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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658 December 16, 2014

Two Penn Professors Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Professors James Eberwine, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and Shu Yang, of Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, have been

Experimental Therapy Yields Remissions

December 14, 2014

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for leading a gene-therapy team that use

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Mental Health Professionals Weigh In on Possible Police Reforms

December 12, 2014

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about helping to develop a national poli

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658December 11, 2014

Penn Researchers Tame the Inflammatory Response in Kidney Dialysis

Frequent kidney dialysis is essential for the approximately 350,000 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients in the United States.

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Media Contact:Greg Richter | gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-614-1937December 12, 2014

Penn Medicine Study: U.S. Workers Sacrifice Sleep for Work Hours and Long Commutes

An increasing number of studies show that chronically restricted sleep to less than seven hours per day impairs performance, increases the risk for errors and accidents, and is associated with negative health consequences like obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Video: Watch a Man Tell How Killer T-Cells Eradicated His Cancer

December 12, 2014

A testimonial from a patient who received CART therapy from researchers of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured.

Article Source: Forbes.com

The Vanishing Male Worker: How America Fell Behind

December 11, 2014

Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine says, “When the legal, entry-level econom

Article Source: New York Times

Why We Should All Care About Obamacare

December 12, 2014

Janet Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine and David Grande of PSOM and the Wharton S

Article Source: Philly.com

More Than a Decade Later, SARS Offers Lessons on Ebola

December 12, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the Ebola outbreak and its similarities to how SARS was handled

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Defending Lincoln Against Psychoanalysis

December 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about Abraham Lincoln and psychoanalysis.

Article Source: Psychology Today