Penn in the News

Philadelphia Inquirer — November 22, 2004
Jason Karlawish, professor of medicine, conducts studies to find if people with dementia are capable of giving informed consent.
New York Times — November 21, 2004
Joel Waldfogel, professor of business and public policy, and Rafael Robb, professor of economics, says every 10 downloads of music result in one to two lost sales.
New York Times — November 19, 2004
Mary Anne Layden, professor of psychology, says pornography's effect on the brain mirrors addiction to heroin or crack cocaine.
Philadelphia Inquirer — November 19, 2004
Michael Eric Dyson, professor of religious and Africana studies, says the thought of the big black man and the vulnerable white female still stirs controversy in the minds of many people.
Washington Times — November 18, 2004
Theodore Schurr, anthropology professor, says explaining that people arrived in Central Asia at almost the same time as people in the eastern United States poses some problems.
Detroit News — November 18, 2004
Stephen Hoch, professor of marketing, says there are not many examples of top retailers who stumbled and pulled themselves back up. — November 17, 2004
Steven Freeman, visiting scholar, says exit polls historically have had very high degrees of certainty, unlike the last election.
Yahoo!News — November 17, 2004
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.
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. — 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.