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A team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine, including Matthew Kayser, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of Psychiatry,used fruitflies to probe deeper into the cellular and molecular mechanisms that govern aggression and sleep.
Anthony Rostain, MD, a professor of Psychiatry, was quoted in a New York Times article on campus suicides. He was co-chairman of Penn's task force on student psychological health and welfare.
Michael Blank, PhD, an associate professor in Psychiatry and co-director of the Penn Mental Health AIDS Research Center, was quoted in a Reuters Health story on a new study that found increased risks going both ways between diagnoses of HIV and schizophrenia.