Health & Medicine
Penn Professor Part of Committee Investigating Defense Challenges for Nonproliferation Beyond Former U.S.S.R.
PHILADELPHIA -- Harvey Rubin, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response, is among seven internationally recognized experts who have compiled a National Academy of Sciences report on the biological threats and nonproliferation challenges faced by the U.S. Department of Defense.
PHILADELPHIA -- Could offering a cash bonus for not consuming more than a threshold value of medical care hold the key to providing health insurance for 19-29 year olds, the so-called “young invincibles” who account for nearly half of all uninsured adults?
PHILADELPHIA – A University of Pennsylvania team has completed the first successful demonstration of a noninvasive optical device to monitor cerebral blood flow in patients with acute stroke, a leading cause of disability and death.
The ultimate goal of this research is to improve the management of patients with stroke and other brain disorders by providing continuous bedside monitoring of brain blood flow and metabolism.
FROM: President Amy Gutmann, Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli, and Interim Provost Vincent Price
PHILADELPHIA –- For the first time, a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have imaged in real time the body’s immune response to a parasitic infection in the brain.
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PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has created the first post-graduate program to focus on sleep and sleep disorders.
The graduate post-master’s certificate in sleep is a one-year program that offers an interdisciplinary approach to sleep medicine, combining online courses with clinical experiences and preparing students to manage 80 sleep disorders.