Perelman School of Medicine

The Physician's Bow Tie: Fashion Statement or Practical Measure?

April 13, 2015

Harvey Rubin of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the choice of doctors’ neckwear.

S. Phila. Refinery Creates Toxic Air as Well as Jobs

April 13, 2015

Marilyn Howarth of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the affects on air quality by new development in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 13, 2015

Limber Lungs: One Type of Airway Cell Can Regenerate Another Lung Cell Type

A new collaborative study describes a way that lung tissue can regenerate after injury. The team found that lung tissue has more dexterity in repairing tissue than once thought.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194April 10, 2015

Penn Dental Medicine Launches First Open Online Course

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The School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania's free online course, “Introduction to Dental Medicine,” will allow anyone with access to the Internet to learn what dentistry is all about.

By Sarah Welsh

Getting Aggressive With Prostate Cancer

April 9, 2015

Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses new options in treating prostate cancer.

Article Source: KLAS News

When Work and Sleep Conflict, Work Wins

April 10, 2015

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the research between the type of work a person does and his or her sleep.

Article Source: New York Times

‘Bad Faith,’ by Paul A. Offit

April 10, 2015

A new book from the Perelman School Medicine’s Paul A. Offit about how religious beliefs can undermine medical care is reviewed.

 

 

Article Source: New York Times

Comparing Immunotherapy to Other Cancer Weapons

April 9, 2015

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for experimenting with immunotherapy.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Breast vs. Ovarian Cancer Risks Vary for Women With Different Gene Mutations, Penn Study Finds

April 8, 2015

Katherine Nathanson of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how the differences in gene mutations affect the ris

Study Finds Risk of Breast, Ovarian Cancer Dependent on Type of BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation

April 7, 2015

Timothy Rebbeck of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about varying BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations and how this affect

Article Source: Fox News