Albert Mannes of the Wharton School comments on research about the perception of bald men.
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PHILADELPHIA — Nearly 100 years after a British neurologist first mapped the blind spots caused by missile wounds to the brains of soldiers, Perelman School of Medicine researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have perfected his map using modern-day technology. Their results create a map of vision in the brain based upon an individual's brain structure, even for people who cannot see.
Mission Possible: Penn’s Troops Lecture Program Works With Local Soldiers on Archaeological Conservation
PHILADELPHIA — A team of researchers led by Samir Mehta, MD, chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Service at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $2.5 million grant from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), provided through the U.S.
PHILADELPHIA — LAM, short for pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis, affects about 1 in 10,000 women of childbearing age and is characterized by proliferation of smooth muscle-like cells in the lung, destruction of lung tissue, and growth of lymphatic vessels. The disease is caused by inactivation of either of two genes, TSC1 or TSC2, but to date no animal model has been able to replicate the pathologic features those mutations produce in humans.
Robert Seyfarth is cited and Dorothy Cheney of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about their research involving baboon personalities.
Lee Sweeney of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the results of a new experimental drug used with muscular dystrophy.