Perelman School of Medicine

Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

October 15, 2014

Junko Takeshita of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses why psoriasis is linked to an increased risk of blood pres

Article Source: HealthDay News

T-Cell Therapy Puts Leukemia Patients in Extended Remission

October 15, 2014

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about researching T-cell therapy for leukemia patients.

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Doctor Prepares to Fight Ebola in Liberia

October 15, 2014

Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for travelling to Liberia to help treat Ebola patients wit

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Video: ‘Green Glow’ May Help Find Once Invisible Cancer Cells

October 14, 2014

Sunil Singhal of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how to make tumors glow in order to find cancer.

Article Source: CBS News (Pittsburgh)

Time Taken Can Affect Prescription Efficacy

November 19, 2014

John Hogenesch of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If they do have time-of-day effects, there’s the potential to

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

BLP Conversations: Jonathan D. Moreno & John Pankow

November 19, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences and actor John Pankow discuss<

Article Source: Bellevue Literary Press

Mothers Comforting Babies in Pain Actually Changes the Gene Activity in Infants’ Brains

November 18, 2014

Gordon Barr of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for collaborating on a study on whether a mother’s presence

Article Source: Washington Post

Bedbugs Could Spread Deadly, Heart-Damaging Chagas Disease

November 18, 2014

Michael Levy of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about bedbugs and Chagas disease.

Article Source: Newsweek

Seeking the Right to Try

November 18, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about right-to-try laws.

Article Source: U.S. News
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Media Contact:Anna Duerr | anna.duerr@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369November 17, 2014

No Racial Disparities Observed in Development of Atrial Fibrillation Among Heart Failure Patients, According to Penn Medicine Study

Black patients who have been diagnosed with heart failure are no less likely than white patients to get atrial fibrillation (an irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia), according to a new study led by researchers in the