The zebrafish is a potential tool for testing one class of unique individual genetic differences found in humans, and may yield helpful information for the emerging field of personalized medicine, according to a team led by Penn State College of Medicine scientists.
A growing investment in and commitment to personalized medicine and continued success in securing external support for research activity at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine will be highlights of the Medical Center's public board of directors meeting tomorrow (Sept. 12).
Taking oral contraceptives continuously, rather than as traditionally prescribed for each cycle, provides earlier relief for moderate to severe menstrual cramps – dysmenorrhea – according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded a $1 million research grant from the PA Department of Health's CURE program, earmarked for the development of a cancer treatment with commercialization potential.
Mini-courses designed to increase creative stimulation and variety in physicians' daily routines can sharpen critical thinking skills, improve job satisfaction and encourage innovative thinking, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers who piloted a series of such courses.