Perelman School of Medicine

Why I Hope to Die at 75

September 17, 2014

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School explains his desired lifespan.

Article Source: The Atlantic
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194September 18, 2014

Penn Study: Exercise Boosts Tumor-fighting Ability of Chemotherapy

Study after study has proven it true: exercise is good for you. But new research from University of Pennsylvania scientists suggests that exercise may have an added benefit for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Video: Health: Local Doctors Discover New Way to Light Up Hard to Find Cancer

September 17, 2014

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Sunil Singhal comments on studying how to make tumors glow in order to find cancer.

Article Source: CBS3 (Philadelphia)

Preventing Cancer Through Good Food and Exercise

September 16, 2014

Timothy Rebbeck of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the increase in cancers associated with obesity.

Article Source: Atlantic
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Media Contact:Steve Graff | | 215-349-5653September 17, 2014

Penn Medicine and Wistar Receive $12 Million NCI Melanoma Grant to Help Fast Track Lab Discoveries into Treatments

Penn Medicine and The Wistar Institute have been awarded a prestigious $12.1 million SPORE grant from the National Cancer Institute.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | | 215-349-5658September 17, 2014

Penn Muscle Institute Biologists Receive $9 Million to Research Cellular Motors

Researchers in the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute (PMI), based at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have received $9 million over the next five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to investigate the biology of cellular motors.

Risks of Twins, Triplets May Prompt IVF Patients to Opt for Singletons

September 16, 2014

Research from the Perelman School of Medicine’s Pooja Mehta and Mark Pauly of the Wharton School is cited.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Advances in Biology and the Web Are Radically Altering Cancer Trials

September 15, 2014

Amy Clark, Robert Vonderheide, Angela DeMichele and Martha Sweeney of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about new advances for cancer clinical trials.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Power of Sleep

September 11, 2014

Sigrid Veasey of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the importance and power of sleep.

Article Source: Time
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820September 16, 2014

Child Abuse Charges and Adrian Peterson

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.

Debra Schilling Wolfe