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Let’s Help Patients Make Informed Decisions December 17, 2014 | Philly.com

Brandon Maughan of the Perelman School of Medicine wrote an op-ed about helping to inform health-care patients to make the best decisions for themselves.


A Scientific Case for Starting the Workday at 10 A.M. December 15, 2014 | Huffington Post

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The evidence that time spent working was the most prominent sleep thief was overwhelming.”


Could a Lie in Dramatically Improve Your Life? Experts Call for Workers to Start at 10AM to Improve Sleep Quality December 11, 2014 | Daily Mail (U.K.)

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying an association between earlier starting times for work or school and less sleeping time.


Experimental Therapy Yields Remissions December 14, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a gene-therapy team that used an experimental cell therapy for cancer treatment.


Audio: Mental Health Professionals Weigh In on Possible Police Reforms December 12, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about helping to develop a national policy curriculum funded by the U.S. Department of Justice.