John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine says a new Alzherimer’s diagnosis process “will be a useful tool to scientists working to develop treatments that slow the progress of the disease.”
John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine is featured for his work on an Alzheimer’s diagnosis tool.
Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for research on alcohol use’s societal repercussions.
Daniel Rader of the School of Medicine says a genome scan revealing cholesterol genes is “a goldmine of new discovery.”
Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science applies algorithms to stock market trading.
Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Professor Appointed Editor of Nonprofit Sector Academic Journal
PHILADELPHIA — Femida Handy, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, the peer-reviewed academic journal of non-profit and philanthropic studies, by the Association for Research on NonProfit Organizations and Voluntary Action, ARNOVA.
PHILADELPHIA –- The Positive Psychology Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the John Templeton Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2010 Templeton Positive Neuroscience Awards, $2.9 million given to 15 new research projects at the intersection of neuroscience and positive psychology.
The winning projects explore a range of topics including how the brain enables humans to flourish, the biological bases of altruism and the effects of positive interventions on the brain.