Thomas Wadden, director of the weight and eating disorders clinic, says it is too soon to say which approach is better, but several long-term studies of these two diets are in the works.
Penn in the News
Yahoo!News — November 17, 2004
USA Today — November 15, 2004
Charles O'Brien, psychology professor, says animal studies suggest rimonabant can block the effects of marijuana and fight relapse in alcohol and cocaine abuse.
Baltimore Sun — November 14, 2004
Jeremy J. Siegel, finance professor, says many believe regular investors will reinvest their money in Microsoft
Philadelphia Business Journal — November 12, 2004
President Amy Gutmann says Penn can and should play an important role with the business community.
CNN.com — November 11, 2004
Susan Wachter, professor of real estate, says the developed world is experiencing an amazing housing boom.
Washington Times — November 11, 2004
Stephen Emerson, chief of hematology, says due to his low platelet count, there is no way to guess if Mr. Arafat did indeed have AIDS.
New York Times — November 10, 2004
Garret FitzGerald, chairman of the Department of Pharmacology, says all COX-2 inhibitors such as Bextra and Celebrex need to be used with great caution.
New York Times — November 9, 2004
Timothy Gardner, cardiothoracic surgeon, comments on BiDil, which dramatically improves survival of heart failure in African-Americans.
Boston Globe — November 9, 2004
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics, says that, if embryonic stem-cell research delivers cures, there will be a lot of pressure to life the federal ban.
New York Times — November 8, 2004
Timothy Gardner, cardiothoracic surgeon, says there is a lot of interest in this type of simple technique to cure complicated illnesses.
New York Times — November 4, 2004
Ralph Brinster, professor of reproductive physiology, suceeds in growing special sperm stem cells outside of the body.
USA Today — November 4, 2004
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, says it is hard to criticize the media when they reported the correct election totals.
USA Today — November 2, 2004
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, says television networks will be more cautious on reporting the outcomes of the election.
MSNBC.com — November 1, 2004
Americus Reed II, associate professor of marketing, says food companies have no choice but to respond to society's changing ideas of food and health.
Chicago Sun Times — November 1, 2004
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics, argues that the government should have taken control of the flu vaccine supply.
Newsday — October 28, 2004
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, feels there is more substance in this year's campaign coverage, giving voters a better understanding of the issues.
Philadelphia Inquirer — October 27, 2004
Compare people in other countries, Ram Cnaan, associate professor of social work, Americans are less compassionate about government safety net programs.
New York Times — October 27, 2004
Nathaniel Persily, law professor, says there will be a lot of lawyers looking for problems at the polls.
USA Today — October 26, 2004
Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics, feels the online donor program is questionable because the Internet is not the place for honesty.
New York Times — October 21, 2004
Andrew Metrick, associate professor of finance, discusses his new system for market-based college rankings, and Lee Stetson, admissions dean, comments on rankings in general.