Perelman School of Medicine

Penn Med to be Center for Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Heart Trials Network

February 28, 2012

Kenneth Margulies and Thomas Cappola of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss Penn’s selection as a regional center for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s heart failure clinical trials network.

Healthbeat: Research Just Beginning to Uncover Why Autism Diagnosed Later in Minority Children

February 27, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his research about minority children receiving autism diagnoses much later than white children.

Article Source: Washington Post

Wealthy More Likely to Lie, Cheat; Researchers

February 28, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Support for free-market capitalism will collapse if those who do well don’t do good.”

Article Source: Bloomberg

Where You Live Might Predict How Well You Sleep

February 27, 2012

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on a study about sleep disturbances illustrated through state-by-state sleep maps.

New Science Can Help Guide Diets and Exercise

February 22, 2012

Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on dieting techniques.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Southerners Sleepiest, U.S. ‘Sleep Map’ Shows

February 23, 2012

Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about sleep disturbances illustrated through state-by-state sleep maps.

Article Source: HealthDay
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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369February 23, 2012

Sleepless in the South: Penn Medicine Study Discovers State and Regional Prevalence of Sleep Issues

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have put sleeplessness on the map — literally. The research team, analyzing nationwide data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has produced the first state-by-state sleep maps for the United States, revealing that residents of Southern states suffer from the most sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue, while residents on the West Coast report the least amount of problems.

Rick Santorum on Prenatal Tests: Can the Future of Pregnancy Health Care Be Stopped?

February 22, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the history of genetic testing.

Article Source: Washington Post

Audio: Caregivers Press for Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug

February 14, 2012

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses an experimental drug for Alzheimer’s.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Audio: Caregivers Press for Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug

February 14, 2012

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses an experimental drug for Alzheimer’s.

Article Source: National Public Radio