Penn in the news

What Doesn’t Work Against Hot Flashes October 5, 2015 | Boston Globe

Sarah Mathews of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study that could raise patients’ awareness about herbal supplements and medications not regulated by the FDA that are said to help treat menopausal hot flashes.

Video: Spark Therapeutics Gene Therapy Hits Goals in Blindness October 5, 2015 | CNBC

Albert Maguire of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about testing a gene therapy product to help restore vision.

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.