Ran Reshef, David Porter, Robert Vonderheide and Carl June of the Perelman of School of Medicine are highlighted for their contributions to cancer-treatment research.
Perelman School of Medicine
Steven Arnold of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how much there is to learn from genetic Alzheimer’s.
Joseph Harryhill of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on weighing the risks and benefits of a hair-loss drug.
Ran Reshef and David Porter of the Perelman School of Medicine comment about about a treatment for bone-marrow transplants that reduced serious complications.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the Supreme Court’s health-care ruling.
Peter Groeneveld of the Perelman School of Medicine expresses doubt about the value of expensive stents.
The Ecuadorean National Assembly has bestowed its highest scientific award to Donald Silberberg, MD, professor emeritus and former Chair of Neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, for his efforts spanning two decades to raise awareness, enhance medical education and improve patient care for neurological and psychiatric conditions globally, and in Ecuador. This is the first time the Ecuadorean National Assembly has granted the Vicente Rocafuerte condecoration to an American.
Penn Study: For Cardiac Stenting Procedures, Wrist Access Offers Cost Saving Benefits Over Groin Access
In the United States, radial artery (wrist) catheterization is performed in the minority of diagnostic angiograms and cardiac stenting procedures despite the benefits it offers to patients in terms of reduced complications and faster mobility after the procedure.