Perelman School of Medicine

Daily Multivitamin Is Dangerous?

October 12, 2011

Robert Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about his study of daily multivitamins.

For Heart Health, Eating Well May Trump Genes

October 11, 2011

Nehal Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how a healthy diet may overcome genetics.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Call It What It Is: Hate Speech

October 12, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine contributes an op-ed about hate speech in the Republican presidential-primary campaign.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Experts: Free Funerals Could Boost Organ Donation

October 10, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Associating free funerals with organ donation is an odd reward.”

Article Source: Associated Press

VIDEO: Is Screen for Prostate Cancer Harmful?

October 7, 2011

Alan Wein of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about routine prostate cancer screenings for men.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 11, 2011

Public Invited as Botswana-UPenn Partnership Members Gather to Reflect on 10 Years

  

WHAT:      

Three sessions of the Botswana-UPenn Partnership’s 10th anniversary celebration are open to the public: a student-perspective forum, a research update and an anniversary symposium.  All will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

STUDENT FORUM:          

A Conversation With Jonathan D. Moreno, Bioethicist and Professor

October 7, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed.

Article Source: Atlantic

Children’s Chest Pain Rarely Cause for Alarm: Study

October 10, 2011

Jeffrey Boris of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses how parents can determine if a child’s chest pain is cardiac-related.

Article Source: HealthDay

Prohibition’s Real Lessons for Drug Policy

October 5, 2011

Kevin Sabet of the Perelman School of Medicine writes an op-ed about prohibition.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.Kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658October 7, 2011

Penn Team Links Schizophrenia Genetics to Disruption in How Brain Processes Sound

PHILADELPHIA - Recent studies have identified many genes that may put people with schizophrenia at risk for the disease. But, what links genetic differences to changes in altered brain activity in schizophrenia is not clear.