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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659November 22, 2011

Penn Medicine Physicians Receive Five-Year, $7.5 Million Grant for Breast Cancer Screening Research

University of Pennsylvania researchers have received a five-year, $7.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to create the Penn Center for Innovation in Personalized Breast Cancer Screening (PCIPS), dedicated to studying emerging methods of breast cancer detection.

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Media Contact:Kim Menard | Kim.Menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183November 22, 2011

Antibiotics for Acne Linked to Sore Throat, Penn Study Shows

Oral antibiotics used to treat acne are linked to symptoms of sore throat, according to a study by researchers with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published Online First in the Archives of Dermatology , one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Diagnosing the ‘Personhood’ Problem: It’s in Your Brain

November 20, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences contributes an op-ed explaining the “personhood" problem.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: Ezekiel Emanuel on the Health Care Law and Health Care Costs

November 21, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Penn Study Finds Less Crime Around ‘Greened’ Vacant Properties

November 21, 2011

A Perelman School of Medicine study shows the correlation of ‘greened’ vacant lots and neighborhood crime.

Penn Researchers Urge More Promotion of Hands-Only CPR

November 21, 2011

Audrey Blewer of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for her research that supports hands-only CPR.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

So You Think You Can Be a Morning Person?

November 18, 2011

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleep research.

Article Source: New York Times

Future Wars May be Fought by Synapses

November 11, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences comments on boosting brain functions.

Article Source: ScienceNews

The End of AIDS

November 8, 2011

Results of a 2009 HIV clinical trial therapy designed by Carl June and Pablo Tebas of the Perelman School of Medicine are described.

Article Source: Discover

In Battle of Cholesterol Drugs, Lipitor as Good as Crestor

November 15, 2011

Nehal Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a cholesterol drugs study.

Article Source: USA Today