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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658August 5, 2011

Ezekiel J. Emanuel Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor at University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a globally renowned bioethicist, will join the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania as the 13th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, beginning Sept. 1. 

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

The Detox Amy Winehouse Should Have Done

August 4, 2011

Charles O'Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the process necessary to combat alcohol addiction.

Article Source: Time

Reporter's Notebook: India's New Baby Boom

August 4, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses surrogacy practices in India.

Article Source: PBS NewsHour

Read the Drug Labels, Avoid Dangerous Side Effects

August 3, 2011

Brian Strom of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the importance of reading drug labels.

Article Source: USA Today

Penn Medical School Wins $55M NIH Grant

August 2, 2011

The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the Perelman School of Medicine has received a $55 million renewal grant from the NIH.

Calif. Death, 76 Illnesses Linked to Ground Turkey

August 2, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says “the government's handling of [a salmonella] outbreak raises ethical questions about why the public wasn't warned sooner.”

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658August 2, 2011

Penn Ranks First in Clinical and Translational Science Award Renewal From National Institutes of Health

Philadelphia — The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania received a $55 million renewal from the NIH in recognition for their success during the first five years of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program. The CTSAs are administered by the National Center for Research Resources.

Acupuncture’s Value Criticized Despite Its Widespread Use

August 1, 2011

Neal Nathanson and Jun Mao of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about acupuncture.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Amy Winehouse Dead: Should Drug Users Be Vaccinated Against Addiction?

July 27, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his research on drug addiction.

Philly's Rash of Animal Hoarding Cases

July 27, 2011

Mahendra Bhati of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the characteristics of animal hoarders.

Article Source: MSNBC