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.
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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.”
President Amy Gutmann offers commentary on a neuroscience research report released by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, which she chairs.
Kara Maxwell of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for leading new research on the usefulness of genetic knowledge of breast cancer mutations.
Kym Marryott of the School of Veterinary Medicine is quoted about the traveling veterinary lab.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education recommends that federal investments should focus on fund-raising infrastructure.
David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses research about autistic adult diagnoses.
President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, says, “We have gone to great lengths to recommend [ethics] integration rather than regulation.”
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.
Adam Grant of the Wharton School is mentioned for his book Give and Take.
Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research on traumatic brain injuries from concussions caused by sports.
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.
Carlo Siracusa of the School of Veterinary Medicine shares his thoughts on medication used to treat behavioral problems in pets.
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.
Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for collaborative research about mothers in the workforce.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on the career of Barbara Walters.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on changes to the Common Application.
Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School says, “However difficult the Brazil bureaucracy may be, other foreign retailers have figured it out.”
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research on adoptive cell therapy.
Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School talks about net neutrality.