Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

December 23, 2014
Howard I. Hurtig, MD, chair of the department of Neurology at Pennsylvania Hospital spoke with Psych Central News about a new comparison chart that has just been issued by the Lewy Body Demential Association (LBDA) to help people recognize the differences between Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
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December 17, 2014
Scientific American’s online feature, 60 Second Science, featured recent research from the lab of Robert Siman, PhD, research professor of Neurosurgery. Siman and colleagues developed a blood test could objectively determine whether or not concussion damage is bad enough to put a professional athlete on the bench, and when it’s safe to let someone back on the playing field.
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December 15, 2014
Roy Hamilton, MD, professor of Neurology, spoke with WHYY’s "The Pulse" about transcranial direct-current stimulation, or tDCS.
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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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>Read Articles at Research @ Penn                                         PMNC Newsletter - Spring 2014

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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