Perelman School of Medicine

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

New, Less Expensive, Technique May Help Detect – Or Rule Out – Alzheimer’s

November 16, 2011

John Detre of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new way to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease.

Article Source: MSNBC.com

Women More Likely to Have ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’

November 16, 2011

Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine comments women who suffer from “broken heart syndrome.”

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658November 16, 2011

Penn Study: More Green, Less Crime: Rehabilitating Vacant Lots Improves Urban Health, Safety

PHILADELPHIA – Greening of vacant urban land may affect the health and safety of nearby residents, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology this week. The team, led by senior author Charles C.

Video: Supreme Court Will Take Up Health Care Law

November 15, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School for Medicine and the Wharton School discusses how the verdict of the health care law will affect the 2012 presidential race.

Obama Shift on Insurance Mandate May Be Health Bill’s Undoing

November 15, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s stance on health care for Americans.

Article Source: New York Times

Doctors Can Help Patients Boost Their Weight Loss

November 15, 2011

Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his research about weight management for obese patients.

Article Source: USA Today