Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

June 29, 2015
Prevention magazine reports on research in the Journal of Neuroscience from Sigrid Veasey, MD, an associate professor of Medicine and a member of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, and colleagues that found chronic sleep loss may irreversibly damage brain cells.
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June 24, 2015
Business Standard reported on a study, led by Tracy Bale, PhD, professor of Neuroscience in Psychiatry, which shows that stress during the first trimester of pregnancy alters the population of microbes living in a mother's vagina and impact the babies' gut microbiome and brain development.
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June 22, 2015
Surgical and nonsurgical options for lumbar spinal stenosis may offer similar long-term benefits for patients, but results of a recently published randomized trial, led by William C. Welch, MD, chair of Neurosurgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, showed health care providers should determine the best course of treatment based on potential risks and evidence for each patient.
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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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