Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center

Press Releases

February 26, 2015
Hengyi Rao, PhD, assistant professor of Cognitive Neuroimaging in Neurology and Psychiatry within the division of Sleep and Chronobiology, talked to HealthDay about research suggesting that skipping a single night of sleep leads to a shift in brain activity that seems to spark a desire to consume more fat the following day.
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February 25, 2015
A medical mystery in the Washington Post featured a Penn patient suffering from voice problems who ended up being diagnosed with Eagle syndrome by John Y.K. Lee, MD, an assistant professor of Neurosurgery.
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February 23, 2015
Frances Jensen, MD, chair of the department of Neurology, authored an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer highlighting the biological underpinnings of the teenage behavior that may seem, to parents and other adults, so erratic.
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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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