Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive $7.3 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to find new ways to treat esophageal cancer.
Penn Study Shows Acupuncture Provides Significant Quality of Life Improvements for Breast Cancer Patients
Use of electroacupuncture (EA) – a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles – produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients experiencing joint pain related to the use of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) to treat breast cancer.
Up to 20 percent of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients and their families may confront a common but largely unrecognized challenge: the occurrence of impulse control disorders (ICDs) such as compulsive gambling, sexual behavior, eating, or spending. Yet the presence of PD in these patients can severely limit or complicate treatment options.
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Marija Drndić, a professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy in the University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts & Sciences has been awarded a two-year, $880,000 grant for a project aimed at reducing the cost and time of genome sequencing.
By Madeleine Stone @themadstone
A pair of University of Pennsylvania physicists will receive one of the nine grants being awarded this year by the Charles E.
After more than a decade of development and planning, the National Science Foundation has approved federal construction of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, of which the University of Pennsylvania is a member, will manage the $473 million construction project.
The National Institutes of Health have awarded University of Pennsylvania researchers a five-year, $2.8 million grant to further research on techniques for monitoring blood flow in the brain following strokes.
Brian Leas and Craig Umscheid of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching the spread of infection through the use of “direct oral suction” used during a type of circumcision.