Welcome to Penn State Neural and Behavioral Sciences Faculty
The faculty attaches great importance to its teaching mission. In addition to core and elective graduate courses in Neuroscience , the faculty provides instruction to the graduate programs in Cell and Molecular Biology, Pharmacology and Genetics, and to medical students in the case based curricula. Considerable emphasis is placed on teaching in the laboratories, usually on a one-to-one basis. The Neural and Behavioral Sciences faculty takes pride in its program, current students and graduates. Our over-arching goal in graduate education is to produce competent scientists who possess a wide range of skills.
The Medical Minute: Genetic testing for breast cancer risk
Dr. Rena Kass, director of Penn State Hershey Breast Center, said actress Angelina Jolie’s announcement regarding her double mastectomy is great publicity that will raise awareness about the genetic component of many cancers.More...
CLIMB program puts families dealing with cancer first
Penn State Hershey is hosting another session of CLIMB: Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery. Developed by the Children’s Treehouse Foundation, this five-week program sponsored by Penn State Hershey Breast Center addresses the psychosocial aspects of cancer as they relate to the family unit.More...
Farmers Market in Hershey launches fourth season
On Thursday, May 23, the Farmers Market in Hershey will return for its fourth season with plenty of new offerings.More...
Penn State Hershey experts to present on IBD
In an effort to help patients living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis in central Pennsylvania, Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center experts, led by Dr. Walter Koltun, will host a patient symposium.More...