Perelman School of Medicine

Penn, CHOP Study Finds Blood Flow to the Brain Changes in Teens

May 29, 2014

Ted Satterthwaite of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses his collaborative research on how blood flow to the brain changes in teenagers.

Student Journalists Tackle Community Health Issues

May 28, 2014

Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for speaking about using digital tools to share and study health information.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 2, 2014

University of Pennsylvania Establishes Penn Center for Innovation

President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.   

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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660May 27, 2014

Penn Study Shows Longest-lasting Cardiology Guidelines Built on Findings of Randomized Controlled Trials

Clinical practice guideline recommendations related to screening and treatment can change markedly over time as new evidence about best practices and clinical outcomes of various treatments emerges.

The VA ‘Works’ Because Veterans Are Different From You and Me – They Don’t Complain

May 26, 2014

Saurabh Jha of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about his residency experience in a local Veterans Affairs hospital.

Article Source: Forbes.com
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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660May 26, 2014

Penn Medicine: Sex-Specific Changes in Cerebral Blood Flow Begin at Puberty, Penn Study Finds

Puberty is the defining process of adolescent development, beginning a cascade of changes throughout the body, including the brain.

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Media Contact:Steve Graff | stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5653May 22, 2014

Penn Medicine: Clinical Trials Designed to Block Autophagy in Multiple Cancers Show Promise

In the largest group of results to date, researchers from Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center and other institutions have shown in clinical trials that the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) blocked autophagy in a host of aggressive cancers—glioblastoma, melanoma, lymphoma and myeloma, renal and colon cancers—and in some cases helped stabiliz

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Media Contact:Greg Richter | gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-614-1937May 22, 2014

Penn Medicine's Innovation Grant Program Announces Second Round Winners

The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation will fund three new initiatives in the second round of its  Innovation Grant Program. The program encourages Penn employees and students to submit their ideas for advancing health and health care delivery.

My No-soap, No-shampoo, Bacteria-rich Hygiene Experiment

May 22, 2014

Elizabeth Grice of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a bacteria hygiene experiment.

Article Source: New York Times

Insurer Declares Comcast Weight-loss Partnership a Success

May 22, 2014

Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on results from an obesity study.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer