Perelman School of Medicine

How Growing Up in Poverty Rewires a Child’s Developing Brain

June 4, 2015

Brian Avants of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the effects of poverty on the brain.

Article Source: Good Magazine

5 Sleep Problems Nobody Talks About

June 4, 2015

Michael A. Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the importance of reducing stress for good sleep.

Article Source: Fox News

High Moral Reasoning Linked to Increased Gray Matter Volume in the Brain

June 4, 2015

Diana Robertson of the Wharton School is quoted about a study done with Hengyi Rao of the Perelman School of Medicine on moral reasoning and gray matter.

Article Source: Medical News Today

Tracy Morgan's Brain Injury: Recovery Can Take Years, Experts Say

June 2, 2015

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on brain injury and the range of outcomes.

Article Source: NBC News

Scientists Work on Developing Less Addictive Painkiller From Yeast

June 1, 2015

Michael Ashburn of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The average pain relief at best is 40 percent and [only] abou

Melanoma Treatment May Not Always Require Extensive Lymph Node Removal

June 1, 2015

Lynn Schuchter of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how melanoma can spread throughout the body via lymph nod

Article Source: HealthDay News

Your Fitness Tracker’s Stats – Explained

May 31, 2015

A study about the effectiveness of wearable fitness trackers on changing the user’s behavior from the Perelman School of Medicine is cited.


Article Source: Shape.com

Life After Mechanical Ventilation: Searching for Answers

May 28, 2015

Jacob Gutsche of the Perelman School of Medicine notes that the information revealed by a study on patients who receive me

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Big Bets on Proton Therapy Face Uncertain Future

May 26, 2015

Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on intensity-modulated radiation therapy.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Researchers Oppose Unvalidated Gene Panel Tests for Cancer Links

May 27, 2015

Susan Domchek of the Perelman School of Medicine, and a study co-author, is quoted about gene panel tests for cancer.

Article Source: Reuters