Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the advantages of public input on policy regarding genome testing.
Perelman School of Medicine
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the ethical issues surrounding an illegal immigrant in need of a kidney transplant.
David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on engaging children in physical activities to support a healthy lifestyle.
William Hanson of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for leading initiatives to increase the use of electronic medical records.
Gustavo Aguirre and William Beltran of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Artur Cideciyan and Samuel Jacobson of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for their gene-therapy research.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses ethical questions that arise with celebrity endorsements of pharmaceutical drugs.
Neil Fishman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on influenza.
Gene Therapy Research Team From Penn Vet and Scheie Eye Institute Cures Retinitis Pigmentosa in Dogs
PHILADELPHIA -- Members of a University of Pennsylvania research team have shown that they can prevent, or even reverse, a blinding retinal disease, X-linked Retinitis Pigmentosa, or XLRP, in dogs.
The disease in humans and dogs is caused by defects in the RPGR gene and results in early, severe and progressive vision loss. It is one of the most common inherited forms of retinal degeneration in man.