Perelman School of Medicine

Has Conversion Therapy Finally Met Its Demise?

April 14, 2015

Andrea Segal of the Perelman School of Medicine is the author of this article on the practice of “curing” homosexuality.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Lung Cells Can Regenerate Themselves, Finding Could Bring New Disease Cures

April 13, 2015

Jon A. Epstein of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on his research on cell development in the lungs.

Article Source: Tech Times
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Media Contact:Anna Duerr | anna.duerr@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369April 13, 2015

Penn Medicine Pain Management Study Reveals Patient Confusion about Opioid Addiction

Emergency department patients have misperceptions about opioid dependence and want more information about their pain management options, according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658 April 14, 2015

Donita Brady Appointed Presidential Professor at Penn

Donita Brady has been named the seventh Presidential Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.  She will be Presidential Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine.

The Physician's Bow Tie: Fashion Statement or Practical Measure?

April 13, 2015

Harvey Rubin of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the choice of doctors’ neckwear.

S. Phila. Refinery Creates Toxic Air as Well as Jobs

April 13, 2015

Marilyn Howarth of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the affects on air quality by new development in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 13, 2015

Limber Lungs: One Type of Airway Cell Can Regenerate Another Lung Cell Type

A new collaborative study describes a way that lung tissue can regenerate after injury. The team found that lung tissue has more dexterity in repairing tissue than once thought.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194April 10, 2015

Penn Dental Medicine Launches First Open Online Course

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The School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania's free online course, “Introduction to Dental Medicine,” will allow anyone with access to the Internet to learn what dentistry is all about.

By Sarah Welsh

Getting Aggressive With Prostate Cancer

April 9, 2015

Justin Bekelman of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses new options in treating prostate cancer.

Article Source: KLAS News

When Work and Sleep Conflict, Work Wins

April 10, 2015

Mathias Basner of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted on the research between the type of work a person does and his or her sleep.

Article Source: New York Times