Perelman School of Medicine

Penn Study Investigates Link Between Inflammation, Depression

April 6, 2015

Yvette Sheline of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for studying how interleukin 6 contributes to depression.

Video: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

April 6, 2015

Carl June and Stephan Grupp of the Perelman School of Medicine are included in a documenta

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194April 6, 2015

Penn Celebrates National Public Health Week

Penn's health schools are celebrating National Public Health Week by featuring stories that highlight public health efforts across the University. Follow along on Twitter at ‪#‎PennOneHealth‬.

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Audio: Is There a Criminal Brain? And Can It Be Modified?

April 2, 2015

Adrian Raine of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine talks about his latest research o

ICUs Give Life-saving Treatment to Many Patients With ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ Orders

April 1, 2015

Scott Halpern of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about “do not resuscitate” orders and whether the location o

Penn Doctor: Fear ‘Definitely Hampered’ Response to Ebola

April 2, 2015

Trish Henwood of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for her trips to Liberia to help fight the Ebola outbreak.

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Young Minds and Ecstasy a Harmful Mix

April 1, 2015

Frances Jensen of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about the short and long-term effects of potent drugs on young

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 1, 2015
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Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660March 30, 2015

Odds of Reversing ICU Patients' Prior Preferences to Forgo Life-Sustaining Therapies Vary Widely Across the U.S., according to Penn Study

Intensive care units across the United States vary widely in how they manage the care of patients who have set preexisting limits on life-sustaining therapies, such as authorizing do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders and prohibiting interventions such as feeding tubes or dialysis, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Their work is published in the current issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.