University of Pennsylvania vision scientists report that dogs have an area of their retina that strongly resembles the human fovea. What’s more, this retinal region is susceptible to genetic blinding diseases in dogs just as it is in humans.
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Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes an op-ed on health care.
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine led a study that shows how personalized gene therapy locks out HIV.
Sigrid Veasey of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If you’re not sleeping well, you’re not living well.”
David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for collaborating on the development of ethical guidelines for hospice workers on when to report suspicions of assisted suicide.
Ian Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the risks associated doctors agreeing to take on home births.