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Penn State Professor Seeks to 'Revolutionize' Treatment for Alzheimer's and Brain Damage

Penn State Professor Seeks to 'Revolutionize' Treatment for Alzheimer's and Brain Damage

- Michael Martin Garrett

Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers is incredibly blunt when he talks about watching his late father struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. “It was like a slow death in front of our eyes,” Chambers says. “He wasn’t the same guy, the same mentor, the same hero I remembered ...


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Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame In Hockey Valley? Frozen Four Comparisons Shows A Work In Progress Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame In Hockey Valley? Frozen Four Comparisons Shows A Work In Progress
37 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at how Penn State's resume stacks up against the teams in the Frozen Four [Read More]
Reports of Bears in Residential Areas Increase as Hibernation Season Ends Reports of Bears in Residential Areas Increase as Hibernation Season Ends
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
There are over 18,000 bears statewide, and when they wake up after a long winter slumber, they're hungry. "There’s not a whole lot of food in the forest right now and they’re looking for anything they can get their hands on," McDowell says. [Read More]
Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
Whitehead’s story will be featured in the ‘future’ portion of the series on cancer. She was the first to receive the experimental T-Cell therapy which is regarded as a potentially widespread way for cancer to be treated in the future. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We took the 'Illinois situation', exact yard-line, situation, timeouts, and went through it again," James Franklin said after practice this weekend. "We've gone back and took all these situations from the games last year and we're going to play them out and we're going to learn from some of [Read More]
State College, Penn State Noon News And Features: Monday, March 30 State College, Penn State Noon News And Features: Monday, March 30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania  Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking James Franklin's own idea and making it his own, Michigan's newest head coach Jim Harbaugh and the entire Wolverine staff will co-host the 12th Annual Lauren's First and Goal Football Camp on Sunday, June 7 at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. [Read More]
Comedian Kevin Hart Cracks Up A Packed Bryce Jordan Center Comedian Kevin Hart Cracks Up A Packed Bryce Jordan Center
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The popular comedian had the Bryce Jordan Center near tears with laughter on Sunday night. "I love the stories about his kids," says Kelvin Wong. "Those just get more and more hilarious every time. I particularly liked the story about his fiancee hypothetically getting attacked by a shark." [Read More]
Library Continues to Feel Effects of Flood While Working to Rebuild Collection Library Continues to Feel Effects of Flood While Working to Rebuild Collection
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“If we had a biography of Lance Armstrong written five years ago, things have since come to light and that biography wouldn’t be something we’d want to carry,” Paul says as an example. “A lot of thought is going into rebuilding our collection." [Read More]
Fear of Flying Pales Next to Suicide Statistics Fear of Flying Pales Next to Suicide Statistics
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Researchers at MIT have suggested that people are 19 times safer in an airplane than in a car. Perhaps the statistics we should be concerned about are those that track the alarming suicide rates in today's culture. [Read More]
Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’
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Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Hey, how did you guys like that?” James Franklin grinned after a play as he sidled up to 230 inches and 810 pounds of giggling defensive linemen named Anthony Zettel, Garrett Sickels and Carl Nassib. [Read More]

