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Penn Medicine “Brain Road Maps” Reflect Behavior Differences Between Males and Females

Differences in the neural wiring across development of men and women across ages, matched behavioral differences commonly associated with each of the sexes, according to an imaging-based study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at...
9-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Medicine Encourages Women to Love Themselves with a Free Mammogram This Valentine’s Day

For the second year, Penn Medicine is partnering with The American Cancer Society and WUVP Univision 65 to offer free mammograms to uninsured women in our community. The annual “Amate a ti Misma,” or “Love Yourself,” event encourages women...
9-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Researchers Illuminate “Dark Side” of the Transcriptome


A new way of mapping the collection of RNA read-outs that are expressed by a cell’s active genes has been devised to shed additional light on the role of RNAs in cells. These “dark” variations in RNA likely have roles in gene regulation across...
9-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Medicine and Monaco’s Princess Grace Hospital Announce Expanded Partnership with Launch of Grace-Penn Medicine Concierge Service

Leadership from Penn Medicine and Princess Grace Hospital of Monaco (CHPG), in the company of His Serene Highness Albert II, Prince of Monaco, today announced a new strategic alliance that will provide Monegasque citizens, residents and the...
9-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Brain Scars in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Reveal Possible Cause of Taste Problems

Taste deficits appear to be more prevalent among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients than previously reported and correlate with brain lesions left by the debilitating disease, a new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Smell and Taste Center...
8-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Medicine and LouLou Foundation Create Program of Excellence for Rare Genetic Disorder That Affects Children

The London-based LouLou Foundation and the Orphan Disease Center of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have established a Program of Excellence to develop effective treatments for children with CDKL5, a rare...
5-Feb-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

It's All About the Timing: Fetal Expression of Core Clock Gene Determines Lifespan in Mice


Abolishing the 24-hour clock by knocking out a key gene during development accelerates aging and shortens lifespan by two thirds in mice, but this effect is absent if the gene deletion is delayed until after birth
3-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Study Identifies Enzyme Key to Link Between Age-Related Inflammation and Cancer


For the first time, researchers have shown that an enzyme key to regulating gene expression -- and also an oncogene when mutated -- is critical for the expression of numerous inflammatory compounds that have been implicated in age-related increases...
3-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Penn Medicine Zika Virus Experts Available for Interviews

2-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

Penn Sleep Specialist Available to Discuss How School Schedules Can Impact Sleep

28-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Dean of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine: Precision Medicine is “Personalized, Problematic, and Promising”

- The rapidly emerging field of precision medicine is a “disruptive innovation” that offers the possibility of remarkably fine-tuned remedies to improve patient health while minimizing the risk of harmful side effects, says J. Larry Jameson,...
26-May-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Penn Medicine Experts Offer Suggestions for Nudging Children toward Healthier Food Choices

Strategies aimed at reducing childhood obesity should acknowledge individuals’ rational taste preferences and apply insights from behavioral economics to design choice architecture that increases their likelihood of success, say two...
19-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Health & Medicine at the 2014 Sochi Olympics: Penn Medicine Experts Available for Comment

Penn Medicine physicians and scientists are available for comment on a variety of topics relating to health and injury issues that Winter Olympic athletes may face. Experts are available for interviews by phone, webcam or satellite uplink from the...
6-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

Penn Medicine Surgeons Available to Discuss the Robotic Surgery Dr. Drew Chose to Treat His Prostate Cancer

25-Sep-2013 3:40 PM EDT

Penn Medicine Experts Available for Comment on Latest Research at SLEEP 2013

28-May-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Penn Health Policy Experts to Convene for Discussion on SCOTUS Ruling; Interviews Available

27-Jun-2012 4:20 PM EDT

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