Penn in the news

Penn Dentists Identify Protein That Prevents Bone Loss October 1, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

George Hajishengallis of the School of Dental Medicine is featured for studying a protein that prevents periodontitis and could eventually help prevent bone loss.

Video: The Latest Advances in the Fight Against Breast Cancer October 1, 2015 | “Good Morning America,” ABC News

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how Angelina Jolie’s transparency about testing positive for a BRCA1 mutation has impacted public awareness about the fight against breast cancer.

How Zombies Might Help Me Lose Weight September 28, 2015 | Washington Post

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests making small changes to daily routine to help improve health habits.

Audio: Acupuncture, Real or Fake, Works to Reduce Hot Flashes, Penn Study Finds September 27, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Jun Mao of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying alternative therapies, including acupuncture, to treat hot flashes.

Brain Stimulation Holds Promise in Autism Treatment September 24, 2015 | Newsweek

Michael Platt of the Perelman School of Medicine, the Wharton School and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the potential benefits of transcranial magnetic stimulation.