Perelman School of Medicine

Smaller Portions and Eating Enjoyment

August 5, 2012

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses eating habits and trends.

Article Source: Philly.com

Is ‘Gaming Addiction’ a Real Disorder?

August 6, 2012

Charles O’Brien of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses Internet addictions.

Article Source: CNN

Novartis and Penn Unite on New Anticancer Path

August 6, 2012

Dean J. Larry Jameson of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses Penn’s new research partnership with Norvatis.

Article Source: New York Times

Medical Visionary at Penn

August 5, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses family life, education,health care and bioethics.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659August 6, 2012

Penn and Novartis Form Alliance to Expand Use of Personalized T Cell Therapy for Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA — In an alliance aimed at bringing a new, personalized immunotherapy approach to patients with a wide variety of cancers, the University of Pennsylvania and Novartis announced today an exclusive global research and licensing agreement to further study and commercialize novel cellular immunotherapies using chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) technologies.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658August 6, 2012

NIH Awards $18.5 Million to Personalized Therapeutics Consortium Led by Penn Researcher

PHILADELPHIA — The National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) awarded $18.5 million to establish the Personalized NSAID Therapeutics Consortium (PENTACON), an international group of scientists led by Garret A. FitzGerald, MD, FRS, director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

Democrats, Republican Offer Rival Views to Control Health Costs

August 2, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Mark Pauly of Wharton offer views about ways to control health-care costs.

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Media Contact:Hoag Levins | HoagL@wharton.upenn.edu | (215) 746-8601 August 2, 2012
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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659August 1, 2012

Penn Researcher Calls for Additional Strategies to Properly Weigh Benefits, Risks of Prescribing Painkillers

A new risk management plan from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help clinicians properly prescribe drugs with addiction potential aims to help reduce the growing epidemic of opioid abuse in the United States.

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Media Contact:Kim Menard | kim.menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183
Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elermer@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 1, 2012

Penn Physician and Chemist Win Presidential Early Career Awards

PHILADELPHIA — Two University of Pennsylvania professors have been named winners of Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.