Deirdre Sawinski and Jonathan Maltzman of the Perelman School of Medicine share their thoughts on how environmental factors can alter the response to organ transplantation.
Penn in the News
Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School critiques the shift toward “occupationally-focused majors and degrees.”
Katherina Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy says, “There is an overall trend in blurring the line between corporations focused solely on bottom-line profits and organizations with a dual purpose.”
James Wilson of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on Penn’s partnership with Wuxi AppTec Inc. to develop a gene therapy manufacturing plant.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School addresses the high costs to produce drugs and the effect on the health-care system.
Sara Heller of the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion about job opportunities for teenagers and about the life skills they can learn while working.
Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses her new book, The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults.
Michael Useem of the Wharton School talks about what it takes to improve the Transportation Security Administration.
Charles Loeffler and doctoral candidate Ben Grunwald of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for studying how recidivism rates dropped when some youths were arrested and processed as adults.
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on couples with a “joint-effort attitude” to weight loss.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as a black woman.
Several students from the Community College of Philadelphia are highlighted for their journeys to becoming Penn transfer students.
Nikkita Patel of the School of Veterinary Medicine is cited for studying animal trafficking.
Andy Porter of the Graduate School of Education is quoted on how the College Board and the Educational Testing Service are seeking ways to improve the SAT.
Olivia Mitchell and Daniel Gottlieb of the Wharton School write about what is keeping people from purchasing long-term-care insurance policies.
Recent high school graduate Arianna Alexander is featured for being awarded millions in scholarship money and choosing Penn as her first choice to attend college.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School is cited for co-authoring a report titled “Financial Literacy and Economic Outcomes.”
Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences and Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education share their opinions on Rachel Dolezal, a white woman posing as an African-American.
Stephen Gluckman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on an increase in Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania.
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Risks associated with sleeping pills have been known for some time, though this study shows some compelling real-world consequences.”