Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania Study Links Vacant-Lot Campus Reduced Gun Crime

November 25, 2011

Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine and John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on a vacant-lot cleanup study.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Study Finds Less Crime Around ‘Greened’ Vacant Properties

November 21, 2011

A Penn Medicine study about ‘greening’ vacant lots is highlighted.

More Sore Throats Seen in Acne Patients Taking Antibiotics

November 23, 2011

David Margolis of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about sore throats.

Article Source: HealthDay

Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of ‘Good’ Cholesterol?

November 18, 2011

Nehal Mehta and Joel Gefland of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on research regarding how psoriasis may be associated with changes in HDL composition.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Advances in Medicine Lead Stars to Surgery

November 18, 2011

Natasha Mirza of the Perelman School of Medicine shares her perspective on throat surgery.

Article Source: New York Times
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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.