Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

July 22, 2014
South Jersey Times reporter Bob Shryock shares with readers his story of undergoing deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS), performed by Gordon Baltuch, MD, PhD, a professor of Neurosurgery, for his Parkinson’s disease and the surgical procedure he’s had every three years since to replace the stimulator’s battery.
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July 22, 2014
Penn Medicine researchers, including Gerald Schellenberg, PhD, professor in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, are conducting studies that attracted multi-million dollar grants this month, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal.
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July 21, 2014
Psychiatric News covered recent research by Yvette Sheline, MD, professor of Psychiatry, Radiology, and Neurology and director of the Center for Neuromodulation in Depression and Stress, showing that antidepressants have lowered levels of beta-amyloid in laboratory animals and some human volunteers.
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The Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center (PMNC) is dedicated to the advancement of the understanding of the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system.


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


At Penn, the schools, centers, and institutes across our campus are brought together in the PMNC to create an integrated approach to patient care, education and research.
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