Penn in the news

Wish to Do More in Ebola Fight Meets Reality in Liberia October 27, 2014 | New York Times

Patricia Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for volunteering to help treat Ebola.

Possible Link Between General Anesthesia and Dementia October 27, 2014 |

Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how older patients can experience “postoperative cognitive decline” after surgery.

Penn Researchers Hope Blue Paradox Sheds Light on Seasonal Mood Disorders October 23, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Graduate student Manuel Spitschan and David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences and Geoffrey Aguirre of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about researching the biological effects of blue light.

Gingivitis Bacteria Triggers a Tailspin in Your Mouth October 14, 2014 | Scientific American

George Hajishengallis of the School of Dental Medicine is cited for researching the “mechanism behind P. gingivalis’ subterfuge.”

45,000-year-old Man Reveals Earliest Human Genome October 23, 2014 | United Press International

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have reconstructed the oldest known human genome.