Perelman School of Medicine

Restored Sight Fades After Gene Therapy

May 5, 2015

Samuel Jacobson and Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of M

Article Source: The Scientist

Penn Study Questions Lariat Device to Prevent Stroke in Heart Patients

May 5, 2015

Jay Giri of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The Lariat is an absolutely ingenious piece of engineering… However,

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Review: Paul Offit’s ‘Bad Faith’ Explores Casualties of Doctrine

May 4, 2015

The latest book, Bad Faith, by Paul Offit of the Perelman School of Medicine is reviewed.

Article Source: New York Times

The Teenage Brain You’re Sending to College

April 29, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about brain development of teenagers on their way to college.<

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

My Conversation With Sleep Apnea Expert Richard Schwab

April 28, 2015

Richard Schwab of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about sleep apnea.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: For Breast Cancer Research, Apple Delivers Strength in Numbers Approach

April 23, 2015

Kathryn Schmitz of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about helping create an app called Share The Journey, one of t

Video: How to Make Better School Lunches

April 23, 2015

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine encourages healthy school lunches for students and says, “Adopting and

Article Source: CNN

Seeking Tests for a Contested Brain Disease

April 24, 2015

Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Article Source: Science
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 22, 2015

Penn Pioneer in Personalized Medicine Advocates that National Translational Medicine Consortia is Best Equipped to Drive Human Phenotyping for the Clinic

President Barack Obama launched the "Precision Medicine Initiative” this past winter during the State of the Union address, and politicians on both sides of the aisle applauded the announcement. Broadly, precision medicine is meant to help diagnose individuals more accurately and better tailor treatment according to their physiology.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 22, 2015

Two Researchers from Penn's Perelman School of Medicine Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have been elected as new members to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.