Perelman School of Medicine

Stroke Prevention Starts Now

August 18, 2015


Brett Cucchiara of the Perelman School of Medicine recommends a Mediterranean-like diet to help prevent strokes.

Article Source: Self

The Science of … Aging (AKA Why My Body’s Breaking Down)

July 28, 2015


Bradley Johnson of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on aging.

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F.D.A. Approves Repatha, a Second Drug for Cholesterol in a Potent New Class

August 27, 2015


Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about lowering levels of LDL.

Article Source: New York Times

Philly420: Penn Doctor’s Convincing Case for Medical Marijuana

August 27, 2015


David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his new book, Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana.

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The Terrible Teens

August 31, 2015


Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for researching the teenage brain and co-authoring The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults.

Article Source: New Yorker

Fighting With Your Spouse? You Could Set Off the Hunger Hormone

August 24, 2015


Jacqueline Hudak of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “I think it’s wonderful that we are getting more data points showing that there are physical changes that can happen in people as a result of fighting with their partners or family members.”

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Penn Researchers Receive More Than $1 Million in Kaufman Foundation Awards

University of Pennsylvania researchers will receive five of the 10 grants being awarded this year by the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, part of The Pittsburgh Foundation, which supports cutting-edge scientific research in chemistry, biology and physics at institutions across Pennsylvania.

Why Your Doctor Won’t Friend You on Facebook

August 25, 2015


Nathaniel DeNicola of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about helping write social media guidelines for the American College of Obstetricians.

Article Source: National Public Radio

75% of Obamacare Plans in California Use Narrow Networks, Study Shows

August 25, 2015


Daniel Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about Affordable Care Act health-care plans in California.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Why Eating Late at Night May Be Particularly Bad for You and Your Diet

August 24, 2015


Kelly Allison of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect of eating late at night or outside one’s typical sleep/wake cycle while on a diet.

Article Source: Washington Post