Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 23, 2007

Brian Strom of the School of Medicine discusses evidence that a diabetes drug may lead to heart risks.

HealthDay News — May 23, 2007

Garret FitzGerald of the School of Medicine discusses the relationship between painkillers and heart medicines.

PC World — May 23, 2007

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School says there are legal questions posed by Google’s bid to auction mobile service space.

New York Times — May 22, 2007

Joseph Gallo of the School of Medicine discusses the importance of treatment for depression.

Bloomberg News — May 22, 2007

Andrew Metrick of the Wharton School discusses the Blackstone Group’s stock sales.

International Herald Tribune — May 21, 2007

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School says opening book proposals to online votes could skew potential popularity.

Associated Press — May 20, 2007

R. Polk Wagner of the Law School says many scientists are transitioning to law practice.

HealthDay News — May 20, 2007

Richard Schwab of the School of Medicine discusses sleep requirements for teens.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 20, 2007

Donald Kettl of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the preparation phase for Philadelphia’s likely next mayor, Michael Nutter.

Washington Post — May 19, 2007

Jack Guttentag of the Wharton School authors an op-ed on subprime loans.

National Public Radio — May 19, 2007

Douglas Durian of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his research into the physics of sand.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 18, 2007

Timothy Rebbeck of the School of Medicine discusses a lawsuit concerning a leather-processing chemical that allegedly contributes to cancer.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 17, 2007

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg School for Communication authors an article on the effect on child viewers of smoking in movies.

Financial Times — May 17, 2007

George Cotsarelis of the School of Medicine discusses a possible breakthrough in hair-loss treatment.

Baltimore Sun — May 17, 2007

James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine says pedigree dog breeding is potentially dangerous to animals’ health.

International Herald-Tribune — May 17, 2007

Dean Richardson of the School of Veterinary Medicine receives a Special Award of Merit at Pimlico race.

USA Today — May 16, 2007

Corinne Sweeney of the School of Veterinary Medicine says a surge in research funding is part of Barbaro’s legacy.

USA Today — May 16, 2007

Anthony Fabricatore of the School of Medicine says physiology should be examined when choosing a diet.

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 15, 2007

Aretha Franklin, James A. Baker III and others receive honorary degrees at Penn’s 251st Commencement.

WHYY Radio — May 15, 2007

Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication, authors of the new book “Unspun,” discuss information manipulation by media and politicians.