Peter Sananman, Jeanmarie Perrone and Hallam Gugelmann of the Perelman School of Medicine author an op-ed about helping physicians prevent prescription drug abuse.
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Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for authoring a study about children who are covered by public health insurance.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says of the case, “It infringes upon free speech and you can’t just have that waived away on a silence contract.”
PHILADELPHIA — Long the bane of picky eaters everywhere, broccoli’s taste is not just a matter of having a cultured palate; some people can easily taste a bitter compound in the vegetable that others have difficulty detecting. Now a team of Penn researchers has helped uncover the evolutionary history of one of the genes responsible for this trait. Beyond showing the ancient origins of the gene, the researchers discovered something unexpected: something other than taste must have driven its evolution.
Jason Karlawish is a physician, professor and researcher, and now he is also a novelist.
His recently released book, Open Wound: The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont, is based on the true story of the 19th-century U.S. Army doctor who discovered that human food digestion is mainly the chemical process of stomach acid breaking down food.
Charles Branas and Eugenia Garvin of the PerelmanSchool of Medicine are spotlighted for their research on the effect of greening vacant lots.
Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on physicians helping obese patients lose weight.