Penn Physician and Historian Robert Aronowitz Elected to Institute of Medicine

Robert Aronowitz, a physician and historian at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in the health-care field.

Penn Researchers Untangle the Biological Effects of Blue Light

Blue light can both set the mood and set in motion important biological responses.

Penn Study Finds A Powerful Tool for Studying Epilepsy, Other Brain Disorders

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and 

Penn-University of Florida Team Treats Pulmonary Hypertension Through the Leaves of Plants

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Florida have identified a drug that can be used to treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease for which few therapy options exist.



Penn in the news

Why We Should All Care About Obamacare October 20, 2014 | Philly.com

Janet Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Grande of PSOM and the Wharton School write about the Affordable Care Act.

More Than a Decade Later, SARS Offers Lessons on Ebola October 19, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the Ebola outbreak and its similarities to how SARS was handled.

Penn Researcher to Study Impact of Changing Nursing Practices on Patient Health October 20, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)


Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing is highlighted for studying nursing practices.

Defending Lincoln Against Psychoanalysis October 18, 2014 | Psychology Today

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about Abraham Lincoln and psychoanalysis.

Audio: 8 Reasons Why We Love Science Even More October 17, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about sound and meaning.

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