Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

April 18, 2014
A study, published in Science by Amita Sehgal, PhD, professor of Neuroscience, and Matthew Kayser, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, links sleep disruption in newborn fruit flies with courtship and mating in adult flies. Sehgal and Kayser are interviewed by The Why Files and Die Welt.
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April 17, 2014
Steven Berkowitz, MD, associate professor of Clinical Psychiatry, director of the Penn Center for Youth and Family Trauma Response and Recovery and co-chair of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Disaster and Trauma Committee, was interviewed by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette in an article discussing follow up after school tragedies occur.
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April 16, 2014
With new funding, research teams led by Penn Medicine’s John Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Virginia Lee, PhD, and Gerard Schellenberg, PhD,will study rare neurodegenerative disorders.
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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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