Kara Maxwell of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for leading new research on the usefulness of genetic knowledge of breast cancer mutations.
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Stimulation of a certain population of neurons within the brain can alter the learning process, according to a team of neuroscientists and neurosurgeons at the University of Pennsylvania.
Siobhan Banks of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Some research has suggested that sleep restriction over many years may affect metabolism, increasing the risk of obesity and type-2 diabetes.”
Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research on traumatic brain injuries from concussions caused by sports.
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research on adoptive cell therapy.
A group of health care and policy experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is urging health care institutions to look more to their own in-house personnel, including physicians and nurses, as a source of new ideas for improving how care is delivered.
Ancient philosophers looked to alchemy for clues to life everlasting. Today, researchers look to their yeast. These single-celled microbes have long served as model systems for the puzzle that is the aging process, and in this week’s issue of Cell Metabolism, they fill in yet another piece.
George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a new indoor tanning law.