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Reports of Bears in Residential Areas Increase as Hibernation Season Ends Reports of Bears in Residential Areas Increase as Hibernation Season Ends
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
There are over 18,000 bears statewide, and when they wake up after a long winter slumber, they're hungry. "There’s not a whole lot of food in the forest right now and they’re looking for anything they can get their hands on," McDowell says. [Read More]
Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
Whitehead’s story will be featured in the ‘future’ portion of the series on cancer. She was the first to receive the experimental T-Cell therapy which is regarded as a potentially widespread way for cancer to be treated in the future. [Read More]
State College, Penn State Noon News And Features: Monday, March 30 State College, Penn State Noon News And Features: Monday, March 30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Comedian Kevin Hart Cracks Up A Packed Bryce Jordan Center Comedian Kevin Hart Cracks Up A Packed Bryce Jordan Center
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The popular comedian had the Bryce Jordan Center near tears with laughter on Sunday night. "I love the stories about his kids," says Kelvin Wong. "Those just get more and more hilarious every time. I particularly liked the story about his fiancee hypothetically getting attacked by a shark." [Read More]
Library Continues to Feel Effects of Flood While Working to Rebuild Collection Library Continues to Feel Effects of Flood While Working to Rebuild Collection
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“If we had a biography of Lance Armstrong written five years ago, things have since come to light and that biography wouldn’t be something we’d want to carry,” Paul says as an example. “A lot of thought is going into rebuilding our collection." [Read More]
Fear of Flying Pales Next to Suicide Statistics Fear of Flying Pales Next to Suicide Statistics
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Researchers at MIT have suggested that people are 19 times safer in an airplane than in a car. Perhaps the statistics we should be concerned about are those that track the alarming suicide rates in today's culture. [Read More]
HackPSU Winner Creates Flying Robots That Can Find Your Cell Phone HackPSU Winner Creates Flying Robots That Can Find Your Cell Phone
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I've been working with flying robots for a long time. Obviously losing things is a big problem, so we had a concept where a flying robot could locate them," Garimella says. "We thought about how we can use this innovative technology and leverage it into a real world application." [Read More]
'Steps for State' Walking From Old Main to Harrisburg, Advocating for Appropriations 'Steps for State' Walking From Old Main to Harrisburg, Advocating for Appropriations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
It's not often that supporters walk 114 miles in order to raise awareness for their cause. "We have the second-highest in-state tuition rate in the country behind Pitt, so it’s obviously a problem with Pennsylvania schools and the amount of funding that they get," John Lombardo says. [Read More]
Happy Valley's Got Talent Showcases Local Artists For a Good Cause Happy Valley's Got Talent Showcases Local Artists For a Good Cause
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The Tides Program held its fifth annual Happy Valley's Got Talent fundraiser on Saturday night. "I would call it a privilege to have the opportunity to perform in front of the community. If I can use my voice to touch anyone, I’ll do that," Prime Time division winner Darlene Coulanges says. [Read More]
Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
In January 2017, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins franchises, we might just have the chance to see the two teams face off at Beaver Stadium. The outdoor game at Penn State has mostly been nothing but speculation until this point. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame In Hockey Valley? Frozen Four Comparisons Shows A Work In Progress Penn State Hockey: Notre Dame In Hockey Valley? Frozen Four Comparisons Shows A Work In Progress
37 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking a look at how Penn State's resume stacks up against the teams in the Frozen Four [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We took the 'Illinois situation', exact yard-line, situation, timeouts, and went through it again," James Franklin said after practice this weekend. "We've gone back and took all these situations from the games last year and we're going to play them out and we're going to learn from some of [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania  Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking James Franklin's own idea and making it his own, Michigan's newest head coach Jim Harbaugh and the entire Wolverine staff will co-host the 12th Annual Lauren's First and Goal Football Camp on Sunday, June 7 at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. [Read More]
Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’
Column
Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Hey, how did you guys like that?” James Franklin grinned after a play as he sidled up to 230 inches and 810 pounds of giggling defensive linemen named Anthony Zettel, Garrett Sickels and Carl Nassib. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State, that starts with the big guys up front. [Read More]
Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
In January 2017, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins franchises, we might just have the chance to see the two teams face off at Beaver Stadium. The outdoor game at Penn State has mostly been nothing but speculation until this point. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken's big shoes? As it currently stands, redshirt freshman Joey Julius and redshirt sophomore Chris Gulla are the main contenders. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has a lot on her plate. Balancing the department's financials, finding the resources to run a 31 team athletic program and continue to keep the ship above water. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
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Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.” [Read More]

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Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
Whitehead’s story will be featured in the ‘future’ portion of the series on cancer. She was the first to receive the experimental T-Cell therapy which is regarded as a potentially widespread way for cancer to be treated in the future. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Replaying Mistakes In Practice To Open Up Shot At Redemption
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We took the 'Illinois situation', exact yard-line, situation, timeouts, and went through it again," James Franklin said after practice this weekend. "We've gone back and took all these situations from the games last year and we're going to play them out and we're going to learn from some of [Read More]
State College, Penn State Noon News And Features: Monday, March 30 State College, Penn State Noon News And Features: Monday, March 30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania  Penn State Football: Jim Harbaugh And Michigan Set Work Football Camp In Pennsylvania
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking James Franklin's own idea and making it his own, Michigan's newest head coach Jim Harbaugh and the entire Wolverine staff will co-host the 12th Annual Lauren's First and Goal Football Camp on Sunday, June 7 at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. [Read More]
Comedian Kevin Hart Cracks Up A Packed Bryce Jordan Center Comedian Kevin Hart Cracks Up A Packed Bryce Jordan Center
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The popular comedian had the Bryce Jordan Center near tears with laughter on Sunday night. "I love the stories about his kids," says Kelvin Wong. "Those just get more and more hilarious every time. I particularly liked the story about his fiancee hypothetically getting attacked by a shark." [Read More]
Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’
Column
Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Hey, how did you guys like that?” James Franklin grinned after a play as he sidled up to 230 inches and 810 pounds of giggling defensive linemen named Anthony Zettel, Garrett Sickels and Carl Nassib. [Read More]
HackPSU Winner Creates Flying Robots That Can Find Your Cell Phone HackPSU Winner Creates Flying Robots That Can Find Your Cell Phone
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I've been working with flying robots for a long time. Obviously losing things is a big problem, so we had a concept where a flying robot could locate them," Garimella says. "We thought about how we can use this innovative technology and leverage it into a real world application." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State, that starts with the big guys up front. [Read More]
Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
In January 2017, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins franchises, we might just have the chance to see the two teams face off at Beaver Stadium. The outdoor game at Penn State has mostly been nothing but speculation until this point. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken's big shoes? As it currently stands, redshirt freshman Joey Julius and redshirt sophomore Chris Gulla are the main contenders. [Read More]
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Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’

“Hey, how did you guys like that?” James Franklin grinned after a play as he sidled up to 230 inches and 810 pounds of giggling defensive linemen named Anthony Zettel, Garrett Sickels and Carl Nassib.

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Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James FranklinMike Poorman

Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.”

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