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  • 01/21/16
    John Trojanowski, MD, PhD, a professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and director of the Institute on Aging, was quoted in a story on MedPage Today about new research which showed the first-ever sign of Tau tangles in vervet monkeys.
  • 01/12/16
    In a blog post on Forbes.com, Jason Karlawish, MD, professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, shares a coming report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology on “Aging America & Hearing Loss: Imperative of Improved Hearing Technologies”. With more than 80 percent of adults having hearing difficulties by age 80, hearing loss is a major problem for aging adults. Perhaps the report will “nudge the overly consolidated and stagnant hearing aid industry into 21st century innovation,” Karlawish wrote.
  • 01/12/16
    In a blog post on Forbes.com, Jason Karlawish, MD, professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, shares a coming report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology on “Aging America & Hearing Loss: Imperative of Improved Hearing Technologies”. With more than 80 percent of adults having hearing difficulties by age 80, hearing loss is a major problem for aging adults. Perhaps the report will “nudge the overly consolidated and stagnant hearing aid industry into 21st century innovation,” Karlawish wrote.
  • 12/28/15
    Jason Karlawish, MD, professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, co-director of the Penn Memory Center and director of the Penn Healthy Brain Research Center, commented to MedPage Today about clinical advances in Alzheimer's care in 2015.
  • 12/14/15
    Angela Bradbury, MD, assistant professor of Hematology/Oncology, was interviewed by KYW radio about Penn's role in a new study in which our genetic counselors will provide telegenetics support, sharing potential participants' genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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