Perelman School of Medicine

The Democrats’ Market-friendly Health-care Alternative

September 25, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School co-authors an op-ed about a health-care alternative.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369September 26, 2012

Penn Medicine Receives NIH Grant to Launch New Center for the Study of Sex and Gender in Behavioral Health

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a new translational interdisciplinary research center to explore the role of sex and gender in behavioral health.

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Media Contact:Katie Delach | Katie.Delach@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5654September 26, 2012

Groundbreaking Celebration for Penn Center for Specialty Care at 3737 Market Street

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Penn Medicine and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, in partnership with The University City Science Center and Wexford Science & Technology, are set to break ground on a new 11-story tower at 3737 Market Street on The Science Center’s Campus in West Philadelphia. Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will be the anchor tenant.

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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369September 25, 2012

Penn Medicine Receives $7.7 Million Grant From Department of Defense to Study PTSD

PHILADELPHIA – A team of researchers led by Edna Foa PhD, professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry and director of the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA) at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , has received a $7.7 million grant from the Department of Defense (DoD) to study the most effective way to implement Prolonged Exposure ther

Rethinking Sleep

September 22, 2012

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for leading a study about sleeping.

Article Source: New York Times

Normal Brains, Waning With Age

September 23, 2012

Murray Grossman and Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for studying aging and how it affects the brain.

Article Source: Philly.com

Planet of the Apes: A Newer, Branched Picture of Human Roots in Africa

September 24, 2012

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine and Joseph Lachance of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for their research of human genetics.

Article Source: Philly.com

Philly Research Team May Share in $100 Million for Study of PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury

September 20, 2012

Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is noted for her research on treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Article Source: Newsworks
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658September 20, 2012

Penn Study Documents Women's Experiences with Chromosome Abnormalities Found in Prenatal Test

PHILADELPHIA — We often hear that “knowledge is power.” But, that isn’t always the case, especially when the knowledge pertains to the health of an unborn child, with murky implications, at best. A new study, led by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, begins to document this exception to the general rule. 

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194September 20, 2012

Queer Bioethics Comes to Life at Penn

PHILADELPHIA — It’s not every day that a new academic discipline is born. But that’s exactly what happened in 2010, when the Project on Bioethics, Sexuality and Gender Identity — or “Queer Bioethics,” for short — came to life at the University of Pennsylvania.