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Time Taken Can Affect Prescription Efficacy November 19, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

John Hogenesch of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If they do have time-of-day effects, there’s the potential to make these medications work better by taking them at the right time.”


BLP Conversations: Jonathan D. Moreno & John Pankow November 19, 2014 | Bellevue Literary Press

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences and actor John Pankow discuss group theater and how it influences science and life offstage.


Mothers Comforting Babies in Pain Actually Changes the Gene Activity in Infants’ Brains November 18, 2014 | Washington Post

Gordon Barr of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for collaborating on a study on whether a mother’s presence changed the brain functioning of a baby in pain.


Bedbugs Could Spread Deadly, Heart-Damaging Chagas Disease November 18, 2014 | Newsweek

Michael Levy of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about bedbugs and Chagas disease.


Seeking the Right to Try November 18, 2014 | U.S. News

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about right-to-try laws.