Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

August 18, 2014
New Penn Medicine research, led by Daniel Weintraub, MD, associate professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, shows that neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety and fatigue are more common in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients compared to the general population. Dr. Weintraub also explained the connection between Parkinson's disease and depression in the Philadelphia Inquirer's blog, The Public's Health.
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August 14, 2014
Medical Student Edward Larkin and assistant professor of Psychiatry Irene Hurford, MD, share the story of a recent patient struggling with schizophrenia, in a New York Times op-ed.
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August 14, 2014
Antidepressant therapy alone appears to correlate with a risk of mania in bipolar patients, while no risk of mania was seen in patients on antidepressants along with mood stabilizers, according to new research, led by Michael Thase, MD, professor of Psychiatry.
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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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