Research from the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Nursing on the benefits exercising for patients receiving chemotherapy is cited.
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A study led by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has identified a potential target for therapies to treat cocaine addiction. In their study receiving advance online publication in Molecular Psychiatry, the investigators find evidence that changing one amino acid in a subunit of an important receptor protein alters whether cocaine-experienced animals will resume drug seeking after a period of cocaine abstinence.
Many factors, both genetic and environmental, have been blamed for increasing the risk of a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Some, such as a family history of schizophrenia, are widely accepted. Others, such as infection with Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite transmitted by soil, undercooked meat and cat feces, are still viewed with skepticism.
Penn Medicine: First Atlas of Body Clock Gene Expression in Mammals Informs Timing of Drug Delivery and Emerging Field of Chronotherapy
A new effort mapping 24-hr patterns of expression for thousands of genes in 12 different mouse organs – five years in the making – provides important clues about how the role of timing may influence the way drugs work in the body.
Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how older patients can experience “postoperative cogni
George Hajishengallis of the School of Dental Medicine is cited for researching the “mechanism behind P.
Roberto Bonasio, PhD, an assistant professor of Cell and Developmental Biology,
Blue light can both set the mood and set in motion important biological responses.
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and