Adrian Raine of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his research on neurocriminology.
Health & Medicine
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine shares his opinion on neuroscience playing a key role in the courtroom.
Shelley Rankin of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on a new kit developed to detect the presence of salmonella in eggs.
James Kirkpatrick of the School of Medicine discusses how having a positive outlook could improve survival chances.
PHILADELPHIA - The gene for the protein p53 is the most frequently mutated in human cancer. It encodes a tumor suppressor, and traditionally researchers have assumed that it acts primarily as a regulator of how genes are made into proteins. Now, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine show that the protein has at least one other biochemical activity: controlling the metabolism of the sugar glucose, one of body's main sources of fuel.