Perelman School of Medicine

This Doctor Thinks We May Achieve Immortality, but Isn't Sure We'd Want To

August 12, 2014

David Casarett of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about his work and new book on resuscitation.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660August 13, 2014

Drug-Induced Endoscopy Is Safe for Those With Sleep Apnea, Penn Study Finds

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Researchers from Penn Medicine have developed a safe and effective technique for inducing sleep in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea.

Researchers from Penn Medicine have developed a safe and effective technique for inducing sleep in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea.

Book That Links Genetic Variation, Race and Evolution Said to Misrepresent Science

August 11, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is critical of a new book linking genes, race and evolution.

Article Source: Scientific American

Ebola Drugs Raise Ethical Dilemmas

August 11, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted on the experimental drug used on two recent sufferers of the Ebola virus.

Article Source: CBS News

Costs Have Delayed Ebola Vaccine for Years

August 6, 2014

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on certain uses of medicines to combat threats of bioterrorism.

Article Source: Aljazeera America

Experimental Ebola Drug Raises Interest, Questions

August 5, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted.

Article Source: Washington Post

Research Raises Question: Would You Want to Be Frozen, Awakened Far in the Future?

August 5, 2014

Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on advances in and controversies surrounding cryogenics.

Article Source: Washington Post

The Artist, the Bull and the Implanted Antenna

August 4, 2014

Jonathan D. Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about a color-blind artist implanted with a device to help him see.

Article Source: Psychology Today
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658August 4, 2014

Penn Physiologist Given NIH Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award for Research on Neurodegeneration

Erika Holzbaur, PhD, a professor of Physiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658August 1, 2014

Penn Researchers Receive $7.3 Million Grant Renewal from NCI to Study Esophageal Cancer

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive $7.3 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to find new ways to treat esophageal cancer.