Garret FitzGerald from the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about his study that found the coating on aspirin designed to protect the stomach slowed the body’s ability to absorb the drug.
Perelman School of Medicine
Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine and his research team discuss their unique genetic therapy that has “tamed terminal leukemia in seven out of the first 10 patients” and its risks.
Edward Cantu of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for successfully performing the first “ex vivo lung perfusion” transplantation in the Philadelphia region.
Cindy Christian of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the Pennsylvania Task Force onChild Protection.
PHILADELPHIA — Periodontitis, a form of chronic gum disease that affects nearly half of the U.S. adult population, results when the bacterial community in the mouth becomes unbalanced, leading to inflammation and eventually bone loss. In its most severe form, which affects 8.5 percent of U.S. adults, periodontitis can impact systemic health.
PHILADELPHIA — Transplant surgeons at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have successfully used a new technique that repairs damaged donated lungs that would have been unusable, allowing for successful transplantation of the reconditioned lungs into a patient.
Kevin Volpp and David Dinges are quoted about their study on medical interns taking “protected power naps.”