After experiencing a potentially traumatic event – a car accident, a physical or sexual assault, a sports injury, witnessing violence – as many as 1 in 5 children will develop Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Health & Medicine
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Immunocore Limited, Oxford, UK, today announced that a targeted agent that may have a role in treating advanced metastatic melanoma in the future has received Investigational New Drug (IND) approval and is opening enrollment for clinical trials in the UK and USA.
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Douglas Smith and Kristin Hamann of the School of Medicine and Center for Brain Injury and Repair and Shu Yang and Kacy Cullen of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are cited for research on concussions.
Kevin Shiley, Ebbing Lautenbach and Ingi Lee of the School of Medicine are cited for co-authoring a study on antibiotic use.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses Robert Edwards’ Nobel Prize win.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on a case of unethical governmental medical testing in the 1940s.