Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

November 26, 2014
New Penn Medicine research in the Journal of Neurotrauma found that elevated levels in the blood of the brain-enriched protein calpain-cleaved αII-spectrin N-terminal fragment, known as SNTF, shortly after sports-related concussion can predict the severity of post-concussion symptoms in professional athletes.
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November 17, 2014
Ruben Gur, PhD, professor of Psychology, was interviewed in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about multitasking and how it can pump up anxiety levels, increase errors, reduce attention spans, and affect working memory.
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November 14, 2014
Douglas H. Smith, MD, director of the Center for Brain Injury and Repair, told the Philadelphia Inquirer that while most people have a full recovery from a concussion within hours or a few days, as many as 20 percent can still show symptoms for three months or more.
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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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FY 15 PILOT GRANT - CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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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Best HospitalPMNC MEMBERSHIP
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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