Perelman School of Medicine

Video: Mental Decline Starts Early

January 5, 2012

Steven Arnold of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses cognitive decline.

Article Source: ABC News

Stephen Hawking’s Biggest Mystery at 70? Women

January 5, 2012

Virginia Lee of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on Stephen Hawking’s mental alertness with Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Article Source: Associated Press

Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person

January 6, 2012

Judith Beck of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about dieting.

Article Source: Fox News
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658 January 5, 2012

Four Penn Professors Named AAAS Fellows

PHILADELPHIA - Four faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  Three from Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and one from its School of Arts and Sciences.

‘Heart in a Box’ Organ Preservation Helps Save Portsmouth Mom of Two

January 4, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the idea of preserving a beating heart.

Article Source: Huffington Post

For Santorum, It’s Values Versus Innovation

January 4, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on Rick Santorum’s political image.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Physicians Group Adds Social Media Guidelines to Ethics Manual

January 2, 2012

Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the American College of Physicians’ addition of social media guidelines to its ethics manual.

It Costs More, but Is It Worth More?

January 2, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School co-authors an op-ed about proton beam therapy and Medicare.

Article Source: New York Times

Planet of the Apes: How Do We Know Evolution Really Happens? Through Viruses

January 2, 2012

Harvey Rubin of the Perelman School of Medicine and Joshua Plotkin of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science discussevolution through viruses.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659January 3, 2012

Penn Researchers Shorten Time for Manufacturing of Personalized Ovarian Cancer Vaccine

PHILADELPHIA -- Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are in the midst of testing a personalized, dendritic cell vaccine in patients with recurrent ovarian, primary peritoneal or fallopian tube cancer – a group of patients who typically have few treatment options.