Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his opinion about the importance of science and research in the upcoming presidential election.
Perelman School of Medicine
Charles Simone II of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for leading a study about heart risks from breast radiation treatment.
Carolyn Cannuscio of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed about urban health disparities.
Katrina Armstrong of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how to make health care more efficient.
When Chyke Doubeni was in high school, he thought he might become an economist, like his older brother. But one day a teacher pulled him aside and noted that Doubeni, a new Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, had a talent for science. Perhaps he should consider a career in engineering or medicine instead, the teacher suggested.
PHILADELPHIA — Most healthy cells rely on a complicated process to produce the fuel ATP. Knowing how ATP is produced by the cell’s energy storehouse – the mitochondria -- is important for understanding a cell’s normal state, as well as what happens when things go wrong, for example in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegeneration, and many rare disorders of the mitochondria.