Victoria Mayer of the Perelman School of Medicine writes an op-ed about Congress cutting the food-stamp program known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
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Penn Emergency Medicine Physician Named as Director of the Federal Emergency Care Coordination Center
Brendan G. Carr, MD, MA, MS, assistant professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennslyvania, has been named as the director of the Emergency Care Coordination Center (ECCC).
A new brain connectivity study from Penn Medicine published today in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences found striking differences in the neural wiring of men and women that’s lending credence to some commonly-held beliefs about their behavior.
A new, first-of-its-kind study by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to learn whether men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy can benefit from yoga.
Using a video game in which people navigate through a virtual town delivering objects to specific locations, a team of neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania and Freiburg University has discovered how brain cells that encode spatial information form “geotags” for specific memories and are activated immediately before those memories are recalled.
Jun Mao of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for researching how acupuncture seems to decrease joint pain from breast cancer treatment.
Penn Medicine: Increasing the Number of Insured Patients is Not Tied to Higher ICU Usage in Massachusetts
A multi-institution study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that increasing the number of insured patients is not associated with higher intensive care unit (ICU) usage in Massachusetts.
The blood stem cells that live in bone marrow are at the top of a complex family tree. Such stem cells split and divide down various pathways that ultimately produce red cells, white cells and platelets.