James Shorter and postdoctoral fellow Meredith Jackrel of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for their research on “reprogrammed” yeast protein that could lead to new brain disease therapies.
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Kurt Barnhart of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Fertility services are underutilized and not reaching everybody.”
David Zaring of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about insurance regulation.
David Rudovsky of the Law School is quoted.
Katherine Klein of the Wharton School says, “there are real possibilities for concrete action to come out of a place like Davos.”
James McGann of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts on think tanks with strong brands attached to them.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his thoughts about Ariel Sharon.
Josef Wegner of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum comments on the discovery of an ancient Egyptian dynasty.
Steve Larson and student Daphne Owen of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on Penn’s Puentes de Salud program.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses private marketers collecting more private information than the NSA’s phone tapping.
Cindy Otto of the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center is interviewed about training dogs to sniff out cancer.
The Perelman School of Medicine's Michael Levy is quoted on his research of a dreaded household pest.
Daniel Lee, Katherine Kuchenbecker and Vijay Kumar are interviewed on the latest robotic advances.
Deborah Mandell of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the American Red Cross’ new mobile app called “Pet First Aid.”
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School says the argument is being made that “a distinction drawn between gay and lesbian couples and heterosexual couples … has no legitimate purpose.”
Etienne Benson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the urbanization and invasion of the gray squirrel.
Deborah C. Mandell of School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted on a collaboration with the Red Cross to develop a pet care app.
FactCheck.org’s Lori Robertson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes her thoughts about the Affordable Care Act.
Jun Zhu of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “We always suspected that the classical strain caused all those pandemics.”
Bridgette Brawner of the School of Nursing is featured for studying HIV.