The Penn Program for Mindfulness is cited for using a mindfulness approach to meditation for cancer patients.
Health & Medicine
PHILADELPHIA — From high-school students to surgeons, anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows there is a price to be paid the next day: trouble focusing, a fuzzy memory and other cognitive impairments. Now, researchers at Penn have found the part of the brain and the neurochemical basis for sleep deprivation’s effects on memory.
The Perelmans' $225 million gift is meant to have Penn educate more physicians.
Raymond and Ruth Perelman Donate $225 Million to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine
LARGEST SINGLE NAMING GIFT TO A SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN U.S. HISTORY
Ellen Freeman of the School of Medicine comments on her study of menopause and hot flashes.
At menopause, many women begin to notice a decline in their attention, organization, and short-term memory. These cognitive symptoms can lead to professional and personal challenges and unwarranted fears of early-onset dementia.