Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

May 12, 2015
Frances Jensen, MD, chair of Neurology, appeared on Morning Joe to discuss teenagers and what makes them act the way that they do. Dr. Jensen also spoke about the teenage brain in a blog post feature on and in the Huffington Post.
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May 5, 2015
The Globe and Mail mentioned that Doug Smith, MD, a professor of Neurosurgery and director of the Center for Brain Injury and Repair, is examining what breaks inside of axons, the long nerve fibres that carry signals between nerves and the brain, when they’re rapidly stretched.
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April 27, 2015
Scott Kasner, MD, MSCE, professor of Neurology and director of Penn's stroke center, was interviewed in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the latest technology in stroke care.
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The Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center (PMNC) is dedicated to the advancement of our understanding of the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system.

Developing effective treatments and therapies for disorders affecting these areas requires the expertise, dedication and cooperation of scientists from many fields of research.

The departments, centers, and institutes across the medical center are brought together in the PMNC to create an integrated approach to patient care, research and education.
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The Co-Directors of the Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center (PMNC) invite you to become a Member of the PMNC.  All faculty at Penn Medicine who work in any neuroscience-related area are welcome to become Members.

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