Perelman School of Medicine

Is Personalized Medicine a Myth?

July 26, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School argues that personalized medicine is “hyperbolic.”

Article Source: CNN

More Couples Putting Off Parenthood

July 26, 2012

Suleena Kalra of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on child bearing and certain demographic groups.

Article Source: CBS Local

A War on Baldness, Fought in the Follicle

July 28, 2012

George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on male-baldness research.

Article Source: New York Times

Could Germs on Your Skin Be Good for You?

July 26, 2012

Graduate student Shruti Naik of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses skin microbes and the immune system.

Article Source: US News

Out of Africa: Startling New Genetics of Human Origins

July 26, 2012

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine discusses her new paper entitled Cell.

Article Source: Scientific American

Genetic Data and Fossil Evidence Tell Differing Tales of Human Origins

July 26, 2012

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for her research on genomes and human origin.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194July 26, 2012

Penn-led Study of African Hunter-Gatherers Elucidates Human Variation, Evolution and Interbreeding

PHILADELPHIA — Human diversity in Africa is greater than any place else on Earth. Differing food sources, geographies, diseases and climates offered many targets for natural selection to exert powerful forces on Africans to change and adapt to their local environments. The individuals who adapted best were the most likely to reproduce and pass on their genomes to the generations who followed.

HIV Treatment Results Are Improving – but Maybe Not as Much as We Thought

July 23, 2012

Baligh Yehia of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the progress made in HIV-treatment research.

Article Source: Time Health & Family

Closing In on a Cure for Vision Loss

July 23, 2012

Jean Bennett of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the benefits of applying gene therapy to eye diseases.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Massive Online Open Courses: From McLuhan to MOOC

July 23, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his thoughts about massive online open courses.

Article Source: The Huffington Post