Perelman School of Medicine

Video: Gluten Free Diet Warning

April 17, 2012

David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses people who try gluten free diets in hopes of losing weight.

Article Source: NBC10 Philadelphia

Science Will Be the Star at 2d Annual Philadelphia Festival

April 20, 2012

Frederick Kaplan of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for being among the speakers at the second Philadelphia Science Festival.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Kim Menard | Kim.Menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183April 20, 2012

Early Treatment Improves Outcomes in Rare, Often Undiagnosed Form of Encephalitis, Penn Researchers Find

A mysterious, difficult-to-diagnose, and potentially deadly disease that was only recently discovered can be controlled most effectively if treatment is started within the first month that symptoms occur, according to a new report by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Gene Therapy That Saves Lives

April 18, 2012

Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for his successful gene-therapy research. The influence of Barbara Netter and the late Edward Netter is also featured.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

No Relief From Bug Bites

April 18, 2012

Misha Rosenbach of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on treating bug bites.

Article Source: Philly.com

Should You Follow Your Nose – Not Your Heart – to Find Love?

April 10, 2012

Richard Doty of the of the Perelman School of Medicine says “no scientific study has ever proven conclusively that mammals have pheromones.”

Article Source: The Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 18, 2012

Penn to Offer Online Classes via Coursera

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania will join Princeton University, the University of Michigan, the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University in partnering with Coursera, an online education platform, to make Web-based courses available free and to improve teaching on campuses. 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 17, 2012

Penn’s United Community Clinic Provides Health Care for Underserved Populations, Showcases Interdisciplinary Work

Sick people refusing to be seen by a doctor?

“I don’t have medical coverage, I can’t go.” 

That’s what some people have said for far too long.  But, one organization works to get Philadelphians the health care that they need –- with or without insurance.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 17, 2012

Penn’s United Community Clinic Provides Health Care for Underserved Populations, Showcases Interdisciplinary Work

Sick people refusing to be seen by a doctor?

“I don’t have medical coverage, I can’t go.” 

That’s what some people have said for far too long.  But, one organization works to get Philadelphians the health care that they need –- with or without insurance.

Moving to Recovery: How Exercise Helps Cancer Patients

April 12, 2012

Katie Schmitz of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the advantages cancer patients can gain by exercising.

Article Source: The Philly Post