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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

Audio: 8 Reasons Why We Love Science Even More

December 12, 2014

Maria Geffen of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about sound and meaning.

How the ‘Psychological Drama’ Taught Peter Lorre How to Act

December 12, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School or Arts & Sciences writes about actor Peter Lorre.

Article Source: Psychology Today

Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s – Without Revealing the Results

December 12, 2014

Reed Pyeritz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on genetic testing for diseases.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal