Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

April 17, 2015
Yvette Sheline, MD, director of the Center for Neuromodulation in Depression and Stress, was interviewed by WHYY radio about an ongoing study suggesting that there may be a connection between depression and inflammation in the peripheral blood and the brain.
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April 17, 2015
In a story in Parents magazine on childhood anxiety, Rinad Beidas, PhD, assistant professor of Psychology in the department of Psychiatry, tells the magazine, "It's unlikely that a child will outgrow an anxiety disorder. When it's left untreated, the child will have a higher risk of substance abuse later."
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April 6, 2015
The Daily Pennsylvanian reports on work by Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc, assistant professor of sleep and chronobiology in Psychiatry, David F. Dinges, PhD, professor and chief, division of Sleep and Chronobiology, department of Psychiatry, and Ruben Gur, PhD, professor of Psychology, director of Neuropsychology, to study how cognition is affected by prolonged spaceflight.
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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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2015 PMNC Symposium:

This one-day symposium will bring together a wide variety of participants, from those interested in basic  mechanisms that are impaired in brain disorders to others developing strategies for clinical intervention.
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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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