Find Out What Happens When You Give Up Sleep for Days

November 17, 2015

Namni Goel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effects of sleep deprivation on the body aside from fatigue.

Article Source: ABC News

At Penn, Battling Little-understood Disease as Researcher and Patient

November 18, 2015

David Fajgenbaum of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured as a patient and researcher of Castleman disease.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Does Violence Lurk in Psychopath’s Brains?

November 17, 2015

Adrian Raine of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying neurocriminology.

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Penn Study: When Drugs Fail, There’s Still Hope for OCD Patients

November 16, 2015

Carmen McLean and Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for research that

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194November 16, 2015

New Penn Program Will Support Interdisciplinary Research on Sex and Gender Differences

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have received a $1.9 million award from the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health to establish the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health program at Penn.

By Niharika Gupta

Has Mother’s Milk Gone Sour?

November 8, 2015

Postdoc Jessica Martucci of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for her research about breastfeeding and natural motherhood in America.

Can We Be Bribed Into Making Smarter Health Choices?

November 12, 2015

David Asch of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for leading a study on using financial incentives in health-care settings.

Article Source: CBS News

Sleep Could Be the Missing Link in Dementia

November 10, 2015

Sigrid Veasey of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about evidence that supports the theory that Alzheimer’s disease can be worsened by sleep deprivation.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

The Weird World of Brain Hacking

November 9, 2015

Roy Hamilton of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for studying electrical brain stimulation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Stephen Graff | | 215-349-5653November 10, 2015

Penn Collaborating in NSF’s Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

Massive datasets and novel computational techniques are changing how individuals and societies approach day-to-day tasks. Data analytics promise to deliver individually tailored treatment to medical patients, massively reduce energy use in buildings and radically improve teaching methods in schools, among other advances.

The University of Pennsylvania is taking part in the newly established National Science Foundation Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub.