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Astronaut Scott Kelly is about to take off for the International Space Station. While he is in space, Penn Medicine researchers, including Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc, Ruben Gur, PhD, and David F. Dinges, PhD, will compare his mental performance with that of his identical twin, Mark, who will stay behind on Earth.
Michael Grandner, PhD, instructor in Psychiatry and member of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, spoke with Yahoo! Health about how getting a good night’s sleep depends on what you do during the day,especially in the hours before you crawl into bed.
Yvette Sheline, MD, professor of psychiatry, radiology and neurology, was interviewed by NBCNews about the importance of encouraging African Americans and Hispanics to sign up for clinical trials through the Brain Health Registry.