Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University, commonly referred to as Penn State was founded as a land-grant university in 1855 in State College, Pennsylvania Penn State has 24 campuses throughout Pennsylvania and a Virtual World Campus. Penn State is ranked in the top 15 nationally for American universities. Penn States offers more than 160 majors in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The total study body exceeds 84,000 students. The Penn State endowment exceeds $1.6 billion dollars. The School of Engineering, College of Medicine and Law School are noted for their excellence in research and education. Penn State derives a significant amount of funds from federal agencies of government, including the Department of Defense and Department of Energy.

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201 Shields Building Box 3000 University Park PA 16802.
Website
http://www.psu.edu/
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Cannabinoids may affect activity of other pharmaceuticals

Cannabinoid-containing products may alter the effects of some prescription drugs, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They published information that could help medical professionals make safe prescribing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Why should masks cover your nose?

Why should masks cover your nose?Going to a local store and seeing a large majority of shoppers and employees wearing face masks to reduce to spread of COVID-19 has become a common sight over the last several months, but ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What you need to know about Lyme disease

Summer means ample healthy outdoor activities, but the tiny deer tick may have other plans for us. This particular arachnid carries a bacterium that causes Lyme disease which, if left untreated, can lead to severe health ...

Health

Don't let COVID stop you from seeking critical medical care

When seeking critical medical care, minutes count—especially when dealing with cases of suspected heart attack or stroke. Yet many patients in need of emergency care have delayed or avoided a trip to the hospital fearing ...

Genetics

New mutations accumulate in reproductive cells of older mice

Older mice have more new mutations—changes in DNA sequence that occur in the individual rather than being inherited from a parent—than younger mice in the genomes of their mitochondria, according to researchers at Penn ...

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