Perelman School of Medicine

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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.

Sneezing Found to be a 'System Reboot' of the Nose's Biology

August 1, 2012

Noam Cohen of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his research on nose cells.

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With CPR, Faster Isn't Always Better

August 1, 2012

Benjamin Abella of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses CPR techniques.

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Is Personalized Medicine a Myth?

July 26, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School argues that personalized medicine is “hyperbolic.”

Article Source: CNN

More Couples Putting Off Parenthood

July 26, 2012

Suleena Kalra of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on child bearing and certain demographic groups.

Article Source: CBS Local

A War on Baldness, Fought in the Follicle

July 28, 2012

George Cotsarelis of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on male-baldness research.

Article Source: New York Times

Could Germs on Your Skin Be Good for You?

July 26, 2012

Graduate student Shruti Naik of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses skin microbes and the immune system.

Article Source: US News

Out of Africa: Startling New Genetics of Human Origins

July 26, 2012

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine discusses her new paper entitled Cell.

Article Source: Scientific American

Genetic Data and Fossil Evidence Tell Differing Tales of Human Origins

July 26, 2012

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for her research on genomes and human origin.

Article Source: New York Times