Perelman School of Medicine

No Heart Risk Seen With Psoriasis Drug

August 24, 2011

Joel Gelfand of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on psoriasis analyses.

Article Source: Health.com

Chicago Got Rahm, Philly Gets Zeke

August 26, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is featured as the newest PIK professor.

11 Sneaky Reasons Your Hair Is Falling Out

August 11, 2011

George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on hair loss.

Article Source: Huffington Post

‘Explosive’ Growth in Foreign Drug Testing Raises Ethical Questions

August 23, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about the growth in foreign drug testing.

Article Source: PBS NewsHour

Therapeutic Hypothermia: Keeping Cool in Emergencies

August 22, 2011

Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the use of therapeutic hypothermia.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Cut Medicare, Help Patients

August 22, 2011

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

Article Source: New York Times

Check Up: University of Pennsylvania Researchers Regrowing Cartilage in Lab

August 22, 2011

Jason Burdick of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Robert Mauck of the Perelman School of Medicine discuss their efforts to regrow cartilage that might lead to better treatments.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | Jessica.Mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369August 18, 2011

Medical, Surgical Treatments Equally Effective for Common Inflammatory Eye Condition, Penn Study Finds

PHILADELPHIA — Patients with uveitis, the fifth leading cause of vision loss in the United States, treated with either systemic anti-inflammatory medicine or with a time-release implant surgically placed inside the eye experienced a similar degree of visual improvement over two years, according to a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Wisconsin.

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Media Contact:Marc Kaplan | marc.kaplan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-2560August 18, 2011

New Penn Medicine/Wharton Center to Study Health-care Financing

PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) is partnering with the Leonard Davis Institute Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics of the University of Pennsylvania on a new initiative to be called the UPHS Center for Innovations in Health Care Financing.

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Media Contact:Greg Richter | gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-614-1937August 18, 2011

Relationship Between Exercise, Breast Cancer Recurrence to Be Studied by New Penn Med Center

PHILADELPHIA — A $10 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund a new center at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania focusing on the relationship between exercise, weight loss, and improving the length and quality of life for the nation's 12 million cancer survivors.

Projects in the Penn Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) Survivor Center will include: