Perelman School of Medicine

HPV Vaccine Attack Could Harm ‘Innocent’ Girls

September 13, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his commentary on Michele Bachmann’s claims about the HPV vaccine.

Article Source: MSNBC

Bioethicist Offers $10,000 Reward for Proof of Bachmann Vaccine Claims

September 15, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine challenges GOP’s Michele Bachmann’s remarks about Gardasil.

Article Source: Forbes.com

Beyond Vaccine Politics to Biopolitics

September 14, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on the “era of biopolitics.”

Article Source: Huffington Post

Offer of Soda-Industry Funds Fell Flat, as It Should Have

September 14, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says that Philadelphia has become “ground zero in beverage wars.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Squirt of Insulin May Delay Alzheimer’s

September 12, 2011

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a “provocative” study on Alzheimer’s disease.

Article Source: New York Times

An Immune System Trained to Kill Cancer

September 12, 2011

Carl June, David Porter, Bruce Levine, Michael Kalos and Alison Loren of the Penn Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for pioneering a possible cancer treatment.

Article Source: New York Times

Check Up: Stress May Have Genesis in Womb

September 12, 2011

Tracy Bale of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for a new study.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Cardiac Gene Therapy Shows Promise to Save Lives

September 12, 2011

Carl June and Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for their work with gene therapy.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Out of the Shadows – Trauma and Recovery After 9/11

September 5, 2011

Steven Berkowitz and Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine comment on coping with traumatic events such as 9/11.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658September 8, 2011

Penn's Jonathan Moreno: 'Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?'

In his Sept. 8 Slate.com column, titled “Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?” Penn’s Jonathan Moreno ponders if neuroscience research, or “neurosecurity,” can aid anti-terrorism efforts in a post-9/11 world.
 
Moreno is a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor with joint appointments in the Perelman School of Medicine’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and the School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of History and Sociology of Science. He holds the David and Lyn Silfen University Professorship of Ethics.