compared to suburban and rural counties across the U.S.