Location: Penn State College of Medicine
As the need for skilled clinicians grows in the nation's health care system, Penn State College of Medicine prepares to welcome the inaugural class of a new Physician Assistant (PA) program this spring.
Commonly used disinfectants do not kill human papillomavirus (HPV) which makes possible non-sexual transmission of the virus and creates a need for hospital policy changes, according to researchers from Penn State College of Medicine and Brigham Young University.
An automated system that identifies high-risk osteoporosis patients being treated for fractures and can generate letters encouraging follow-up is an effective way to promote osteoporosis intervention and prevent future fractures, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
All instances of a gene mutation that contributes to light skin color in Europeans came from the same chromosome of one person who most likely lived at least 10,000 years ago, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Measuring changes in certain proteins—called biomarkers—in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may better predict the progression of the disease, according to scientists at Penn State College of Medicine.