Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

July 14, 2014
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on this weekend’s passing of professor emeritus of Psychiatry and renowned pioneer in the research and treatment of obesity and eating disorders, Albert J. Stunkard, MD, at the age of 92.
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July 11, 2014
A team of scientists and physicians at the University of Pennsylvania, including Gordon Baltuch, MD, PhD, Kathryn Davis, MD, MSTR, Timothy Lucas, MD, PhD, and Joel Stein, MD, PhD, will lead a four-year effort worth as much as $22.5 million to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in people who suffer from memory loss due to disease or traumatic injury. The Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Times, WHYY Newsworks, and CBS3 also covered this story.
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July 7, 2014
Neurologists at Penn Medicine are mentioned in a story on CBS 3 for their work to better understand the neurodegenerative disease, ALS, and to help slow its progression.
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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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