Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on the moral dilemmas surrounding a new Alzheimer’s-diagnosis procedure.
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John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine says a new Alzherimer’s diagnosis process “will be a useful tool to scientists working to develop treatments that slow the progress of the disease.”
John Trojanowski of the School of Medicine is featured for his work on an Alzheimer’s diagnosis tool.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine analyzes ethics questions raised by television medical dramas.
PHILADELPHIA -– A study at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has identified the function of one of the earliest antibodies in the animal kingdom, an ancient immunoglobulin that helps explain the evolution of human intestinal immune responses. It was discovered to play a predominant role in the guts of fish and paves the way for a better understanding of human gut immunity as well as for safer, healthier approaches to keeping fish from pathogen infections. The findings appear in the online version of