Due to epileptic seizures, Bert struggled with day-to-day activities, oftentimes forgetting what he did or learned the day prior. To get his life back, Bert turned to the Penn Neuroscience Center, where he underwent surgery and is now seizure-free.
Clinical trials at Penn in Philadelphia can offer new and promising treatments for patients. Penn clinicians and scientists are finding novel ways to treat diseases like cancer and heart disease, and advance health care research. Patients who participate in clinical research have access to the latest medications, devices and procedures. Many clinical studies are performed collaboratively with scientists and clinicians throughout the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine.
Research is at the core of what Penn Medicine is about, and it is a key component to finding new, clinical breakthroughs in medicine. Learn about new treatments for cancer, ear, nose and throat disease, heart disease and other conditions at Penn through clinical research and clinical trials in these videos.
Penn Medicine offers the latest treatment options for cancer prevention and care. The Basser Research Center for BRCA1 and 2 helps advance research, prevention and treatment for breast and ovarian cancer. The comprehensive support services at the Abramson Cancer Center are committed to providing an all-inclusive approach to care for patients. Learn more about Penn Medicine's involvement with Stand Up 2 Cancer and other cancer prevention research.
Penn is a regional and national leader in cardiac care and research. The recently opened Penn Heart and Vascular Center takes that concept to the next level by integrating expert care and clinical research with a focus on greater convenience for patients.
Located in the Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, the Penn Heart and Vascular Center consolidates seven different cardiovascular practices in one space. With all outpatient practices geographically in the same location, the center combines cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, vascular surgery, vascular medicine and noninvasive heart and vascular imaging to deliver the ultimate patient care experience.
And as part of one of the countrys leading teaching hospitals, Penn Heart and Vascular gives patients access to clinical trials often unavailable elsewhere. That means excellent care for patients today and the research necessary to discover treatments of tomorrow.