Perelman School of Medicine

US Needs System for Injured Research Subject-Panel

August 30, 2011

President Amy Gutmann, as chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, comments on compensation aspects of a U.S. syphilis study in Guatemala; Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is also quoted.

Article Source: Reuters

What You Eat Affects Viruses Living in the Gut: Study

August 30, 2011

Frederic Bushman of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how diet affects virus populations.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Insight: Next Big Drug Against Cholesterol Takes Shape

August 26, 2011

Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new drug used to handle cholesterol.

Article Source: Reuters

The Night-Weekend Effect: Why Medical Outcomes Can Be Worse Depending on What Day You Get Sick

August 29, 2011

Zachary Meisel of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the effect of the day of the week on medical care.

Article Source: Time.com
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Child Abuse and Neglect

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Expert:

            Debra Schilling Wolfe

Executive Director, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research
University of Pennsylvania

 

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