Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — May 15, 2014

C. Neill Epperson of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for researching treatment for menopausal women who had similar symptoms to attention deficit disorder.

International Business Times — May 14, 2014

Siobhan Banks of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Some research has suggested that sleep restriction over many years may affect metabolism, increasing the risk of obesity and type-2 diabetes.”

Chronicle of Higher Education — May 14, 2014

President Amy Gutmann offers commentary on a neuroscience research report released by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, which she chairs.

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 14, 2014

Kara Maxwell of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for leading new research on the usefulness of genetic knowledge of breast cancer mutations.

Associated Press — May 14, 2014

Kym Marryott of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted about the traveling veterinary lab.

Chronicle of Higher Education — May 14, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education recommends that federal investments should focus on fund-raising infrastructure.

Associated Press — May 14, 2014

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses research about autistic adult diagnoses.

The Scientist — May 14, 2014

President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, says, “We have gone to great lengths to recommend [ethics] integration rather than regulation.”

“Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia) — May 14, 2014

Yvette Sheline of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about leading a study on how antidepressants may be useful in boosting moods and preventing dementia.

Huffington Post — May 13, 2014

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.

NBC News — May 13, 2014

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research on traumatic brain injuries from concussions caused by sports.

Journal of Blacks in Higher Education — May 13, 2014

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for receiving the 2014 Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award from the Organization of American Historians.

New York Times — May 13, 2014

Carlo Siracusa of the School of Veterinary Medicine shares his thoughts on medication used to treat behavioral problems in pets.

“Marketwatch,” Wall Street Journal — May 12, 2014

J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School says, “You decide you’re working for the money and not the intrinsic value or interest in the job, and that’s not a good thing” for the company.

Huffington Post — May 9, 2014

Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for collaborative research about mothers in the workforce.

Cleveland Plain Dealer — May 9, 2014

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on the career of Barbara Walters.

Associated Press — May 9, 2014

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on changes to the Common Application.

Bloomberg Businessweek — May 8, 2014

Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School says, “However difficult the Brazil bureaucracy may be, other foreign retailers have figured it out.”

New York Times — May 8, 2014

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research on adoptive cell therapy.

“On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” WBUR-FM (Boston), National Public Radio — May 8, 2014

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School talks about net neutrality.

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