Location: Penn State College of Medicine
Combining low doses of a toxic herbicide with sugar-binding proteins called lectins may trigger Parkinsonism -- including symptoms like body tremors and slowing of body motions -- after the toxin travels from the stomach to the brain.
Dr. Debra Byler, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, vice chair of pediatric education and associate professor in the Department of Neurology, is featured in the December Penn State College of Medicine’s “Exceptional Moments in Teaching” program.
A research team at Penn State College of Medicine will study universal school based screening of adolescents for major depressive disorder with the help of a three-year, $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
Rhea Sullivan, a first-year student in Penn State College of Medicine's MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program, was intervied by LNP | Lancaster Online about what led her to want to become a physician-scientist.
A clinical trial led by Dr. John Elfar, an orthopedic surgeon at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, won the 2018 CureAccelerator Live! philanthropic pitch event on Oct. 17.
It may be tempting for parents or coaches to urge young children to specialize in one sport early on to help maximize their chance at making it to the big leagues, but that might not be the best path to success.