Perelman School of Medicine

Day in the Life of Penn

On Oct. 21, the University community captured a breadth of moments on campus, from personal to the grand-scale, as part of the fourth iteration of the photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.” The endeavor, led by the Office of University Communications, tapped student, faculty, and staff photographers to document one day’s worth of all aspects of University life.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658October 27, 2014

Penn Medicine: First Atlas of Body Clock Gene Expression in Mammals Informs Timing of Drug Delivery and Emerging Field of Chronotherapy

A new effort mapping 24-hr patterns of expression for thousands of genes in 12 different mouse organs – five years in the making – provides important clues about how the role of timing may influence the way drugs work in the body.

Possible Link Between General Anesthesia and Dementia

October 27, 2014

Roderic Eckenhoff of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how older patients can experience “postoperative cogni

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Penn Researchers Hope Blue Paradox Sheds Light on Seasonal Mood Disorders

October 23, 2014

Graduate student Manuel Spitschan and David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences and 

45,000-year-old Man Reveals Earliest Human Genome

October 23, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have

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What to Know About This Year’s Flu Vaccine Options

October 9, 2014

Amy Behrman of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Vaccination is probably the best weapon against influenza and reduces the risk of people transmitting a debilitating

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Human-subjects Research: The Ethics Squad

October 21, 2014

Steven Joffe of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about research ethics.

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Audio: Jonathan Moreno’s ‘Impromptu Man: J.L. Moreno and the Origins of Psychodrama, Encounter Culture and the Social Network’

October 21, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School or Arts & Sciences discusses his new book.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658October 10, 2014

Penn Medicine Researcher Receives New Innovator Award from National Institutes of Health

Roberto Bonasio, PhD, an assistant professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, 

Why We Should All Care About Obamacare

October 20, 2014

Janet Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Grande&

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