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Video: World’s First Pediatric Double-hand Transplant Performed in Phila. July 29, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

L. Scott Levin of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses leading a team of surgeons to perform the world’s first bilateral hand transplant on a child.

Praluent Looks Cheap to Those With Extreme Cholesterol July 27, 2015 | New York Times

Daniel Soffer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the costs of cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent.

A Slight Itching, Then the Rashes July 26, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine urges people not to fear contagion when others have a poison ivy rash.

Video: Vitamin D for Pancreatic Cancer July 24, 2015 | KFSN-TV (Fresno)

Jeffrey Drebin and Peter O’Dwyer of the Perelman School of Medicine talk about adding vitamin D to the treatment regimen for some pancreatic cancer patients.

Nip. Tuck. Or Else. June 18, 2015 | Time

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on plastic surgery trends.