Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences says poverty may affect brain function.
Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine discusses the benefits of resistance training.
PHILADELPHIA –- Bioengineers at the University of Pennsylvania have created a system to control the flexibility of the substrate surfaces on which cells are grown without changing the surface properties, providing a technique for more controlled lab experiments on cellular mechanobiology, an important step in the scientific effort to understand how cells sense and respond to mechanical forces in their environment.
Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited for his research on drinking and job interviews.
Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discusses the benefit of HIV treatment among drug users.
PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Trustee Robert M. Levy and Diane v.S. Levy have made a $5 million gift designated for faculty support. The gift will be used to endow a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professorship, which will be named the Diane v.S. and Robert M. Levy University Professorship.
The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann.