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Media Contact:Kelly Stratton | skell@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475March 6, 2012

Mayo Clinic, Penn and Partners to Explore New Ways to Predict and Control Seizures

PHILADELPHIA Mayo Clinic and partners from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Pharmacy, the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and NeuroVista Corporation have been awarded $7.5 million grant (U01) from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health

Healthy Labels, Not Stealthy Labels

March 5, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School contributes his opinion about the need for standardized labels on the front of packaged foods.

Article Source: New York Times

Things to Fear and Loathe

March 3, 2012

Aaron Beck of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying levels of displacement in phobias.

Article Source: New York Times

Are Your Pupils Getting Enough Sleep?

March 5, 2012

David Dinges of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his sleep research.

Article Source: Guardian Professional
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659March 5, 2012

One in Four U.S. HIV Patients Don't Stay in Care, Penn Study Shows

Only about 75 percent of HIV/AIDS patients in the United States remain in care consistently, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania published online this week in AIDS. The study of patients across the United States is the first to provide a comprehensive national estimate of HIV care retention and information about patients who are most likely to continue their treatment over time.

Audio: Penn Student Gets National Award for Helping Others With Grief

February 28, 2012

Graduate student David Fajgenbaum of the Perelman School of Medicine is spotlighted for his work on dealing with grief.

Video: Autism Research Reveals Racial Divide

March 1, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses autism research.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369March 1, 2012

Defying Expectations: Penn Medicine Study Reveals Americans Report Improved Sleep With Age

Aging does not appear to be a factor in poor sleep, a new study by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows. In fact, subjective sleep quality seems to improve over a lifetime, with the fewest complaints coming from people in their 80s. The new study is published in the journal SLEEP.

Leap Day is Also Rare Disease Day

February 29, 2012

Glen Gaulton, executive vice dean and chief scientific officer of the Perelman School of Medicine, discusses raising awareness of rare diseases.

Warning on Statins: FDA More Open About Risks

February 29, 2012

Garret FitzGerald of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on warnings that accompany statins.

Article Source: MSNBC.com