Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

December 8, 2014
A new study from Penn Medicine neuroscientists led by Robert Siman, PhD, an associate professor of Neurosurgery, found that a blood protein called SNTF has promise as a biomarker for sports-related concussion, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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December 8, 2014
A new study from Penn Medicine researchers, including Michael B. Blank, PhD, associate professor in Psychiatry and co-director of the Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center, published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs found that the mentally ill are more likely to be tested for HIV, reports the Examiner. The study was also covered by CBS Johnstown, Medical Daily, and PsychCentral.
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December 8, 2014
A team led by Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, David F. Dinges, PhD, and Ruben Gur, PhD has developed a test battery to measure the impact of space flight on brain function.
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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 Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center (PMNC) invites proposals for the support of pilot research projects in the broad category of the neurosciences.  The focus of the pilots this year is on “Interdisciplinary Research”
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>Read Articles at Research @ Penn                                         PMNC Newsletter - Spring 2014

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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