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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604March 2, 2009

Penn Research Team Tests Bedside Monitoring of Brain Blood Flow and Metabolism in Stroke Victims


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.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658February 19, 2009

Denis F. Kinane Named Dean of Penn Dental School

 

PHILADELPHIA – Denis F. Kinane has been named dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Interim Provost Vincent Price.

 

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 16, 2009
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University Message on Meningococcal Infections at Penn

TO: University Community

FROM: President Amy Gutmann, Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli, and Interim Provost Vincent Price

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 28, 2009

Brain Structure Assists in Immune Response, According to Penn Vet Study


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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